By Sanjoli Solanki, Jul 21, 2021 10:45
The education system of India incorporates assessments like the Olympiad examinations at regular intervals to understand the academic standing of students in terms of their performance in various subjects. It is a large-scale platform to widen the horizon of students by offering them an opportunity to compete among the best of each subject. Olympiad is a multi-dimensional approach to enhance students’ STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) skills by assessing their analysis, critical, and communication skills. These exams also expose students to various levels of challenges to help them get a grip over their skills. Here is a broad overview of the Olympiad exams that are conducted in our country.
Olympiad conducting bodies in India
Multiple organizations across the country are in charge of conducting the Olympiad exams based on school curriculum and boards like CBSE, ICSE, and state boards. These are programmes to test students’ reasoning, comprehension, and analytical skills across the same educational level. Here’s a list of well-known bodies that conduct Olympiads in our country.
Important dates to remember for the 2021 exam calendar
The registration for various Olympiads can be done online and offline. Owing to the Covid-19 situation the exams will be conducted online through official exam portals along with the registration. Here are the starting dates for various Olympiad bodies:
Why students should participate in Olympiads
These exams are great learning platforms to identify and develop certain skills in students while prepping them up for national and state-level competitive exams in the future.