Students ride on Olympiad Exam success; will now represent India at the international level

Results of many of the International Olympiad tests were recently declared and students like always have given a commendable performance.

The Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education based at Mumbai conducts the national level Chemistry Olympiad in 5 stages. This year around 40000-odd students from classes 11 and 12 participated of which 700 students were selected for the 2nd round. From these 700, only 36 students were selected for the orientation camp that was conducted at Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, Mumbai from 26th May to 5th June 2015. After 10 days of lectures followed by theory and practical tests, only four students were selected to represent India for the 47th International Chemistry Olympiad 2015.

Two students, Kshitij Garg and Piyush Kabra, students of the Allen Career Institute, Kota are amongst the four who will go to Azerbaijan’s Baku city from 20th to 29th July 2015. This would be a golden opportunity for the youngsters to represent India and compete for the gold medal.

Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) has also announced the results of the second
stage of International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO). IMO takes place in 2 levels.
Students’ right from 1st standard to the 12th can
participate in this exam. The first level was held on 26 November 2014 and the
second level took place on 7 Feb 2015. The first three international rankers are
awarded with cash prize of up to Rs 50,000 and a certificate, while the top 25
students at the state level are awarded with cash prize of up to Rs. 5000 and a
certificate. Satvik Golecha of Resonance classes bagged the 9th position at the
International Level and 2nd position at the State Level.

Earth Science Olympiad (IESO) which is conducted by Geological Society of India
declared their results too in which two students Neel and Kushagra Jain, also
of Resonance classes have been selected. The IESO has 4 levels and is
conducted in three stages. The first stage was a written exam conducted on the
15th February 2015 where in 21 students were selected from all over
India. These students got a chance to attend the second stage camp conducted
from 13th to 31st May 2015. Only four students, from this
batch were selected who will now undergo a Pre-departure Training (PDT), and
then will get a chance to represent India at the International level in Brazil.