About the Olympiad

GREEN Olympiad is being organized annually by TERI since 1999. This is an environment examination that test environment consciousness and analytical skills of students. The ultimate goal of the project is to create an environmentally sentient, informed school network.

This programme has received support from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), UNESCO Global Action Programme on Education for Sustainable Development, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS), Bhatratiya Vidya Bhavan, and other educational boards / trusts over the years. GREEN Olympiad is also endorsed by UNESCO, New Delhi.

Due to COVID 19 Pandemic, GREEN Olympiad 2020 will be held ONLINE on 26 November and 17 December 2020. We encourage schools as well as students (individual) to register for the examination and be part of this unique environment initiative.

Date(s) of Examination 26 November 2020 OR 17 December 2020


Schools affiliated to a recognized education board/trust can register for this Olympiad. Individual registrations from students will also be accepted. Students from Standard IV – XII can appear for this Olympiad through the following levels:

  • Level 1 – Std. IV & V
  • Level 2 – Std. VI, VII & VIII
  • Level 3 – Std. IX & X
  • Level 4 – Std. XI & XII
  • GREEN Olympiad is an examination comprising of objective type questions that gauge the level of environmental awareness amongst students. Issues related to water, waste, energy, air, agriculture, urban landscapes, biodiversity, health, climate change, and sustainable development are included in this examination.
  • Examination will be conducted through online mode. Computer/Laptop/Mobile Phone with high-speed internet facility should be available with students to appear for online examination.
  • Duration of the examination is only 60 minutes, and the language will be in English.
  • Schools/students who wish to register for the examination should choose a convenient date from the application form. Schools should choose only one date for all participants. Username and password will be issued to each applicant/school so as to take the examination from anywhere at their convenience. However, applicants can appear only on the designated date, which cannot be changed at any circumstances.
Payment Mode
  • For Schools: After filling and submitting your application, the page will automatically take you to the payment gateway page. Each participating student has to pay a fee of Rs. 75/- to his/her school. After deducting Rs. 5/- per student (towards expenditure for coordinating the online examination at school level), the school has to pay the total registration fee (i. e. Rs. 70/- × number of participating students in all levels) through any available mode of the online transaction
  • For Individual Students: After filling and submitting your application, the page will automatically take you to the payment gateway page, where the applicant has to pay registration fees of INR 75/- (non-refundable) through any available mode of the online transaction.
How to Register?

Schools/students can register for GREEN Olympiad 2020 through the following link:

Registration fee can also be made to the following account:

Name of the A/C Holder: The Energy and Resources Institute Account.

Number: 001694600001134

Name of the Bank: Yes Bank

Full address of the bank: D-12,South Extension, Part 2, New Delhi-110049, India


IFSC Code: YESB0000016

Registration Deadline

Sep 30, 2020


Phone: 24682100, 24682111, 41504900
E-mail: go@teri.res.in

For more details, click the link below.

GREEN Olympiad 2020 for School Students by TERI

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