Hosted by the UKBC-Independent Registered Charity
Encouraging students to continue studying the bioscience beyond school
Beneficial for applying science majors in top universities
Date：14th November, 2021（Sunday），14:00-15:00（60min）
UK Biology Competitions(UKBC) registered as a charity in England and Wales number 1191037 in 2020, after operating as independent group for 25 years with extensive experience in writing biology exams for all ages of secondary school students. Every year, they deliver 3 high quality exams for over 60,000 students. UKBC work closely with the Royal Society of Biology and University of Warwick to bring these exams to as many students as possible.
The Intermediate Biology Olympiad tests students’ biology knowledge, and meanwhile, encourages them to continue studying the bio-sciences beyond school. Participants will obtain edge advantages when applying science majors in top universities.
ASDAN China is partnering with the IBO to bring the contests to Chinese students from 2020. The competition, open to students in the first two years of high school (GCSE and A1), stands as the preliminary stage of British Biology Olympiad.
Official website in UK：https://ukbiologycompetitions.org/intermediatebiologyolympiad.html
English and Chinese
14th November, 2021（Sunday），14:00-15:00（60min）
Individual written test
Types of Questions
Multiple choice, True and False
Grade 10-11 (GCSE, A1 level)
• Online (Computer with camera and mobile device required)
• Exam Centers in China
- Gold: the cut-off score is 59.50, Top 7% approximately.
- Silver: the cut-off score is 55.11, Top 18% approximately.
- Bronze: the cut-off score is 50.63, Top 38% approximately
- Highly Commended: the cut-off score is 47.19, Top 54% approximately.
- Commended: the cut-off score is 44.05, Top 70% approximately.
Note: For judging the global awards, British competitors will be ranked first by their overall scores in the top 5%, 15%, 30%, 45% and 60%, creating boundaries for the gold, silver, bronze, high commended and commended awards. Competitors from other countries are not ranked together with their British competitors, but are compared by the boundaries. Chinese competitors with good results will therefore have an increased chance of receiving an award.
Including the exam, grading, proctor fee, past-papers, certificates, offline reference materials / one-time online mock test,etc.
3rd November, 2021
Performance Report/Award List
ASDAN EPQ Scholarship
Noted：The ASDAN Scholarship is only available to Year 10, 11 and 12 students for participating ASDAN Extended Project Qualification(EPQ). EPQ is recommended by the G5 group and many leading universities as a competitive academic experience. Scholarships cannot be exchanged for cash. For further details see:http://www.seedasdan.org/epq/。