Indian National Physics Olympiad (InPhO) & International Physics Olympiad (IPhO)
International Olympiads are held every year in mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Astronomy. The International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) has been organized practically every year since 1967.IPhO is held in a different country every year. India has been participating in InPhO from the XXIXth IPhO held in Iceland in July.
Olympiads are internationally recognized competitions in various fields of knowledge. They are the highest level examinations and are hosted by different countries every year. Participation in any of the Olympiads has worldwide recognition and is considered as a great achievement
Since 1998, NSEP has been linked to the InPhO. Top 1% at national level in NSEP become eligible to appear in InPhO. Top 35 in InPhO qualify to join a training camp at Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) Mumbai, at the end of which a five member team is selected to represent India at OhO. The Indian team has been performing consistently well at IPhO. A student can participate in InPhO only through NSEP.