• Registration fees for Indian Computing Olympiad 2016 (ICO-2016), INR 250.

Terms and Conditions

  1. Only students enrolled in school during the academic year 2015 2016 can enroll for ICO-2016. The first round consists of the Zonal Informatics Olympiad (ZIO-2016) and the Zonal Computing Olympiad (ZCO-2016). Both will be held concurrently on 15 November, 2015.

  2. Students can write either exam to qualify for the second round, the Indian National Olympiad in Informatics (INOI-2016). However, a student may not write both exams.

  3. Registration is online. Registered students who have paid the fee will receive hall tickets to write ZIO-2016/ZCO-2016. Entry to the examination hall will be permitted only to students with valid hall tickets.

  4. IARCS reserves the right to reschedule ZIO-2016 and ZCO-2016 exams under extenuating circumstances.

Privacy Policy

IARCS collects personal details, including contact information, as part of the registration process. This is used to announce the names of candidates who have qualified for subsequent rounds on the IARCS website and notify successful candidates by email/post. IARCS reserves the right to share these details with academic institutions and other organizations promoting competitive programming.

Refunds and Cancellations

Registration fees for ICO-2016 are not refundable.

Contact Us

For any enquiries concerning the Indian Computing Olympiad, please call Prof. Madhavan Mukund, National Coordinator, at (044) 6748 0923, or write to

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