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Silverzone International Social Studies Olympiad 2018

Jul 2, 2018 18:44 IST
    Social Studies Olympiad 2018 by Silverzone
    Social Studies Olympiad 2018 by Silverzone

    International Social Studies Olympiad 2018 is conducted by Silverzone Foundation. The ISSO by Silverzone Foundation is conducted only for Class 1st to Class 10th students. The Silverzone Social Studies Olympiad is conducted to check proficiency level of students in History, Geography and Civics subjects at their class level. ISSO 2018 will be conducted at single level only. The students who will obtain ranks on qualifying the examination will be awarded cash prizes, medal as well as participation certificate. Students can take the ISSO 2018 at their school only. In this article we have mentioned complete details about Silverzone ISSO 2018 including eligibility, exam schedule, syllabus, sample paper and awards.

    Key Facts about Silverzone International Social Studies Olympiad:

    Conducted by Silverzone Foundation

    Examination levelNational as well as International Level

    Exam mode – Written test

    Levels of examination – Single level   

    Classes Class 1st to Class 10th

    Rewards Cash prizes, Trophy, Achievement and Participation certificates etc.

    Important dates of Silverzone ISSO 2018:


    Key dates

    Last date of application 

    September 30, 2018

    ISSO 2018 exam dates

    November 27 and December 19, 2018

    Silverzone ISSO Level 1 Results

    January 2019


    Silverzone ISSO 2018 Eligibility Criteria:

    • All students studying in Class 1st to Class 10th are eligible to apply through their school.
    • Students must be studying Social Studies subjects i.e. History, Geography and Civics

    Silverzone ISSO 2018 Application Process:

    • The application form of Silverzone ISSO 2018 is available on online mode at the official website. Students can register with their school for Silverzone ISSO 2018.
    • Schools participating in Silverzone ISSO 2018 need to fill students’ participation form mentioning School code, class, section and name of students.
    • The last date of application is September 30, 2018 for Social Studies Olympiad.
    • The fee for participation in Silverzone Olympiad is Rs. 120 per student.

    Silverzone ISSO 2018 Exam Pattern and Syllabus:



    Mode of examination

    Offline mode with OMR sheet

    Test duration

    One hour

    Total number of questions

    For Class 1st and 2nd - 40 MCQs

    For Class 3rd to Class 10th - 50 MCQs

    Questions type

    Objective type questions with 5 multiple choices

    Marking scheme

    The marks allotted to questions is not specified but there is no negative marking in case of wrong attempts


    The 80% questions in Silverzone ISSO question paper is based on syllabus prescribed by CBSE/ICSE or state board for respective classroom

    Check here complete syllabus and sample question papers for Silverzone Social Studies Olympiad 2018 for your respective class.

    Silverzone ISSO 2018 Prizes:

    Students will be awarded various prizes including cash prizes, trophies and certificates of acknowledgement at each level of Silverzone Olympiad for Social Studies 2018 as mentioned below –

    Silverzone ISSO 2018 Awards

    Know difference between Scholarship and Fellowship programmes

    Silverzone ISSO 2018 Syllabus:


    Syllabus for ISSO 2018

    Class 10th

    India and the Contemporary World:

    • Nationalism in Europe
    • Nationalist Movement in Indo-China
    • Nationalism  in  India

    Economies and Livelihoods:

    • Industrialization 1850s - 1950s
    • Urbanization and Urban Lives  
    • Trade and  Globalization

    Culture, Identity and Society:

    • Print culture and nationalism
    • History of the novel

    India - Resources and their Development:

    • Resources
    • Natural Resources
    • Forest and Wild Life
    • Resources
    • Water Resources
    • Agriculture
    • Mineral Resources
    • Power Resources
    • Manufacturing Industries
    • Transport, Communication and Trade

    Democratic Politics:

    • Power sharing mechanisms in democracy Working of Democracy
    • Competition and contestations in democracy
    • Outcomes of Democracy
    • Challenges to Democracy

    Understanding Economic Development:

    • The Story of Development
    • Sectors of the Indian Economy
    • Money and Credit
    • Globalisation
    • Consumer Awareness
    • Disaster Management
    • Tsunami
    • Safer Construction Practices
    • Survival Skills
    • Alternate Communication systems during Disasters
    • Sharing Responsibility

    Class 9th

    India and the Contemporary World:

    • French Revolution
    • Russian Revolution
    • Rise of Nazism

    Economies and Livelihoods:

    • Pastoralists in the modern world
    • Forest society and colonialism
    • Farmers  and  peasants

    Culture, Identity and Society:

    • Sports and politics
    • Clothes and cultures

    India - Land and the People:

    • India
    • Drainage
    • Climate
    • Natural Vegetation
    • Wildlife
    • Population

    Democratic Politics:

    • Democracy
    • Democracy in India
    • Electoral Politics in Democracy
    • Institutions of parliamentary democracy
    • Citizens’ rights in democracy

    Understanding Economic Development:

    • Three factors of production
    • People as Resource
    • Poverty as a challenge facing India

    Food Security:

    • Disaster Management
    • Introduction to Disaster Management

    Common Hazards - Prevention and Mitigation:

    • Man- made disasters - Nuclear, Biological and Chemical
    • Community Based Disaster Management

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