About Cyber Olympiad (ICO)

Last updated: April 2024


International Cyber Olympiad (ICO) is the world's biggest Cyber Olympiad organized by Cyber Olympiad Foundation.

The International Cyber Olympiad (ICO) is a prestigious global competition that tests the computer and technology skills of students from different parts of the world. Organized by the Cyber Olympiad Foundation, the ICO aims to promote excellence in the field of cyber & information technology and inspire the next generation of technology leaders and innovators. The competition is open to students from different age groups and educational backgrounds and is held at different levels, including school and international levels. The ICO tests the participants' knowledge of computer programming, networking, software development, cybersecurity, and other relevant topics in the field of information technology.

The International Cyber Olympiad provides an excellent opportunity for students to showcase their talents, compete with their peers on a global level, and receive recognition for their achievements. The competition also aims to foster international collaboration and exchange of knowledge and ideas among students and educators in the field of cyber and information technology.

Cyber Olympiad Overview


Full Exam Name International Cyber Olympiad
Abbreviated as ICO
Organized By Cyber Olympiad Foundation
When it is held? Annually
Exam Levels School Level
International Level
Language of Examination English
Mode of Application Offline & Online
Application Fee Rs. 150/- (Indian Students)
10 USD (International Students)
Mode of Examination Offline & Online
Exam Duration 1 Hour
Level 1 Exam Dates 28 & 30 August, 18 & 30 September, 21 & 30 October, 11 & 28 November (Schools can select their own dates also.)
Level 2 Exam Date To be announced
Mock Test Dates August, September, October etc.
Registration Deadline 31 August 2024

Eligibility Criteria of Cyber Olymiad


Cyber Olympiad Foundation has defined a eligibility criteria for International Cyber Olympiad and students must meet the eligibility criteria to participate in the International Cyber Olympiad.

The eligibility criteria is as followed:

  • Students must be enrolled in the school recognized by the CBSE/ICSE/State Boards/Other Educational Boards across the World.
  • Students from classes 1 to 10 can participate.
  • Students must submit their application before the deadline.
  • Students must pay their examination fee before the deadline.

  • Benefits of Cyber Olympiad


    • Develops critical thinking skills: The ICO challenges students to think critically and analytically while solving complex problems related to computer science and technology. This helps them to develop their problem-solving skills and enhances their ability to think logically and creatively.
    • Promotes interest in technology: The ICO exposes students to various aspects of computer science and technology, including programming, networking, cybersecurity, and more. This can foster a deeper interest in technology among students and encourage them to explore further in these areas.
    • Enhances competitiveness: The ICO is a competitive exam that allows students to measure their knowledge and skills against their peers from across the world.
    • Global exposure: The ICO provides students with an opportunity to compete with students from different countries and cultures, giving them a global exposure and broadening their perspective.
    • Recognition and Rewards: The ICO recognizes the top-performing students with trophies, medal, certificates and many more prizes, providing them with a sense of achievement and recognition for their hard work and dedication.

    • Registration Process for Cyber Olympiad


      Students can register for International Cyber Olympiad (ICO) via the following methods:

      • Students can register for International Cyber Olympiad through their respective schools (offline mode).
      • Students can register for International Cyber Olympiad through our website (online mode).

      Registration Link (For Indian Students) - Click Here

      Registration Link (For International Students) - Click Here


      Syllabus for Cyber Olympiad


      Syllabus for International Cyber Olympiad (ICO) organized by Cyber Olympiad Foundation can be found here - Click Here

      Note: Syllabus for Classes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 are available here.


      Sample Papers for Cyber Olympiad


      Sample Papers for International Cyber Olympiad (ICO) organized by Cyber Olympiad Foundation can be found here - Click Here

      Note: Sample Papers for Classes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 are available here.


      Cyber Olympiad - Result


      The result for International Cyber Olympiad 2024 will be announced by Cyber Olympiad Foundation after the completion of both the levels of examination i.e. School Level & International Level.

      The result for International Cyber Olympiad 2024 will be available on the following link - Result


      Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


      What is the olympiad?

      Olympiads are a kind of competitive exam, held across schools, to tap exceptional students with the best of potential, talent, and aptitude. Olympiads are exams that are conducted throughout the world that lets students compete with other students on a similar education level. For e.g. International Cyber Olympiad, which is organized by Cyber Olympiad Foundation.

      Is there a Cyber Olympiad?

      Yes, there is a Cyber Olympiad organized by the Cyber Olympiad Foundation. Students from more than 30 countries participate in the International Cyber Olympiad.

      What is the Cyber Olympiad?

      International Cyber Olympiad is an annual competitive exam conducted by Cyber Olympiad Foundation. Cyber Olympiad Foundation is an educational organization based in India.

      How do you qualify for the Cyber Olympiad?

      Every student from class 1 to 10 is eligible for the International Cyber Olympiad. To qualify for International Cyber Olympiad Round 2, students have to score more than or equal to 80%.

      How do I prepare for the Cyber Olympiad?

      To prepare for the Cyber Olympiad, students can download Syllabus and Sample Papers from the given links. School books are the best way to prepare for the Cyber Olympiad alongside sample papers and previous year papers.

      Who organizes the Cyber Olympiad?

      The International Cyber Olympiad is organized by the Cyber Olympiad Foundation.

      What is ICO?

      ICO is the abbreviation for International Cyber Olympiad.

      How to apply for the Cyber Olympiad?

      You can apply for the Cyber Olympiad by visiting the following links:
      Registration link for students studying in India:- Click Here
      Registration link for students studying outside India:- Click Here

      In which mode(online or offline), is the International Cyber Olympiad organized?

      Cyber Olympiad is organized in both online and offline mode. Students can opt for online or offline mode to give Cyber Olympiad.

      Which organisation conducts Cyber Olympiad?

      Cyber Olympiad Foundation conducts the International Cyber Olympiad (ICO).


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