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Green Olympiad 2023 - Environmental Quiz Contest for School Students

GREEN Olympiad

GREEN Olympiad is an annual written examination on environment initiated by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in 1999. The exam is conducted by Educating Youth for Sustainable Development Division of TERI and attracts participation from lakhs of school students across India and abroad.

UNESCO and DESD (Decade of Education for Sustainable Development -2004-2015) has endorsed GREEN Olympiad since 2011.

Green Olympiad is also supported by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, Army School Education Trust. CBSE, Bhavans Vidya Mandir and Hero.

Eligibility for Green Olympiad 2023

Students of grades 4 – 12 enrolled in a school affiliated to recognized educational board or trust are eligible to appear for GREEN Olympiad. Private coaching institute and similar entities are not allowed to participate in this exam.

Green Olympiad Exam Dates

The Green Olympiad examination dates (offline examination) are 01 September 2023 and 12 October 2023.

GREEN Olympiad 2023 will be Paper Based (Offline)

Green Olympiad Examination Centre

School will be the centre for its registered students. GREEN Olympiad Secretariat will send question papers and OMR sheet before the examination.

Green Olympiad 2023 Registration

In 2023, GREEN Olympiad will only accept school based registration. Schools can either register online or offline through our website - You can register online at

Last Date for Registration July 15, 2023

GREEN Olympiad Registration Fee

₹ 200 per student enrolled for schools based in India / USD 6 per student enrolled for schools based outside India
Schools in India can retain ₹ 10 per enrolled student for conducting the examination on campus and for any other logistical expenditure
Additional charges for availing sample paper booklet (optional): ₹ 100 per student enrolled in schools based in India/ USD 3 for students enrolled in schools based outside India.

GREEN Olympiad 2023 will cover two issues of topical interest:
(i) Environment and Sustainable Development
(ii) Green Skills + Environment and Sustainable Development
GREEN Olympiad examination will comprise of multiple choice questions. There is no negative marking.
Questions related to the following sub topics will be covered:
(i) Environment & Sustainable Development: Water, waste, energy, air, agriculture, forests, biodiversity, health, climate change, traditional wisdom, and other issues related to sustainable development.
(ii) Green Skills: 21st century skills, green infrastructure, , circular economy, agriculture, forestry, oceans, fisheries, renewable energy, biofuels, packaging and processing, green technologies, green jobs and policies.

Students from Standard IV – XII can appear for either one or both themes in the following levels:
(i) Level 1 - Std. IV & V
(ii) Level 2 - Std. VI, VII & VIII
(iii) Level 3 - Std. IX & X
(iv) Level 4 - Std. XI & XII

Prizes and Incentives for Green Olympiad

Certificates for all participants in distinction,
merit and participation category.
Certificates for coordinating teachers.
Book vouchers for Global Rank Holders.
Invitation to attend TERI's environment and
sustainability-related events.
Opportunity to participate in capacitybuilding
workshops on environment themes.

The Area Convenor
Environment Education and Awareness Area
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
Darbari Seth Block, IHC Complex
Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003, India
Tel.: 46444500, 24339606, 24682100
Fax: 24339609, 24682144, 24682145
 India +91 Delhi 0(11)

Links to Environment related quizzes are provided below for practice

Atmosphere Quiz 1 - Environment Quiz

Sample Questions for Green Olympiad


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