SOF International Commerce Olympiad 2020-2021 – SOF ICO 2020-21 has been cancelled due to COVID-19. Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) conducts the International Commerce Olympiad (ICO). Students of class 11 and 12 from any stream are eligible to apply for SOF ICO 2020 exam. Interested candidates have to register themselves for participating in the SOF ICO exam. Continue to scroll to read complete details related to SOF ICO 2020-21.
Latest: SOF ICO 2020-21 will not be held this year. It has been cancelled due to Coronavirus pandemic.
SOF International Commerce Olympiad (ICO) 2020-2021
The exam is being launched in partnership with The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, a statutory body under an Act of Parliament, under the administrative control of The Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi. Candidates can check the important dates for the International Commerce Olympiad (ICO) 2020-21 from below.
SOF ICO 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must check the criteria for applying to the SOF ICO 2021 exam from below.
- Students of class 11 and class 12 can apply.
- Candidates from any stream like Humanities, Science, Commerce or Arts are eligible to apply.
How to apply for SOF ICO 2020?
Registration of Students: The prospectus will be sent to the registered schools with SOF. The prospectus will contain the registration form. Candidates have to fill the same and submit it back to the school. The roll numbers will be generated by the teachers as per the guidelines given. A copy of these roll numbers along with the Students’ Registration Sheet (SRS) and School Registration Form (SRF) should be sent to the Foundation’s office before the due date of submission of forms.
SOF ICO 2020 Registration Fees :
Schools in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan & Nepal pay to SOF a registration fee of Rs 125* (including GST) per student / Olympiad towards cost of examination. Schools may charge an additional Rs 25** per student towards honorarium of incharge, remuneration to teachers to teach and guide, and for other expenses. No fee is payable for students suﬀering from any major physical disability, or an Indian student whose parent was martyred during defence operations.
*US$9 for other countries
**US$1 for other countries
SOF ICO 2020 Admit Card
Admit cards for the ICO exam will be released on the official website. Candidates can download from the website or from the link that will be provided on this page also for downloading the SOF ICO hall ticket. The admit cards will also be couriered and emailed to the respective schools. Candidates have to bring them on the day of the examination as entry without it will be restricted. The test is organized in the respective schools of the participants during school hours. The admit card will contain the details like candidate’s roll number, name , exam center and date of the examination.
SOF ICO 2020 Exam Pattern
Students apearing for the exam can check the exam pattern and prepare accordingly. Read from below.
- Type of Questions – Objective (Multiple choice questions)
- Duration of the Exam – One hour (60 minutes)
- Mode of Language – English
- Sections – The question paper consists of four sections:
Section-2: Business Studies
Section-4: Achievers Section
- There are separate question papers for each class.
- CBSE, ICSE/ISC and State Board syllabi are followed for setting the test papers.
- The exam is conducted during school hours.
The question paper consists of –
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SOF ICO 2020 Answer Key
After the commencement of the exam the organizing body will release the answer key of the paper. Answer key will help the student to know about the correct answers of the questions asked in the exam. Answer key will be released on the official website or the direct link to check for the same will also be updated on this page after the release of it.
SOF ICO 2020 Result
After the successful conduction of the exam the organising body will release the result of the exam. The result will be release in the online mode. Students will be able to check the SOF ICO result 2020 from the official website or the result can be checked from this page also. Candidates will be required the roll number to access the result. Candidate has to enter the roll number in this format School code – Class – Section – Roll number.
Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) is an Educational Organisation popular for conduction of the academic competition and assisting development of competitive spirit among school children. SOF was established with the aim of promoting Science, Mathematics , Computers Education, English and General Knowledge and professional courses. The foundation conducts various olympiads like SOF National Cyber Olympiad, SOF National Science Olympiad, SOF International Mathematics Olympiad, SOF International English Olympiad, SOF International Commerce Olympiad, SOF International General Knowledge Olympiad.
Frequently Asked Questions
Ans. SOF does not encourage individual participation. Students have to register through their schools only.
Ans. You can request your school authority to send your relevant details and fee immediately to us. We will accept it if it reaches us before the last date of registration (usually 30 days before the exam).
Ans. Results of Olympiads are declared within 8 weeks of the last date of examination. The results are sent to the schools concerned. The results are also made available on our website.
Ans. Please request your Principal / Commerce Teacher to inform us about the non-receipt of the above. We will send duplicate copies to your school as soon as we hear from them.
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