Appear for IEO

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Registration of Students

Students from classes 1st to 12th are eligible to appear for the exam. The application forms for the exam are distributed to schools and students along with the information booklet all over India and abroad.

The school's coordinating teacher, for registration purpose has to generate roll calls. How to generate them is mentioned in the guidelines. These roll calls are to be sent to the Foundation office in stipulated time period along with the students'registration and school registration sheet.

After receiving the roll calls and registration sheets, the foundation will register your school and the students. Thenafter the question papers and guidelines for conducting the examination will be sent to the schools. The school can also register itself to be a centre for NSO. No fee is required from the institution to become a registered examination Centre.

Minimum participation of 50 students is necessary from each school for feasibility reasons. Registration for the exam is possible only through schools. No individual registration by the student is accepted.


A nominal participation fee is charged from each student. Part of the fees is retained by the school to cover its expenses as exam centre. The minute details regarding the fees/mode of payment etc. Is printed in the School Registration Forms sent to schools, which has to be used.

SThe medium of the test is English. CBSE, ICSE/ISC and State Board syllabus is followed for setting the test papers.

Marking Scheme

The question paper consists of Multiple Choice questions, each of one mark. No marks are deducted for incorrect answers.

In case of a tie, the following preference with respect to the marking will be followed:

First, Section I: Word and Structure Knowledge then, Section II: Reading and finally, Section III: Spoken and Written Expression.


Any clarification regarding rules, format/pattern of the paper, etc. may be sought from the National Coordinator through e-mail/fax/phone-call at

Telefax: 0124 − 4951200, 09312680857

Address: Plot No 99, Sector 44, Gurgaon-122003

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