IGKO Exam Pattern

The IGKO (International General Knowledge Olympiad) conducted by Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) endeavors to develop interest in General Knowledge and current affairs. With the aim of all round development of a student in academics as well as on a personal level. It helps us to span our knowledge way out of the realms of text books and course curriculum.
The SOF IGKO is open to the students of classes 1 to 10. Participants are ranked on the basis of the marks obtained in the test. Students can judge themselves at four different levels ? the school, at city level, at state level and at international level.

International General Knowledge Olympiad (IGKO) Exam Pattern

Classes 1 to 4 and classes 5 to 10 IGKO Olympiad exam pattern differs. It is an objective test with 50 multiple-choice questions for classes 5 to 10 and 35 MCQs for classes 1 to 4. Everyone has a 60-minute time limit for the exam. Below is a description of the IGKO pattern for classes 1 to 10.

Class Section No. of Questions Marks per Question Total Marks
1st to 4th General Awareness 20 1 20
Current Affairs 5 1 5
Life Skills 5 1 5
Achievers Section 5 2 10
Grand Total 35 50
5th to 10th General Awareness 30 1 30
Current Affairs 10 1 10
Life Skills 5 1 5
Achievers Section 5 3 15
Grand Total 50 60

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