„National Biology Olympiad“
- Established since: 1975
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Ph.D. Albena Jordanova
Ministry of Education and Science
blvd. Knyaz Dondukov 2A
Three rounds – School, Regional and National Rounds, which are then followed by a Selection tour for the IBO. According to National Competition Regulations, the top 120 participants selected from the Regional round compete in the National round of the olympiad. Selection tour is held among the top 10 participants from the National Olympiad to select the four students for participation in the IBO.
Circa 10 000 students.
Mainly multiple choice questions and practical exams
Two-week theory and practice at Sofia University
Lectures and textbooks (i.e. Campbell)
The laureates from the National round are admitted without exams in Universities with major in Biology, Molecular Biology, Medicine, etc.
All students between 7th and 12th grade
September - June
4 - 8 hours/week
35 - 40 classes/week
Information, letters and posters on the websites of the Ministry of Education and Science and the Regional Departments of Education
The Ministry Chief Expert on Biology education
Bulgarian local and national TV channels, newspapers, MediaBricks.bg