The Biology Olympiad examination will be conducted from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon on Sunday 26 June 2016. We have posted your admission cards. You can also print Your admission cards here
Sri Lankan students can now compete and win medals in Sri Lankan Biology Olympiad 2016. Four students will also be selected to participate at the International Biology Olympiad to be held in England, UK in 2017.
Students sitting for Local or London A/L exams in 2016 or 2017 are eligible to apply. There is no age barrier for the local competition, but to participate in the international competition, The student should be below 20 years of age on 30 June 2017.
Application fee is Rs. 800.00. This is a nonrefundable fee. This should be paid to any People’s bank branch to Institute of Biology account number 086-1-001-4-1191763 of Thimbiriyasaya Branch of Peoples Bank.
Applicant should complete the application form and post it with the Payment slip issued by People’s bank to the following address on or before 31 May 2016.
Institute of Biology,
120/10, Vidya Mawatha,
Application form can also be downloaded from http://iobsl.org website. Photocopies of this application form can also be used.
Sri Lankan Biology Olympiad Competition:
The examination to select the winners will be conducted from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon on Sunday 26 June 2016 at the following Centers:
University of Colombo, Colombo
Eastern University, Batticaloa
University of Jaffna, Jaffna
University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya
University of Ruhuna, Matara
University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda
Candidates are required to sit for two hour paper with 40 MCQ questions and 20 short answer questions.
The examination is mainly based on G.C.E. Advanced Level Biology curriculum (excluding Applied Biology Unit) and may also include questions on the current developments and the applications of Biology.
Candidates can choose to sit for the examination in Sinhala, Tamil or English medium.
The Biology Olympiad examination will be conducted from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon on Sunday 26 June 2016. We have posted your admission cards. You can also print Your admission cards here http://admission.iobsl.
Selection of Winners:
Gold, Silver or Bronze medals will be awarded to selected candidates based on their performance. Decision of the council of the IOB shall be final in the selection of winners.
Those who score more than 50% of the marks will be awarded a merit certificate from IOB. All results will be published in IOB website (iobsl.org).
For details contact: SLBO coordinating center at Department of Forestry and Environment Science, University of Sri Jayewardepura. (Pabasara 0771006937 or Arundathee 0779646659)
Download details and Application forms
Past Examination Papers
Medal Winners at Past International Olympiads