IEO 2020 Registation

IEO Exam Registration 2020

The International English Olympiad exam is an English Language and Grammar exam conducted by the Science Olympiad Foundations in collaboration with the British Council. This exam is formulated only for the school going students from class 1 to class 12. The exam is conducted with the sole purpose of improving a student’s learning process and mainly focuses on the use of the English Language rather than just rote learning and grammar correction. The students participating in the examination find themselves giving exams on two levels i.e., level 1 and level 2. The results of the examinations judge a student on 4 different difficulty levels i.e., school level, city level, state level, and international level. 


Date Structure for IEO exams 

S. No 

Events 

Dates 

1

Deadline for the submission of the form

30 days before the exam date

2

Exam on level 1

October - November

3

Result of level 1

December - January

4

Exam on level 2

February - March

5

Result of level 2

March - April


Application Process For Registered And Non-Registered Schools

Only the school students of 1 to 12 who are interested in taking their IEO exams must follow these procedures. 

  1. Interested students can apply only if their school register themselves with SOF. This registration will provide the school, a prospectus that contains the registration form. The coordinating teacher of the school is responsible for giving the registration forms to all the interested students.

  2.  Schools that do not register with the SOF also get a chance to get their hands on the prospectus if they contact the SOF through phone or by e-mail. 

  3. The students who received the registration form are to fill the form and submit it back to the school. 

  4. After all the students have submitted their form, the school sends back all the forms to SOF before the due date. 


Eligibility Criteria

  1. The interested student should be enrolled in a school that is registered with SOF.

  2. The student should be in or between class 1 to class 12. 

  3. A student must submit the completely filled application form along with the due fees.


Fees

There is also a fee structure for all the applicants. For Indian Schools, students have to pay INR 125 (including GST) as the registration fee per student. For International Schools, students have to pay USD 9 per student. 


Exam Structure

SOF conducts exams on two-level i.e., level 1 and level 2. Students who get through the first level get the chance to take the exam of level 2. The examination is conducted in English only and follows ICSE/ISC, CBSE, and state board syllabus. 


In level 1    

Students are given 1 hour to complete the exam during school hours only. For class 1 to 4, the questions consist of 35 MCQs, and from class 5 to 12, 50 MCQs are asked. The paper is divided into 4 sections. The question of Word and structure knowledge are asked in the first section. The second section consists of reading, spoken, and writing expressions in the third section, and the achiever’s section is the fourth section.   


In Level 2

Students who qualify their level 1 exam with excellent performance become eligible for level 2 examination. Top 5% of students class wise are selected from level 1, 25 rank holders, class-wise, and zone wise from level 1 are selected. And the ones who scored 50% in level 1 get to level 2. 

At the end of level 2, the best performers get medals (gold, silver, and bronze) along with a certificate of outstanding performance. 


IEO Admit Card

The Science Olympiad Foundation IEO level 1 makes the admit card available in school by the school authorities. The admit card by SOF IEO includes all the important details, such as the candidate’s name and enrollment number, the exam schedule among others. Students must carry their admit card to the examinations hall or otherwise they will not be allowed to sit for the SOF IEO exam. The admit card for level 2 usually gets released in the last week of January in an online mode.


Documents Required

Only two documents are required i.e., the admit card and the school id. 

Awards 


                    At International Level


Ranks 

Scholarships 

No. of Awards

1st

INR 50,000 + Gold medal + Certificate of outstanding performance

12

2nd

INR 25,000 + Silver medal + Certificate of outstanding performance 

12

3rd

INR 10,000 + Bronze medal + Certificate of outstanding performance 

12




          At Zonal Level


Rank 

Scholarships 

No. of Awards

1st

Gifts worth Rs 1000 + Gold Medal + Certificate of Zonal Excellence

312

2nd

Gifts worth Rs 1000 + Silver Medal + Certificate of Zonal Excellence

312

3rd

Gifts worth Rs 1000  + Bronze Medal + Certificate of Zonal Excellence

312

4th to 10th

Gifts worth Rs 500 + Medal of Distinction + Certificate of Distinction + Certificate of Zonal Excellence

2184

11th to 25th

Certificate of Zonal Excellence + Medal of Distinction + Certificate of Distinction

4680

Rank 26+

Merit Certificate

all

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. What Are the Awards for Olympiad Exams? 

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. 

2. What Are the Dates for Different Examinations Under the Science Olympiad Foundation?

The dates for examinations under the Science Olympiad Foundation varies. 

  1. The NSO examinations are held in October - November

  2. The NCO examinations are held in November - December

  3. The IMO examinations are held in November - December

  4. The IEO examinations are held in October - November

  5. The ICSO examinations are held in December - January

  6. The IGKO examinations are held in September - October

*These dates of examinations are tentative and subject to change based on the discretion of the Science Olympiad Foundation. 

3. What Are the Objectives of the Different Examinations of SOF?

Different examinations conducted by the SOF have different objectives.

  1. NSO inculcates in students the ability of scientific reasoning and logical thinking. 

  2.  NCO assist the students in the knowledge of cyber concepts

  3. IMO helps the students to test their mathematical skills and knowledge.

  4. IEO strengthen their use of the English language  

  5. ICSO helps the students to prepare for higher examinations by evaluating their knowledge in the fields of economics, accountancy, business studies, and quantitative analysis reasoning

  6. IGKO develops a student’s interest in general knowledge and current affairs. 

4. What Are the Benefits of the Olympiad Examinations?

These examinations boost a student’s reasoning abilities. The students become more aware of their capabilities and potentials. These exams work on the student so efficiently that make the student realize that their weaknesses can be worked upon. Olympiads challenges the students to develops a deeper understanding of the scientific facts. It helps to enhance a student’s analytic skills. National and international level of examination provides more exposure to the student.