# Olympiad Exam for Class 11

## Olympiad Exam for Class 11

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## Syllabus for Class 11 Maths Olympiad

Unit-I: Sets and Functions

1. Sets

• Sets and their representations.
• Finite and Infinite sets.
• Empty set. Power set. Equal sets. Subsets.
• Properties of Complement Sets.
• Venn diagrams. Difference of sets.
• Complement of a set.
• Universal set. Subsets of a set of real numbers especially intervals (with notations).
• Union and Intersection of sets.
• Practical Problems based on sets.

2. Relations & Functions

• Ordered pairs, Cartesian product of sets.
• Cartesian product of the sets of real (up to R x R).
• Pictorial representation of a function, domain, co-domain, and range of a function. Function as a special kind of relation from one set to another.
• Definition of relation, pictorial diagrams, domain, co-domain, and range of a relation. Number of elements in the cartesian product of two finite sets.
• Sum, difference, product and quotients of functions.
• Real-valued functions, domain and range of these functions: modulus, exponential, constant, polynomial, identity, rational, Signum, logarithmic and greatest integer functions, with their graphs.

3. Trigonometric Functions

• Positive and negative Angles.
• Definition of trigonometric functions with the help of the unit circle.
• Truth of the sin2x+cos2x=1, for all x.
• Signs of trigonometric functions
• Domain and range of trigonometric functions and their graphs.
• Measuring angles in radians and in degrees and conversion of one into other. Expressing sin (x±y) and cos (x±y) in terms of sin x, sin y, cos x & cos y and their simple application.
• Deducing identities like the following: Identities related to sin 2x, cos2x, tan 2x, sin3x, cos3x and tan3x.
• General solution of trigonometric equations of the type sin y = sin a, cos y = cos a and tan y = tan a.

Unit-II: Algebra

1. Principle of Mathematical Induction

• Process of the proof by induction.
• Motivating the application of the method by looking at natural numbers as the least inductive subset of real numbers.
• The principle of mathematical induction and simple applications.

2. Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations

• Need for complex numbers, especially √1, to be motivated by inability to solve some of the quadratic equations.
• Algebraic properties of complex numbers.
• Argand plane and polar representation of complex numbers.
• Statement of Fundamental Theorem of Algebra, solution of Quadratic equations in the complex number system. Square root of a complex number.

3. Linear Inequalities

• Linear inequalities.
• Algebraic solutions of linear inequalities in one variable and their representation on the number line.
• Graphical solution of linear inequalities in two variables. Graphical solution of system of linear inequalities in two variables.

4. Permutations and Combinations

• Fundamental principle of counting.
• Factorial n. (n!)Permutations and combinations,
• Derivation of formulae and their connections, simple applications.

5. Binomial Theorem

• History, statement and proof of the binomial theorem for positive integral indices. Pascal’s triangle.
• General and middle term in binomial expansion, simple applications.

6. Sequence and Series

• Sequence and Series.
• Arithmetic Progression (A.P.). Arithmetic Mean (A.M.)
• Geometric Progression (G.P.), general term of a G.P.,
• Sum of n terms of a G.P., Arithmetic and Geometric series infinite G.P. and its sum, geometric mean (G.M.),
• Relation between A.M. and G.M.
• Formula for the following special sum

Unit-III: Coordinate Geometry

1. Straight Lines

• Brief recall of two dimensional geometry from earlier classes. Shifting of origin.
• Slope of a line and angle between two lines.
• Various forms of equations of a line: parallel to axis, point-slope form, slope-intercept form, two-point form, intercept form and normal form.
• General equation of a line. Equation of family of lines passing through the point of intersection of two lines.
• Distance of a point from a line.

2. Conic Sections

• Sections of a cone: Circles, ellipse, parabola, hyperbola; a point, a straight line and a pair of intersecting lines as a degenerated case of a conic section.
• Standard equations and simple properties of parabola, ellipse and hyperbola.
• Standard equation of a circle.

3. Introduction to Three–dimensional Geometry

• Coordinate axes and coordinate planes in three dimensions.
• Coordinates of a point.
• Distance between two points and section formula

Unit-IV: Calculus

1. Limits and Derivatives

• Derivative introduced as rate of change both as that of distance function and geometrically.
• Intuitive idea of limit.
• Limits of polynomials and rational functions, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions.
• Definition of derivative, relate it to slope of tangent of a curve, derivative of sum, difference, product and quotient of functions.
• The derivative of polynomial and trigonometric functions.

Unit-V: Mathematical Reasoning

1. Mathematical Reasoning

• Mathematically acceptable statements.
• Connecting words/ phrases – consolidating the understanding of “if and only if (necessary and sufficient) condition”, “implies”, “and/or”, “implied by”, “and”, “or”, “there exists” and their use through variety of examples related to real life and Mathematics.
• Validating the statements involving the connecting words difference between contradiction, converse and contrapositive.

Unit-VI: Statistics and Probability

1. Statistics

• Measures of dispersion; Range, mean deviation, variance and standard deviation of ungrouped/grouped data.
• Analysis of frequency distributions with equal means but different variances.

2. Probability

• Random experiments; outcomes, sample spaces (set representation).
• Events; occurrence of events, ‘not’, ‘and’ and ‘or’ events, exhaustive events, mutually exclusive events, Axiomatic (set theoretic) probability, connections with the theories of earlier classes.
• Probability of an event, probability of ‘not’, ‘and’ and ‘or’ events.

## Syllabus for Class 11 Science Olympiad

Unit-I Diversity of Living Organisms

Chapter-1: The Living World

What is living? Biodiversity; Need for classification; three domains of life; taxonomy and systematics; concept of species and taxonomical hierarchy; binomial nomenclature; tools for study of taxonomymuseums, zoological parks, herbaria, botanical gardens.

Chapter-2: Biological Classification

Five kingdom classification; Salient features and classification of Monera, Protista and Fungi into major groups: Lichens, Viruses and Viroids.

Chapter-3: Plant Kingdom

Salient features and classification of plants into major groups – Algae, Bryophyta, Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae and Angiospermae (three to five salient and distinguishing features and at least two examples of each category); Angiosperms – classification upto class, characteristic features and examples.

Chapter-4: Animal Kingdom

Salient features and classification of animals non-chordates up to phyla level and chordates up to class level (three to five salient features and at least two examples of each category).
(No live animals or specimen should be displayed.)

Unit-II Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants

Chapter-5: Morphology of Flowering Plants

Morphology and modifications: Internal Morphology of different parts of flowering plants: root, stem, leaf, inflorescence, flower, fruit and seed (to be dealt along with the relevant experiment of the Practical Syllabus).

Chapter-6: Anatomy of Flowering Plants

Anatomy and functions of different tissues.

Chapter-7: Structural Organisation in Animals

Animal tissues; Morphology, anatomy and functions of different systems (digestive, circulatory, respiratory, nervous and reproductive) of an insect (cockroach). (a brief account only)

Unit-III Cell: Structure and Function

Chapter-8: Cell-The Unit of Life

Cell theory and cell as the basic unit of life: Structure of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells; Plant cell and animal cell; cell envelope; cell membrane, cell wall; cell organelles – structure and function; endomembrane system, endoplasmic reticulum, golgi bodies, lysosomes, vacuoles; mitochondria, ribosomes, plastids, microbodies; cytoskeleton, cilia, flagella, centrioles (ultrastructure and function); nucleus.

Chapter-9: Biomolecules

Chemical constituents of living cells: biomolecules, structure and function of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids; Enzymes- types, properties, enzyme action.

Chapter-10: Cell Cycle and Cell Division

Cell cycle, mitosis, meiosis and their significance

Unit-IV Plant Physiology 40 Periods

Chapter-11: Transport in Plants

Movement of water, gases and nutrients; cell to cell transport, diffusion, facilitated diffusion, active transport; plant-water relations, imbibition, water potential, osmosis, plasmolysis; long distance transport of water – Absorption, apoplast, symplast, transpiration pull, root pressure and guttation; transpiration, opening and closing of stomata; Uptake and translocation of mineral nutrients – Transport of food, phloem transport, massflow hypothesis.

Chapter-11: Mineral Nutrition

Essential minerals, macro- and micronutrients and their role; deficiency symptoms; mineral toxicity; elementary idea of hydroponics as a method to study mineral nutrition; nitrogen metabolism, nitrogen cycle, biological nitrogen fixation.

Chapter-13: Photosynthesis in Higher Plants

Photosynthesis as a means of autotrophic nutrition; site of photosynthesis, pigments involved in photosynthesis (elementary idea); photochemical and biosynthetic phases of photosynthesis; cyclic and non-cyclic photophosphorylation; chemiosmotic hypothesis; photorespiration; C3 and C4 pathways; factors affecting photosynthesis.

Chapter-14: Respiration in Plants

Exchange of gases; cellular respiration – glycolysis, fermentation (anaerobic), TCA cycle and electron transport system (aerobic); energy relations – number of ATP molecules generated; amphibolic pathways; respiratory quotient.

Chapter-15: Plant – Growth and Development

Seed germination; phases of plant growth and plant growth rate; conditions of growth; differentiation, dedifferentiation and redifferentiation; sequence of developmental processes in a plant cell; growth regulators – auxin, gibberellin, cytokinin, ethylene, ABA; seed dormancy; vernalisation; photoperiodism.

Unit-V Human Physiology

Chapter-16: Digestion and Absorption

Alimentary canal and digestive glands, role of digestive enzymes and gastrointestinal hormones; Peristalsis, digestion, absorption and assimilation of proteins, carbohydrates and fats; calorific values of proteins, carbohydrates and fats; egestion; nutritional and digestive disorders – PEM, indigestion, constipation, vomiting, jaundice, diarrhoea.

Chapter-17: Breathing and Exchange of Gases

Respiratory organs in animals (recall only); Respiratory system in humans; mechanism of breathing and its regulation in humans – exchange of gases, transport of gases and regulation of respiration, respiratory volume; disorders related to respiration – asthma, emphysema, occupational respiratory disorders.

Chapter-18: Body Fluids and Circulation

Composition of blood, blood groups, coagulation of blood; composition of lymph and its function; human circulatory system – Structure of human heart and blood vessels; cardiac cycle, cardiac output, ECG; double circulation; regulation of cardiac activity; disorders of circulatory system – hypertension, coronary artery disease, angina pectoris, heart failure.Olympiad Exam for Class 11

Chapter-19: Excretory Products and Their Elimination

Modes of excretion – ammonotelism, ureotelism, uricotelism; human excretory system – structure and function; urine formation, osmoregulation; regulation of kidney function – renin – angiotensin, atrial natriuretic factor, ADH and diabetes insipidus; role of other organs in excretion; disorders – uraemia, renal failure, renal calculi, nephritis; dialysis and artificial kidney, kidney transplant.Olympiad Exam for Class 11

Chapter-20: Locomotion and Movement

Types of movement – ciliary, flagellar, muscular; skeletal muscle- contractile proteins and muscle contraction; skeletal system and its functions; joints; disorders of muscular and skeletal system – myasthenia gravis, tetany, muscular dystrophy, arthritis, osteoporosis, gout.Olympiad Exam for Class 11

Chapter-21: Neural Control and Coordination

Neuron and nerves; Nervous system in humans – central nervous system; peripheral nervous system and visceral nervous system; generation and conduction of nerve impulse; reflex action; sensory perception; sense organs; elementary structure and functions of eye and ear

Chapter-22: Chemical Coordination and Integration

Endocrine glands and hormones; human endocrine system – hypothalamus, pituitary, pineal, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, pancreas, gonads; mechanism of hormone action (elementary idea); role of hormones as messengers and regulators, hypo – and hyperactivity and related disorders; dwarfism, acromegaly, cretinism, goiter, exophthalmic goiter, diabetes, Addison’s disease.Olympiad Exam for Class 11

## Syllabus for Class 11 AI Olympiad

Artificial Intelligence

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning and Deep learning.

1. Application of Artificial Intelligence : A look at real life AI implications

• Introduction to AI Domains
• Data Sciences
• Computer Visions
• Natural Language Processing
• Smart Assistants

2. Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

• Moral Issues : Self driving cars
• Data Privacy
• Artificial Intelligence Bias
• Artificial Intelligence Access

3. Computer Vision

• Introduction of Computer Vision
• Applications of Computer Vision
• Computer Vision : Getting started
• Classification
• Classification + Localisation
• Object detection
• Instance segmentation
• Basics of images
• Basics of Pixels

4. Image features

5. Introduction to OpenCV

6. Convolution

• Convolution : Explained

7. Convolution Neural Networks (CNN)

• Introduction
• What is a Convolutional Neural Network?
• Convolution Layer
• Rectified Linear Unit Function
• Pooling Layer
• Fully Connected Layer

8. Natural Language Processing

• Introduction
• Applications of Natural Language Processing
• Natural language processing : Getting started
• Revisiting the AI project cycle

9. Chatbots

• Human Language VS Computer language
• Arrangement of the words and meaning
• Multiple meanings of a word
• Perfect syntax, no meaning

10. Data Processing

• Text Normalisation
• Bag of words

11. Evaluation

• Introduction
• What is Evaluation?
• Model Evaluation Terminologies
• The Scenario
• Confusion matrix
• Evaluation Methods
• Accuracy
• Precision
• Recall
• Which Metric is important?
• F1 Score

Chapter 1: Algorithms and Flowcharts

• What is an Algorithm?
• Activity
• Challenge Time
• What is a flowchart?
• How to Use Flowcharts to Represent Algorithms

Chapter 2: Introduction to Python

• What is a program?
• What is Python?
• Why Python for AI?
• Applications of Python
• Getting started with Python
• Python IDLE installation
• Run in the Integrated Development Environment (IDE)
• Interactive Mode
• Script Mode
• Python Statement
• Python Keywords and Identifiers
• Variables and Datatypes
• Python Operators I
• Arithmetic Operators
• Python Input and Output
• Python Output Using print() function
• User input
• Type Conversion
• Implicit Type Conversion
• Explicit Type Conversion
• Python Operators II
• Comparison operators
• Logical operators
• Assignment operators
• Let’s Practice

Chapter 3 – Introduction to tools for AI

• Introduction to Anaconda
• How to install Anaconda?
• Jupyter Notebook
• Introduction
• What is a Notebook?
• Installing Jupyter Notebook
• Working with Jupyter Notebook
• Notebook Interface – Explained!

Chapter 4 – More About Lists and Tuples

• Introduction to Lists
• How to create a list ?
• How to access elements of a list ?
• List Index
• Negative Indexing
• Adding Element to a List
• Using append() method
• Using insert() Method
• Using extend() method
• Removing Elements from a List
• Using remove() method
• Using pop() method
• Slicing of a List
• List Methods
• Let’s Practice
• Introduction to Tuples
• How to Create a tuple ?
• Accessing of Tuples
• Deleting a Tuple

Chapter 5 – Flow of Control and Conditions

• If Statement
• If Statement
• Python if…else Statement
• Python if…elif…else Statement
• Syntax of if…elif…else
• Python Nested if statements
• Let’s Practice
• The For Loop
• Syntax of for Loop
• Flowchart of for Loop
• Example: Python for Loop
• The while Statement
• Syntax of while Loop in Python
• Flowchart of while Loop
• Example: Python while Loop
• Let’s Practice

Chapter 6 : Introduction to Packages

• Recap
• Introduction
• What is a package?
• Package Installation
• Working with a package
• What is NumPy?
• Exploring NumPy!
• Let’s Practice!

## Eligibility Criteria for School Connect Online Olympiad

Age: Students of classes 1 to 12th are eligible to appear for the 1st level Olympiads. Students who qualify for the 2nd level exam include.

(a) Top 5% of students’ class wise, who appear for the 1st level exam,

(b) State wise top 25 rank holders class wise, and

(c) Class toppers from each participating school where at least 10 students from a class appear in the exam & scores 50% qualifying marks.

Note – Students from classes 1 and 2 are not required to appear for the 2nd level exam and are ranked based on their performance in the first level exam.

## Awards and Certificates Details

• Class: You need to be a student in Classes 1 to 12 to be eligible for this exam.
• Boards: You must be a student of SSC, ICSE or CBSE boards.
• Qualifying for second level examination:

The top 5% of students (class-wise) also benchmark percentile score who appear for the first level exam.

Class toppers from each participating school; where at least 10 students participate and score a minimum of 50%.

• Year of attempt: As long as you’re a student enrolled in any of Classes 1 to 12, you can apply for  International Science Olympiad and IMO or International Maths Olympiad)
• Number of attempts: You can only attempt one time in a year for any olympiad with 2 qualifying stages.
• Year of attempt: As long as you’re a student enrolled in any of Classes 1 to 12, you can apply for International Science Olympiad and IMO or International Maths Olympiad once in every academic year.
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