ICO 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Question 1) How does a Student Benefit by Taking Olympiad Exams?
Answer) Students pursuing 11th / 12th are at the threshold of making the most crucial decision about their career. The ICO assists the student’s in the self-realization of his / her potential and aptitude. Besides the self-realization, SOF also recognizes the potential of the student by conferring upon them awards on Merit Basis.
The participants of Olympiads are ranked according to the marks obtained. Hence, after taking the exam, students can judge themselves academically at four different levels - within the school, at the city level, at the Zonal level, at the regional level, and above all at the International level.
Each of the students is provided with a Student Performance Report (SPR). The SPR analyses the strong and weak areas of the student and also gives a detailed performance comparison of the student vis-à-vis other students at School, City, Zonal and International level. Analysis of the student’s past 3 years’ performance is also provided.
The students are suitably awarded based on the International, Zonal, and School ranking obtained. Prizes are announced annually and include cash awards, gifts, medals, certificates, etc. The International toppers from each class are awarded at a grand prize distribution ceremony held in Delhi, presided over by eminent personalities. The prize for the Zonal winners as well as the school winners is sent to their respective schools. For the year 2020-21, a sum of Rs. 20 crores will be spent towards felicitations, awards, scholarships, etc.
Question 2) Who all are Eligible to Sit for the Olympiads?
Answer) Students of classes 11th & 12th are eligible to appear for the SOF ICO. There is no other ico exam eligibility criterion like minimum marks that need to be secured. SOF ICO is a single level exam. ICO olympiad eligibility is also for the students from Commerce & Humanities as well as Science.
Question 3) When are the Results of the Olympiad Declared?
Answer) Results of Olympiads are declared within 8 weeks of the last date of examination. The results are sent to the schools concerned. The results of the Olympiad are also made available on our website.
Question 4) Can a Student Take Part in More Than one Olympiad?
Answer) Although all the Olympiads are conducted by the same Foundation, NCO, NSO, IMO, IEO, IGKO & ICO are completely different competitions.As per ico exam eligibility Students can register for all the Olympiads in a year.