Indian Space Science Olympiad is a competition where kids will obtain knowledge purely about Indian Space Science and Astronomy.
Indian Space Science Olympiad will be conducted in two parts. After registration candidates will be provided specific date and time to attend first exam which will be conducted through webinar (Online – Students can attend exam from home or school through webcam). Eligible candidates will get selected for final offline exam and workshop.
Final exam will comprise of 3 days Offline Space Science Workshop and an exam. Students will get a lifetime experience while interacting with great Space Science Scientists and subject experts. Based on the Offline Exam, Top 3 students from each category will receive Newtonian Parabolic Mirror Telescope as prize. All other students will receive medal and certificate.
First Round- Qualifying exam (ONLINE)
This is an online exam where candidate and facilitator will be connected through webinar. Once connected, the facilitator will share question paper and candidate will read the questions and its options and orally tell the correct option to the examiner. The examiner will save the answer in the exam portal. Candidates will be asked 30 multiple choice questions based on Syllabus (Space Science and related topics). The total allowed time for ISSO exam is 10 minutes. There will be negative marking for each wrong answer.
Second Round- Final exam (OFFLINE)
A three days offline workshop will be conducted by subject experts for eligible candidates at Kochi, Kerala. Final exam will be based on syllabus as well as on this workshop.