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Iranian Biology Olympiad (IrBO)

1998
http://ysc.sampad.medu.ir/   (in Persian)

Regularly The Ministry of Education (National Center for Development of Gifted Students and Young Scholars) sends an official circulation to all schools and press throughout the country every autumn.


The National Center for Development of Gifted Students and Young Scholars, an organization in the body of the ministry of education, is the main and only organizer of 4 rounds of Iranian Biology Olympiad (IrBO) competition. The first round exam (February) includes 40-50 multiple choice questions; the second round includes 30-40 true/false questions; the third round includes many different kind of theoretical and practical questions from all biology fields. The result of the 3ed round is the selection of 8 students, who are the winners of IrBO gold medals and members of IrBO National Team. The final (4th) round is a procedure of selection of 4 national team members to represent the country in the International Biology Olympiad. The competition is country wide. All Iranian students who are studying experimental sciences in one of Iranian schools, are eligible to participate in the competition.


The test questions are made by the National Scientific Committee of IrBO. The first round includes multiple choice questions, the second round includes true/false questions, the 3rd and 4th rounds include different kinds of theoretical questions and practical works. The first round takes place in the students' town or city, the second round in the capital cities of the provinces, while the 3rd and 4th round in the country's capital city Tehran.


The National Center for Development of Gifted Students and Young Scholars organizes the training courses. University teachers, university students, biology teachers and the members of the National Committee are involved in the courses. The course for the final students does not exceed 14 days.


There are no special material developed for the students, but biology Campbel is always surveyed.


8 national gold medalists + 32 Silver and bronze medalists each year. The winners of 8 gold medals get exam-free entrance to universities.


Mainly The website of The National Center for Development of Gifted Students and Young Scholars. Local and national TV, journals, newspapers, etc. may have interviews with the winners.


Fully supported by the ministry of education.


Fully supported by the ministry of education.


Competitors should study in the branch of "experimental Science" in secondary education in the current school year.


about 20%

from Sept. 22nd to Jun. 20th.
minimum 4, maximum 4.
Coordonator

Dr. Mohammad Karamudini

The Young Scholars Club No. 8, Niloofar, Nelson Mandella (Africa) Blvd., Tehran, Iran
The Young Scholars Club (The National Center for Development of Gifted Students and Young Scholars) No. 8, Niloofar, Nelson Mandela (Africa) Blvd., Tehran, Iran

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by Mohammad Karamudini last modified Mar 26, 2019 12:53 PM