Registrations are invited for the International Talent Hunt Olympiad by SilverZone. Register by August 31 and win exciting prizes!
The SilverZone Foundation aims to provide a platform for students to showcase their knowledge and skills.
They are committed to identifying and nurturing young talent and creating a supportive environment for students to excel.
The programs offered by the foundation are designed to provide a challenging and stimulating learning experience that encourages critical thinking, problem-solving, and innovation.
They believe that competition is a healthy way to motivate students and help them reach their full potential.
Through their exams and assessments, the SilverZone Foundation aims to prepare students for the challenges of the 21st century and equip them with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an increasingly competitive world.
About the Olympiad
The ITHO Olympiad is a prestigious international competition that seeks to identify and nurture talented high school students around the world in various areas such as Maths, science, and the English language. The competition aims to test students’ knowledge and skills in these areas and to provide them with an opportunity to showcase their abilities on a global stage.
One of the primary goals of the ITHO Olympiad is to identify and recognize exceptional high school students who have demonstrated outstanding skills and knowledge in Maths, science, and the English language. Through the competition, these students can gain recognition for their achievements and showcase their potential to a wider audience.
Moreover, participating in the ITHO Olympiad can be an excellent way for students to pave the way for a career in science and technology. The competition provides students with an opportunity to learn from and compete with other talented students from around the world. It allows students to test their abilities and knowledge in a challenging environment and can help them build their confidence and self-esteem.
Structure of the Olympiad
The Olympiad is organized in the respective schools of the participants during school hours. The structure of the event (iTHO) stands as the following:
There will be a different question paper for each class. All the questions are objective-type with no negative marking for wrong answers.
Classes >Classes 1 & 2Classes 3 to 5Classes 6 to 8Classes 9 to 10No.of Questions25303540
Total Marks: 100Duration: For class 1 to 8: 40 minutes and for class 9 & 10: 50 Minutes
The question paper is class specific and usually consists of three sections:
Section-3: Reasoning and Aptitude.
The medium of the test is English only.
The Olympiad is conducted annually on two dates on school premises. The school may opt for the two dates suggested for the Olympiad examination. Each date of the Olympiad exam has a separate set of question papers.
About the Test Paper
The examination is being conducted for all classes from 1 to 10 with the following details:
For classes 1-2: There will be 25 questions and the duration will be of 40 minutes.
For classes 3-5: There will be 30 questions and the duration will be of 40 minutes.
For classes 6-8: There will be 35 questions and the duration will be of 40 minutes.
For classes 9-10: There will be 40 questions and the duration will be of 50 minutes.
The details of the manner in which the test is to be conducted will be sent with the question papers. The questions will be of an objective type in nature with multiple-choice answers. There is no negative marking. For all classes, OMR answer sheets will be provided.
Sample Question Papers
The detailed Syllabus and Sample Test Paper are provided in this website, click the following links to download the Syllabus and Sample Test Paper class wise. For Books please contact, School Coordinator or book your order online now.
The tentative chapter-wise marking Scheme will help students to perform better in SilverZone Olympiads. The actual marks distribution may differ depending on the prerogative of the authors/selectors/paper setters concerned. The Syllabus may be reduced depending on the prevalent Coronavirus pandemic conditions. The same will be updated here in due course of time.
Raw Score is derived from the total of multiplying each correct answer with its base marks. i.e. Raw Score = SUM (correct answer x subsequent base Marks).
Total Marks = Raw Score + SUM (Weightage of Correct Answers).
Weightage: Each Question carries an additional weightage starting from .0001, .0002 and so on. E.g. Question No. 1 will have the weightage of .0001 and Question No. 2 will have the weightage of .0002 and so on. The weightage will be used to break the tie while calculating Class/Zonal/Olympiads ranks.
Includes all Students from India and Abroad of the same class.
Includes all students from all sections/division of the same class of the same school.
Prizes and Ranks
Rank. No.Award1st Olympiad Rank1st Intl. Olympiad rank holder in each class will be awarded with a Cash Prize of Rs. 10,000/-. 2nd Olympiad Rank2nd Intl. Olympiad rank holder in each class will be awarded with a Cash Prize of Rs. 7,500/-. 3rd Olympiad Rank3rd Intl. Olympiad rank holder in each class will be awarded with a Cash Prize of Rs. 5,000/-. 4th to 10th Olympiad Rank4th to 10th Intl. Olympiad rank holders in each class will be awarded with Gift Certificate of Different Value. 11th to 25th Olympiad Rank11th to 25th Intl. Olympiad rank holders in each class will be awarded with Gift Certificate of Different Value. 26th to 500th Olympiad Rank26th to 500th Intl. Olympiad rank holders in each class will be awarded with Topper Achievement Certificate. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Zonal RankAll Zonal Rank 1st, 2nd, and 3rd rank holders of all classes will be awarded Medals of Excellence.1st, 2nd, and 3rd State RankAll State Rank 1st, 2nd, and 3rd rank holders of all classes will be awarded Medals of Excellence. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Class TopperClass Topper 1st, 2nd, and 3rd rank holders of every class of each school will be awarded with Medals of Excellence, provided the topper obtains at least 50% marks. AllAll the participants will be awarded with the participation Certificate Reflecting their Class/Zonal/State/Olympiad Ranks and Marks.
For up to 10 students getting the same rank, the award amount will be divided & distributed equally. In addition, each winner will be awarded a Symbolic Golden Medal of Excellence in the relevant category and Certificate.
In case 11 & more students get the same rank, in lieu of a shared cash award, each winner will be awarded a gift certificate coupon along with a Medal of Excellence (in the relevant category) and a Special Achievement Certificate.
At School Level
Medals to Class Toppers.
The top three class rank holders will be awarded Medals of Excellence, Students must score at least 50%.
Chapter-wise Performance Analysis Report for Each Participating Student
Every student who appears in this Olympiad will be provided with a Chapter wise Performance Analysis Report. It is a detailed analysis of how the student attempted the exam.
The Question-Wise Performance Analysis Report Consists of Four Sections
Section A: provides the student’s marks and rank achieved in Class/Zonal/Olympiad ranks.
Section B: provides a Chapter wise performance score of the student.
Section C: provides percentile score help to compare the result of other students in the Zone and at the international level.
Section D: provides a percentage score analysis of the student with a comparison with the Class, zone and international level.
The objective of the Report is to share with the student and her / his parents, an analysis of the student’s answers. This is expected to enable the student to understand her/his strengths and areas requiring improvement in absolute terms and also on a competitive scale consisting of lacs of students who appeared in the Olympiad.
Each winner will be entitled to one award for an exam. The winners will be entitled to the higher-level award only. For eg, the international top 3 rank holders will be entitled to awards based on their International ranks. Awards accruing to them for their Zonal ranks will be given to the next rank holder. Similarly, class award accruing to a Zonal award winner will be given to the next rank holder
How to Register?
The prospectus containing the Registration Forms of iTHO is sent to all the schools registered with the SilverZone Foundation. However, it might not have updated information which has been incorporated and updated later in this website regarding changes in syllabus, prizes and levels etc.
The schools which are NOT registered with the Foundation may also request for prospectus by sending an e-mail at info[at]silverzone[dot]org.
The schools must return the Registration Forms, properly filled in and complete in all respects, by the due date to the Foundation. *A student can register through his/her respective school only.
Principals/teachers may please note that any school can become a registered centre for the International Social Studies Olympiad (iSSO). No fee is required for the same. Only for feasibility reasons, a minimum of 20 students need to be registered for the iSSO, from the school. Any clarification regarding rules, format/pattern of the paper, etc., may be sought from SILVERZONE FOUNDATION through phone-call (+91) 11-69114100 (30 lines) or email at info[at]silverzone[dot]org.
First olympiad date: November 29, 2023.
Second olympiad date: December 14, 2023.
Last date of registration: August 31, 2023.
Click here to read the official notification of the International Talent Hunt Olympiad by Silverzone [For Students of Classes 1 to 10; Cash Prizes, Ranks, and Certificates as Awards].
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