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The Indian Computing Olympiad 2020





The Indian Computing Olympiad is a nationwide competition organized annually by IARCS. The goal of the competition is to identify school students with outstanding skills in algorithms and computer programming.

The Indian Computing Olympiad is used to select the team of four students to represent India at the International Olympiad for Informatics (IOI). IOI is one of the twelve international Science Olympiads held annually. Other prominent Science Olympiads include Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Astronomy.


Eligibility Criteria


The Indian Computing Olympiad is open to all school students across the country, from any school board. Any student registered in school upto class 12 during the academic year 2019-2020 is eligible. There is no lower age limit for participation.

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How to apply


To apply in this olympiad you need to register for Zonal Informatic Olympiad (ZIO) or Zonal Computing Olympiad (ZCO)

Click here to see about ZIO & ZCO


Selection Process


To get in Indian Computing Olympiad you have to pass either Zonal Informatics Olympiad (ZIO) or Zonal Computing Olympiad (ZCO)


Important dates


  • Application start date: 25th August 2019
  • Last date to apply: 01 November 2019