Elsevier Basic Science Olympiad- A Legacy

EBSO holds a legacy of 7 years now and has been very well accepted and supported by all the stakeholders of the medical fraternity.

Designed specifically for the 1st year students across India, it is considered as one of the most ambitious and extensive quiz platforms which helps students develop their skills and gain hands-on-learning experience. The platform not only tests students knowledge but also gives them an opportunity to compete with students across the country and realize their true potential and understanding.

Elsevier India, a global information analytics provider, believes that the basic sciences subjects’ need special attention because they play a vital role in developing skills of future medicos. Medical students must be hence, encouraged to strengthen their subject expertise and skills in these areas. With precisely this thought, Elsevier India has launched one of the most popular Basic Sciences Olympiads in the field of Health Sciences- Elsevier’s Basic Sciences Olympiad (EBSO).

Rules & Contest Information

ROUND 1: Online at www.ebso.in ( 1st May – 30thJune 2019 )

Only 1st year medical students in India are eligible for EBSO rewards & scholarship.

The Olympiad is based on 3 Basic Science subjects- Anatomy, Biochemistry, and Physiology.

The question paper will have 45 multiple choice questions to be attempted in 30 minutes.

Every question will have equal weight with no negative marking.

It is a single attempt test. You cannot Save and Exit from the Test, so please make sure that you Submit the test within the specified time.

Post-test every participant will receive a participation certificate at their registered email id’s.

Top 10 scorers from each college to be qualified for Round 2.

Top 3 winners in each college will get free Elsevier book.

ROUND 2: Online at www.ebso.in (Sep-Oct 2019)

Difficulty level enhanced for question categories.

This round will be bifurcated into Quiz & Essay Writing.

Quiz- There will be 30 MCQs to be attempted in 15 minutes.

Essay Writing- A topic related to basic medicine subjects would be given on the spot after the quiz, a time of 7 minutes will be allotted to write the essay.

Top 30 students Pan India will get a one-time scholarship from Elsevier worth INR 10,000 each along with trophies and certificates

EBSO 2018 - Facts

209 Medical Colleges participated Pan India

20,000+ UG students participated in the contest

200+ Faculty members supported the initiative

Top 2 colleges which supported the maximum number of participants are from South Zone

Grand Finale concluded on March 09, 2018 with all the winners from Seth G.S. Medical College