Geo Genius Geography Olympiad 2017-18

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Last updated on: 25-Oct-2017
EligibilityClass 2 to 10
RegionIndia
AwardCertificates, medals, trophy, laptop, digital camera and wrist watch
DeadlineClosed

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About the Program

Geo Genius Geography Olympiad 2017-18 invites application for the class 2 to 10 students. The objective of this Olympiad is to supplement the geography instructions students receive in their schools including Indian and world geography and to help them in preparing for higher competitive exams at national and international levels. This Olympiad is conducted every year in two phases. The selected students will receive an award- certificates, medals, trophy, laptop, digital camera, and wristwatch.

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  • Geo Genius Geography Olympiad 2017-18 DeadlineClosed
    Eligibility

    Open to students of classes 2nd to 10th:

    • Sub-Junior: Classes 2,3 and 4
    • Junior: Classes 5,6 and 7
    • Senior: Classes 8,9 and 10
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    How can you apply?

    Registration forms would be available in the school. Students who wish to participate needs to contact the teacher in- charge at school. Students should be registered through schools only.

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Details:

  • The Olympiad will be conducted every year in two phases:
  1. Phase 1: Students will participate at their respective schools throughout the country, during the month of December.
  2. Phase 2: Students with high scores, based on cut-off will be invited to the National Finals in April.
  • Phase I is a written test with 40 multiple choice questions for Sub Junior category and 50 multiple choice questions for Junior and Senior category. There will be a different question paper, for each category.
  • There will be NO negative point for any incorrect answer. The students will be awarded one point for the correct answer and zero for an incorrect answer. The duration to complete the test is 1 hour.
  • The language medium of the Olympiad will be English.

Awards:

  • All students appearing for the Level 1 exam will be rewarded with a participation certificate
  • Rank 1,2 & 3 at the school level under each category will be awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals respectively and a Merit certificate. However, if the School Rank is 1,2 or 3 but the percentage marks are not satisfactory, then medal is not rewarded
  • Students selected for National Finals (Level 2) will be rewarded with the National Finalist trophy. Rank 1, 2 and 3 will be rewarded with Laptop, Digital Camera and Wrist Watch respectively
  • Participating schools will be rewarded with the School Participation trophy
  • School Coordinators and Principal will be rewarded with a Certificate of Appreciation

Syllabus:
Sub-Junior: Classes 2,3 and 4:

India:

  • Political Geography: States & Capitals
  • Physical Geography: Major Mountains & Rivers
  • Cultural Geography: Languages, Festivals, Dances; Landmarks

Junior: Classes 5,6 and 7:

India:

  • General Physical Geography-Earth, Land Forms, Water bodies etc.
  • Political Geography
  • Historical Geography
  • Physical Geography
  • Cultural Geography
  • Economic Geography

Asia:

  • Political Geography: Important countries capitals
  • Physical geography: major mountains rivers
  • Cultural Geography: People, Languages, Holidays, Festivals, Dance, and Sports

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Senior: Classes 8,9 and 10:

India:

  • Political Geography
  • Historical Geography
  • Physical Geography
  • Cultural Geography
  • Economic Geography 

World:

  • Political Geography: Important countries capitals.
  • Physical geography: major mountains rivers.
  • Cultural Geography: People, Languages, Holidays, Festivals, Dance, and Sports.

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