IGKO Olympiad 2021- Apply for Class 1 to 10, Registration Form/ Exam Date

IGKO Olympiad 2021: The International General Knowledge Olympiad is a competency test to assess the proficiency of the students in the subject of General Knowledge. IGKO 2021 will be conducted by the Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) on two different dates i.e. 6th and 26th September 2021 (Expected).

Latest Update: Registration for SOFs olympiad is open soon. Get prospectus and registration forms from the respective schools.
Latest UpdateSOF IGKO olympiad will conduct on 6th and 26th September 2021 (Expected). Check the complete details below.

The toppers of SOF IGKO 2021 will be rewarded with cash prizes, certificates and a trophy. The students interested in appearing for the International General Knowledge Olympiad can read about registration, syllabus, sample papers and result in the article below.

SOF IGKO Syllabus PDF: Download Here

SOF International General Knowledge Olympiad (IGKO) 2021

International General Knowledge Olympiad 2021

The IGKO SOF 2020 will be conducted in September and October 2021 at multiple SOF centres across the country. International General Knowledge Olympiad Registration is not open to the individuals, only schools can register for IGKO. To get your school registered with SOF following conditions must be fulfilled by the school:

  • At least 30 students from each class must be appearing in the SOF Olympiad.
  • A Teacher Coordinator is required to handle all the test-related tasks.

If your schools meet the above-specified requirements, your school can simply drop an email on info@sofworld.org requesting further communication.

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IGKO Application Form will be Released Here: Apply Here  

IGKO Important Dates 2021- 2022

Level- 1

EventsExam Date (Expected)
Last date to register onlineEnd of the August 2021
Exam date6th and 26th September 2021
Result publicationIn Between 3 Month After the exam.
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  • 2nd level exam will be held on 2nd / 3rd Sunday of Feb 2021.
  • 2nd level exam will be held for students from classes 3rd to 12th for IEO, NSO & IMO.
  • IGKO & NCO will be single level exams.

IGKO Question Papers: Download Here 

Registration Fees

  • Schools in 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.

International General Knowledge Olympiad Syllabus

All students who are going to appear in SOF IGKO Olympiad for this session can refer given the syllabus for their preparation. We are providing here the complete information about the exam syllabus which will helpful to get higher marks or rank in the examination. You can download or save syllabus pdf from given link.

International General Knowledge Olympiad Sample Papers 2021

The sample papers of the International General Knowledge Olympiad have been published by SOF on its official website. However, we are also providing you with the links for International General Knowledge Olympiad Sample Papers in the table below:

International General Knowledge Olympiad Sample Papers
Class IClass IIClass IIIClass IVClass V
Class VIClass VIIClass VIIIClass IXClass X

The sample papers provided above aims to provide a rough idea of how various topics will be covered in the International GK Olympiad Question Paper. Also, solving the sample papers will boost up the confidence of the student to appear in the SOF IGKO 2020.

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International General Knowledge Olympiad Result 2021

The IGKO Result 2021 will be published by Science Olympiad Foundation 4-5 weeks after the test has been conducted. The students who have appeared on the scholarship exam will be able to check their International General Knowledge Olympiad Result on the official website or click on the link. The selected students will then be rewarded with the following awards:

Students Level Awards

At International Level
1stRs.50,000 each + Gold Medal* + Certificate of Performance10
2ndRs.25,000 each + Silver Medal* + Certificate of Performance10
3rdRs.10,000 each + Bronze Medal* + Certificate of Performance10
At Zonal Level
1stRs.5,000/ – each + Gold Medal* + Certificate of Excellence.210
2ndRs.2500/ – each + Silver Medal* + Certificate of Excellence.210
3rdRs.1000/ – each + Bronze Medal* + Certificate of Excellence.210
4th to 10thGift worth of Rs. 1000/- Each + *Medal of Distinction + *Certificate of Excellence + **Certificate of Zonal Excellence.1470
11th to 25th**Certificate of Zonal Excellence + *Medal of Distinction + *Certificate of Excellence.3150
Rank 26+Participation CertificateAll

*Medal of Distinction + Certificate of Distinction will be awarded for 1st level Ranks.
**Certificate of Zonal Excellence will be awarded for final Ranks.

*Medals are Gold / Silver / Bronze color plated as applicable
**For classes one & two only

At School Level

  1. Medals to Class Toppers.
  • 10 or more students from a class (including all sections) write an exam – the top three rankers will be awarded a gold, silver and bronze medal respectively.
  • Between 5 to 9 students from a class (including all sections) write an exam – the topper will be awarded a gold medal.
  • In addition to above, for each section from a class, from where 25 or more students write an exam – the top three rank holders will be awarded a gold, silver and bronze medal respectively.
  • All students whose sections are not indicated will be allocated section “X” by default.
  1. Student Performance Report (SPR)
  • Every student who appears in SOF IGKO will be provided with an SPR. An SPR is a detailed analysis of how the student attempted the exam.
  • The objective of this is to share with the student and her / his parents, analysis of student’s answers. This is expected to enable the student to understand her/his strengths and areas requiring improvement in absolute terms and also on a competitive scale consisting of lacs of students who appeared in the Olympiad.

The SPR consists of six sections:

  • Section A – provides the student’s marks and rank achieved in School / City / Zone / at the international level.
  • Section B – provides a section-wise performance score of the student.
  • Section C – provides correct answers to questions asked in the Olympiad exam, the answers given by the student and performance comparison of the student’s answers v/ s other students in the Zone and at the international level.
  • Section D – provides a percentage score analysis of the student with a comparison with the Class, City, Zone, and international level.
  • Section E – provides a comparison of average marks analysis at the School, City, Zone, and international level.
  • Section F – provides a comparison of the student’s performance in the Olympiad exams during the past 3 years.
  1. Participation Certification to each student

Awards- Schools

At International Level
CategoryAwardsno. of awards
Best Principal*Rs.25,000/- Each + Citation + Trophy20
Best TeacherRs.10,000/- Each + Citation + Trophy20
At  Zonal Level
CategoryAwardsno. of awards
Best Principal*Rs.10000/- Each + Citation + Trophy105
Best TeacherRs.5,000/- Each+ Citation + Trophy63
At District Level
CategoryAwardsno. of awards
Best Principal*Rs.2,500/- Each + Citation + Trophy500
Best TeacherRs.1,000/- Each + Citation + Trophy500

*Awards to Principals are based on cumulative performance of schools, whereas awards to teachers are based on the performance of the school in  SOF IGKO.

At School Level

Appreciation Mementos to school Principals & Teacher In-Charge

Please keep visiting this page on a daily basis as all IGKO information will be updated regularly.

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