∗ Students of Standards III to X studying in any accredited school in India (Any Board) will be eligible to participate.
∗ The Olympiad will be held standard-wise.
∗ A candidate can register for one, two or three attempts at taking the examination.
∗ Best score out of the three attempts will be considered for ranking the student.
∗ The examination will be conducted as per the following schedule. Time Slots will be allotted to candidates on one of the dates listed for that particular attempt.
¬ Attempt I: 13th, 14th and 15th August
¬ Attempt II: 21st and 22nd August
¬ Attempt III: 28th and 29th August
∗ Class-wise reference material (Softcopy) will be provided free of cost on registration.
∗ Family members of Saevus employees or associates cannot take part in the Olympiad examination.
How to take the test
∗ On registering after payment of fees, each candidate will receive a unique ID required to be used for taking the online test.
∗ The test can be taken on a laptop/desktop or a mobile phone.
∗ The test is compatible on Google Chrome browser for laptop/desktop and Android/iOS mobile.
∗ Candidate needs to have a reliable internet connection and power backup when completing the test.
∗ Web-Cam/ Mobile camera facility is mandatory to take the test and must be enabled for the entire duration of the test.
∗ Proctoring will be used for monitoring of the candidates during the test and to ensure that no cheating/unfair practices are adopted by the candidate.
Format of the test
∗ The Olympiad will be a single round examination.
∗ The topics will cover wildlife and natural history like flora, fauna, terra, aqua along with mental ability and logical reasoning.
∗ The test will entail 50 MCQs, which for every test will be a randomised selection from a question bank.
∗ Test duration will be 45 minutes.
∗ Each question will carry 3 marks for a correct answer.
∗ There will be negative marking and 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
∗ If a question is left un-attempted, it will be awarded 0 marks.
∗ The candidate's score and timing will be shared only during the announcement of the final results.
Participation certificates (E-format) will be sent across to their registered Email ID once the candidate completes all attempts at taking the test.
∗ Standard-wise Top 10 winners will be declared.
∗ In the case of a tie of scores between two or more candidates, the following sequence will be followed:
-The candidate completing the test faster will be given a higher rank.
-In case of a tie in scores and timing, the candidate with lesser number of wrong questions (negative marking) will be given a higher rank.
- In case of a tie in all of the above, there will be a personal interview to break the tie.
-In case the management feels the need, personal interviews may be conducted before declaration of ranks.
∗ Commendable performances will be recognized with Gold, Silver and Bronze appreciation certificates.
Cash prizes / gift vouchers/Book prizes will be awarded to the winners. --