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Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF)

 

About Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF)

Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) is a not-for-profit organisation. It conducts Olympiad exams in Mathematics, Science, Computer and Sports Knowledge.

With the help of many activities and use of Information Technology in learning process that involve school going students across the entire country, the Science Olympiad Foundation has been promoting scientific attitude and temperament for over two decades now.

 

Benefits

  • SOF is the most recognized organisation for conducting Olympiads
  • High competition and advance learning

 

Olympiad Success provides online platform to prepare for following Olympiads organized by SOF. The platform consists of chapter-wise sample papers, mock tests and a robust monitoring system.

 

Please visit the links above to get more details and practice papers for SOF Olympiads.

 

Awards

 

During the academic year 2017-18, SOF will spend over Rs. 15.2 Cr. on awards, Scholarships, gifts & felicitations etc. The following awards will be provided to the winners NCO, NSO, IEO, IMO and IGKO being held during the academic year 2017-18.

Student Section

International, Zonal and Class topper awards will be provided to winners of NCO, NSO, IEO, IMO and IGKO. With effect from 2017-18, will be conducted for students from classes 1 to 12.

Each winner will be entitled to one award for an exam. The winners will be entitled to the higher level award only. For eg. - the International top 3 rank holders will be entitled to awards based on their International ranks. Awards accruing to them for their Zonal ranks will be given to the next rank holder. Similarly, class award accruing to a Zonal award winner will be given to the next rank holder.

 

International Awards

Rank

Scholarships

No. of Awards

1st

Rs. 50,000 each + Gold Medal*+ Certificate of Outstanding Performance

12

2nd

Rs. 25,000 each + Silver Medal*+ Certificate of Outstanding Performance

12

3rd

Rs. 10,000 each + Bronze Medal*+ Certificate of Outstanding Performance

12

 

At Zonal Level

Rank

Scholarships

No. of Awards

1st

Rs. 5000/- each + Gold Medal* + Certificate of Zonal Excellence

240

2nd

Rs. 2500/- each + Silver Medal* + Certificate of Zonal Excellence

240

3rd

Rs. 1000/- each + Bronze Medal* + Certificate of Zonal Excellence

240

4th – 10th

*Gifts Worth Rs. 1000/- + Medal of Distinction + Certificate of Zonal Excellence

1680

10th – 25th

*Medal of Distinction + Certificate of Zonal Excellence

3600

26th+

Participation Certificate

All

*Medals are Gold / Silver / Bronze color plated as applicable

 

In case two or more students achieves the same rank, cash award in the applicable category will be distributed as under:

  • International Winners -
    • For up to 9 students getting same rank, award amount will be distributed equally. In addition, each winner will be awarded with medal in the applicable category and Certificate.
    • In case more than 9 students get same rank, in lieu of cash award each winner will be awarded gifts worth Rs. 1000/ + a medal in the applicable category and Certificate.
  • Zonal Winners -
    • For up to 4 students getting same rank, award amount will be distributed equally. In addition, each winner will be awarded a medal in the applicable category and Certificate.
    • In case more than 4 students get same rank, in lieu of cash award, each winner will be awarded gifts worth Rs. 1000/- + medal in the applicable category and Certificate.

 

At School Level

  • Medals to Class Toppers -
    • Where 10 or more students from a class (including all sections) write an exam – the top three rank holders will be awarded a gold, silver and bronze medal respectively.
    • Where between 5 and 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.
  • Student Performance Report (SPR) for each participating student -
    • Every student who appears in NCO, NSO, IEO, IMO and IGKO will be provided with a Student Performance Report (SPR). An SPR is a detailed analysis of how the student attempted the NCO, NSO, IEO, IMO, IGKO exam.
    • The objective of SPR is to share with the student and her / his parents, analysis of student’s answers. This is expected to enable the student 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 international level.
    • Section B – provides a topic wise performance score of the student.
    • Section C – provides a comparison of the student’s performance in the Olympiad exams during the past 8 years.
    • Section D – provides correct answers to questions asked in the Olympiad exam, the answers given by the student and performance comparison of the student’s answers Vs. other students in the zone and at the international level.
    • Section E – provides a percentile score analysis of the student with a comparison with the class, zone and international percentile.
    • Section F – provides a comparison of average marks analysis at the school, zone and international level.
    • Section G – Provide a topic wise performance analysis.
  • Participation Certificate to each student.

 

School Section

 

At International Level

Category

Awards

No. of Awards

Best Principal*

Rs. 25000/- each + Citation + Trophy

10

Best Teacher

Rs. 10000/- each + Citation + Trophy

10

At Zonal Level

Category

Awards

No. of Awards

Best Principal*

Rs. 10000/- Each + Citation + Trophy

100

Best Teacher

Rs. 5000/- Each + Citation + Trophy

60

At District Level

Category

Awards

No. of Awards

Best Principal*

Rs. 2500/- Each+ Citation + Trophy

500

Best Teacher

Rs. 1000/- Each + Citation + Trophy

300

*Awards to Principals are based on cumulative performance of schools in all Olympiads and exams, whereas awards to teachers are based on performance of school in NCO, NSO, IMO, IEO and IGKO.

 

The above details are updated as of 12-08-2017 from www.sofworld.org/awards. Please Contact us if you have any query.

 

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