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Chemistry Olympiad Qualifier

Chemistry Olympiad Qualifier
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Parent Organisation:

International Olympiad Foundation, UAE


About Chemistry Olympiad Qualifier:

International Olympiad Foundation(IOF®)  conducted Chemistry Olympiad Qualifier(COF). Chemistry Olympiad Qualified conducted once in a year. Chemistry Olympiad Qualifier is a UAE  level Chemistry Olympiad. International  Chemistry Olympiad is officially represented by International Olympiad Foundation in UAE.


Syllabus: Theoretical Part-

  1. The Atom
  2. Chemical Bonding
  3. Chemical Calculations
  4. Periodic Trends
  5. Inorganic Chemistry
  6. Physical Chemistry
  7. Chemical Kinetics
  8. Spectroscopy
  9. Organic Chemistry
  10. Polymers
  11. Biochemistry
  12. Analytical chemistry


Experimental Parts

  • Synthesis of Inorganic and Organic Compounds
  • Identification of Inorganic and Organic Compounds: general principles
  • Determination of some Inorganic and Organic Compounds: the general principle
  • Special measurements and procedures
  • Evaluation of results

For the detailed list of the topics under these sections, go to the link


 Eligibility Criteria:

  • The applicant must qualify the Chemistry Preliminary Olympiad qualifier.
  • If the Applicant is shortlisted in Preliminary Olympiad Qualifier, he must appear for the final Olympiad Qualifier.
  • The applicant must not be older than 20 years as on. 1st
  • IOF will shortlist the applicants based on the score in ICho.



Level 1- The topics are added to the overwhelming majority of Secondary School Chemistry programs and need not be mentioned in the preparatory problems.

Level 2- The topics are added in a substantial number of  Secondary School programs and may be used even after excluding exemplification in the preparatory problems.

Level 3- The topics are not added to the majority of Secondary School programs and can only be used in the competition if examples are given in the preparatory problems.


Exam Pattern:

The Preliminary Olympiad Qualifier is MCQ type of test which is consist of 30 questions of Chemistry

The Final Olympiad Qualifier is a Subjective type of test which is consist of 6 questions


Exam Dates:

The Preliminary Olympiad Qualifier is Conducted during the time period from 3rd Week of October to 3rd week of November.

The Final Olympiad Qualifier is conducted during the time period from 2nd week of December to 3rd week of December.


Sample Papers:

Not Available.


How to register?

  • To get the notifications of the website, you can add your email ID.
  • For the update about registration for qualifier exams, kindly keep track of the
  • The centers are available all over UAE

At the time of registration, you can choose the most convenient center.


Link for Registration-


Benefits, Awards & Scholarships:

  • Certificate to every Participated applicant.
  • Topper at School and Emirates Level awarded by medals.

Opportunity to represent UAE in international arena




COQ Sample Papers: