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BRIEF

IOS (International Olympiad of Science) conducted by Silver Zone assess the competency and proficiency of the students in the field of Science. This examination helps the student to the students to test their skills and sharpen them, and also makes the student know where they stand in international level.

The examination is held in three levels:-

  1. LEVEL I:- Every student registered are eligible for the examination at respective school premises.
  2. LEVEL II:-
    1. Top 1000 Olympiad rank holders of the 1st Level from each class
    2.  All Class 1st rank holders with minimum 60% of marks with minimum 100 students from a particular school.
    3. The examination will be held in respective school premises.
  3. LEVEL III:- Students holding the 1st rank of classes 6th to 12th from 2nd level eligible for level III at New Delhi

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

All students of classes 1 to 12

EXAM PATTERN

  1. The language medium is English only.
  2. The question paper consists of 40 question for classes 1 to 2 and 50 questions for classes 3 to 12.
  3. The question paper is divided into 8 sections:-
    1. Section I:- Counting Numbers
    2. Section II:- Operation on Numbers
    3. Section III:- Time and Calendar
    4. Section IV:- Money
    5. Section V:- Measurement
    6. Section VI:- Geometrical Shape
    7. Section VII:- Reasoning and Aptitude
    8. Section VIII:- Scholar’s Zone
  4. Total marks allotted for examination is 100.
  5. Marking scheme:-

Classes 1-2

Unit No. of Questions Marks Total Marks
Living and Non- Living Things 2 2 4
Plants and Animals 6 2 12
Our Environment 8 2 4
Our Universe 2 2 4
Food and Clothes 3 2 6
Our Body 3 2 6
Reasoning and Aptitude 10 2.5 25
Scholar Zone 10 3.5 35

Classes 3-12

Unit No. of Questions Marks Total Marks
Living and Non- Living Things 2 1.5 3
Plants and Animals 8 1.5 12
Matter, Motion and Transport 6 1.5 9
Environment and Universe 5 1.5 7.5
Our Resources 4 1.5 6
Our Body 5 1.5 7.5
Reasoning and Aptitude 10 2.5 25
Scholar Zone 10 3 30
  1. No negative marks are allotted for the wrong response.
  2. Duration of examination is 1 hour.

REGISTRATION

Fill out the registration form provided by the school.

FEE STRUCTURE AND STUDY MATERIAL

  1. FOR SCHOOLS IN INDIA
    1. Participation fee for the Olympiad is Rs. 120/- per student.
    2. Rs. 20/- out of Rs. 120 shall be retained by the school towards honorarium of the invigilator(s) and other expenses like postal expenses, DD charges and photocopying, etc.
  2. FOR SCHOOLS OUTSIDE INDIA
    1.  Participation fee for the Olympiad is USD$8 per student.
    2.  USD$2 out of  USD$8 shall be retained by the school towards honorarium of the invigilator(s) and other expenses like postal expenses, DD charges and photocopying, etc.

IMPORTANT DATES

EVENTS DATES
Last date to fill the registration form 31st August 2018.
Exam dates of level I
  1. 19th November 2018
  2.  12th December 2018
The result of level I January 2019.
Exam date of level II January/February 2019
Exam date of level III May/June 2019

AWARDS

LEVEL III

RANK AWARDS
1st and 2nd  Educational excursion to NASA.

LEVEL II

RANK AWARDS
The 1st rank holder of class 12th
  1. a cash prize of Rs. 1,00,000/-
  2. Winner’s Trophy
The 1st rank holder of class 11th
  1. a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/-
  2. Winner’s Trophy.
The 1st rank holder of classes 1-10
  1. a cash prize of Rs. 15,000/-
  2. Winner’s Trophy.
2nd
  1. a cash prize of Rs. 10,000/-
  2. Winner’s Trophy
3rd
  1. a cash prize of Rs. 5,000/-
  2. Winner’s Trophy
1st, 2nd and 3rd state rank holders(50% minimum marks)
  1. exciting prizes

LEVEL I

RANK AWARDS
4th to 10th of each class
  1. wrist watches.
11th to 25th of each class
  1. exciting prizes
26th to 500th of each class
  1. topper achievement certificate
1st, 2nd & 3rd of each class and from every school(50% minimum marks)
  1. Gold, Silver and Bronze medals respectively, 

SYLLABUS

RANK TOPICS
Class 1 Living and Non-Living Things; Human Body; Plants; Animals; Food We Eat; Clothes We Wear; Air and water; My Family and Relatives; Our Neighbourhood; Good Habits and Safety Rules; Mental Aptitude and Reasoning.
Class 2 Living and Non-Living Things; Plants and Animals; Our Body; Food We Eat; Clothes We Wear; Water, Air, Weather and Seasons; Our Universe; Our Surroundings, Good and Bad Habits and Safety Rules; Mental Aptitude and Reasoning.
Class 3 Animal kingdom, Knowing Birds; Plants: Our Friends; Human Body; Matter; Environment and Atmosphere; Motion and Transport; Natural Resources; Our Universe; Our Safety and First Aid; Mental Aptitude and Reasoning
Class 4 Plants; Animals; Functioning of Human Body; Measurement, Matter and Materials; Force, Work and Energy; Our Environment; Our Universe; Mental Aptitude and Reasoning
Class 5 Human Body and Nutrition; Plants; Animals; Housing; Soil, Rocks and Minerals; Work, Force, Energy and Simple Machines; Our Environment and Natural Calamities; Our Universe; Light and Sound; Matter; Mental Aptitude and Reasoning.
Class 6 Food; Fibre to Fabric; Grouping Materials and Their Separation; Changes Around Us; Living Organisms and Their Habitats; Body Movements; Motion and Measurement of Distances; Light, Shadow and Reflection; Electricity and Magnets; Environment; Mental Aptitude and Reasoning.
Class 7 Nutrition; Fibre to Fabric; Physical and Chemical Changes; Acids, Bases and Salts; Weather, Climate and Adaptations of Animals to Climate; Winds, Storms and Cyclones; Life Processes; Motion and Time; Electricity and Light; Our Environment; Mental Aptitude and Reasoning.
Class 8

Crop Production; Microorganisms; Materials; Coal and Petroleum; Conservation of Plants and Animals; Cell Structure and Functions; Reproduction; Force and Friction; Sound; Chemical Effects of Current; Light; Solar System; Some Natural Phenomenon; Pollution of Air and Water; Mental Aptitude and Reasoning.

Class 9

Matter; Atoms and Molecules; Cells; Tissues; Diversity in Living Organisms; Force and Motion; Gravitation; Work, Energy and Sound; Why Do We Fall Ill; Natural Resources; Improvement in Food Resources; Mental Aptitude and Reasoning

Class 10

Chemical Reactions; Acids, Bases and Salts; Metals and Non-Metals; Carbon and Its Compounds; Periodic Classification of Elements; Life Processes; Reproduction; Control and Coordination; Heredity and Evolution; Light and Human Eye; Electricity and Magnetic Effects of Electric Current; Sources of Energy; Natural Resources; Our Environment; Mental Aptitude and Reasoning

Class 11

Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body, Gravitation, Properties of Bulk Matter, Thermodynamics, Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory, Oscillations and Waves

Basic Concepts of Chemistry , Structure of Atom l Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties , Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure ,States of Matter: Gases and Liquids , Thermodynamics , Equilibrium , Redox Reactions , Hydrogen, s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals, Some p-Block Elements (B,C,N) , Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques , Hydrocarbons , Diversity in Living World Physical World and Measurement, Structural Organisation in Plants & Animals, Cell Structure and Functions, Transport, Nutrition & Growth in plants, Photosynthesis and Respiration in Plants, Digestion and absorption, Breathing and respiration. , Body fluids and circulation. , Excretory products and elimination. , Locomotion and movement. , Control and coordination.

Sets, Relation and function, Trigonometric functions, Mathematical Induction, Complex number, Sequence and series, Permutation and combination, Binomial theorem, Coordinate geometry, Limits and derivatives, Statistics, 3D geometry, Vectors, Probability, Logarithm, Inequality, Applied mathematics, Mathematical reasoning

Class 12

Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Electromagnetic Waves, Optics, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Atoms and Nuclei, Electronic Devices, Communication Systems

Solid State , Solutions , Electrochemistry , Chemical Kinetics , Surface Chemistry , Principles and Processes of IOSlation of Elements , p, d and f Block Elements , Coordination Compounds , Organic Compounds Containing Halogens (Haloalkanes and Haloarenes) , Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen (Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers, Aldehydes , Ketones and Carboxylic Acids) , Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen (Amines, Amides, Cyanides, IOScyanides) , Biomolecules , Polymers, Chemistry in Everyday

Reproduction in Living Organisms Electrostatics , Current Electricity , Plants , Reproduction in Human , Reproductive Health , Principles of Inheritance and Variation , Molecular Basis of Inheritance , Evolution , Human Health and Disease and role of microbes in Human Welfare , Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production , Biotechnology : Principles, Processes and its Applications , Ecology, Ecosystem & Environment Issues

Relation and function, Inverse trigonometric function, Matrics and Determinants, Limits and continuity, Differentiation, Application of derivatives, Integration, Application of integral, Differential equation, Vectors, 3D, Linear programming, Probability, Applied mathematics, Mathematical reasoning

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IOS (International Olympiad of Science) conducted by Silver Zone assess the competency and proficiency of the students in the field of Science. Thousands of aspiring students take up the exam every year with the hope of making it to the prestigious institutions. At BasicFirst, we offer earnest students the opportunity to interact and learn from the finest faculty. Our study program includes several methodologies for this. We offer Doubt Clearing sessions, to ensure that students have a strong foundation in the subject. To supplement this, we have online tests and practice workbooks to help train the students to crack the IOS examination. To encourage one-on-one interaction, we also give students the chance to consult and interact with our faculty over our Live Online, and Mentors programs.

Our programs are fine-tuned to helping students crack IOS. With the help of our special IOS coaching program and a little hard work from your side, you can be sure of securing one of the best ranks in IOS.