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About Green Olympiad

Green Olympiad 2020 is an online 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 the Green Olympiad examination. The Green Olympiad is supported and endorsed by various international organizations such as UNESCO, CBSE, MoEF, KVS, and NVS. Besides, Green Olympiad has got 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 the following levels:

  • Level 1: For Classes 4 and 5
  • Level 2: For Classes 6 to 8
  • Level 3: For Classes 9 and10
  • Level 4: For classes 11 and 12

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Green Olympiad 2020 Dates

The candidates can check Green Olympiad 2020 dates below.

Events Dates
Last date to Apply 30 September 2020
Green Olympiad roll number release -
Green Olympiad Exam Dates  26 November or 17 December 2020
Answer keys -
Green Olympiad Result February 2021


Green Olympiad 2020 Theme and Exam Details

  • The theme of the Green Olympiad 2020 examination is “The world around us."
  • Green Olympiad exam will be conducted on the above-given dates, and the schools are allowed to choose anyone.
  • Green Olympiad will be conducted for class 4 to 12 in 4 levels i.e. Level 1, 2,3 and 4 and will be conducted in the English language.

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Green Olympiad Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region Global
Class Class 4-12 students 
  • Only school students from class 4-12 can participate in Green Olympiad.
  • Both national and international schools can apply for the Green Olympiad examination
  • 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 with recognized education boards and educational trusts. 

Not Eligible for Green Olympiad

  • Private coaching institutes and similar entries are not allowed to participate.

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.

Green Olympiad Application form and Process

The students have to register for Green Olympiad 2020 through their schools and for 2020 individual registration would also be accepted. The Green Olympiad registration process is through online mode. The school management can download the Green Olympiad Registration Form from the official website of Green Olympiad.

  • Individual registration from students is accepted.

Both national and international schools can apply for the Green Olympiad 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. 

Green Olympiad 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 the payment gateway or the registration fee can be paid by transferring it to the following account. 

Name of the A/C Holder The Energy and Resources Institute
Account Number 001694600001134
Name of the Bank Yes Bank
Full address of the bank D-12, South Extension, Part 2, New Delhi-110049, India
IFSC Code YESB0000016


Submission of Green Olympiad Registration Form: The submission of the Green Olympiad Registration Form can be done only through the online mode. 

Green Olympiad Selection Process

Green Olympiad will be conducted at four 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
  • Level 4: students from classes 11 and 12

How to Prepare for Green Olympiad 2020?

  • 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 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 the 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 the Green Olympiad examination should take a look at Green Olympiad Sample Paper. The sample paper of the 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.

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Green Olympiad 2020 Exam Pattern

  • It will be a multiple-choice questions Exam containing 50 questions.
  • There is No Negative marking scheme.
  • It will be conducted in the English Language.
  • It will be a 1-hour examination and can be taken at any time between 9:00 am–6:00 pm

Green Olympiad 2020 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 2020

The scores of the answers given will be calculated to tabulate the results. A 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 2020 

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: go@teri.res.in

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