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 2022-21). 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)
Students from classes 1-11 (year 2022-21) 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.
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.
Unicus Olympiads is a brainchild of alumni from IIT Delhi, Stanford University, University of Chicago and Oxford University, along with a few other eminent professionals who have worked with the likes of Intel, HSBC, Fidelity, GE and A.T. Kearney.
They are India's first Summer Olympiad focusing on student's conceptual understanding of previous classes.
They conduct both, online and pen/paper mode of examination. The online examination is completely proctored through webcams. There's a mock test for you to get the exposure of giving an online exam.
USO Olympiad Exam is conducted for the following classes.