National Economics Olympiad
pan-India Economics Olympiad

High/Secondary School

Scholarship Overview

NEO is the biggest and oldest pan-India Economics Olympiad for students of classes XI and XII. It serves as a great opportunity for students to test their acumen and broaden their understanding of economics in terms of its application in the real world. It will be conducted on an online platform called Speed Exam with 2 rounds, both of which will be held on the 1st and 8th of November, respectively. The selected fellows will receive Cash Prizes INR 40,000 plus & Certificate of Excellence for winners.


  • Cash Scholarships worth INR 40000 plus 
  • Certificate of Excellence for winners
  • Certificate of Merit to all finalists
  • Certificate of Participation to all participants
  • The winners from each class will be entitled to up to 100% scholarship on select online courses offered by Endeavor Careers. 
Selection Criteria

 A dynamic combination of Economics, LR, Data Interpretation, and Case     Studies in the form of an MCQ (Multiple Choice Question) Quiz will be the 1st round, to be conducted on 1st November 2020. The students that qualify will be able to participate in the final round, to be held on the 8th of November.

Terms and Conditions
  • Only students of Classes 11 and 12 are eligible to avail of this opportunity. 
  • Besides, NEO follows a structure that also prepares its participants for upcoming Board and Entrance exams, thereby giving them an edge over other students.


This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by July2021. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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To be eligible, an applicant must-

  • Students of Classes 11 and 12
  • Eligible school students.

How To Apply

  • Eligible candidates can apply for the fellowship by following the steps mentioned below:

    Step 1: Go to the official website (
    Step 2: Click on 'Register'
    Step 3: Log in to D2C (Dare2Compete) using your Facebook/Google/LinkedIn account. You may also create a new account.
    Step 4: Enter your personal credentials. Please ensure you enter your school name in the organization field
    Step 5: Click on 'Submit'.
    Step 6: Click on 'Proceed to Payment' and make the payment of the registration fees.
    Step 7: On making the payment, you will get a payment confirmation e-mail. After making the payment, you can access the Sample Question Booklet on your Dare2Compete dashboard on the NEO page, shown as the first round.
    Step 8: The Olympiad shall be conducted on and the login credentials and other instructions shall be shared over e-mail to the candidates a few days before the examination.

    NOTE: Submit the additional details like City, State, Country, and Referral Code (if any) after the payment. The form asking for these details might take a few seconds after the payment is complete to load up. Do NOT miss this step after the payment.