A National Science Olympiad Program covering Mathematics and Sciences including Astronomy is operational in the country. These programs aim at promoting excellence in Science and Mathematics among pre-university students. While HomiBhaba Centre for Science Education (HBCSE), Mumbai is the nodal organization for selection, training of students through Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT) for participation of students at various International Olympiads meet. The program is financially supported by Government of India, in particular Department of Science and Technology, Board of Nuclear Sciences (Department of Atomic Energy), Department of Space, Ministry of Human Resource Development and Ministry of Earth Sciences.
Except Mathematics Olympiad, HBCSE administered and coordinates various other Olympiads such as Astronomy (Junior & Senior), Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics and Junior Science through National Steering Committee (NSC) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) is the member of NSC for implementation.
For more details please visit www.olympiads.hbcse.tifr.res.in