SOF IGKO 2022-23 Highlights, Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Application Process, Application Fee, and More
IGKO is the International General Knowledge Olympiad 2022 conducted by SOF. It is an online exam taken by students worldwide to prove their knowledge in General Awareness, Maths, English, and Current Affairs. This year SOF has announced to conduct IGKO on two dates i.e. September 15, 2022, and October 11, 2022.
Students can give this exam from any place in the world. Proper training material is essential for this exam. Vedantu is one of India's best online training institutes for this exam. Persons preparing for general knowledge, IQ tests, personality development, and general awareness online tests/quizzes can apply for this. We have specially designed courses to prepare students for the exams mentioned above.
FAQs on SOF IGKO 2023-24 Exam Dates - Science Olympiad Foundation
1. When will the venue of my exam centre for the International General Knowledge Olympiad be notified?
If you have applied from your school which is registered with the Science Olympiad Foundation then the exam venue will be your school. The exam is conducted during school hours as per the due date of the exam. If your school is unregistered, you have to surf the official site for all the important information, which also includes the venue of the exam.
2. What is the due date for the next stage of the International General Knowledge Olympiad exam?
The International General Knowledge Olympiad is a single-level exam, the dates are for the same exam, and students can sit on either of the two days and attend the exam according to their choice. There is no next stage after this exam, directly the results are announced and district level, zonal level, school level, and international level top performers are awarded. However, if you are in classes 1-9 then you are eligible to appear for the International General Knowledge Olympiad exam the following year and it will give you a chance to enhance your rankings from the previous years. And the students in Class 10 will not have this option to avail themselves since they will be an alumnus of the school they have passed out from.
3. Can I collect my awards and medals after I have passed out from my school?
All the awards announcement dates and venues of the presentation ceremony will be announced and notified to the schools concerned. To attain this information you have to check the official website and even stay in touch with your school so you can come to collect your award. There is no such restriction to the students who are school pass-outs as to not attend the ceremony for prize collection.
4. What is the cost of the IGKO online exam?
The test fee for IGKO 2022 is Rs. 125, which is to be paid before taking the exam. This fee is to be paid in the form of DD or online transfer. You can take the test only once the payment is completed. The above-mentioned price is valid for all aspirants residing in India. If you are an external candidate, the fee may vary. Aspirants residing in Nepal and Bhutan can apply for IGKO 2022 Exam Date through online mode only.
5. Where can I get the International General Knowledge Olympiad admit card?
Students can get their admit cards for IGKO from the school coordinator of their respective schools. Candidates can also visit the official website for the International General Knowledge Olympiad admit card before the exam date. Schools also provide a copy of the hall ticket to students in case they lose or forget their original admit cards. The admit card is mandatory for each student to enter the examination hall and without them, they will not be allowed for the exam. So, students can easily get their IGKO admit card from the official site of the SOF.
6. What will be the duration of the IGKO exam?
The duration of the IGKO exam will be 60 minutes. Students have to attempt all the questions and answer them within 60 minutes. They should be very fast in answering these questions. Vedantu promises that students will get just 10 minutes time to answer questions and this is not at all difficult. With good practice, anyone can manage to complete their exam within a time period. Time management is important in this exam. Students can also focus on the time duration of each question by studying the sample questions carefully.
7. What is the syllabus for the IGKO exam?
The paper will be in English medium, and it will be objective type. It consists of 35 questions for Class 1st to 4th and 50 questions for class 5th to 10th which are made according to the latest pattern followed by various exams. This exam consists of questions from current affairs, sports, science and technology. Students should have to answer as many questions as possible because the final score of the exam is based on a total number of correct answers. In order to attempt all questions, students should have the right kind of knowledge.
8. What things should be carried while going for the IGKO exam?
Along with the admit card, candidates must carry their identity cards to the examination hall. It is necessary to carry a photo ID for the verification process. Students must not bring any other electronic devices along with them while going to the examination hall. Teachers and school authorities should tell students that they should not carry any kinds of electronic devices along with them. It may affect the quality of results and marks obtained during the examination, which is very important. Sometimes, students who take help from external sources like Bluetooth or earpieces get a bad result and do not qualify for the exam.