International Company Secretaries Olympiad (ICSO)

The Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) organise International Company Secretaries Olympiad (ICSO) exam in partnership with the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. ICSO exam was started for the promotion of subjects like Science, General Knowledge and Professional courses.

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ICSO Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualifications

  • All students belonging to Classes 11 and 12 from Commerce, Science and Humanities stream are eligible to appear for the International Company Secretaries Olympiad (ICSO).
  • The foundation does not have any other eligibility criteria like minimum marks for the exam.

Registration

  • The SOF ICSO can be given by students of classes 11 and 12.
  • The prospectus that includes the registration forms are sent to all schools registered with SOF as per the scheduled time.
  • Schools that are not registered with the foundation can also request for a prospectus by sending across an email at info@sofworld.org/ or by making a phone call. The respective schools need to return the registration forms to SOF.
  • The coordinating teacher of the school generates your roll number.

Application Fee

  • For registration, there is a charge of Rs 125 (US$9 per student for International schools), including 18% GST, for the examination and that amount is payable if you belong to a school in India, Nepal, Bangladesh or Bhutan.
  • Exceptions are made, if you are suffering from any major physical disabilities or if your parent was martyred during defence operations.

About ICSO Olympiad Exam

The Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) organise International Company Secretaries Olympiad (ICSO) exam in partnership with the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. ICSO exam was started for the promotion of subjects like Science, General Knowledge and Professional courses. The candidate of class 11 and 12 are only eligible to apply for this Olympiad. Candidate from any stream can apply i.e. whether science or commerce etc. This exam has a motive of making students understand their aptitude and potential and likewise make choice of choosing career. For participating in ICSO the candidate have to register and fill out the application form. Other details are:

  • The toppers of the Olympiad programme will be provided with cash prize, Medals, and Merit certificate
  • Every participating student of the SFO is eligible to get a Student Performance

             Report (SPR) which will eventually help candidate to analyse their performance

  • The ranking of ICSO exam is according to the marks obtained
  • The ICSO sample paper are designed by the expert to make students familiar with exam pattern, syllabus, topics and the marking scheme
  • The school must be registered with science Olympiad
  • The state and International percentile score are also provided along with the topic wise score and performance of the student

ICSO Exam Pattern

  • It a single level exam and comprises of objective type MCQS
  • ICSO consists of 50 questions and the duration of the exam is 60 minutes
  • The language of the ICSO is English
  • There will be separate paper for each class
  • ICSO Answer keys will help students calculating their probable score i.e. students can calculate their marks by comparing their marked answer with right answers marked in the ICSO Answer key
  • Below are the topics of the ICSO exam and their respective questions and marks of each topic:

Topics

Questions

Marks

Quantitative Analysis

15

15

Economics

10

10

Business studies

10

10

Accountancy

10

10

Achievers section

5

15

Total

50

60