Olympiad exams in Canada

What are Olympiad exams?

Olympiad exams are competitive exams that are conducted at national and international level by various organizations every year in which students participate to test skills in various subjects and showcase their talent. Generally, these exams are conducted in online mode. These exams not only help students to take their knowledge to the next level but also help them to improve performance in academics too. Questions put up in the Olympiad exams conducted in Canada test students on different dimensions like innovative approach, creativity, imagination, understanding of concepts, logical ability, analytical skills, etc. The students of Canada get exposure to the competitive world that exists by participating in International Olympiad exams that are organized for different grades.

About CREST Olympiads

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Being Asia's 2nd Biggest Online Olympiad exam, students of the following countries are participating in CREST Olympiads. You can see the countries names below:

Nigeria, Zimbabwe, China, France, Germany, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, UK, USA, Egypt, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Maldives, Hong Kong, Macao, Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Mauritius, South Africa, Kenya, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Russian Federation, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Canada, etc.

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Olympiad Exams in Canada

There are many Olympiad exams that are organized by various organizations for students of grades 1-12. You can find all the details of all these exams below:

Note: Olympiad exam registration generally takes place through school. But few exams accept individual registrations also.


  • Junior Science Olympiad of Canada

The Junior Science Olympiad of Canada or JSOC is an examination in science for secondary school students, with one test usually conducted in June and the second test in October. In order to be eligible to attend the JSOC, one must be a Canadian citizen and be 15 years of age or younger as of December 31st of the competition year. If at any stage the student is found to be not eligible for the exam, they may be disqualified from the program.

The main aims of the competitions are to: Introduce students to important concepts. Teach major strategies and develop flexibility. Foster creativity and ingenuity and strengthen intuition.

Important Links:

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  • Canadian Mathematical Olympiad

The Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge (COMC) is the main qualifier for the CMO. Normally, the top 50 qualifying students from the COMC receive a direct invitation to write the CMO. Approximately the top 15-20 competitors from the CMO Qualifying Repêchage (CMOQR) earn invitations to the CMO. 

In order to participate you must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada who is attending school full-time (elementary, secondary, Cégep, or home-schooled) since September of the year prior to the CMO; be less than 20 years old as of June 30 of the year of the CMO

Important links:

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  • Canadian Biology Olympiad 

This olympiad is of 2 rounds.

  • Round One: Laboratory Skills Portfolio

Students are provided with a series of laboratory activities to complete at their home school. Typically there are 3 lab activities to be completed under the supervision of teachers. Often videotaped evidence of lab completion is required. Portfolio details are released in early January of each school year, and the portfolio is submitted in April of each year.

  • Round Two: 

Completion of University of Toronto National Biology Competition (NBC) (April of each school year). This is a 50 mark multiple choice test written in homeschool.

The aim of the competition is to provide all high school students with an opportunity to test their knowledge and understanding of biology. We encourage the participation of younger students, especially those in Grade 11.

Important links:

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