ICO 2020 Exam Date

What is the ICO Exam?

The International Commerce Olympiad (ICO) is a single level examination conducted by the Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) in partnership with The Institute of Company Secretaries of India. The examination of ICO was introduced by SOF in the year of 2016. ICO is only for the students of higher classes, i.e., for classes 11 and 12. Students from all the streams are eligible to take part in the International Commerce Olympiad (ICO). ICO makes the process of learning interesting and interactive for students who can showcase their skills, talents, memory, and knowledge. Every student who participates in the ICO examinations receives a Student Performance Report (SPR) that analyzes their performance in the exam. Every year ICO spends a huge amount of money on awards, gifts, and scholarships for the students who pass the exams with flying colors. In this article, we are going to discuss the ICO exam dates and ICO Exam Dates 2020.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Question 1) What is the Importance of the Olympiad Exams?

Answer 1) Olympiad examination is the foundation of a better learning process that prepares the students not only for the competitive world but for themselves. They provide students a whole new level of self-confidence, the power to look forward, and feel better. It reveals a child’s true potential and makes them aware of their capabilities. It also checks their area of weakness and works to strengthen them. Exams conducted by the SOF transforms students into a better survivor in the modern competitive world. Students find themselves in a place where they can work on their skills to enhance them and develop logical reasoning. 

Question 2) Can a Student Sit for all the Olympiad Examinations Conducted by SOF?

Answer 2) All the olympiad examinations are conducted by the same foundation i.e., the science olympiad foundation and are completely different from each other. Also it is a knowledge based examination and not a board based examination so everyone can sit for all the examinations conducted by the SOF.

Question 3) What are the Awards for Olympiad Exams?

Answer 3) Anyone whose performance is excellent is awarded at the end of both the exams i.e., level 1 and level 2. 

  1. For NSO, the award is INR 50,000, a gold medal, and a certificate of outstanding performance. 

  2. For NCO,  the award is INR 50,000, a gold medal, and a certificate of outstanding performance. 

  3. For IMO, the award is INR 50,000, a gold medal, and a certificate of outstanding performance.

  4. For IEO, the award is INR 50,000, a gold medal, and a certificate of outstanding performance. 

  5. For ICSO,  the award is INR 1,00,000, a gold medal, and a certificate of outstanding performance.    

  6. For, IGKO, the award is INR 50,000, a gold medal, and a certificate of outstanding performance. 

Question 4) What are the Tips to Prepare for the ICO Examinations?

Answer 4) Every student prepares for their examination in their own way but preparing wisely will save you a lot of time and effort. So here are a few tips you can follow:

  1. Practice as much as possible: It is a key to score good marks. Your 70% of the effort  should be spent in practising. You can use a question bank. 

  2. All India Level Mock Test: Once you are confident enough with your preparation, take a mock test to improve your efficiency at attempting questions.

  3. Clear your doubts. Never ignore a question that you cannot understand, instead do a group study or discuss it with someone you think can help you. 

  4. Look for the best sources. 

Revision. It is a must. We may think that what we’ve learnt will be in our head without revising. Then we are wrong. We should always revise.

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