SilverZone International Informatics Olympiad

The International Informatics Olympiad conducted by the SilverZone Foundation aims to assess the knowledge and proficiency of the students in the field of Computer Science and then offer them with awards accordingly. The 2023 Olympiad is expected to b held in the month of November and December. Interested students can apply for this test via their school. Application form and prospectus will be sent by the Foundation to the schools only and not to individual candidates. In this article, complete details about the SilverZone International Informatics Olympiad 2023 have been provided.

SilverZone International Informatics Olympiad 2023 Important Dates

Check out the tentative dates related to the SilverZone International Informatics Olympiad 2023:

Events Tentative Dates
Release of application form 1st week of March 2023
Last date for application form submission Last week of August 2023
Issue of roll number 2nd week of September 2023
Date of exam 1st week of November 2023

2nd week of December 2023

Declaration of result February 2023/ March 2024

Eligibility Criteria for SilverZone International Informatics Olympiad 2023

Students of class 1 to 12 are eligible to apply for SilverZone International Informatics Olympiad 2023.

SilverZone International Informatics Olympiad 2023 Application Form

  • The interested candidates can obtain the application form for the Olympiad from their school.
  • In the application form, basic personal and academic details of the students will be asked.
  • The students should fill the form completely without any error and submit it back to the school.
  • No direct applications to the SilverZone Foundation should be sent by the candidates and must be routed through their school.
  • A roll number/ admit card will be assigned to the candidates who apply successfully for the exam.

SilverZone International Informatics Olympiad 2023 Exam Pattern

The basic overview of the SilverZone iiO exam pattern is provided below:

  • Mode of exam: Both online and offline
  • Duration of exam: 40 minutes
  • Medium of test: English
  • Number of questions:
    • For Classes 1 & 2: 25
    • For Classes 3 to 5: 30
    • For Classes 6 to 8: 35
    • For Classes 9 to 12: 40
  • Type of questions: Objective type
  • Total marks: 100
  • Negative marking: There is no negative marking.

For Classes 1 & 2:

Topics No. of questions Total marks
Computer Science 15 45
Reasoning & Aptitude 5 25
Scholar’s Zone 5 30
Total 25 100

For Classes 3 to 5:

Topics No. of questions Total marks
Computer Science 14 28
Reasoning & Aptitude 8 32
Scholar’s Zone 8 40
Total 30 100

For Classes 6 to 8:

Topics No. of questions Total marks
Computer Science 20 40
Reasoning & Aptitude 7 28
Scholar’s Zone 8 32
Total 35 100

For Classes 9 & 10:

Topics No. of questions Total marks
Computer Science 20 40
Reasoning & Aptitude 10 25
Scholar’s Zone 10 35
Total 40 100

For Classes 11 & 12:

Topics No. of questions Total marks
Computer Fundamentals 15 30
Programming Language 15 45
Reasoning and Aptitude 10 25
Total 40 100

SilverZone International Informatics Olympiad 2023 Syllabus

The syllabus for iiO Computer Science section for different classes is provided below:

  • Class 1: Introduction of computer, Main Parts of Computers, Uses of computer, Introduction to Keyboard and Mouse, Starting and Shutting down Computer, Tips to Take Care of Computer and Introduction to MS Paint
  • Class 2: Types of computer Parts of computer, Working of computer, Keyboard and mouse usage, Uses of computer in our world, Introduction to notepad, Drawing in MS-Paint and Starting WordPad
  • Class 3: Introduction to hardware and Software, Introduction to Windows 10, Working with MS-Paint, Introduction to MS-Word 2016, More on word pad, Introduction to Internet, More on Notepad and Starting Word pad
  • Class 4: History of computer, Input and Output Devices, Memory and Storage Devices, More on Windows 10, Software Classification, Formatting in MS Word 2016, Introduction to MS-PowerPoint 2016 and Application of Internet
  • Class 5: Generation of computer, More on Windows 10, Tables in MS-Word 2016, Introduction to MS-Excel 2016, More on PowerPoint 2016 and Internet and E-mail
  • Class 6: Computer Languages, Algorithm and flow chart, Mail merge, Formatting data in excel, Formula and Calculation in Excel and Internet
  • Class 7: Basic of Operating System, Introduction to Number System, Advance features of Excel, Computer Viruses and Internet
  • Class 8: Some advance technologies in computer, Introduction to HTML 5, Basic of Html 5, Introduction to CSS 3, Introduction to computer network and Data Representation and Number System
  • Class 9: Basics of Information Technology, Operating System, Html 5, More on Networking and Internet, CSS 3, Cyber Safety and Python or ICT
  • Class 10: More on Computer Network, Html 5, CSS 3, Python and Cyber Ethics or ICT

SilverZone International Informatics Olympiad 2023 Result

  • The result of the Olympiad will be declared tentatively in the month of February or March 2024.
  • Students who appeared for the test can check the result from their school or from the SilverZone website
  • Every student who appears in this Olympiad will be provided with a Chapter wise Performance Analysis Report which is a detailed analysis of how the student attempted the exam.

SilverZone International Informatics Olympiad 2023 Awards

Each winner will be entitled to one award for an exam. The winners will be entitled to the higher level award only. The awards will be given as per the following rule:

Rank Award
1st Cash Prize of Rs. 10,000/- along with a winner’s Trophy
2nd Cash Prize of Rs. 7,500/- along with a winner’s Trophy
3rd Cash Prize of Rs. 5,000/- along with a winner’s Trophy
4th to 10th Exciting prize
11th to 500th Topper achievement certificate
1st, 2nd & 3rd zonal toppers Medals of Excellence
1st, 2nd & 3rd school toppers Medals of Excellence, provided the topper obtains at least 50% marks
All Participation Certificate


If my school is not registered with SilverZone Foundation, can I still apply for the Olympiad?

The schools not registered with the Foundation may also request the prospectus by sending an email at [email protected] or by calling on 011-40534089, 40113407. So yes you can apply for the Olympiad if your school requests for the prospectus from the Foundation.

Where will the Olympiad examination be conducted?

The venue of the offline examination will be school only. For online examination it may be conducted in the computer lab or from home using PC/ laptop/ tab/ mobile with an internet connection and a web cam.

Can I submit my application form directly to the SilverZone Foundation?

No direct applications will be entertained. The candidates must route their applications through their respective schools only.

Is it possible for my school to become a registered center for by SilverZone iiO?

Any school can become a registered centre for the International Informatics Olympiad (iiO). No fee is required for the same. Only for feasibility reason, a minimum of 20 students need to be registered for the O, from the school.

Whom should I contact in case of any query?

Any clarification regarding rules, exam pattern, etc, may be sought from the SilverZone Foundation through phone call at 011 40534089/ 40113407 or email at [email protected].

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