The World Robot Olympiad (WRO) is a prestigious STEM Olympiad held as a robotics competition that provides a platform for young minds to showcase their creativity, problem-solving skills, and passion for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). India STEM Foundation is the organizer of WRO in India.
Level 1 – WRO India National Entrance Test (NET)
The WRO India National Entrance Test is an online objective test that assesses students’ knowledge in Math, Evs/Science, and Aptitude. It caters to students from 3rd to 12th grade, with varying difficulty levels for each grade. The test duration is 1 hour and is exclusively available to students from India STEM Foundation Partner Schools.
The curriculum is designed to cover grade-appropriate concepts, regardless of the school board type. To qualify for the Level 2 – Virtual Regional Round, students must score 60% or above. The test is conveniently accessible on various devices, and the joining link is sent via email.
NET South-West Region: Overview
The South-West region round of WRO India National Entrance Test was successfully conducted on July 9th 2023 and encompasses several states. It brings together students from diverse backgrounds, creating a vibrant and competitive environment. A total of 2100 students from 35 India STEM Foundation partner schools in the region appeared for the test.
The results were announced on July 12 and promptly shared with the respective schools in the region. The participation and enthusiasm displayed by the students reflect their dedication towards STEM education and their commitment to showcasing their skills in the WRO competition.
Congratulations to all the students who took part in the exam!
Upcoming: NET North-East Region
We would like to announce that the WRO India National Entrance Test (NET) will be conducted in the North-East region on 30th of July, 2023, from 3 PM to 4 PM IST. Students interested in participating must register and enrol before the 20th of July 2023, as it is the final date for registration. The exam will be held online, and the students will receive the portal link along with their username and password three days prior to the exam date. Here are a few things to be noted:
Important requisites & joining instructions
- A stable internet connection
- Test is accessible on Smartphones/Laptop/desktops/iPad /tablet
- Children should log in at least 15 minutes before the scheduled exam time.
- The exam duration is 1 hour only. If any child logs in after 4 PM, he cannot attempt the test.
- Maximum marks are out of 100
- There will be negative markings for every incorrect answer from class 6 onwards.
- Children should score 60% marks to qualify for level 2: Virtual Regional Round.
It is important to note that the result for the NET in the North-East region will be declared on 2nd of August 2023.
We encourage all aspiring participants to prepare well and wish them the best of luck for this exciting opportunity.
This is to inform all the participants of the WRO India National Entrance Test (NET) in the North-East region that we will be conducting informative webinars to enhance their understanding of the test and boost their confidence. These webinars will be facilitated by STEM experts and trainers.
While the South-West region webinars have already taken place in the previous month, students in the North-East region can also benefit from these sessions. The webinar schedule for the North-East region is as follows:
1. WRO India and NET Orientation on Saturday, July 22, 2023, at 8 P.M.
2. Rules, Regulations, and Competition Format on Sunday, July 23, 2023, at 8 P.M.
3. Tips for Cracking the NET Exam on Monday, July 24, 2023, at 8 P.M.
Note: These webinars are only accessible to the students participating in WRO India NET Exam.
We encourage all participants to join these webinars to gain valuable insights and clarity regarding the National Entrance Test.
WRO India Theme for 2023: Connecting the World
The theme for WRO India Season 2023 is “Connecting the World,” emphasizing the importance of global connectivity and collaboration.
This year, the students/teams will have the exciting opportunity to showcase their creativity and problem-solving skills yet again. They will be tasked with presenting an idea, project blueprint and later a working prototype aligned with the theme of “Connecting the World.” This idea or project could involve innovative solutions that foster connections and enhance global communication.
We encourage participants to think outside the box and come up with groundbreaking ideas that contribute to a more connected and interconnected world.
WRO India Level 2: Virtual Regional Round
Level 2 Virtual Regional Round is the next stage for students who successfully advance from the WRO India National Entrance Test under the Future Innovators category.
In this round, students will have the opportunity to compete in teams. The teams will be tasked with presenting their idea or project blueprint virtually, utilizing research data and presentations to validate their concepts to the judges.
This round is a crucial step in the WRO India journey, where participants get to showcase their innovative ideas and demonstrate their ability to bring them to life.
WRO India Level 3:Regional Round
The students whose ideas are validated by the judges in the Level 2 Virtual Regional Round will have the opportunity to advance to Level 3 of WRO India, the Regional Round.
Note: Unlike the previous rounds, the Level 3 Regional Round is open to all teams, including private teams that are not affiliated with ISF partner schools. These teams can directly enter the Regional Round under their preferred category by paying a participation fee of INR 18000 per team.
During the Level 3 Regional Round, participants will showcase their innovation in person and compete with other teams from the same region. They will be required to present a working prototype based on the idea/project blueprint that is already validated by the judges.
This round is a thrilling opportunity for the teams to demonstrate the practical implementation of their ideas and showcase their technical skills. The competition will be fierce as teams strive to impress the judges and secure their place for the National Championship.
WRO India Level 4: National Championship
The WRO India Level 4 National Championship is the ultimate battleground for teams across the country. The teams that emerge victorious in this round will earn the prestigious title of “National Champions”.
These champions will have the honor of representing our nation on the international stage. They will compete against teams from around the world in the International Championship of World Robot Olympiad, which is scheduled to take place in Panama this year.
The journey from regional champions to international contenders is a testament to their dedication and hard work. The entire nation will be cheering for our National Champions as they aim to bring glory to India in the world of robotics and technology.