CREST Reasoning Olympiad

CREST Reasoning Olympiad

The CREST Reasoning Olympiad (CRO) 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: Logical Reasoning
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. CBSE, ICSE/ISC and other State Board syllabus is followed for the setting of test papers.

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

e. For students of class 1, the parent/teacher can assist the child in guiding through the questions.

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

CREST Reasoning Olympiad Highlights

Conducted for grades 1 to 10
Mode of examination Online and Offline
Mode of registration Individually and through schools
CRO exam duration 60 minutes
Type of questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Levels of examination 1 level in both online & offline mode

CREST Reasoning Olympiad is considered to be one of the most participated and unique Reasoning Olympiad exams. The main motive for conducting this examination every year is to test the logical and reasoning capabilities of students.

A few of the basic necessities for participating in level 1 of CRO are listed below:

a. The students studying in classes 1-10 are eligible to participate.

b. Candidates can participate in the exam by registering individually and through schools.

c. All the participating schools must be affiliated with any Indian recognized education board like ICSE, CBSE, State Board, IB, etc.

d. As it is an international Olympiad exam, students from any country can give the exam.

Explore class-wise Reasoning Olympiad complete information -

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b. Reasoning Olympiad for class 2
c. Reasoning Olympiad for class 3
d. Reasoning Olympiad for class 4
e. Reasoning Olympiad for class 5
f. Reasoning Olympiad for class 6
g. Reasoning Olympiad for class 7
h. Reasoning Olympiad for class 8
i. Reasoning Olympiad for class 9
j. Reasoning Olympiad for class 10

Why CREST Reasoning Olympiad?

1. By participating in the CREST Reasoning Olympiad children get exposure to new skills and can learn and practice a variety of things, such as reasoning, analytical and problem-solving skills.

2. Participating in CRO will definitely be an asset for students helping them understand concepts better and deeper, unlike conventional rote learning.

3. Apart from this, exposure to new challenges and a competitive environment will develop students' confidence level.

How to participate in Reasoning Olympiad?

Registration of Students through schools: Students from classes 1-10 are eligible to give CREST Reasoning Olympiad. Prospectus containing the registration forms are sent to all schools registered with CREST Olympiads for Spell Bee exam. 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 Spell Bee, 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 Reasoning Olympiad

The CREST Reasoning Olympiad is a new and unique way of enhancing students' reasoning capabilities. Reasoning skill is always considered to be a prime factor of importance in most competitive exams. CRO exam examines students' ability to analyze and make decisions logically. Just like other skills, students can improve and develop their reasoning ability. The syllabus for the CREST Reasoning Olympiad is differently set for each class with a slight increase in difficulty. The exam majorly covers areas like patterns, geometric shapes, analogy, spatial understanding, coding-decoding and many more such topics.

As we read above, the CRO question paper is divided into 2 sections. Each section has a different marking scheme. The marking scheme varies for each class.

a. For grades 1-4, the total weightage of the paper is 45 marks.
b. For grades 5-10, the total weightage of the paper is 60 marks.

Refer CREST Cyber Olympiad marking scheme in detail.

Dates & Fee for Reasoning Olympiad

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

Level 1 exam dates 10th January 2023
31st January 2023
Last date for registration It is advisable to register for the exam before December. 
Level 1 answer key dates 3rd-4th Feb 2023
Level 1 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 Reasoning Olympiad?

Having a good and strong preparation for the CREST Reasoning Olympiad examination is very crucial. Students must seriously focus on every topic and concept during the preparation. One must thoroughly read and understand the syllabus and make a study plan accordingly. Focus and dedicated hours of study is a must to ace the exam. Students can also consider making small notes of what they have studied. This way it becomes easier for children to revise before the exam. Also taking up mock tests and practicing sample papers are a must. Students must practice Reasoning Olympiad sample papers & refer CREST Reasoning Olympiad workbook for additional practice.

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Answer Keys and Results for Reasoning Olympiad

The CREST Reasoning Olympiad answer keys for all classes are published on the official website. Usually, answer keys are declared within 1 week time after the last date of the exam. CREST Olympiads answer keys are accessible online for Reasoning. Students can easily predict their scores after the answer keys are released. This is a unique way to know your scores before the actual results are declared. Students can check the Reasoning Olympiad answer keys dates by visiting the exam schedule page on the website.

Students who have given the CREST Reasoning Olympiad examination can easily access their results within 1 month after the release of answer key dates. The results can be checked online by login in with students' credentials on the official website. The performance section will show the results of the students for level 1 of CRO.

Olympiad Prizes

Exciting awards worth INR 4 Cr are kept for the achievers. There are prizes for 50% of the students with top scores. CREST Olympiads recognize students with Merit Certificates, Trophies, Medals, ‘Honorable mention’ Digital Certificates, etc. for their top performance in the examination. Each participant is also given a digital participation certificate. Students can check Olympiad awards for CREST Olympiads.

Reasoning Olympiad FAQs

1. What type of questions are there in Reasoning Olympiads?

The CREST Reasoning Olympiad (CRO) exam is an objective-type test that the students need to complete in 60 minutes. The exam consists of two sections:
Section-1: Logical Reasoning
Section-2: Achievers Section

2. Why Reasoning Olympiads?

Breaking through all the old traditional methods of Olympiad exam patterns, Reasoning Olympiads works on developing and building a strong foundation for the young minds by ensuring a thorough understanding of concepts rather than rote learning.

Appearing for the Reasoning Olympiad exam will enhance students’ analytical, logical and problem-solving skills. CREST Olympiads way of conducting the examination is totally different.

3. Is there any negative marking in the Reasoning Olympiads?

No, the CREST Reasoning Olympiad does not have any negative marking.

4. How do I find out my Reasoning Olympiad results?

For results, log in at https://www.crestolympiads.com/login, then visit the performance section in the dashboard. Then you have to select CRO as a subject to view the result.

5. How is the Reasoning Olympiad exam conducted?

The mode of conducting the exam is online. During the exam, the camera permission has to be granted to track the child's authenticity giving the exam.

6. Can I give the Olympiad exam after class 12th?

All national or international Olympiad exams can only be attempted by students enrolled in Classes 1 to 12. Therefore, only pre-university candidates can take part in these exams. So, if any student has completed their 12th standard examination, they will not be able to appear for the Olympiad exams.

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