The education system all around the world has been majorly affected due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to the nearly-complete closure of universities, colleges, and schools.
The National Olympiad program in Science subject culminating in the International Olympiad (IMO) of 2021 has been disrupted by the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemics in the country. In a view of the prevailing situation, the following decisions are made.
The usual three-stage procedure for the selection of the teams to represent India at the International Olympiad that has been followed in prior years is now being shortened to a two-stage procedure as a one-time exception only for the academic year 2020 -21.
National Olympiad Programme in Science Subjects 2020-21