“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John Wooden
Science Olympiads are internationally recognised competitions in various fields of knowledge. They are held every year in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Astronomy and Junior Science. They help in identifying the capabilities of a child, help the child to understand his or her own understanding of the subject and motivate the child to workhand and prepare hard to improve the results.
Students of SAI International School have once again made us proud with their academic values. The praiseworthy results in the National Standard Examinations in Physics 2018 have set a new benchmark and raised the level of excellence of the students.
In Physics Olympiad, Class XII students Sibasis Nayak, Prateek Choudhury, Sayantan Dhar, Amrit Kumar Sahoo and Gyana Pr. Beria are among the top ten students of the state. The first four ranks in the state are bagged by Sibasis, Prateek, Sayantan and Amrit respectively.
In Chemistry Olympiad, four out of the top five students in Odisha are the SAIoneers. While Prateek and Sayantan are the joint toppers, Sibasis got the 2nd rank and Gyana bagged the 4th place.
Similarly, in Astro Olympics, the first four places in the state are bagged by the talented SAIoneers. Sibasis got the first rank, Prateek, Sayantan and Gyana got the 2nd, 3rd and 4th places respectively. In Group B, Sibasish and Reeteswar got the 2nd and 4th place in Astro Olympics.
National Standard Examination (NSE) is conducted by Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT), Association of Chemistry Teachers (ACT) and Association of Teachers in Biological Sciences (ATBS). It is the first stage for International Science Olympiad (ISO). Students securing marks above the Minimum Admissible Score (MAS) or toppers from each state/ Union Territories are eligible for IInd stage Indian Olympiads (INO) in respective subjects. All further steps are conducted by Homi Bhabha Certer for Science Education (HBCSE), Mumbai.
These examinations are held to enable the student judge him/her self against a national standard, and To increase the student-teacher interaction through discussion on the Question Paper.