Indian Talent Olympiad 2023: Application Form, Important Dates, Eligibility

Indian Talent Olympiad (ITO) is a leading Olympiad organization in India that conducts Olympiads for students of class 1 to 10. Olympiads are conducted for Science, Maths, English, GK, Computer and many other subjects and the students can apply for any or all of them. Over 35,000 awards worth Rs 5 crores are distributed among the toppers of the Indian Talent Olympiads. Interested students can find complete information related to the Indian Talent Olympiad 2023 here from this article.

Olympiads Conducted

The following 9 Olympiads are conducted by the Indian Talent Olympiad:

  • International Science Olympiad (ISO)
  • International Maths Olympiad (IMO)
  • English International Olympiad (EIO)
  • General Knowledge International Olympiad (GKIO)
  • International Computer Olympiad (ICO)
  • International Drawing Olympiad (IDO)
  • National Essay Olympiad (NESO)
  • National Social Studies Olympiad (NSSO)
  • International Spell E Olympiad (ISEO)

Indian Talent Olympiad 2023 Important Dates

The table below presents the tentative dates related to the Indian Talent Olympiad 2023:

Pre-exam Dates

ActivitiesTentative Dates
Filling of registration form, sending final student list, and payment of exam feesOctober 2023, last week
Receipt of study material by the schoolWithin 20 days of the receipt of the application form
Receipt of exam question papers and OMR answer sheets by the schoolDecember 2023, 1st week- For slot 1


January 2024, 4th week- For slot 2

Indian Talent Olympiad 2023 Exam Dates

ActivitiesTentative Dates
Slot 1Slot 2
International Science Olympiad (ISO)December 2023, 1st weekFebruary 2024, 1st week
International Maths Olympiad (IMO)December 2023, 2nd weekFebruary 2024, 1st week
English International Olympiad (EIO)December 2023, 2nd weekFebruary 2024, 1st week
General Knowledge International Olympiad (GKIO)December 2023, 2nd weekFebruary 2024, 1st week
International Computer Olympiad (ICO)December 2023, 2nd weekFebruary 2024, 1st week
International Drawing Olympiad (IDO)December 2023, 2nd weekFebruary 2024, 1st week
National Essay Olympiad (NESO)December 2023, 2nd weekFebruary 2024, 1st week
National Social Studies Olympiad (NSSO)December 2023, 2nd weekFebruary 2024, 1st week
International Spell E Olympiad (ISEO)December 2023, 2nd weekFebruary 2024, 1st week

Post-exam Dates

ActivitiesTentative Dates
Receipt of filled OMR answer sheet by the Indian Talent Olympiad OfficeDecember 2023, 3rd week- For slot 1


February 2024, 2nd week- For slot 2

Announcement of resultsFebruary 2024, last week
Receipts of Trophies, Awards, Medals and Certificates by all the participating schoolsMarch 2024, 3rd week
Receipt of scholarships and prizes by top performing studentsJune 2024, last week

Indian Talent Olympiad 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria mentioned below for Indian Talent Olympiad 2023:

Level 1 exam:

  • Students from class 1 to 10 can participate in all subjects for Olympiad exams.

Level 2 exam:

  • Top 20% of students of each class who appear for the 1st level exam will be eligible for the level 2 exam.
  • Class topper, where at least 10 students from a class appear in the exam and scores at least 50% marks, will be eligible too. In case of sections, class toppers from each section where participation in each section exceed 25 numbers will be selected.

Indian Talent Olympiad 2023 Application Form

  • The schools will have to submit the application form on the behalf of all the interested candidates.
  • But before this, the schools need to register themselves first with the Indian Talent Olympiad.
  • Applicants who wish to appear for the Olympiad(s) can register for any number of exams by submitting an application form for each exam.
  • Students can contact their respective coordinators to get the details of the Indian Talent Olympiad 2023 application process.

Application fee:

  • A registration fee of Rs. 125/- plus an exam conduct fee of Rs. 25/- need to be submitted by the students per exam.

Exam Pattern

Check out the exam pattern for the Indian Talent Olympiad 2023:

  • Mode of exam: OMR based & Computer based both
  • Duration of exam: 65 minutes
  • Medium of test: English
  • Number of questions:
    • For class 1 to 4: 35
    • For class 5 to 10: 50
  • Type of question: Multiple-choice questions
  • Total marks:
    • For class 1 to 4: 35
    • For class 5 to 10: 50
  • Marking scheme:
ClassSectionsNo. of questionsTotal marks
Class 1 to 4Section 12525
Section 21010
Class 5 to 10Section 13535
Section 21515

Level 2 exam- For Science, Mathematics, English and General Knowledge

Important Topics:

  • International Science Olympiad (ISO): Science and Logical Reasoning
  • International Maths Olympiad (IMO): Everyday Mathematics, Mathematical Reasoning and Logical Reasoning
  • English International Olympiad (EIO): Word & Structure Knowledge and Logical Reasoning
  • General Knowledge International Olympiad (GKIO): Current Affairs, General Knowledge and Logical Reasoning

Indian Talent Olympiad 2023 Result

  • The results of the Olympiads can be checked by the candidates from the official website of Indian Talent Olympiad using their roll number.
  • Other than this, the result of the various Olympiads will also be made available with the respective schools.
  • Based on the performance of the candidates in the Olympiad, ranking will be awarded to the candidates.
  • Candidates will then be selected for the scholarship award on the basis of their ranking.

Indian Talent Olympiad 2023 Awards

Scholarship will be awarded to the candidates as per the following rule:

  • National Rank 1: Rs. 100,000 for 8 Students
  • National Rank 2: Rs. 40,000 for 10 Students
  • National Rank 3: 10 students will be awarded with Laptops
  • National Rank 4: 200 students will be awarded with Tablets
  • State Rank 1 to 10: Scholarships will be awarded
  • State Rank 11 to 25: Excellence Medal Award will be awarded

Also Check:International General Knowledge Olympiad


Is there any minimum number of students that need to appear for Olympiad from one school?

At least 40 students per school should be enrolled for the application forms to be accepted. There is no limit for maximum number of students.

What syllabus is covered in the Indian Talent Olympiad?

Students have to refer to the syllabus of their specific board patterns along with the Olympiad books and previous year’s question paper sets for preparing for the Olympiad exams.

Are there any specific books which student can refer before taking an Olympiad Exam?

The students can refer to the syllabus of their respective academics (State board, CBSE, ICSE & International board). Indian Talent Olympiad provides study materials as Olympiad books which are available on study app.

If I am not happy with my result can I ask for re-evaluation?

The queries related to question papers or OMR answer sheet re-checking & marks re-evaluation will be entertained within 20 days after the result is declared. The re-checking/ re-evaluation process is chargeable at Rs. 500/- (per subject-per OMR) and is allowed for the first round only.

Is it possible to apply for the Olympiad individually?

Students whose schools are not registered with the Indian Talent Olympiad can apply for the Olympiads individually. However, the students whose schools are registered with the Indian Talent Olympiad can apply via their respective schools only.

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