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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    International Earth Science Olympiad
  • Exam Duration
    The exam will be held for 90 minutes (one and a half hours)
  • Official Website
    http://www.geosocindia.org/index.php/ieso
  • Medium of the exam
    English
  • Exam Dates
    December 2022(tentative)
Exam Dates
  • Start of Registration Process
    September 2022(tentative)
  • End of Registration Process
    November 2022(tentative)
Eligibilty Criteria

The applicants must check the IESO Eligibility Criteria before participating in the Olympiad. The minimum eligibility requirements for Indian National Earth Science Olympiad are given below:

  • The applicants must be a citizen of India.
  • The students studying in classes 9, 10, and 11 are eligible to apply for IESO.
  • Candidates must be studying from a recognized State Board, ICSE Board, CBSE Board, or International Boards.
  • The applicant should not be older than 18 years of age as of July 1st of the year of the Olympiad and must not be a university/college student while participating in IESO.
  • An applicant can only be a student of secondary/ higher secondary school.
  • A student who has already won a medal in a previous IESO is not eligible.
Syllabus

The Indian National Earth Science Olympiad exam is based on the syllabus as defined by the conducting authority. It is very important to check the IESO 2021 Syllabus before beginning the exam preparation. For the ease of the candidates, we have provided the important topics which can be asked in the IESO exam. The details of the IESO Syllabus is given below:

International Earth Science Olympiad Syllabus
Geo-sphere
• Minerals & Rocks • Tectonic Plates & Seismology
• Historical Geology • Physical Geography
Astronomy
• Observational Astronomy • Earth in Solar System
• Introduction to Solar System • Space Science
Atmosphere
• Basics & Energy of the Atmosphere • Air Pressure & Motion
• Moisture, Clouds & Precipitation • Weather System & Patterns
Hydrosphere
• Hydrography • Tide
• Current • Wave

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