National Testing Agency (NTA) is going to conduct the Assam Olympiad 2021 on March 21, 2021. Registrations for the state-level examination began on February 16, 2021, and the last date to register is today i.e., Feb 25, 2021. Interested candidates can register for the examination on the official website i.e., ao.nta.ac.in. Assam Olympiad 2021 is conducted to encourage students who have an inclination towards subjects like Science and Mathematics.
Assam Olympiad 2021 is scheduled to be conducted on March 21, 2021. Registration for the same is scheduled to end today i.e., February 25, 2021. Subsequently, authorities shall be providing the online correction facility to rectify any errors made in the application form. Candidates can avail this correction facility from February 26 to 28, 2021. NTA is scheduled to release the exam admit cards on the official website ao.nta.ac.in on March 5, 2021.
The state-level Olympiad examination is going to be conducted in offline mode through pen-and-paper format. Candidates are required to mark their answers in the OMR sheet. The examination, scheduled across 145 cities in Assam, shall be of 3 hours duration. The question paper shall comprise 60 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) for a total of 120 marks i.e., each question shall be allotted 2 marks.
The question paper is divided into two sections – Mathematics and Science sections, each comprising of 30 questions. The Assam Olympiad 2021 shall be conducted for students of Classes 6-12. The Science section for standards 11 and 12 shall comprise of three sub-sections – Physics, Biology and Chemistry. The question paper shall be displayed in multiple languages such as Assamese, Bengali, Bodo and English. Students can opt for any one of the languages as per their preference.
Assam Olympiad 2021 is scheduled to take place on March 21, 2021, in two sessions. The first session shall be conducted from 8:30 am to 11:30 am for classes 6, 7, 8 and 9. The second session shall be organised from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm for classes 10, 11 and 12. Authorities are yet to announce the date for displaying the recorded responses as well as provisional answer keys. They are also yet to disclose the date for declaring the results on the official website ao.nta.ac.in.
The state-level examination is conducted every year to assess the aptitude and efficiency of candidates in the two subjects – Science and Mathematics. Therefore, there is no provision of reservation in the exam. However, candidates are still asked to specify their category i.e., SC, ST, OBC, EWS, PwD during the application process. Authorities require this data for research purposes. However, PwD candidates are given extra time or scribe facility, as per the guidelines specified by the government.