InChO 2020 - Indian National Chemistry Olympiad

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InCho Exam - Registration, Exam Date, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Result and Other Details
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The Indian National Chemistry Olympiad Exam (INChO in short) is an annual competition organized by the Homi Bhabha Center For Science Education in collaboration with the Indian Association of Chemistry Teachers for the world’s most talented and competent chemistry students at the higher secondary school level. The students of class 11 and 12 first need to qualify the NSEC examination to be eligible for the INChO Olympiad exam. Among more than 30000 students who attempt the NSEC exam held in November each year, the top 1% of the students are selected for the INChO exam.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1. Can the Students get Their INChO Results Through the Post?

Ans: The candidate’s performance card will not be sent by post. They can log in with the NSE roll number and date of birth to check the INChO result available on the HBCSe official website.

Q2. What are the Benefits of the Indian National Chemistry Olympiad Exam 2020?


  • Participating in the chemistry olympiad will put the students' knowledge and skills to the test and encourage them to learn more.

  • It helps them to pursue a career in Chemistry.

  • They can socialize and learn from other students of the same level.

  • Students with proficiency in Science and Chemistry will be recognized for their skills and abilities. This in turn will enhance their confidence and could lead to the desire to achieve more in academics.

  • They will get a chance to compete with other students from all over the world. This will help to learn more about other cultures while making new friends.

Q3. How Many Students will be Selected for the International Chemistry Olympiad Exam?

Ans: A maximum of 4 to 4 students who clear the first two stages of the chemistry olympiad exam i.e National Standard Examination in Chemistry and Indian National Olympiad in Chemistry will be selected to participate in the International Chemistry Olympiad exam.