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Green Olympiad 2019 – The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

Green Olympiad

Green Olympiad 2019 – The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

About Green Olympiad 2019 – The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

 

GREEN Olympiad is an annual written examination on environment initiated by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in 1999. The exam is conducted by Environment Education & Awareness Area (EEA) of TERI and attracts participation from school students across India and abroad.

 

The examination is open only for schools affiliated to recognized education boards and educational trusts. Students enrolled in such schools from grades IV to X can appear in this examination.

 

India’s Premier Examination on Environment and Sustainable Development

 

Vision : Establish an environment conscious cadre of school community.

 

Introduction

 

TERI proactively engages with school community through ESD (Education for Sustainable Development) programs. These education and empowerment initiatives seek an active engagement and interaction between the youth and sustainability experts.

 

In order to instill a choice for sustainability driven pathways in students TERI aims to facilitate awareness about contemporary environment concerns. GREEN Olympiad is a step in this direction. It inspires school fraternity to adopt various aspects of ‘environment and sustainable development’. Being TERI’s flagship initiative, GREEN Olympiad is conducted annually since 1999 and reaches out to over 2000 schools with participation of approximately 200,000 students every year from classes 4 -10 in India and abroad. GREEN Olympiad covers a range of topics like water, energy, air, forest, biodiversity, climate, global warming, sustainable development, culture and current affairs pertaining to environment.

 

Salient features

 

* GREEN Olympiad closely addresses the ‘Goal 4 – Target 7′ (SDG 4.7) which states, ‘ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’.

 

* GREEN Olympiad is a written examination. It comprises of multiple choice questions that test students’ knowledge, application and analytical skills; and simultaneously spreads awareness on various topics related to environment.

 

* Winners at global, country, state levels and top performing schools win cash awards, mementos and special discounts on TERI publications, products and services. Moreover, all participants and coordinating teachers receive certificates.

 

* It has a dedicated websitewww.teriin.org/olympiad elucidating its features, history, pattern, sample papers, contact information, partners, and other relevant information.

 

Geographical spread

 

GREEN Olympiad is India’s first international environment examination held annually in India, Nepal, Singapore, Kenya, Indonesia, Iran, Bhutan, Sultanate of Oman, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of Bahrain, Fiji, Bahamas, Russia, and Mexico D.F. TERI has coordinators in most of the countries to enhance school outreach.

 

Registration Details

 

Students from Classes IV-X from schools affiliated to recognized education boards can participate A school can nominate any number of students.

 

Examination Dates : September 18, 2019 and October 16, 2019

 

Registration deadline : 31 July 2019

 

Examination at three levels

 

Level 1: For Classes IV – V
Level 2: For Classes VI-VIII
Level 3: For Classes IX – X

 

For more information, contact,

 

Environment Education & Awareness Area, TERI
6C, Darbari Seth Block, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road,
New Delhi- 110003; Phone no.: 011-24682100
Email id: go@teri.res.in

Website: www.tertin.org/olympiad

 

For more details please refer Olympiad Publisher 

 

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