About iiO 2019

International Informatics Olympiad (iiO) is organised by Silverzone Foundation annually to assess the capabilities of school students in the field of Computer Science. All students from Class 1 to Class 12 from the school boards registered with Silverzone Foundation are eligible to appear in iiO 2019. The exam is organized on three levels, level 1, level 2 and level 3. Level 1 of the International Informatics Olympiad will be conducted on November 5 and December 4, 2019. Earlier, the last date to apply for the exam was August 31, 2019 which has now been extended to September 30, 2019. The result for level 1 of Silverzone iiO 2019 will be declared in the third week of January 2020. Level 2 exam will be held for the selected candidates. The Final result of iiO 2019 will be declared in the month of August/September 2020.

iiO 2019 Highlights

Full Exam Name International Informatics Olympiad
Short Exam Name iiO
Conducting Body SilverZone Foundation
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Exam Level Intermediate
Languages English
Mode of Application Offline
Mode of Exam Offline
Exam Duration 1 Hour

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iiO 2019 Important Dates

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04 Dec, 2019

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05 Nov, 2019

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01 Jun, 2019 - 30 Sep, 2019

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iiO 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for Silverzone iiO are the basic requirements needed to be met by candidates preparing for the exam. The eligibility criteria for iiO 2019 are as follows :

  • The candidate must be enrolled in a school affiliated to recognised boards.
  • The school must be registered with the Silverzone foundation.
  • To appear in further levels, candidates need to qualify the previous levels.

iiO 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Offline

Mode of Payment : Other

Candidate should be enrolled in a school to fill iiO 2019 Application forms. Individual candidates cannot apply for International Informatics Olympiad. The students are to fill the application form given by the school and submit the form to the Vice Principal/Principal of the School along with a fee of Rs. 120. The last date to apply for the exam is September 30, 2019.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General PWD Offline Transgender, Male, Female ₹ 120
OBC, ST, SC Offline Transgender, Male, Female ₹ 120

iiO 2019 Syllabus


Class-1: Unit 01
Computer science
Class-1: Unit 02
Reasoning and aptitude
Class-1: Unit 03
Scholar’s zone


Class-2: Unit 01
Computer science
Class-2: Unit 02
Reasoning and aptitude
Class-2: Unit 03
Scholar’s zone


Class-3: Unit 01
Computer science
Class-3: Unit 02
Reasoning and aptitude
Class-3: Unit 03
Scholar’s zone


Class-4: Unit 01
Computer science
Class-4: Unit 02
Reasoning and aptitude
Class-4: Unit 03
Scholar’s zone


Class-5: Unit 01
Computer science
Class-5: Unit 02
Reasoning and aptitude
Class-5: Unit 03
Scholar’s zone


Class-6: Unit 01
Computer science
Class-6: Unit 02
Reasoning and aptitude
Class-6: Unit 03
Scholar’s zone


Class-7: Unit 01
Computer science
Class-7: Unit 02
Reasoning and aptitude
Class-7: Unit 03
Scholar’s zone


Class-8: Unit 01
Computer science
Class-8: Unit 02
Reasoning and aptitude
Class-8: Unit 03
Scholar’s zone


Class-9: Unit 01
Computer science
Class-9: Unit 02
Reasoning and aptitude
Class-9: Unit 03
Scholar’s zone


Class-10: Unit 01
Computer science
Class-10: Unit 02
Reasoning and aptitude
Class-10: Unit 03
Scholar’s zone


Class-11: Unit 01
Computer science
Class-11: Unit 02
Reasoning and aptitude
Class-11: Unit 03
Scholar’s zone


Class-12: Unit 01
Computer science
Class-12: Unit 02
Reasoning and aptitude
Class-12: Unit 03
Scholar’s zone

iiO 2019 Preparation Tips

To gain an advantage over the other candidates, exam experts give the following tips and tricks. These tips and tricks will help you succeed in iiO 2019 by giving you insights on how to study smartly and manage your time according to the study plan.

  • Know the syllabus: Knowing the syllabus is very important to prepare for iiO 2019 as this will help you understand which topics are important and on which topics you should pay less attention. 
  • Study Plan: Study plans are important because they give a broad timeline to your whole day so that you don't spend your time idle. Making a study plan helps you allocate time to every subject equally and accordingly. 
  • Know the relevant books: Knowing the books from where you can extract information is another important aspect in the preparation of the International Informatics Olympiad. The syllabus of iiO is very broad and includes the syllabus of CBSE/ICSE board textbooks but studying from additional books will be helpful for you.
  • Practice Sample Papers: Practicing from mock tests and sample papers gives you an insight on the type of questions that will be asked by the exam. Practising sample papers also helps you in time management and accuracy.
  • Understand the standard of questions: Understanding what a question is asking is learned through practice and deep analysis on the levels on which a particular question is working. In iiO 2019, the questions tricky and sometimes ask something which is written between the lines. Thus, it is important to understand the standard of questions.

iiO 2019 Exam Pattern

The questions in the Silverzone International Informatics Olympiad are objective based, multiple choice questions. The students in the third grade or above will be given an OMR sheet on which they need to choose the correct option out of the four given options. The exam pattern for iiO 2019 is :

ClassNo. of Questions Time Duration
1 - 2 40 nos.60 minutes
3 - 1250 nos.60 minutes

The marking scheme for the iiO 2019 is :

UnitsClass 1 - 2Class 3 - 10Class 11 - 12
Computer Science50 marks60 marks-
Reasoning and Aptitude20 marks15 marks-
Scholar's Zone30 marks25 marks33.75 marks
Computer Fundamentals-
26.25 marks
Computer Language-
40 marks
Total100 marks100 marks100 marks

Mock tests and sample paper are highly important to succeed in iiO 2019 with flying colours. Solving mock tests and sample papers gives aspirants an idea about the exam pattern and the standard of questions which they might expect in iiO 2019. This allows the candidate to prepare for the exam. Candidates can find the sample papers and mock tests class-wise on the official website of the Silverzone Foundation.

iiO 2019 Admit Card

Admit Card is important to carry on the exam day. Students will not be allowed to sit in the exam if they are not carrying the admit card on the date of the exam. Even after giving the exam, the admit card is a must to get your report card as the enrollment no. is written on the admit card. Students will gain the admit card from their school authorities after their registration with the Silverzone Foundation.

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit Card
  • School ID Card

Result for the Silverzone International Informatics Olympiad 2019 level 1 will be declared in the third week of January 2020. Candidates can check their iiO result of level 1 by visiting the official website and entering their credentials. Level 2 result will be announced in the March 3rd week, 2020. The result of Level 3 will be out in the month of August/September 2020. All students will get a Descriptive Assessment Report along with their results and participation certificates which would be helpful in mapping their performance in the Olympiad.

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Questions related to iiO

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What is the Zonal Rank in Silverzone Olympiad ?

Devraj choudhary Student Expert 15th Feb, 2020


A zone refers to association of few states. So, your zonal rank refers that you have acheived that position among the students of all states of that zones. The whole country is divided in few zones.

Hope it helps


sir i want to know when is the date for iio 2nd level for class 11 for 2019-2020... also what is the requirement to be eligible for 2nd level for class 11

Pooja 16th Feb, 2020

Hi, the Silverzone IIO olympiad level 2 will be conducted in the month of February. The exact dates are dependent upon your school and the Silverzone organisation as it is conducted on a national and international level, precise dates are unavailable.

To be eligible for 2nd level, first your school has to be registered with Silverzone and you have to clear the 1st level that was held in the month of Nov-Dec 2019.

If both of the above conditions are satisfied, you are good to go!

All the very best for your endeavors!


IIO level 1 class 12 result has been released. how I can understand that I am qualified for level 2.

Charvi Nayyar 20th Jan, 2020

hello aspirant

following is the selection criteria for level 2:

top 500 Olympiad rank holders of the first level from each class can compete for top positions in second level examination.

all class first rank holders with minimum 60% of marks with minimum 100 students from a particular school are also eligible for level 2.

also you can ask you respective teacher or check the results online to know if you have qualified for level 2

hope this helps


Sir, I couldnot find results login window page. pls, help me to check the IIO result. Thank you.


Archisman, the results of level 1 of IIO conducted by Silverzone has been released on their official website on 6 January 2020. You can visit the given link to check your result: https://www.silverzone.org/results

You need to select the exam name and enter the required credentials- Enrollment number, Participant's name, Father/ mother's name, Email ID and Mobile number (optional) and you will be able to check your result.

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