Competition of International Drawing Olympiad for Class 5

CREST International Drawing Olympiad for class 5

CREST Olympiads conducts an international Drawing Olympiad for grade 5 students every year that is participated in by students from over 5000+ schools. The exam aims to enhance students' artistic skills, and the exposure students receive through this exam is unparalleled compared to other Olympiad-conducting organizations."Life Below Water" is a critical component of sustainable development, as outlined in the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically Goal 14: "Life Below Water." This goal aims to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas, and marine resources for sustainable development. Please read through the page to learn more about the International Olympiad of Drawing!

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Eligibility Criteria for Class 5 International Drawing Olympiad

  1. Students from CBSE, ICSE, IB, State Board and other educational boards are eligible to take the Olympiad test for class 5. Participation is open to students from all over the world.
  2. Candidates can enroll either independently or through their schools for the exam.
  3. Students from more than 25 nations take part in the CREST Olympiads.
  4. For class 5, the CREST International Drawing Olympiad (CIDO) will be conducted in only 1 level.

Benefits of International Drawing Olympiad for Class 5

1. Participating in the drawing Olympiad helps develop fine motor skills by requiring precise hand-eye coordination and control. Manipulating drawing tools such as pencils, crayons, and brushes strengthens muscles in the hands and fingers.

2. Students who secure ranks in International Drawing Olympiad exams are recognized with Medals, Certificates and much more. Their efforts get recognized.

Class 5 International Drawing Olympiad Registration Process

International Drawing Olympiad registration for class 5 can be done by students on their own or through their respective schools.

The school has to fill in the form present here:, and it will be contacted within 48 working hours with the next steps.

Students who register separately from school & want to appear for the International Drawing Olympiad for class 5 online test can follow these simple steps:

1. Go to the browser and copy-paste this link:
2. The registration form pops up.
3. Fill in all the registration form details.
4. Select the exam at the bottom of the details filling section in the registration form you wish to appear in.
5. Read the instructions carefully.
6. Make the payment.
7. Registration is complete.


1. International Drawing Olympiad Individual registrations by students are accepted.

2. Students who have not done registration through school will have to take exams from home. The individual participating should have a computer or laptop with a webcam and a good internet facility. The exam is monitored through a webcam.

Class 5 International Drawing Olympiad Syllabus

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Important Information:

1. Material to be used

  1. HB pencil, pencil sharpener, eraser, drawing board.
  2. Colours as per requirement: Pastel colours, painting brush, crayons, oil pastel colours, pencil colours, etc.
  3. White-coloured drawing sheet

2. Drawing sheet specification

  1. A4-size drawing Sheet (size: 210 mm / 297 mm)
  2. A border of 1 cm should be given to the drawing sheet and the drawing should be done inside the borders.
  3. Candidate's name, CREST ID and Class must be written outside the border (left bottom corner) of the sheet.

3. Drawing guidelines

  1. Make sure your drawing surface is clean and flat.
  2. If you are drawing with a pencil, make sure that the images are sharp and crisp. We do not want to see any pencil marks or broken lines.
  3. After every 7-10 minutes, the student has to show his drawing to the camera for the examinee committee to keep track of the completion of the drawing failure to which may lead to the disqualification of the student.

4. Taking and uploading a photo of your drawing

  1. For taking the photo, keep your drawing on a plain background and click the picture of the drawing only, minimising the picture of the plain background. The image taken should be of high resolution.
  2. If you are scanning, make sure it has great scan quality. There should not be any grey shades or marks from the scanner.
  3. We recommend you to use Adobe Scan or Microsoft Office Scan or any other scanner which gives good output.
  4. Upload the picture of the drawing at the Google Drive here within 15 minutes of your exam submission, failing which may lead to disqualification.
  5. The size of the uploaded picture should not be more than 10 MB. Also, the format of the uploaded image should be *.jpg or *.jpeg or *.png.

5. Device to be used for examination and location

  1. The online exams are conducted on web-enabled devices like laptops, tablets or desktops with a webcam. Mobile devices are not allowed.
  2. For students of Classes KG and 1, the parent/teacher can assist the child in guiding them while uploading the image.
  3. In case the registration is not through school, the student will have to take the exam from home.

Dates and Fee for Class 5 International Drawing Olympiad

The exam dates for CREST International Drawing Olympiad (CIDO) for Class 5 for the Academic Year 2024-25 are as given below:

Practice 2 Exam Dates

7th June 2024

Level 1 Exam Dates

6th and 19th July 2024

Last Date for Registration

It is advisable to register for the exam before July.

Result Date

Generally, the results are announced within a month after the exam

Note: Check Olympiad exam dates for other CREST Olympiads subjects as well.

The exam fee is INR 225 for students studying and enrolling from India. For students studying and residing outside of India, the fee is country specific.

How to Prepare for Class 5 International Drawing Olympiad?

To do well in a Drawing Olympiad, one must improve their drawing skills, learn the principles of art, and be familiar with the types of tasks they may have to do during the competition. The exam questions in the Drawing Olympiad are designed for each student's age and grade level. Every year, the exam covers a variety of topics that suit students of different ages and grades. These topics are meant to challenge students and improve their drawing skills. It's important to remember that regular practice leads to progress, and the more one draws, the more confident one becomes.

Results of Class 5 Drawing Olympiad

The results of the Class 5 CREST International Drawing Olympiad can be checked by going to the official website and logging in with the students' credentials. Students can then see their Level 1 scores in the dashboard's performance section. After a month from the exam the results are made public.

Awards for Competition of International Drawing Olympiad for Class 5

  1. CREST Olympiads offers students with fascinating awards. For 50% of the top scorers, there are rewards.
  2. International Ranks 1-3 receive Achiever's Trophies and Merit Certificates.
  3. All students with a 96 percentile or higher, as well as candidates with a zonal rank of 10 or less, will get a gold medal.
  4. A Merit Certificate will be given to the top 25% of students.
  5. A digital certificate with the words "Honourable Mention" will be given to the top 25% to 50% of candidates.
  6. Check Olympiad Awards & Prizes in detail now.

FAQs on International Drawing Olympiad for Class 5

1. What is the exam pattern of the class 5 International Drawing Olympiad?

The CREST International Drawing Olympiad (CIDO) examination for students of class 5 is conducted in one level. 

2. How can I check my result for the class 5 International Drawing Olympiad?

To view result of CREST International Drawing Olympiad for grade 5:

a. Login with your credentials on
b. Go to Dashboard -> Performance -> Results -> Select CIDO > & result page will show up.

3. Whom should I contact for queries related to International Drawing Olympiad exams for class 5?

For any query related to the International Drawing Olympiad exams for class 5, use the below details to get resolved.

CREST Olympiads contact number: +91-98182-94134
CREST Olympiads email: