The Unicus Science Olympiad (USO) is an international competitive exam held online as well as offline (pen/paper) for students in classes 1-11 (year 2020-21). Please note that the exams for class 1 will be parent/teacher assisted. Students will be provided with three Mock Tests to practice before the Final Exam. The Mock Tests can be attempted for 3 times. The exam will be a MCQ-type test. The students of classes 2 to 11 need to complete the test in 60 minutes while students of class 1 need to complete in 45 minutes. Also, the syllabus for classes 3rd to 11th will cover the topics of the previous 2 classes passed by the student while the syllabus of class 2nd covers the topics of class 1. The syllabus of class 1st covers the topics of EVS taught in the schools in pre-primary classes.
The exam consists of two sections:
Classic Section: This section will consist of questions related to practical applications of Science
Scholar Section: This section will have questions on High Order Thinking Skills (HOTS)
Registration of students through schools
Students from classes 1-11 (year 2020-21) are eligible to give Unicus Olympiads. Prospectus containing the registration forms are sent to all the schools registered with Unicus Olympiads. If your school is not registered with us, then please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you the prospectus. It is mandatory for schools to return the registration forms to Unicus Olympiads, duly filled in and complete in all respects atleast one month before the Final Exam.
Registration for individual participants
If your school does not conduct Olympiads, then you can register as an individual participant. The link for the online registration for individual participants is here. The exam is conducted online using laptop or desktop with a good Internet connection and webcam. It can't be taken using a mobile device. As the online mode of exam will be proctored, access to webcam will be compulsory for the Final Exam. The student will have to take exam from home.
The Marking Scheme of all the subjects are given. To check the full list of Marking Scheme and Exam Pattern for USO, visit here.
A combination of CBSE and ICSE syllabus is followed for preparing the test papers. To check the complete syllabus for USO, visit here. The medium of the exam is English.
The Ranking Criteria of all the subjects are given. To check the details of Ranking Criteria for USO, visit here.
The Sample Papers of all the subjects are given. To check the full list of Sample Papers for USO, visit here.