New Delhi: The last date to register for the Indian Olympiad Qualifier (IOQ) Examinations is October 31. Candidates willing to register can fill and submit the forms uploaded on the website — olympiads.hbcse.tifr.res.in.
The IOQ examinations will be conducted in different subjects on three Sundays in January 2022.
A National Centre of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) — Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) — is the Indian government’s nodal agency for the implementation of the Olympiad programme in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Astronomy and Junior Science.
The national Olympiad programme, which is usually of three stages, will be conducted in two stages due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The two-stage process will comprise a three-and-half hour two-part examination called the Indian Olympiad Qualifier (IOQ) and an Orientation-cum-Selection Camp (OCSC).
The Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT), the Association of Chemistry Teachers (ACT), the Association of Teachers in Biological Sciences (ATBS) and the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research) – HBCSE (TIFR) will jointly organise the IOQ.