CREST Cyber Olympiad

CREST Cyber Olympiad

The CREST Cyber Olympiad (CCO) is an international competitive exam held online for students in classes 1-10. There will be only one level for all the classes. The exam is an objective-type test that the students need to complete in 60 minutes.

The exam consists of two sections:

  • Section-1: Computers and IT
  • Section-2: Achievers Section

Other Important Information:

  • There are separate question papers for each and every class.
  • The medium of the exam is English.
  • CBSE, ICSE/ISC and other State Board syllabus is followed for the setting of test papers.
  • The online exams are conducted on web-enabled devices like laptop, tablet or desktop with webcam. Mobile devices are not allowed.
  • For students of class 1, the parent/teacher can assist the child in guiding through the questions.
  • In case the registration is not through school, the student will have to take exam from home.

Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern of all the Subjects are given. To check the full list of Marking Scheme and Exam Pattern, go here.

How to Participate

Registration of Students through schools: Students from classes 1-10 are eligible to give CREST Olympiads. Prospectus containing the registration forms are sent to all schools registered with CREST Olympiads. If your school is not registered with us, then please send an email to and we will send you the prospectus soon. It is mandatory for schools to return the registration forms to CREST Olympiads, duly filled in and complete in all respects by the due date.

Registration for individual participants: If your school does not conduct Olympiads, then you can register as an individual participant as well. The link for the online registration for individual participants is here.

Exam Fee

Exam fee for each subject is Rs. 225 for students studying and enrolling from India. For students studying and residing outside of India, the fee is $15 (US Dollars).

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Exam Dates

The exams dates for CREST Cyber Olympiad (CCO) for the Academic Year 2022-23 are as given below:
Exam Level Exam Date Answer Key Dates
Practice 2 16th Dec 2022 19th Dec 2022 till 20th Dec 2022
Level 1 13th Jan 2023, 24th Jan 2023 30th Jan 2023 till 31st Jan 2023

For other subjects, check the schedule here


Awards will be given to the participants performing exceptionally well in the Olympiads. To check the full list of Awards and recognitions to be given to each participant, please check here.

Frequently Asked Questions

For a complete list of Frequently Asked Questions, please refer here.