Dear Students, Parents and Supervisors.
We are happy to introduce our Physics & Astronomy Olympiad. This Olympiad has 2 Rounds: Online Elimination Round and Global Round.
Students can register themselves through our website, or by contacting their country representatives. The registration deadline is November 20, 2022. Students starting from grade 7 can participate in this Olympiad.
The Online Elimination Round will be held on the following dates: September 24, October 29, and November 26, 2022. The exam will have 25 multiple choice questions. Exam will start at 10am (local time) and will last 60 minutes.Students need to choose only one Elimination Round to participate.
To qualify for the Global Round which will be held physically between January 22 and 26, 2023 students need to score 40% and higher in the Online Elimination Round.
Students will be given Certificate of Participation in the Online Elimination Round, Certificate of Achievement in the Online Elimination Round and Medals according to the following progress:
-40% – 74% – Bronze Medal
-75% – 90% – Silver Medal + 5% off in the Global Round
-91% – 100% – Gold Medal + 10% off in the Global Round
***Hard copies of Medals will be distributed after the Global Round.
The Syllabus of the Olympiad is as follows:
Physical Quantities and Measurement
Force and Newton’s Laws of Motion
Work, Energy and Power
Temperature and Heat
Electricity and Magnetism
Rotation, Revolution and Seasons
Eclipses & Tides
Category I Topics
Earth and Space
Water and Weather
The Human Body
Chemical & Physical Changes of a matter
Energy and Its Transformations
Force, Motion, and Acceleration
Matter, Atoms, and Elements
Organization in the Environment
Category II Topics
Vectors and two-dimensional motion
Conservation of linear momentum and elastic collision
Collision in 2D
Gravitational potential energy and conservative forces
Spring potential energy and Hooke’s law
Centre of mass
Torque and equilibrium
Conservation of angular momentum
Stress, strain, and modulus of elasticity
Zeroth and first law of thermodynamics
Simple harmonic motion
The Doppler effect
Equinoxes and solstices
formation of the solar system
Hubble’s tuning fork
Dark matter and energy
Please find below past exam papers
Students will receive the followings:
-Certificate of Participation in Online Elimination Round (Digital Certificate),
-Achievement Medals in the Online Elimination Round (Gold, Silver and Bronze)
-Certificate of Participation in Global Round (Paper Certificate),
-Certificate of Achievement: Gold, Silver, Bronze, Honorable Mention (Paper Certificate)
-Achievement Medals: Gold, Silver and Bronze (Based on their performance)
Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in the Global Round will be awarded based on the following percentages:
⁃ The top 10% will receive a Gold Medal
⁃ The top 11-30% will receive a Silver Medal
⁃ The top 31-60% will receive a Bronze Medal
⁃ The top 61-75% will receive an Honorable Mention Certificate
Moreover top three students of each category of Global Round will get special prizes listed below:
Register now and experience unforgettable moments.