IGKO which is a short form of International General Knowledge Olympiad is an excellent platform for the students to excel as an overall citizen of India. The IGKO is a single level examination which instills a sense of healthy competition among the students and helps them face the challenges of the contemporary world. The exams are conducted mostly in the month of September at the respective schools from which the students have enrolled. However, the IGKO Olympiad Results will be announced within 4 to 5 weeks after the completion of the written exams.
IGKO 2020 Exam Results
SOF IGKO Results 2020 will be sent to the respective schools 4 to 5 weeks after the completion of the written examination. There are several norms for choosing the students and entitle them to awards, accolades and other kinds of recognition. The criteria for selection of students to get scholarships is described in the points mentioned hereafter.
Score of the students as per the SOF IGKO Results 2020 matter a lot in terms of getting scholarships and awards.
If there exists a tie between the students in terms of marks, the following norms are religiously considered without any change.
Candidate with the highest marks in the achievers section will be given top priority.
If the tie still exists, then the highest scorer in the General Awareness section will get the higher priority.
The score of the Current Affairs section is considered as a tiebreaker if the tie exists even after the above rule is followed.
If the tie still is not broken, then the performance of the candidates in the previous olympiads or previous annual examination will be considered to break the tie.
In spite of considering all these tiebreaks, if in case, there is still a tie in their scores, they will be awarded the same rank.
The Science Olympiad Foundation sponsors several awards, scholarships and recognitions to the students, the participant schools and the school heads to keep them motivated in taking up such challenging tasks as a part of their professional life. A few awards and scholarships rendered based on IGKO 2020 results are summarized below.
Medals to school and class toppers
Student Performance Report for every participant
Participation certificate to each student
Medals of Distinction for top 25 rank holders in the school
Student performance Report (SPR) consists of six different sections which covers various areas of performance of the students.
Section A provides the details of marks scored by the students in the school / city / zonal / region at international level.
Section B gives the year wise analysis of the performance of the students in the previous olympiads.
Section C acts as an answer key to the questions asked in the IGKO exam. It also gives the comparison of answers given by the student and the other students in the class.
Section D gives the percentage wise comparison of the student’s score with the score of other students at various levels.
Section E gives the analysis of average marks scored by the student.
Section F gives the performance of the students in different sectors of the question paper.
1. When Will IGKO Results Be Declared?
The IGKO exams will be conducted usually in the month of September and the results for the same will be declared at the begin of November. The results will directly be sent to the respective schools from which the students have enrolled. The maximum time taken by the SOF authorities to evaluate the test papers and announce the results within 4 to 5 weeks. Results can either be checked with the respective schools or on the website of SOF.
2. How Do I Check My IGKO Results?
IGKO results can be checked with the schools from which the students had enrolled. However, they need to wait for at least four to five weeks from the date of the written exam. Students can also extract their IGKO results online via SOF website by following these steps:
Step 1: Visit SOF official website
Step 2: Select the tab for RESULT on the home page.
Step3: When you are directed to the result link, you can type in your roll number as mentioned in the admit card. The result can also be obtained as a print out.
3. What is IGKO?
The International General Knowledge Olympiad (IGKO) is a competitive exam conducted by the Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF). Its key objective is to enhance the students’ interests in terms of general knowledge and current affairs. Students are encouraged to explore their knowledge beyond the realms of textbooks and ever rigid curriculum. THE IGKO exam is conducted for the students across the grades of 1 to 10.
4. How Do I Register for IGKO?
The IGKO is open to all the students of classes 1 to 10. The schools that have registered themselves with SOF will receive a prospectus along with the registration forms to enroll their students for IGKO exams. Those schools that are yet to register can request SOF for prospectus over email . The duly filled registration forms must be submitted to SOF before the due date and then the schools will be given an option to choose one out of the three convenient dates for conducting the written exam.