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VedSam National GK Olympiad 2024

'VedSam National GK Olympiad 2024' promises to be India's biggest General Knowledge competition. We are looking at over 1 Lakh participants from around the country participating in the competition to win recognition and rewards.

Registration Start Date

12 June 2024

Registration End Date

15 November 2024

Date of Exam (Stage 1)

24 November 2024

Date of Exam (Stage 2)

05 January 2025

Mode of Exam (Stage 1)

Online (Not Monitored)

Mode of Exam (Stage 2)

Online (Monitored)

Registration Fee

Rs. 300

Register for National GK Olympiad 2024

  • National GK Olympiad 2024 Registration

    300₹
    Valid for 12 months
    • Registration to Phase 1 of the National GK Olympiad 2024
    • Access to GK Question Bank on VedSam for One Year
    • Access to Practice Quizzes on VedSam for One Year
    • Access to Exclusive Content on VedSam for One Year
    • Access to Discounts and Promotions on VedSam for One Year

For any questions or clarifications, kindly write to us at vedsamworld@gmail.com 

Groups

Different Groups For Students to Register for the Olympiad

Group 1

Group 2

Group 3

Group 4

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Grades 2 - 3 - 4

Grades 5 - 6 - 7

Grades 8 - 9 - 10

Grades 11 - 12

 

Awards

Details of rewards for top rankers in VedSam National GK Olympiad 2024

The biggest reward for a student will be the PRESTIGE and HONOUR they will earn through the RANK they will obtain in the competition by showcasing their knowledge and ability.

However, in addition to the above, we have introduced some additional incentives for the students to encourage them to try a bit harder. Please consider these additional rewards as an icing on the cake and a gift from us for your hardwork. Given below are the details of various additional rewards that will be given to top-rankers in all groups.

Biggest Reward

Nationwide recognition on VedSam website, Social Media, promotions as National Champion

First Prize ( 1 )

 

Worth:  Rs. 1,50,000

 

Prize Inclusions:

 

Scholarship

Laptop

VedSam Course Vouchers

Books

Fourth Prize  ( 2 )

 

Worth:  Rs. 40,000

Prize Inclusions:

Scholarship

VedSam Course Vouchers

Books

Second Prize  ( )

 

Worth:  Rs. 1,00,000

Prize Inclusions:

Scholarship

Tablet

VedSam Course Vouchers

Books

Fifth Prize  ( 2 )

 

Worth:  Rs. 20,000

Prize Inclusions:

Scholarship

VedSam Course Vouchers

Books

Third Prize  ( 1 )

 

Worth:  Rs. 70,000

Prize Inclusions:

Scholarship

Mobile

VedSam Course Vouchers

Books

Sixth Prize  ( 4 )

 

Worth:  Rs. 10,000

Prize Inclusions:

Scholarship

VedSam Course Vouchers

Books

Seventh Prize  ( 5 )

 

Worth:  Rs. 4,000

Prize Inclusions:

VedSam Course Vouchers

Books

Eighth Prize  ( 14 )

 

Worth:  Rs. 2,000

Prize Inclusions:

VedSam Course Vouchers

Books

Other Rewards

  • Gift Vouchers and Discount Certificates for all participants

  • Other Rewards from Sponsors and Partner Organisations

Syllabus

Syllabus for VedSam National Inter-School GK Championship 

Current Affairs

- Politics - India
- Politics - International
- Events - India
- Events - International

Who's Who

- People in Important Positions
- Famous Indians
- Famous International Personalities

Geography

- Countries and Capitals
- Indian States and Capitals
- Famous Indian Monuments
- Famous International Monuments
- Environment and its Conservation

- Famous Geographical Features

(Oceans, Rivers, Mountains, Continents, Deserts, Lakes, etc.)

Sports

- Famous Indian Sportspersons
- Famous International Sportspersons
- Olympics
- Asian Games
- Commonwealth Games
- Cricket World Cups
- Famous Cricket Matches
- Famous Tournaments

Literature

- Famous Indian Writers
- Famous International Writers
- Famous Indian Books
- Famous International Books

Society and Culture

- Founders of Religions
- Important Religious Books
- Important Religious Places

Science and Technology

- Inventions & Discoveries
- Famous Scientists
- Astronomy
- Animal Kingdom
- Plant Kingdom
- Basic Concepts of Physics
- Basic Concepts of Chemistry
- Transport and Communication
- Our Body and Health

History

- Ancient Indian History
- Medieval Indian History
- British Rule in India
- Independent India

Ranking Criteria

Ranking System for VedSam National GK Olympiad 2024

Rule 1

Ranks will be based on performance only in Stage 2.

Rule 2 

The quizzer who will get more marks overall will get a higher rank.

Rule 3 

In case of equal Overall Marks, the quizzer with more marks in the Scholars' Section will get a higher rank.

Rule 4

In case of equal Overall Marks and equal marks in Scholars' Section, the quizzer who will take lesser time overall will get a higher rank.

Rule 5

In case of equal Overall Marks, equal marks in Scholars' Section, and equal time taken overall, the quizzer with lesser time in the Scholars' Section will get a higher rank.

Rule 6

In case of equal Overall Marks, equal marks in Scholars' Section, equal time taken overall, and equal time taken in Scholars' Section, the younger student will get a higher rank.

Marking

Marking System for VedSam National GK Olympiad 2024

Every question in Section 1 will give 10 points for correct answer

Every question in Scholars' Section will give 20 points for correct answer

Every wrong answer in Section 1 will result in deduction of 2.5 points

Every wrong answer in Scholars' Section will result in deduction of 5 points

In Group 1, student from Grade 2 will get 10% marks extra

In Group 1, student from Grade 3 will get 5% marks extra

In Group 2, student from Grade 5 will get 10% marks extra

In Group 2, student from Grade 6 will get 5% marks extra

In Group 3, student from Grade 8 will get 10% marks extra

In Group 3, student from Grade 9 will get 5% marks extra

In Group 4, student from Grade 11 will get 5% marks extra

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

​What is the last date of registration for the Olympiad?

You can register for the competition at any time before 15th November 2024. However, the earlier you register, the more time will you have to prepare by going through various quizzes and preparation material given on our website.

What is the eligibility to appear in the Olympiad?


This is an OPEN competition for students and, therefore, anyone can participate in the competition as long as they register in their own group. For details of the different groups created for students, please click here.

How will anyone benefit by participating in the Olympiad?

 

The Scholarships and other prizes are additional incentives for students and top performers. The real value for the students lies in the RANK they will obtain in the competition. The RANK will be the PRESTIGE and HONOUR they will earn for their knowledge and ability.

What prizes will be awarded to top performers in the Olympiad?

While the main reward for the Olympiad is PRESTIGE and HONOUR through the RANK one will gain, we have introduced some incentives for the students to try a bit harder. There will be Scholarships, Laptops, Tablets, Smartphones, Books, VedSam Course Vouchers, Other Gift Vouchers, and other rewards by sponsors and advertisers

Is it necessary to register for the Olympiad through one's school?

 

No. Since it is an open competition, any student from any school around the country can participate in the Olympiad by registering directly on our website.

What is the syllabus for the exam?

 

Click here to access the syllabus for the exam.

What kind of Questions would be given in the exam?


All the questions will be in the form of MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) with four choices available to select the answer from for every question. The questions will be related to the topics given here.

What is the criteria for ranking in the championship?

 

Click here to know about the criteria for Ranking.

When will the result of the exam be declared?

 

The result for the first phase will be declared by 10th December 2024. The result for the second phase will be declared by 05th February 2025. However, these dates are tentative and subject to change depending on workload and unforeseen circumstances.

Do I have to regularly visit your website for the latest updates on the exam?

 

All the important updates regarding the championship will be made available on our website www.VedSam.in. The same will be posted on VedSam's YouTube Channel and on VedSam's Instagram page

Are there any special books which the participants should refer to for the exam?

 

There is no need to buy any specific book to prepare for the exam. All the relevant questions and answers are available on our website and our YouTube Channel. You can simply watch all the videos and prepare yourself.

However, in case of students looking to prepare from printed material, we have also compiled a list of recommended books that you can buy from our website.

What are the Terms and Conditions (T&Cs) governing the championship?

Click here for the detailed Terms and Conditions of participation in the championship.

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