Who can participate in International Economics Olympiad (national qualifiers)?
Students from 10th Grade to 12th Grade can participate in the IEO. It does not matter which Education Board the school is associated with provided, student has economics as a subject in the school.
Is school registration mandatory?
Yes, the school registration is important in order to participate in the competition. School registration can be done through our website by filling the necessary details. It is completely free of cost.
As a student I wish to participate in the competition but my school does not participate – what happens then?
It is better to inform the school and ask them to register for the same. Or you may contact us for an individual registration. Our steering committee will decide regarding the same.
Is competition conducted online?
Yes, the competition will be conducted online.
How many rounds are conducted before the international competition?
There are 3 rounds:
Round 1 is open for all students. It is based on multiple choice questions.
Round 2 is also an objective examination but the level of difficulty increases as compared to the first round.
Round 3 is an interview round and the final round in the selection process.
Do all students get to participate in all the 3 rounds?
Students are selected based on their performance. While all registered students attempt Round 1, for the subsequent rounds, students are selected.
Do the students have to pay for each round?
Students pay one time participation fee of Rs.300. Students need not pay separately for Round 2 and Round 3.
Is the payment to be made to school?
All the registration process has been done online on our website https://meccademia.in
You need to login and make the payment electronically.
How will the school know that my child has participated?
We send a detailed report to the School principal / coordinator of all the students participating at the end of the registration date.
Do you supply any books to prepare for the Round 1?
Students can prepare for the round 1 using their CBSE/ISC textbooks. We have also prepared some study material which is available for purchase. It is completely optional. Please write to us in case you wish to buy the book.
In how many languages do you conduct national qualifiers?
As of today we conduct in English.
Do students get certificate?
All students get digital certificate, based on the level they reach in national qualifier, which are different for each level.
Do I need to pay for the training in case I get selected in the final team?
No, you need not pay anything if you get selected in the national team.
How many students are selected in the final team?
Students with AIR 1 to AIR 5 represent India in International Economics Olympiad. Students with AIR 6 to AIR 17 represent India in World Economics Cup, China. So, a total of 17 students get a chance to represent their country in the international arena.
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