National Geography Olympiad open to children of Classes 2nd to 10th.

Why study Geography?

· Studying geography can provide an individual with a holistic understanding of our planet and its systems.
· Those who study geography are better prepared to understand topics impacting our planet such as climate change, global warming, desertification, El Nino, water resource issues, among others.
· With their understanding of political geography, those who study geography are well-positioned to comprehend and explain global political issues that occur between countries, cultures, cities and their hinterlands, and between regions within countries.
· With instant global communications and media coverage of geopolitical hotspots around the world on twenty-four hour news channels and on the Internet, the world might seem like it has gotten smaller. Yet centuries-old conflict and strife remain despite huge technological developments over the past few decades.

Why Geography Olympiads?
· There is a great demand for Geographers in our country and abroad. Students learning this subject have an excellent career scope.
· In USA, Australia and many other countries Geography Olympiad is conducted every year, but here in India we do not have such kind of exam conducted at school level to promote Geography.
· Concerned about this widespread lack of Geography knowledge, GEO-GENIUS organized Geography Olympiad to reintroduce this subject.

The GEO-GENIUS organized its First National Level Geography Olympiad in 2010-11 and since then every year. The Olympiad is open to students of class 2 to 4 (sub-junior category), 5 to 7 (junior category), and 8 to 10 (senior category) and is conducted in two steps.

Date: 8th December 2017

Class: Std II to Std X

Time : 3.00 p.m to 7.00 p.m. ( each batch 1 hour)

18/1 Janavi Flat, Raju Street, West Mambalam, Chennai – 600 033.

Students can enroll for School level contest and successful candidates will move forward to National Level.

Registration Fee: Rs. 300 / – for School Level including the Book.

Contact Details: 8939463856 / 9884079767

Last date of Registration : 31st October 2017

Interested parents can SMS their child’s name, class, school name,
email id.

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