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The Economics Society, SRCC has invited applications for the National Economics Olympiad (NEO)- a nationwide school level economics olympiad for the students of classes 11 and 12. The top three participants from each class will be awarded cumulative cash scholarships worth Rs 65,000 and all participants will get a certificate. The olympiad is organised by The Economics Society, SRCC in collaboration with Vedantu.

The preliminary round will have four sections — economic concepts, logical reasoning, case studies, and data interpretation with 10 questions each. Each question accounts for one mark and there will be no negative marking in this round. The final round is a surprise round, details of which will be shared only at the time of the test.

NEO aims to provide a platform for students to test the applicability of their knowledge with practical inputs. The syllabus and design of the olympiad has been structured in a way to help the student in their exam preparations. . The students will receive a sample questions booklet, consisting of past NEO papers and 150+ new questions for their preparation and a

comprehensive performance analysis report post the Olympiad, enabling students to evaluate themselves on a national scale.

Interested students can apply by October 15th. NEO consists of two rounds, both of which will be held online on October 17th and October 24th respectively. Candidates will have to pay a registration fee of Rs 200, however, to encourage more participation, an early-bird offer in which the students can register for the olympiad for Rs 180 only. This offer is valid

till 25th September 2021.

To encourage students from under-privileged sections of the society, the society is offering partial and complete financial aid to ensure better opportunities for students, irrespective of their constraints. Through the olympiad, students will get a chance to test their acumen and broaden their understanding of economics in terms of its application in the real world.

The National Economics Olympiad 2020 had received over 6000+ participants from across 1200 schools and 400 cities, across 10 countries last year.


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