InChO 2020 Exam Date
Q1. How can the Candidates Enroll in INChO?
Ans: The following are the steps that candidates can follow to enroll in the INCho exam.
Visit the HBCSE official website.
Look for the option Olympiad
Click on the upcoming events
Complete the details asked in the form such as Candida DOB, NSE center code, and roll number.
Select the exam center during the registration process.
Q2. What are the Eligibility Criteria for an INChO Exam 2021?
The candidate applying for the INCho must hold a valid Indian passport.
As per the order announced by the Madras High Court, OCI students will not be permitted for selection to the Indian team in an international Olympiad. Although, such students are professionally permitted for all the prior stages, up to and including the OCSC( stage 2), provided they fulfill all other criteria. These students are also professionally permitted to attempt the selection tests at OCSC. These policies are likely to change without prior notice depending on any further order delivered by the courts, or by a professional government authority.
The date of birth of the candidate should fall between July 1, 2002, and June 30, 2007 (Both the dates are inclusive).
The candidate must not have completed or planned to complete the class XII board examination prior to November 30, 2021.
The candidate must not have started or planned to start his/her studies in a university or similar institution by June 1, 2022.
The candidate should not have attempted in the Olympiad exam 2020.
Q3. What are Some Reference Books That can be Used to Clear the INChO Exam?
Ans: Some of the reference books that can be used to clear the INChO exams are :
CBSE practical books.
Techniques and Experiments for Organic Chemistry written by Addison Ault.
Schaum series books on Chemistry in various disciplines of Chemistry.
Biochemistry an introduction by Mckee & Mckee, 2nd edition published by McGraw-Hill.
Basic Inorganic chemistry written by Cotton Wilkins and Gaus (3rd edition).
Concise Inorganic Chemistry by Lee 5th edition.
Q4. What is the Selection Procedure for INChO?
The candidates applied for the INCho exams are divided into two groups i.e. Group A, and Group B.
Group A - It includes the candidates of class XII as of November 30, 2019.
Group B - It includes the candidates of class XII or lower as of November 30, 2019.
The question paper of both NSEC 2019 and INCho will be similar for both the groups.
Merit Index (MI), and Minimum Admissible Scores will be calculated individually for each group.
A total of 250 students will be selected from each group for stage II of INCho and therefore a total of 500 candidates will be selected.