Encouraging children to understand the true value of our bio-diversity and natural capital, the SAEVUS ECO ACHIEVERS programmes are a pursuit of excellence that is about science, geography, general knowledge, mental ability and a whole lot of green fun and challenge. Students from all accredited Boards like CBSE, ICSE, IB and State boards can enrol for these programmes.The programmes encourage the children to think, question, assimilate and develop a sense of responsibility towards the planet. Meritorious students are rewarded with prizes, medals, trophies and media coverage.
∗ 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. --