Olympiad Exam Pattern

It is very important to know the exam pattern before appearing for the actual exam. Learning the exam pattern helps students in concertrating more on the 

 

What type of questions are asked in Olympiad - 

The pattern for the exam will remain the same for all the subjects excluding Drawing and Essay. Overall Question Paper Patterns include problem-based figures, series completion, odd one out, coding-decoding, mirror images, embedded figures, symmetry, and alphabetical test questions.

The complexity of the question paper varies according to the class. For each class, questions are prepared by understanding their knowledge, ability, and reasoning capacity. The syllabus of the Olympiad Exam is refered from the prescribed and updated syllabus of school boards like CBSE, ICSE, State Board and International Board.

 

Format of Olympiad Exam - 

The Olympiad Exam questions are divided into three sections - Section 1 - Subjective, Section 2 - Logical Reasoning, Section 3 - High Order Thinking Section (HOTs). This format remains same for Science, Maths, English, General Knowledge, Computer and Social Studies exam for class 1 to class 10.

 

How many questions are there in Olympiad - 

There are different number of questions for class 1 to 4 and for class 5 to 10. For class 1 to 4 there are 35 questions amongst which 20 are subjective question, 10 questions are of Logical Reasoning and 5 will be from High Order Thinking Section and each question will carry 1 Mark. Similarly for class 5 to 10 there are 50 questions overall carrying 1 Mark each question. These 50 questions will include 35 Subjective Questions, 10 Logical Reasoning Questions and 5 High Order Thinking Questions.

 

Refer to the below table to learn the marks allocation.

CLASS 1 - 4

Sections Section 1
Subjective
Section 2
Logical
Section 3
Hot's
Total
No. of Questions 20 10 5 35
Marks Per Questions 1 1 1  
Total Marks 20 10 5 35

 

CLASS 5 - 10

Sections Section 1
Subjective
Section 2
Logical
Section 3
Hot's
Total
No. of Questions 35 10 5 50
Marks Per Questions 1 1 1  
Total Marks 35 10 5 50