CREST English Olympiad

CREST English Olympiad

The CREST English Olympiad (CEO) is an international competitive exam held online for students in Classes KG-10. For students of Classes KG-2, there will be only one level. There will be 2 levels for students of Classes 3-10. The exam is an objective-type test that the students need to complete in 60 minutes. For students of Classes KG and 1, the exam will be parent/teacher assisted. The time of the exam will be 45 minutes for KG students.

The exam consists of two sections:

1. Section-1: English Language
2. Section-2: Achievers Section

Other Important Information:

a. There are separate question papers for each and every class.

b. The medium of the exam is English.

c. Syllabus of various international boards is followed for the setting of test papers.

d. The dictionary which will be used for reference is Oxford Learner's Dictionary. This will be w.r.t. spellings & meanings. In case, if the word is not found in this dictionary, then it is assumed that this word does not exist.

e. The online exams are conducted on web-enabled devices like laptop, tablet or desktop with webcam. Mobile devices are not allowed.

f. For students of Classes KG and 1, the parent/teacher can assist the child in guiding through the questions.

g. In case the registration is not through school, the student will have to take exam from home.

CREST English Olympiad Highlights

Conducted for grades KG to 10
Mode of examination Online and Offline
Mode of registration Individually and through schools
CEO exam duration For Grade KG - 45 minutes
For Grades 1-10 - 60 minutes
Type of questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Levels of examination 1 level in offline mode
2 levels in online mode

Students from more than 25 countries participate in CREST English Olympiad every year. The exam is conducted with the aim of enhancing the kids' English knowledge.

Eligibility Criteria for the Level 1 CREST English Olympiad exam

The basic requirements for participating in level 1 are listed below:

a. The participating candidate's school must be affiliated with any Indian-recognized education board like CBSE, ICSE, State Board, etc. Also, students residing outside of India can also participate.

b. Candidates studying in Grades KG - 10 are eligible to participate in the level 1 examination.

Eligibility Criteria for the Level 2 CREST English Olympiad exam

The international English Olympiad eligibility criteria for level 2 are totally based on the marks obtained in the level 1 examination. Students who qualify the minimum marking criteria for level 1 can participate in level 2.

Explore class-wise English Olympiad complete information -

a. English Olympiad for class KG
b. English Olympiad for class 1
c. English Olympiad for class 2
d. English Olympiad for class 3
e. English Olympiad for class 4
f. English Olympiad for class 5
g. English Olympiad for class 6
h. English Olympiad for class 7
i. English Olympiad for class 8
j. English Olympiad for class 9
k. English Olympiad for class 10

Why CREST English Olympiad?

1. CREST English Olympiad exams help students improve English vocabulary, grammar, learning process and much more. Also, help build a strong foundation for future competitive exams like SAT, etc.

2. The best part is that children are able to analyze their performance at zonal & international levels.

3. Participating in the international English Olympiad exam boosts students' self-confidence.

How to participate in English Olympiad?

Registration of Students through schools: Students from Classes KG - 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 info@crestolympiads.com 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.

Syllabus & Exam Pattern for English Olympiad

The CREST English Olympiad is considered as one of the crucial examinations that helps to develop and enhance English language skills. This examination tests students' English proficiency and grammatical knowledge. The exam paper has 2 sections. The CREST English Olympiad syllabus for each level exam is mostly the same as the school syllabus but the difficulty level of questions is slightly increased and is especially focused on assessing the advanced level understanding of the subject. The examination covers topics and questions framed from the CBSE, ICSE and other state board syllabus. The paper covers topics like comprehension, sentence formations, jumbled words, parts of speech, etc. This examination welcomes all the candidates to participate in this examination and improve their English language skills.

The question paper has different marking criteria for each section. Each section has a different marking scheme. In the English language section, for every correct answer, 1 mark is given and in the Achievers Section, on every correct answer, 2 marks are given. Negative marking is not there. The weightage of the paper is different for all the classes.

a. For KG - the exam is of total 30 marks.

b. For grades 1-4, the exam is of total 45 marks.

c. For grades 5-10, the exam is of total 60 marks.

For a better understanding of the number of questions in each section & their weightage in the exam, refer CREST English Olympiad exam pattern. There is a separate exam pattern available for the level 1 & level 2 exams.

Dates & Fee for English Olympiad

The exam dates for CREST Science Olympiad (CSO) for the Academic Year 2022-23 are as given below:

Level 1 exam dates 2nd December 2022
23rd December 2022
Level 2 exam date 1st February 2023
Note: The CSO level 2 exam will only be held for students in grades 3 to 10.
Last date for registration It is advisable to register for the exam before November. 
Level 1 answer key dates 26th-27th December 2022
Level 2 answer key dates 4th-5th Feb 2023
Level 1 result date Generally, the results are announced within a month's time after the last answer key date
Level 2 result date Generally, the results are announced within a month's time after the last answer key date

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.

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How to prepare for English Olympiad?

To prepare for international CREST English Olympiad exams, you have to refer to excellent books, English Olympiad sample papers and other online study materials. CREST English workbooks are of great help in preparation. The book provides kids with chapter-wise explanations and questions on the topics. It helps students in understanding all the fundamentals thoroughly. Students while preparing for the CREST Olympiads international English Olympiad examination should be dedicated and make a proper study plan to follow. Also, following a healthy lifestyle is equally important to score good marks.

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Answer Keys and Results for English Olympiad

The CREST English Olympiad answer keys can be checked by students on the official website of CREST Olympiads for all classes. CREST Olympiads mostly releases its answer keys within 1 week after the last date of examination. This is a unique way to enable students to check their answers before the actual results are declared. Candidates can beforehand predict their marks or scores in the CEO examination.

After the CREST English Olympiad examination is conducted, the results can be checked by visiting the official website and login in with students' credentials. Students can then check their Level 1 and Level 2 results of English Olympiad in the performance section of the dashboard. These results are released after 1 month from the last answer key date.

Olympiad Awards

The CREST Olympiads awards and recognition offered to students are as follows:

a. CREST Olympiads provides students with amazing and exciting awards of worth INR 4 Cr. There are prizes for 50% of the top scorers.

b. INR 10,000 Olympiad Success Gift Vouchers + Achiever's Trophies + Merit Certificates to International Ranks 1-3.

c. Medals + Merit Certificates to the top 10% of students

d. All participants will get a Digital participation certificate.

For more details, candidates can check Olympiad awards for CREST Olympiads.

English Olympiad FAQs

1. I want to appear for the Olympiad exam but my school has not yet received any information regarding it. How shall I appear for the examination?

If your school is not registered with CREST Olympiads, you can register individually through our website by visiting here.

2. How can I check my results after the examination?

You have to first login in at https://www.crestolympiads.com/login with your credentials and then check your results by following the steps - Go to Dashboard -> Performance -> Results -> Select CEO > Select CEO Level 1/CEO Level 2 & result page will show up.

3. Do I regularly have to visit your website for the latest updates of CREST Olympiads activities?

Yes, you have to regularly visit the website for new updates about exam dates, cutoffs, etc.

4. How many levels are there in English Olympiad?

The CREST English Olympiad is conducted in 2 levels. For students of Classes KG-2, there will be only one level. There will be 2 levels for students of classes 3-10.

5. How does a student benefit by taking English Olympiad exams?

a. By participating in Olympiads, you will get exposed to new skills and at the same time get to sharpen these skills.

b. Olympiad exams will definitely be an asset for helping them understand concepts better and deeper, unlike conventional rote learning.

c. Apart from this, the exposure to new challenges and competitive exams will build their confidence level which will further beautifully shape their personality and their future.

d. They will always look and approach for better and turn up to be the best in everything they do.

6. I am going to participate in the English Olympiads for the first time. Can I get sample papers?

Yes, you can get plenty of sample papers available online. CREST Olympiads also provides 2 practice tests before the examination. You can check the sample papers here.

7. Can I take part in more than one Olympiad?

Yes, students can take part in more than one Olympiad. You have to separately register and pay for different subjects.

8. I have not yet received an admit card/ participating certificate. How do I access the same?

1. Login at https://www.crestolympiads.com/login
2. After login, go to dashboard -> Book Slot/Take Exam
3. The exam link is present on that page. "*To Take Exam Click here*"

9. Is the level 2 English Olympiads syllabus the same as that of level 1?

English Olympiad Level 2 is conducted only for grades 3-10. The syllabus for level 2 is the same as that of level 1. The questions asked in the Level 2 exam are of slightly higher difficulty level as compared to Level 1.

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