IPhO 2020- In recognition of the growing significance of physics in all fields of science and technology, and in the general education of young people, and with the aim of enhancing the development of international contacts in the field of school education in physics, an annual physics competition has been organized for secondary school students. This preparatory work tends to go on until the early hours. Consequently, the students must be kept separate from the Leaders for the duration of the Olympiad, and two separate programs need to be prepared. The structure of the program is based on the international standards for 51st IPhO 2020.
Latest: The examination has been postponed. Scroll down to check the details.
IPhO 2020 – International Physics Olympiad
The offering is rounded off by a program of supplementary events, which provides ample opportunity for networking and cultural exchange and for the host countries to present themselves. The IPhO is held in a different country each year. The event is organized by the Portuguese Physical Society, on behalf of the Portuguese Ministry of Education. The IPhO 2020 is supported by the Government of Portugal and by public and private partners.
|Confirmation of country participation until||20 Jan 2020|
|Beginning of delegation registration on||01 Feb 2020|
|Last day for submission of delegation size||01 Apr 2020|
|Last day for submission of details about all delegation members||15 May 2020|
|Payments of participation fee by bank transfer must be completed until||15 Jun 2020|
|Deadline for online registration of all flight details||30 Jun 2020|
IPhO 2020 Important Announcement
After serious consideration and communication between the 51st IPhO Organizing Committee, the 51st IPhO Steering Committee, and the IPhO President, it has been decided to POSTPONE THE 51st IPHO TO 2021 TO BE HELD IN VILNIUS, LITHUANIA.
Please be informed that IPhO President, Prof. Rajdeep Singh Rawat, worked with all future IPhO organizers for years 2021 to 2028 has obtained the kind consent and agreement to shift the organization of IPhO in their countries by one year each. We thank all Future IPhO Organizers and IPhO Secretariat to kindly agreeing to our request to postpone the organization of 51st IPhO to 2021.
We want to assure you that all the involved parties did serious and diligent discussion to find out the best solution and that is why it took so long. We took note of very important global events that were postponed or cancelled this year such as the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan or Eurovision song contest. We asked all the team leaders to participate in the survey about the 51st IPhO and our findings confirm our opinions that a physical IPhO this year is impossible and a high number of the respondents do not believe in the fairness or feasibility of the online competition. We look forward to seeing and welcoming you in Lithuania in 2021 for 51st IPhO.
Application Form for 51st IPHO 2020
International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) 2020 exam date has not been announced yet. A direct link to fill the application form for 51st IPhO will be provided here as per the official announcement.
An email will be sent for the invitation letter to all of the country leaders to fill pre-registration form.
The participation fees cover the hospitality expenses of the delegations (food, accommodation, excursions, and IPhO transports)
- Students: EUR 500
- Leader: EUR 500 per participant
- Observer: EUR 1800
- Visitor: EUR 2000
- A few single rooms will be available on request for an additional fee of EUR 750 per person
- Late (or delegation size change) fee – 100 Eur
Late fee will be charged for those delegations that will change their delegation size after April 1st. It can be reduced or waived only when changes are made until May 1st and the reason of changes is explained with an official letter from National institution that sends the team to IPhO.
IPhO 2020 Payment Method
Participation fee preferably should be paid by bank transfer. All bank transfers must be completed until June 15th. It will be also possible to pay this fee by cash during the Olympiad if a written note is sent before June 15th.Please note that all banking charges and commissions are to be borne by the participating delegations (please use OUR payment instructions to cover all the transfer fees).
Details of IPhO 2020 bank account:Beneficiary: Lithuanian Centre of Non-formal Youth EducationBank Name: AB SEB bankasAccount Number (IBAN): LT56 7044 0600 0831 8974SWIFT code/BIC: CBVILT2XXXXAddress: Gedimino pr. 12 Vilnius, LietuvaPlease indicate “IPhO2020 + name of country” in your payment
IPhO 2020 Programmes
Leaders and Observers as well as Students
IPhO 2020 Result
The result of the 51st International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) 2020 will be published by the officials. The result will be released after the successful completion of the examination. The result will be released in the PDF form. Candidates can check their result by searching their names in the provided list.
Questions & Answer Keys (2017)
Candidates can check the questions, answer keys & solution from the links provided below.
|Questions||Answer Sheet||Solutions/Marking Scheme|
|Experimental Exams (General Instructions)|
|Question 1 (E1)||Check Here||Check Here|
|Question 2 (E2)||Check Here||Check Here|
|Theory Exams (General Instructions)|
|Question 1 (T1)||Check Here||Check Here|
|Question 2 (T2)||Check Here||Check Here|
|Question 3 (T3)||Check Here||Check Here|
Questions and Model Answers 2016
|T1 Solutions||T2 Questions
|T2 Solutions||T3 Questions
Official Website: www.ipho2020.pt.
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