Cut-Off and Rankings

Ranking Criteria for Single Level Exams for Students of Classes 2 - 10

Subject Classes Ranking Criteria
CCO 2-10 1. Marks obtained in the exam

2. In case of a tie, the student completing the test in lesser time will be ranked higher

3. In case of a tie again, the younger student based on Date of Birth will be ranked higher.

4. In case two or more students score same marks under the criteria above, they will be awarded the same rank.

5. In case of any confusion, decision of the Academic Council will be final & binding.

6. Since CREST Olympiads will be held on different days and sessions with different sets of question papers, final ranks will be announced based on normalization of the ranks for each session.
CRO 2-10
CSBW 2-8
CEO 2
CSO 2
CMO 2

Single Level Exams for Students of Classes Prep/KG and 1

Subject Classes Ranking Criteria
CCO 1 There would be no ranks given to students of class Prep/KG and 1. This is because we don't want to put any burden on the little kids. These exams are just a way to given them exposure to the future competitve exams which they will face. Hence, we have kept these exams parent/teacher assisted only. They can help the kid to comprehend the question. In turn, the kid can then, with his/her ability, answer the question.
CRO 1
CSBW 1
CEO Prep/KG, 1
CSO Prep/KG, 1
CMO Prep/KG, 1

Cut-off to Qualify for Level 2

Subject Classes Ranking Criteria
CSB 2-8 1. Top 15% of candidates in a particular class that have given the Level 1 exam

2. Top 25 rank holders in a particular class and in a particular city (top 50 cities in India)/zone(remaining towns and cities including international locations is divided into 5 zones - East, West, North and South, and International)

3. Top 3 students (registered through school) from every school with more than 25 students in a class appearing for an Olympiad exam

4. All the students of class 1 who obtain more than 60% in the Level 1 of CSB will qualify for CSB Level 2.
CEO 3-10
CSO 3-10
CMO 3-10

Ranking Criteria for Level 2 Exams

Subject Classes Ranking Criteria
CSB 2-8 1. Marks obtained in the exam.

2. In case two or more students score same number of marks, ranks will be determined on the basis of marks scored in Level 1 exam.

3. In case of a tie, the student completing the test in lesser time will be ranked higher.

4. In case of a tie again, the younger student based on Date of Birth will be ranked higher.

5. In case two or more students score same marks under the criteria above, they will be awarded the same rank.

6. In case of any confusion, decision of the Academic Council will be final & binding.

7. Since CREST Olympiads and CREST International Spell Bee (Summer & Winter) will be held on different days and sessions with different sets of question papers, final ranks will be announced based on normalization of the ranks for each session.
CEO 3-10
CSO 3-10
CMO 3-10

Note: For Special Needs Students appearing for various CREST Olympiads exams, we will not be declaring any rankings or percentile. This is because these exams are parent/teacher assisted.

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