INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY
Maidan Garhi, New Delhi – 110068
UNESCO: B-5/29, Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi 0 110029
IGNOU-UNESCO SCIENCE OLYMPIAD 2011
FOR HIGHER SECONDARY STUDENTS OF THE INDIAN 11TH STANDARD/CLASS OR EQUIVALENT IN ALL SAARC COUNTRIES
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi and the Cluster Office of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), New Delhi are co-sponsoring a Science Olympiad for Science Students currently enrolled in India’s 11th standard/class or Equivalent in South Asian countries – India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri-Lanka. All students who have scored a minimum of 60% average in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in the terminal examination of the 10th Standard/Class or equivalent grade are eligible to participate.
They should register for participation in this Olympiad along with a recent photograph on their application form, a certification for having obtained a minimum of 60% average in the science subjects of their 10th standard/class examination grade and a token free of Indian Rs. 100 (One hundred only). This registration fee is only for Indian students.
Online registration can be done in a proforma found in the website of IGNOU and UNESCO. School principals/authorities are requested to promote the participation of all bright students and forward the registration from their respective schools along with a demand draft in favour of IGNOU, New Delhi/credit card authorization. Successful participants will receive certificates of merit, medals, cash prizes and awards. Top 1000 participants will be given IGNOU-UNESCO accredited merit certificates. About 40 meritorious participants from all SAARC countries will be invited to IGNOU, New Delhi to take the second test and receive the awards in person in a special ceremony.
Last date for registration is July 31, 2011
For details and online registration please refer to the following websites: