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Green Olympiad 2018 by TERI

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15 August 2018

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About Green Olympiad

Green Olympiad 2018 is a written examination on the environment for school students organized by TERI. Green Olympiad was initiated by TERI in the year 1999 and in 2012, more than two lakh students have participated in Green Olympiad examination. The Green Olympiad 2018 is supported and endorsed by various International organizations such as UNESCO, CBSE, MoEF, KVS, and NVS. Besides, Green Olympiad has got a constant support from the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, since 1999. Green Olympiad is conducted by Educating Youth for Sustainable Development Division of TERI - The Energy and Resources Institute. The Green Olympiad Examination will be conducted at following levels:

  • Level 1: For Classes 4 to 5
  • Level 2: For Classes 6 to 8
  • Level 5: For Classes 9 to 10

Latest Update: The exam dates for Green Olympiad has been revised. The Exam will be held on 7 September and 31 October 2018.

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Green Olympiad 2018 Dates

The candidates can check Green Olympiad 2018 dates below.

Events Dates
Last date to Apply 31 August 2018 extended to 15 August
Green Olympiad Exam Dates 7 September 2018 & 31 October 2018
Answer keys November 2018
Green Olympiad Result December 2018

 

Green Olympiad 2018 Theme and Exam Details

  • The theme of Green Olympiad 2018 examination is “Environment and Sustainable Development”.
  • Green Olympiad exam will be conducted on the above-given dates and the schools are allowed to choose anyone.
  • Green Olympiad will be conducted on three levels that are Level 1, 2 and 3 which will be conducted in two languages viz. English and Hindi.

Green Olympiad

Green Olympiad Roll Numbers / Admit Card

The Green Olympiad Roll Number has been released by TERI for the exam on 7 September. The students can note down the roll number for the exam. The students simply have to select the state and the name of the school to check their roll number for Green Olympiad Exam.

For International Schools - The students have to enter the country and their school name. The Green Olympiad will be held in Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, UAE, Oman.

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Green Olympiad Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region Global
Class/ Age Class 4-10 students 
Details
  • Only school students from class 4-10 can participate in Green Olympiad.
  • Both national and international schools can apply for the Green Olympiad examination by filling the entry form.
  • The students can participate only through schools and no Individual registrations will be accepted.
  • Every school has to nominate at least 10 students.
  • The number of participating students from every school can be more.
  • The Green Olympiad examination is open only for schools affiliated to recognized education boards and educational trusts. 

Not Eligible

  • Private coaching institutes and similar entries are not allowed to participate.
  • Individual registration from students is not accepted.

Green Olympiad Reward

  • Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) will award 'Certificates of Participation' to all students who participate in the GREEN Olympiad.
  • Merit and Distinction certificates will also be given to top performers. There is also a cash award for the state toppers.
  • The top 32 performing schools of the GREEN Olympiad are selected to participate in the TERRAQUIZ

What is TERRAQUIZ?

  • The GREEN Olympiad finally culminates into TERRAQUIZ, the first environmental quiz programme for school students.
  • TERRAQUIZ is a 13-episode quiz programme based on topics of daily concern, local as well as global.
  • Each year, seven teams from each of the four zones and four teams from outside India are selected to participate in TERRAQUIZ.
  • It is an interactive quiz in which the rounds are designed on the lines of a game show. Attractive audio-visuals impart a unique flavor.

How does one qualify for TERRAQUIZ?

Once the GREEN Olympiad examination is over, the results are collated and 64 students from the top-performing 32 schools are invited to participate in TERRAQUIZ. 7 teams are selected from each zone in India and four from the International Group.

What is the visibility of TERRAQUIZ?

  • TERRAQUIZ is telecasted by a popular television channel, every year.
  • Until 2007, Doordarshan helped in making TERRAQUIZ immensely popular among the young minds across the Country. From 2008- 2011, the Quiz was aired on National Geographic Channel. From 2011, the programme is being aired on the Discovery Channel, Discovery Science, Discovery Channel (Tamil) 
  • All 32 teams who participate in TERRAQUIZ receive attractive prizes. 
  • Schools of the participating teams are also recognized and awarded for their performances.

Green Olympiad Application form and Process

The students have to register for Green Olympiad 2018 through their schools and no individual registration would be accepted. The Green Olympiad registration process is conducted through both online and offline mode. The school management can download the Green Olympiad Registration Form from the official website of Green Olympiad.

Both national and international schools can apply for the Green Olympiad 2018 exam by filling the entry form. A school can nominate as many students as it wishes. There is no upper limit to the number of nominations from a school. However, a minimum of 10 students per school is required for registration to the examination.

Green Olympiad 2018 Registration Fee

 

Category of Candidate Fee (per entry)
Indian Candidate Rs. 70
International Candidate Rs. 75 (or equivalent USD)

 

Payment of Green Olympiad Registration Fee

Participating schools can pay the registration fee through both the online and offline mode. The registration fee can be paid by online banking or by Bank Demand Draft. In case of Demand Draft, the DD has to be drawn in the favor of TERI, payable at New Delhi. The correct amount of DD must reach the address given below by 15 August 2018

Submission of Green Olympiad Registration Form

The submission of Green Olympiad Registration Form can be done through both the online and offline mode. In case of offline mode, the registration form/s along with the list of participants and bank draft should reach TERI at the following address.

GREEN Olympiad Secretariat
Environment Education and Awareness Area
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
Darbari Seth Block, IHC Complex
Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003, India

Green Olympiad Selection Process

Green Olympiad will be conducted in three levels according to the different classes of the students. They are given below:

  • Level 1- students from classes 4 and 5
  • Level 2- students from classes 6, 7, and 8
  • Level 3- students from classes 9 and 10

How to Prepare for Green Olympiad 2018?

  • Read: To prepare for Green Olympiad, the students should read as many articles as they can on environmental issues in magazines, newspapers, books, journals, encyclopedias.
  • Watch Informative TV Channels: The students can watch channels such as Discovery, Animal Planet, National Geographic, etc., on television.

Green Olympiad 2018 Books

The students can order a copy of 'Enviro-Challenge': a well-researched question bank containing over 500 questions on diverse topics on the environment for the preparation of Green Olympiad and Terra Quiz. 

  • Enviro Challenge by TERI Publications - The Book is divided into two sections: Multiple-Choice, and Short Questions. The book contains over 500 selected questions on diverse topics, such as Agriculture, Air, Biodiversity, Energy, Fuel and Transport, Personalities, Policies, Waste, Water, and much more.
  • Making Sense of Climate Change - A Beginner's Guide to Global Warming
  • 2nd Edition Enviro-Challenge - A compilation of the best of Green Olympiad and TERRAQUIZ
Enviro Challenge by TERI Publications Click Here
Making Sense of Climate Change Click Here
2nd Edition Enviro Challenge Click Here

 

Green Olympiad Sample Paper

Students who are going to appear in Green Olympiad 2018 examination should take a look at Green Olympiad Sample Paper. The sample paper of Green Olympiad will help students to understand the question pattern. The Green Olympiad Sample Paper is given in the following window. Scroll the window to view the sample paper for all three levels.

Green Olympiad 2018 Exam Pattern

  • It will be multiple choice questions Exam containing 100 questions.
  • There is No Negative marking scheme.
  • It can be taken in Hindi or English Language.
  • It will be a 2 hours examination and will be conducted from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

Green Olympiad 2018 Syllabus

Green Olympiad Examination will cover a broad  range of topics like

  • Water, Energy, Air,
  • Forest, Biodiversity,
  • Climate, Global Warming, Sustainable Development
  • Culture and Current Affairs about Environment

Green Olympiad Result 2018

The scores of the answers given will be calculated to tabulate results. Complete mark and rank list will be sent to the schools or can be accessed on the official website of TERI. The green olympiad result is declared in two parts - Result for Indian Schools and Result for International Schools. The candidate can check the result by entering their School Code or their Roll Number. Candidates can click on the following link to check their result.

Green Olympiad Result 2018

Green Olympiad Contact Details

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
Darbari Seth Block
IHC Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003, India

Phone: 011- 24682100 or 41504900
Fax: 011-246882144/24682145
E-mail: rajeswary.cbse@gmail.com

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