India's first online cyber Olympiad will be held on February 19. Organised by the Delhi-based Science Olympiad Foundation, the National Cyber Olympiad is meant for students of Class III to XII.
In all, 5,000 talented students from over 1,800 schools across the country are expected to participate in the LG Fifth National Cyber Olympiad for Indian schools. Testing a student's mental ability, reasoning and Information Technology, the question paper will have 30 questions for each class, with a student getting just about a minute to answer each. In its fifth term now, this year will see Indian students from Gulf, Singapore, Nepal and Andaman also participate in the online examination. This project will act as a model for corporate partnership with NGOs to deliver projects with national level impact. The examination will be held in India at the web centres of Reliance Web World, where students will take the second round of the Olympiad.