In today’s world, general knowledge is becoming highly significant, which is remarkable. As a result, the SOF established the IGKO (International General Knowledge Olympiad) for students in grades 1 to 10. The IGKO Olympiad Syllabus is mandatory reading for students participating in the IGKO Olympiad. Its purpose is to stimulate students’ interest in current events and broaden their understanding.
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Since the IGKO exam mainly aims to assess candidates’ general awareness, you can expect some current events-related questions. Besides that, the IGKO Olympiad Syllabus will cover essential questions in Geography, Mathematics, History, and Science, among other subjects. General Awareness, Current Affairs, Life Skills, and the Achievers Section are the four sections of the IGKO Syllabus Class 10. Students in grades 1 to 4 and 5 to 10 have different IGKO Syllabuses for each section.
Class 1 to 10 IGKO Syllabus
The IGKO Syllabus is divided into four sections for each class, from first to tenth.
|1st section||General Awareness||Topics based on important events around the world.|
|2nd section||Current Affairs||Contains questions from recent events.|
|3rd section||Life Skills||Topics based on abilities for managing and living a better quality of life.|
|4th section||Achievers Section||Contains questions related to higher-order thinking skills.|
SOF IGKO Class 10 Syllabus
The IGKO Syllabus for Class 10 is listed below.
|General Awareness||Plants and Animals, Science and Technology, Our Body and Health, India and the World, Language, Literature and Media, Our Environment, Sports, Social Studies, Quantitative Aptitude and Logical Reasoning.|
|Life Skills||Effective Communication, Decision Making, Interpersonal Skills, Empathy, Critical Thinking, Coping with Stress, Creative Thinking, Problem-Solving, Self-Awareness, and Managing Emotions.|
|Current Affairs||Research & Development, News, Updates of new happenings from around the world. [The level of difficulty is higher than in grades 1-4].|
|Achievers Section||Higher-Order Thinking Questions from the syllabus given above.|
The Marking Scheme of IGKO Class 10
Class 1 to 4 has a different marking scheme from Classes 5 to 10. The marking structure of IGKO Class 10 is tabulated below.
- Class: 10
- Total number of questions: 50
- Total marks: 60
- Time: 1-hour
|Section||Number of Questions||Marks/Questions||Total Marks|