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REGISTRATION GUIDELINES

GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR EXAMS & CATEGORIES

  1. Qualification Exams, Final Round Exams and Best of the Best Global Round Exams will all be held online.
  2. In Qualification Round Exams, separate payment is required for each selected category and exam. (Coding category - 25 €, other categories - 20 €)
  3. Participants can take the Qualification Exams at any ​scheduled date and in any combination of categories.
  4. Exam dates and times should be checked prior to category selection and payment.
  5. No paid exam can be canceled or refunded.
  6. Students who are unable to take the exam for any reason will not be offered an alternative or make-up exam. There will be no refund for the missed exam.
  7. The following are the terms of the changing exam date and category based on the Codementum and Brilliant membership codes usage criteria:
    a. Exam date and category changes for unpaid applications can be made at any time.
    b. A student who has selected and paid for the Coding Category cannot change this category; however, the exam dates can be changed.
    c. A student who has selected and paid for the Math Category can only change it to the Science Category or change the exam dates.
    d. A student who has selected and paid for the Science Category can only change it to the Math Category or change the exam dates.
    e. A student who has selected and paid for the Art Category can change it to either Math or Science categories, or change the ART Category exam date. A student who switches to the Math or Science Categories will not be able to return to the ART Category. 
  8. It is mandatory to have a zoom connection and a camera turned on in the exams.
  9. Exam Languages for the Qualification and Final Round Exams: English, French, Russian, Azerbaijani, Turkish
  10. Exam Language for the Best of the Best Global Round Exams: English

A) Qualification Round Exams of the STEM Olympiad:

  1. The Olympiad is open to all students in the grades stated below:
    Coding Category > Grades 2-12
    Math Category > Grades 1-12
    Science Category >Grades 1-12
    Art Category > Grades 2-9
  2. There is no age restriction. Students must register according to their current grades, not the school year in which they are enrolled. Click below to view the comparison table of education year and grade level by country.
    Grade and Year Comparison Chart
  3. Qualification exams will be held ONLINE.
  4. Zoom connection is required during the exam. The camera must be turned on and the student ID must be used as the display name.
  5. The qualification exams will be held on two different (optional) dates to ensure a high level of participation. Schools and students can select one or both dates that are most convenient for them to participate in the Olympiad.
  6. A student may take the exams once on his/her preferred date or twice on both days in each of the four categories. In other words a student may take the exam up to 8 times in all categories and on 2 different exam dates. (Each exam requires separate payment.)
  7. Students who receive 50 or more points will be eligible to compete in the Final Round.
  8. The Qualifications Exams are available in the following languages: English, French, Russian, Turkish and Azerbaijani.
  9. The participation fee for the Coding category is 25 €, while the participation fee for the Math, Science, and Art categories is 20 € per exam. The application cannot be canceled and there will be no refund after the payment is done. There is no fee for students who qualify for the Final Round or Best of the Best Global Round. (Final Round and BoB Global Rounds are free of charge).
  10. A student can compete in up to 2 categories in the Final Round (excluding the Coding Category). A student who qualifies for the Best of Best Global Round can continue in only 1 of these categories.
  11. Exam times will be announced later, based on the local time in each country. Qualification exams will be open for 15 hours on the specified exam dates. Students can take exams from the categories of their choice at any time during this period.
  12. Qualification Exam Dates: A student may take the exams once on his/her preferred date or twice on both days in each of the four categories.
    For Coding Category > 6 November 2022 or 29 January 2023
    For Math, Science and Art Categories > 4 December 2022 or 5 February 2023
  13. All participants will receive a Certificate of Participation in the Qualification Round Exams of the International STEM Olympiad.

Categories / Numbers of Questions / Exam Duration

Categories Qualification Exams Final Exams Best of Bests Exams
Math
(Grades 1-12)
25
Questions
25
Questions
30
Questions
Science
(Grades 1-12)
25
Questions
25
Questions
30
Questions
Art
(Grades 2-9)
25
Questions
25
Questions
-
Coding
(Grades 2-12)
30
Challenges
30
Challenges
-

Exam Durations:
60 minutes for Math, Science and Art
75 minutes for Coding

3rd STEM Olympiad 2023 Calendar

Calendar for the CODING Category

Qualification Coding Date (1st option) 06 November 2022
Announcement of the Results   16 November 2022
Qualification Coding Date (2nd option) 29 January 2023
Announcement of the Results   08 February 2023
Final Coding Date  19 February 2023
Announcement of the Results  10 March 2023

Calendar for the Math and Science Category

Qualification Exams (1st option) 04 December 2022
Announcement of the Results 14 December 2022
Qualification Exams (2nd option) 05 February 2023
Announcement of the Results 15 February 2023
Final Exams 26 February 2023
Announcement of the Results 10 March 2023
Best of Bests Global Round 02 April 2023
Announcement of the Best of Bests 12 April 2023

Calendar for the Art Category

Qualification Exams (1st option) 04 December 2022
Announcement of the Results 14 December 2022
Qualification Exams (2nd option) 05 February 2023
Announcement of the Results 15 February 2023
Final Exams 26 February 2023
Announcement of the Results 10 March 2023

INFORMATION ON EXAM LANGUAGES:
Coding Category Language > English
Math, Science and Art Categories, Qualification and Final Exam Languages >
English, French, Russian, Turkish, Azerbaijani
Best of the Bests Exam Language > English  

Certificates and Medals

  1. All participants of the Qualification Exams will receive a digital certificate of participation in PDF file format.

  2. Students who take the Final Exam but do not qualify for a certificate of achievement will receive a digital certificate of participation in PDF file format.

  3. Medal Distribution Based on the Final Exam Results

    > The top 3 participants in each grade and category will be awarded a hard copy Gold Medal and a Certificate of Achievement
    > The top 10% of the participants will receive:
        + Digital Gold Medal Certificate (except the top 3 students)
        + The right to compete in the Best of the Bests Round

    > The next 10-25% of the participants > Digital SILVER Medal Certificate
    > The next 25-50 % of the participants > Digital BRONZE Medal Certificate
    > The next 50-80 % of the participants > Digital HONORABLE Medal Certificate
    > The next 80-100% of the participants > Digital Certificate of PARTICIPATION

  4. Medal Distribution Based on the Best of Bests Exam Results (in the Math and Science categories only)

    > 1st Place - Best of the Bests Original GOLD Medal + Hard Copy of Achievement Certificate
    > 2nd Place - Best of the Bests Original GOLD Medal + Hard Copy of Achievement Certificate
    > 3rd Place - Best of the Bests Original GOLD Medal + Hard Copy of Achievement Certificate
    > The remaining participants will be awarded a Digital Certificate of PARTICIPATION in the Best of the Bests Exams.

Awards

For Coding and Art Categories
* According to Final Exams results the top 3 students will receive awards in addition to original medal and certificates.

For Math and Science Categories
* According to Best of the Bests Round exams results the top 3 students will receive awards in addition to original medal and certificates.

* Awards will be announced soon.