CREST Teacher Science Olympiad (CTSO)

Teacher Science Olympiad

One of the important selection criteria for placements in reputed schools is evaluating a teacher’s proficiency level in the subject. Hence, it becomes important to become skillful in the subjects they teach to become competent professionals in the teaching field.

With an objective to gauge the practical avenues & hone proficiency in the Science subject, CREST Olympiads has started the CREST Teacher Science Olympiad (CTSO). Teachers from different parts of the world appear for this online certification test.

The teachers should take the CREST Teacher Science Olympiad (CTSO) for the grades they teach.

Categories for Exams Stage I (Grades 1-3), Stage II (Grades 4-6) & Stage III (Grades 7-8)
Eligibility Aspiring, in-service, retired, home tutors, entrepreneurs (who want to open a school) can appear
Mode of Examination Online
Exam Dates

Stage I (Grades 1-3): Mar 18, 2023

Stage II (Grades 4-6): Mar 20, 2023

Stage III (Grades 7-8): Mar 21, 2023

Mode of Registration Individual
Fee INR 225 (India based candidates) / USD 15 (International candidates) per stage
Exam Levels 1 Level exam only
Type of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Stages of CREST Teacher Science Olympiad (CTSO)

CREST Teacher Science Olympiad (CTSO) can be taken by teachers who teach Stage I (Grades 1-3), Stage II (Grades 4-6) & Stage III (Grades 7-8) students.

Fees of CREST Teacher Science Olympiad (CTSO)

The fee for CREST Teacher Science Olympiad (CTSO) certification is INR 225 (India based candidates) / USD 15 (International candidates) per stage. The fee also includes Free Trial.

Syllabus of CREST Teacher Science Olympiad (CTSO)

The syllabus of different stages for the CREST Teacher Science Olympiad (CTSO) is mentioned below - 

Syllabus of Stage I (Grades 1-3)

Living and Non-living things, Plants, Animals, Human Body, Good Habits and Safety Rules, Food and Nutrition, Properties of Matter, Natural Resources, Earth and Space Science, Housing and Clothing, Occupations, Light and Shadow, Sound, Force, Human Impact on Our Environment, Family and Festivals, Transport and Communication

Syllabus of Stage II (Grades 4-6)

Plants, Food and Its Components, Animals, Human Body Systems, Properties and Changes in Matter, Force, Work, Energy, Our Environment, Earth and Universe, Natural Resources and Calamities, Fibre to Fabric, Elements, Compounds and Mixtures, Changes Around Us, Living Things in the Biosphere, Motion and Acceleration, Light, Electricity, Magnetism, Fibre to Fabric

Syllabus of Stage III (Grades 7-8)

Nutrition in Various Organisms, Synthetic Fibres and Plastics, Thermal Energy, Acids, Bases and Salts, Chemial Reaction and Changes, Adaptations of Animals to Climate, Winds, Storms and Cyclone, Distribution of Natural Resources, Respiration in Organisms, Transportation in Plants and Animals, Reproduction in Plants and Animals, Motion, Electric Current and Its Effect, Light, Micro-organisms, Metals and Non-metals, Natural Resources, Combustion, Flame and Fuel, Cell, Force and Pressure, Sound Waves, Chemical Effects of Electric Current, Some Natural Phenomena, Earth, Stars and Solar System, Pollution of Air and Water, Crop Production and Management

Marking Scheme

The syllabus of different stages for the CREST Teacher Science Olympiad (CTSO) is mentioned below - 

Stages

Topic/ Section

No. of Questions

Marks per Question

Total Marks

For Stages I-III (Grades 1-8)

Practical Science

Achiever's Section

30

20

3

6

90

120

Grand Total

 

50

 

210

The total duration of the exam is 60 minutes.

Note: For every incorrect answer, there's a penalty of 1/3rd of the total marks allotted to that question.

Preparation for CREST Teacher Science Olympiad

Candidates must attempt these exams with the current level of knowledge that they have in the subject to best analyze their proficiency level. Still, if teachers feel to refer to some preparation resources, then they can refer -

1. Regular School books or CREST Science Olympiad Workbook(s)

2. Sample papers - The sample paper pdf of different stages for the CREST Teacher Science Olympiad (CTSO) can be downloaded using the below links:

  1. Download Stage I Sample Paper
  2. Download Stage II Sample Paper
  3. Download Stage III Sample Paper

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I appear for Stage I, Stage II & Stage III exams of the CREST Teacher Science Olympiad (CTSO)?

It is recommended to appear for the exams of the stage you teach. However, a candidate can also appear for the exams of higher stages.

2. How do I check the exam schedule for CREST Teacher Science Olympiad (CTSO)?

The exam schedule for CREST Teacher Science Olympiad (CTSO) is available for Stages I-III. Proceed now to check the exam schedule for CREST Teacher Science Olympiad (CTSO).

3. How do I register for CREST Teacher Science Olympiad (CTSO)?

Candidates are required to follow a few steps to register for the Teacher Science Olympiad. Check now the complete registration process for CREST Teacher Science Olympiad (CTSO).

4. Are there any other Teacher Olympiads other than CREST Teacher Science Olympiad (CTSO)?

Candidates can appear for the following Teacher Olympiads as well -

  1. CREST Teacher Mathematics Olympiad (CTMO)
  2. CREST Teacher English Olympiad (CTEO)

5. How do I check the cut-off & awards for CREST Teacher Science Olympiad (CTSO)?

The cut-offs are different for Stages I-IV. Visit the link to view the complete details for the cut-off & awards.

6. Whom do I contact if I have any questions?

For queries, kindly write to us at info@crestolympiads.com or call/WhatsApp at +91-98182-94134.

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