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7th International English Olympiads 2017
International English Olympiads is abbreviate as IEO. IEO is a kind of examination conducted at international level for English language testing at school level in India. IEO is conducted by Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) and The British Council (BC) jointly. This test is conducted at school level. Students of class 1st to class 12th can participate in this exam. Separate exam papers will be prepared for all classes. Students can participate in this exam through their schools only. No Individual registration by students will be accepted by SOF.
The IEO is conducted by Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) and The British Council (BC) jointly. British Council is the International leader in promoting English language and conducts the IELTS. The exam will be conducted and evaluated by SOF and the IEO question paper will be prepared by BC by using its International expertise and knowledge in English language. The purpose of conducting this examination is to test the communication and use of English language, rather than learning in Mechanical way and focus on correct Grammar only. The purpose of this test is to provide you with language which will be useful for you to learn rather than English, which is old fashioned, or out of date.
How to Participate in IEO??
Registration of Students in IEO
Students can apply for 7th International English Olympiads 2017 only if their school is registered with SOF. Students of Class 1 to class 12th can participate in this examination. Candidates can participate through their schools only. SOF will not accept individual registration by the students for IEO. The SOF will send the Prospectus and registration forms to all the schools registered with SOF. Students can get the registration form for IEO from their schools by paying a nominal the registration fee. After filling registration forms, Schools must send the the registration forms to SOF before last date of registration. The school’s coordinating teacher will generate the students’ Roll Numbers as per the guidelines given. A copy of these roll numbers along with the Students’ Registration Sheet (SRS) and School Registration Form (SRF) should be sent to the Foundation’s office before the due date of submission of forms.
Registration of Schools with SOF
If a student want to participate in IEO but his/her school is not registered with SOF then that student cannot participate in IEO. For participating, His/Her respective school must be registered with SOF. It is easy to register the name of school with SOF by the Principal of school. For knowing the registration process, visit the official website i.e. www.sofworld.org. After registration of school, the SOF will register the name of students and will dispatch question papers and guidelines for conducting the examination. Any school can be registered as examination center for IEO by SOF. Minimum 10 students should be registered from each school for feasibility reasons.
Date of Examination for 7th International English Olympiads 2017
7th International English Olympiads Exam 2017 will be conducted on two different dates on 19th January, 2017 and 31st January, 2017. Information related to exam centers will be provided to registered schools by SOF later. Separate Exam paper will be prepared for each class.
Exam Pattern for IEO 2017
Exam pattern will help candidates in making preparation of exam. In IEO Exam, objective type questions will be asked. The duration of exam will be 60 minutes. Exam pattern for Class 1st to 4th will remain same and there will be different exam pattern for Class 5th to class 12th.
Exam Pattern for Class 1st to 4th :
Total 35 questions will be asked for 40 marks. The duration of exam will be one hour. Questions will be asked from following topics:
- Word and Structure Knowledge, Reading, Spoken and Written Expression : 30 questions for 30 marks
- Achievers Section : 5 questions for 10 marks (2 marks each)
Exam Pattern for Class 5th to 12th :
Total 50 questions will be asked for 60 marks. The duration of exam will be one hour. Questions will be asked from following topics:
- Word and Structure Knowledge, Reading, Spoken and Written Expression : 45 questions for 45 marks
- Achievers Section : 5 questions for 15 marks (3 marks each)
For more detail like syllabus for all classes, see the official website i.e. www.sofworld.org
Candidates can also buy books online for preparation of IEO.
Awards/Scholarships/Performance Report of IEO
After commencement of IEO, result will be declared within 8 weeks of exam. The SOF will send the result to the registered schools and will also upload the result on its official website. For the academic year 2016-17, SOF will spend over Rs. Fourteen Crores on awards, Scholarships, gifts and honor of winners etc.
Student Performance Report i.e. SPR and School Performance Report will be prepared by SOF on the basis of result and the same will be sent to the respective school. Student performance report will analyse the performance of candidates in the examination. This report is prepared to tell students and his/her parents and teachers the strengths and weaknesses of students in English language. School Performance Report is a detailed analysis of how the school’s students performed in IEO Exam and where the students of that school stands in competition. The purpose of the School Performance Report is to share with the school authorities performance analysis of their students.
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