Silverzone International Social Studies Olympiad 2018

Silverzone Foundation will conduct Social Studies Olympiads for Class 1st to Class 10th students. In this article we have mentioned complete details about Silverzone ISSO 2018 including eligibility, exam schedule, syllabus, sample paper and awards.

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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