IEO Registration 2021 – (SOF) IEO Application Form, Eligibility/ Exam Date

SOF IEO Registration 2021:  International English Olympiad is an international level Olympiad examination organized by Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) and British Council (BC) annually across the country.

Latest Update: Registration for SOFs olympiad is open. Get prospectus and registration forms from the respective schools.
Latest Update: SOF IEO exam will conduct on 15th October and 5th November 2021 (Expected). Admit card will release soon.

IEO aims the focus on communication and use of the English language rather than rote learning and correct grammar only. IEO is an examination for school going students only. IEO 2021 will be held on 15th October & 5th November 2021 {Expected}. On this page, you can find detailed information about IEO Online Registration 2021, eligibility, exam dates, exam pattern, syllabus and sample papers.

IEO 2021 Sample Papers || IEO Exam Syllabus (2021)

IEO Registration 2021

SOF IEO Application 2021 Process

The application process of the International English Olympiad (IEO) is managed by the SOF registered schools only. So, there are three cases while applying for IEO 2021:

  1. School is registered with SOF – This makes the application process fairly simple. You just have to submit the IEO 2021 Application Form and IEO Application Fee in order to appear for International English Olympiad Examination 2021.
  2. School is not registered with SOF – In this scenario, there are some extra things to be performed in order to be able to appear for IEO 2021. First, write a mail to requesting the prospectus. The IEO 2021 Registration Form will come along the prospectus. Remember, a minimum of 25 students must be willing to appear for the examination.
  3. Appear in another SOF registered school – You can also appear for IEO 2020 by registering in some nearby SOF registered school. Remember, the school you select will be your centre for IEO Examination 2021.

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IEO Application Fee

Schools situated at India, Bangladesh, Bhutan & Nepal pay to SOF a registration fee of Rs 125* (including GST) per student / Olympiad towards the cost of the examination. Schools may charge an additional Rs 25** per student towards honorarium of in-charge, remuneration to teachers to teach and guide, and for other expenses.

No fee is payable for students suffering from any major physical disability, or an Indian student whose parent was martyred during defense operations.

*US$9 for other countries
**US$1 for other countries

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SOF IEO 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for IEO 2021 is as follows.

  • Students of classes 1st to 12th are eligible to appear for the 1st level Olympiads. There is no other eligibility criterion like minimum marks.

Students who qualify for the 2nd level exam include.

  • Top 5% of students’ class wise, who appear for the 1st level exam,
  • Zone wise top 25 rank holders class wise, and
  • Class toppers from each participating school where at least 10 students from a class appear in the exam & scores 50% qualifying marks. In case registration is received section wise, students with highest marks, irrespective of section will qualify for the 2nd level. For section wise registrations, winner(s) of gold medal may not necessarily qualify for the second level.

Students from classes 1 and 2 are not required to appear for the 2nd level exam and are ranked based on their performance in the first level exam.

SOF IEO Important Dates 2021 {Expected}

EventsImportant Dates
Online Registration date (s)Last week of August 2020
Exam Date15th October & 5th November 2021
Availability of Admit CardAvailable Soon

IEO Exam Pattern 2021

The exam pattern for IEO is designed to focus on communication and use of the English language rather than rote learning and correct grammar only. Separate question papers will be prepared for each class.  The IEO Exam Pattern is as follows:

ClassSectionNumber of QuestionsMarks/ QuestionTotal Marks
1 to 4Word and Structure Knowledge30130
Spoken & Written Expression
Achievers Section5210
Grand Total3540
5 to 12Word and Structure Knowledge45145
Spoken & Written Expression
Achievers Section5315
Grand Total5060

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International English Olympiad (IEO) Syllabus

Separate question papers will be prepared following CBSE or ICSE or State Board syllabus only. Although, only 90% question paper will be based on the actual syllabus the remaining 10% will focus on communication and real life examples.

Also Check: SOF IEO Syllabus

IEO Sample Papers 2021

The sample papers listed below are gathered from SOF’s official website only. These sample papers for IEO are based on the exam pattern mentioned above and will give you a brief idea about the level of competition. The links for IEO Sample Papers are given below:

Class 1Class 4Class 7Class 10
Class 2Class 5Class 8Class 11
Class 3Class 6Class 9Class 12
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