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Turkmenistan

Turkmen National Biology Olympiad

1995

The Ministry of education sends information (dates of exams and rounds) on December to local educational departments of regions and it is a responsibility of local departments to inform and promote their schools.


Organizer: Ministry of Education, Magtymguly Turkmen State University and Turkmen National Medical University 

Rounds: 4 rounds - School round (December),  District round (January), Province round (competition among districts) (February) and Final National round (March). Months are fixed but dates of rounds change every year. All the schools and students can participate.

The Ministry of Education decides in which city the final exam will be held each year.


Every year all rounds consist of combination of different numbers of multiple choice questions, theoretical essay writing questions, solving problems. Questions are produced buy teachers of Magtymguly Turkmen State University and Turkmen Medical University. First two rounds are held in local schools and final tour is held in different city schools each year.


There are biology clubs in many schools for preparing National Biology Olympiad. For the IBO: many schools have well established clubs for insentive preparing. The 86th Specialized high school in Chemistry and Biology, State Boarding School, Secondary School N97 Specialized in Foreign Languages of Ashgabat city, The 26th Specialized high school in Chemistry and Biology of Dashoguz city and Magtumguly State University are involved in trainings for IBO. There is an olympiad camp in june (theorical+practical).Students do the exams of previous IBOs and NBO’s of Turkmenistan and different countries and take the introductory lab course for two weeks.


University textbooks (Turkmen, Russian and English), IBO questions and NBO questions of different countries, university textbooks (Campbell, Solomon, The Life, Brooker Genetics analysis and principles, Essential Cell Biology , Mc Graw Hill Microbiology, Karp Cell and Molecular Biology, WCB Botany, Wayne Daniel Biostatistics) are available. Biology CDs, animations, test banks are available relating the syllabus of IBO.


Students are awarded medals and certificates as usual. National olympiad medalists are given priorities in university admissions. There are no monetary award in national competition but students are given some prizes like laptops, tablets, watches, phones etc…


National olympiad results are given in the newspapers every year just after the award ceremony and the newspaper is sent to all local educational departments. National TVs show the award ceremony of and result of National olympiads.


All the financial support comes from The Government of Turkmenistan.


The main organizer of National olympiads is the Ministry of Education.


National competition rules: 1.Only students of 9th, 10th and 11th grades can participate in National Olympiad 2.There can be 1 gold,2 silver,3bronze medalists for each grade in the final tour. 3.Only medalists are invited to take the final selection exam for the IBO of that year. 4.Maximum of 6 students from every region and the winners of previous olympiads are chosen for the final tour 5.10th and 11th grades can be asked questions relating the IBO topics of previous years.


IBO

Year

Name

Surname

Award

18th

2007

Nazar

Suhrab

Yagshymammedov

Gurbanov

Bronze

Bronze

19th

2008

Rovshen

Annageldi

Akmammedov

Tayyrov

Bronze

Bronze

20th

2009

Rustem

Esenov

Bronze

21st

2010

Toyly

Shagylych

Hojageldiyev

Tagangylyjov

Bronze

Bronze

23rd

2012

Nurgeldi

Guvanch

Bazarov

Charyyev

Bronze

Bronze

26th

2015

Atamyrat

Bashimov

Bronze

from September to May.
minimum 1, maximum 4.
Coordonator

Berdimyrat Yazhanov

Turkmenistan, Ashgabat city, Abadan district, Yashlar street 1 (97th school)
Secondary School N97 Specialized in Foreign Languages of Ashgabat city
by Berdimyrat Yazhanov last modified Aug 15, 2017 04:34 PM