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Organisation : SOF Science Olympiad Foundation
Olympiad Name : IGKO 2017-18 International General Knowledge Olympiad
Applicable For : Students of classes 1 to 10
Registration Last Date : August 31st 2017
Olympiad Dates : 12th, 22th Sept & 10th Oct
General Knowledge Olympiad :
The IGKO is conducted on three dates. Each school may select a date for conducting the IGKO as per its convenience. Each date of exam has a separate question paper. IGKO is a single level exam.
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SOF IGKO Olympiad Result 2018-19
Students should register through their respective schools only. Individual registrations by students are not accepted.
Registration of Students:
The IGKO is open to the students of classes 1 to 10. Prospectus containing the Registration forms are sent to all schools registered with SOF. Schools not registered may also request for prospectus by sending an e-mail at email@example.com/phone call. Schools must return the registration forms to SOF, duly filled in and complete in all respects by the due date.
The school’s coordinating teacher will generate the students’ Roll Numbers as per the guidelines given. A copy of these roll numbers along with the Students’ Registration Sheet (SRS) and School Registration Form (SRF) should be sent to the Foundation’s office before the due date of submission of forms.
Foundation will register the applicant school and the students and dispatch question papers and guidelines for conducting the examination. Principals / teachers may please note that any school can be registered as a center for IGKO.
No fee is required from the institution to become a registered examination centre. A minimum of 10 students need to be registered from each school for feasibility reasons.
A nominal participation fee is charged from each student. Part of it is retained by the school for its expenses as exam center. Details about the fee / mode of payment etc. are given in the School Registration Forms sent to schools.
The IGKO is an objective-type test of 60 minutes duration comprising 35 objective-type (Multiple Choice) questions for class 1 to class 4 and 50 objective-type (Multiple Choice) questions for class 5 to class 10.The exam is conducted during school hours.
Awards/Scholarships – Students:
International, Zonal and Class topper awards will be provided to winners of IGKO.
Each winner will be entitled to one award for an exam. The winners will be entitled to the higher level award only. For eg, the international top 3 rank holders will be entitled to awards based on their International ranks.
Awards accruing to them for their Zonal ranks will be given to the next rank holder. Similarly, class award accruing to a Zonal award winner will be given to the next rank holder.
Any clarification regarding rules, format/pattern of the paper, etc., may be sought from SOF through phone-call/fax – 0124-4951200 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.