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About the Indian Computing Olympiad
The Indian Computing Olympiad is a nationwide competition organized annually by IARCS. The goal of the competition is to identify school students with outstanding skills in algorithms and computer programming.
The Indian Computing Olympiad is open to all school students across the country, from any school board. Any student registered in school upto class 12 during the current academic year is eligible. There is no lower age limit for participation.
The Indian Computing Olympiad is used to select the team of four students to represent India at the International Olympiad for Informatics (IOI). IOI is one of the twelve international Science Olympiads held annually. Other prominent Science Olympiads include Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Astronomy.
The first round of the Indian Computing Olympiad is in two parts.
The second round, the Indian National Olympiad in Informatics (INOI) involves programming. INOI-2017 will place on Sunday, 8 January, 2017.
Approximately 30 students are selected from INOI for the IOI Training Camp (IOITC). IOITC-2017 will be held during May-June, 2017.
IOI-2017 will take place in Tehran, Iran.
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Incentives for students
The following academic institutions in India have special admission procedures for ICO students.
The following international academic institutions have special admission procedures for IOI students.
The Indian Computing Olympiad is held in partnership with:
From 2001-2002 to 2013-2014, ZIO and INOI were coordinated through the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE).