IChO 2021- 53rd International Chemistry Olympiad, Details

International Chemistry Olympiad 2021 (इंटरनेशनल केमिस्ट्री ओलंपियाड): IChO 2021 is an international level championship of Chemistry for high school students. IChO was initiated in 1968, since then it is conducted every year by a different country.

Latest UpdateICho theoretical exam day and reunion party is scheduled in July 2021. Closing ceremony and farewell party will take place on 16th July 2021 (expected). For more updates keep visiting.

IChO aims to stimulate the activities of the students interested in chemistry by a way of independent and creative solutions to chemical problems while encouraging corporation and international understanding. IChO 2021 will be held in Kindai University’s East Osaka Campus, Japan.

Students who are interested in appearing for IChO 2021 can check the details on the Registration Process, eligibility, schedule and prizes.

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IChO 2021 Important Dates

Soon UpdatedOnline registration begins
Soon UpdatedDeadline for Country registration
Participant registration begins
Soon UpdatedDeadline for Mentor, Observer and Guest registration
Soon UpdatedDeadline for Student registration
Deadline for all payments
6th July, 2021Official arrival day
7th July, 2021Opening ceremony of IChO 2020
9th July, 2021Practical exam day
11th July, 2021Theoretical exam day and reunion party
14th July, 2021Closing ceremony and farewell party
15th July, 2021Official departure day

IChO 2021

IChO 2021 Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) is different for each participating country as IChO is an international level competition. IChO Eligibility Criteria for India is as follows:

  • Only students who are studying in Class IX/ X/ XI or XII under any CBSE/ ICSE/ State Board or any equivalent board affiliated schools in India are eligible for IChO 2021.
  • Students must have cleared National Standard Examination in Chemistry (NSEC), India National Chemistry Olympiad (INCO) and INCO Training Camp.

The participating country must re-assure that their team members are eligible for IChO 2021. At a later stage, if found not eligible the whole team will be disqualified from the competition.

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IChO 2021 Application Procedure

To be a team member of India’s team for International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) 2021 you will have to qualify three rounds in total, namely National Standard Examination in Chemistry (NSEC), India National Chemistry Olympiad (INCO) and INCO Training Camp.

Upon selection in the team a Team Leader (TL), Deputy Leader (DL) and an Observer shall be elected out of the team consisting of 6 members. After that, TL has the responsibility to register his team online.

ICHO 2021 Application Form: Apply Online

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IChO Winner Prizes

  • The official results are prepared by the international jury.
  • The number of gold medals awarded is in the range of 8% to 12%, silver 18% to 22% and bronze medals 28% to 32% of the total number of competitors. In addition to medals, other prizes may also be rewarded by the conducting authority.
  • An Honorable Mention is also awarded to competitors who are among the best 10% of non-medalists.
  • Each competitor will receive a Certificate of Participation.

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