The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, India in collaboration with the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), South Asia Office in New Delhi is organizing the Science Olympiad 2010 for the South Asian Countries. The purpose of the Science Olympiad is to search for and motivate the science talent in all SAARC countries.

This will be conducted on a two-tier level, initially on the basis of an objective test with huge participation, followed by limited participation by the toppers of the first test. Hereafter, this Olympiad will be called as IGNOU-UNESCO SCIENCE OLYMPIAD 2010.You have a golden opportunity to take part in a science contest to prove your capability in science and give yourself a value addition by certification by internationally renowned institutions. We are sure that your participation will give you rich dividends and will also help mapping the science potential of all SAARC countries.We welcome you to participate !!