International English Language Olympiad
Hippo International English Language Olympiad (hereinafter referred to as The Olympiad) is open to Primary 1 (7 years old) to Secondary 4 (16 years old) from the whole world. Students participating in The Olympiad will take their tests at an approved venue (state school and schools that are part of the formal education system, as well as private schools.
The aim of The Olympiad is to promote the English language, challenge students around the globe to compete in English language knowledge, and to improve cooperation between teachers. The Olympiad encourages the development of a shared sense of identity and integration, serves as a role model for young people living together as one community.
The main goal is to create and nourish friendly relations, international understanding and a spirit of sporting competitiveness between young people interested in English language from all around the world.
FORMAT OF THE TEST
The Olympiad will run in three(3) rounds namely: Preliminary round, Semi-Final Round & Final round. The scheduled exam topics are as follows:
For Indian Students:
PRELIMINARY ROUND – 22 May, 2021
SEMI-FINALS ROUND – 26 June, 2021
FINALS ROUND – To be announced (in Venezia-Jesolo, Italy)*
* To be finalised
Perfect Score – Award (Full marks) – qualifies as a significant award for IJHS
Gold Award (Top 8%) – qualifies as a significant award for IJHS
Silver Award (Next 12 %)
Bronze Award (Next 20%)
Honorable Mention Certificate (Next 10%)
Certificate of Participation (Next 50%)
SEMI-FINAL ROUND – Certificate of Participation
FINAL ROUND – INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED CERTIFICATE IN ENGLISH (SCORE OF 50% MINIMUM).
MARKING and RANKING
The tests of Reading and Listening are marked by an OMR device and for that reason need to be properly filled in. Candidates are required to use a pen while completing the OMR form. An OMR sample form will be available on the website two weeks before the preliminary round of the Olympiad at the latest.
In case an OMR form is not properly filled and the OMR device cannot read it, Global Hippo Association keeps the right to disqualify the candidate if the identity of the candidate cannot be established.
In the semi-final round, the essay will be marked only if two or more candidates have the same number of points on both the reading and writing test. The ranking list for all categories as well as the names of the candidates who qualified for the final round will be available on http://www.hippo-olympiad.org.
Participants with the top marks will win a contest package to Italy. However, they must purchase their own air ticket to Italy and have an accompanying parent / teacher.
SH (SCORE OF 50% MINIMUM).
Registration are Closed Now
Contest Date: Preliminary Round: 1st Week of June, 2021
Semi – Final Round: 26 June, 2021
Last Date for Registration : 10 May, 2021
Registration Fees : Rs. 300/ – Only per participant.