Australian Science Olympiad Exams – ready, set, go


Before the exam – get ready

  • An email will be sent to you with instructions on how to login to 
  • Login to before your exam day and do the practice question to test your access and technology.
  • If you experience issues, speak with your science teacher or school IT support.
  • Check with your science teacher as to what time you will sit the exam on your exam day.
  • Click here for more information about each exam, what to bring and what to expect.

On the exam day – do your best

  • Login to at the time your supervising teacher tells you
  • Read all the instructions and agree to the exam conditions
  • Complete the exam as best you can
  • If you experience any technical issues, talk with your supervising teacher

After the exam – relax

  • The exams will be marked and graded
  • Your certificate will be sent to your school for distribution

Good luck!


  • All exams will be online.
  • Students have been emailed details on how to access the online exams at 
  • Click here for more information about each exam, what to bring and what to expect.
  • Students are encouraged to access the exam site before the exam and complete the sample question.
  • All students in your school sitting the same exam must do so at the same time on the designated day unless prior arrangement has been made.
  • Access to the exam will be between 7am and 7pm AEST on the designated day only
  • The suggested minimum technology profile is detailed here. Please share this document with your IT team.
  • Exams take two hours and are conducted at school under exam conditions.
  • Only students not at school due to COVID-19 restrictions, or are home-schooled, may sit the exam at home under exam conditions.