ASSOCIATION OF TEACHERS IN BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Biology2015-342.pdfNSEB 2015 QUESTION PAPER
THE INDIAN TEAM TO INTERNATIONAL BIOLOGY OLYMPIAD,
The 27th International Biology Olympiad (IBO) 2016 was held in Hanoi, Vietnam, which concluded on 24th July 2016.
One of the four Indian students bagged a Gold medal while the other three got Silver medals. Their names are:
Lajjaben Patel (GOLD)
Tanish Modi (SILVER)
Spandan Roy (SILVER)
Vidushi Varshney (SILVER)
Dr. Rekha Vartak- Delegation Leader
Dr. Dharmendra Shah - Delegation Leader
Ms. Anupama Ronad- Scientific Officer
Mr. Vikrant Ghanekar- Scientific Officer
Although the IBO is an individual event, in terms of medals won, India ranked 8th,behind Singapore, China, Taiwan (4 golds each), USA (3 golds), Germany, Hungary (2 golds each) and Japan (1 gold and 3 silvers). There were 253 students from 68 countries in this year's IBO, the maximum till date. Ms Lajjaben Patel obtained the highest score in one of the 4 experiments (Plant anatomy and Physiology) and secured an overall rank of 15 among all participants.The other three students were placed among the top 21% of all students.