IGKO 2021 Exam Pattern

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IGKO Exam Pattern and Selection Process

The International General Knowledge Olympiad is a great way that the Science Olympiad Foundation hosts which encourages the school students from class 1-10 to participate in an international competitive exam. The subjects or topics included in the International General Knowledge Olympiad aligns with the CBSE, ICSE and other boards and it is also a great way to also engage the young minds in other topics like general awareness, life skills and current affairs. 

IGKO Exam Pattern 2021

IGKO Exam Structure and Pattern


Important Events

Examination Process

IGKO Exam

It is a single level online exam

Main Exam-  Class 1-4

                       Class 5-10

Exam Time - 1 hour 

                       2 hour

Medium of Paper

The language is English for the IGKO paper

Paper Type 

Multiple Choice Question (Objective Type)

Mode Of Exam 

Online Exam For the year 2021 



Class

Section

No. of Questions

Marks per Question

Total Marks

1st to 4th

General Awareness

20

1

20


Current Affairs

5

1

5


Life Skills

5

1

5


Achievers Section

5

2

10


Grand Total

35


50

5th to 10th

General Awareness

30

1

30


Current Affairs

10

1

10


Life Skills

5

1

5


Achievers Section

5

3

15


Grand Total

50


60

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q.1) Can I Register for the International General Knowledge Exam- 2021 Online?

Ans.) Yes, you can individually register for the International General Knowledge Olympiad online just by logging into the official website. And for further information about admit card release date, exam venue and other rules you have to follow the official webpage and be updated with every possible notification regarding the exam.

Q,2) What is the Zonal Rank in the International General Knowledge Olympiad?

Ans.) For the purpose of determining zone toppers who qualify for the awards and rewards, all States and Union Territories in India have been categorized into four Regions and twenty-six Zones. A zone refers to an association of few states for example in the Delhi zone, Rajasthan zone in the Northern region and Odisha Zone, Chhattisgarh zone in the East region etc you can refer to the details on the official website for SOF. And your zonal rank indicates your position among the students of all states in that zone.

Q.3) Is the Result of the International General Knowledge Olympiad Exam Useful for College Admissions?

Ans.) When you have good scores and are one of the top scorers in the school or zonal level then you will receive a cash prize along with a medal and a certificate. This will boost up your resume for admissions however, you must remember that SOF is not associated with colleges and universities and does not have any influence in the admissions process. 

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