National Essay Olympiad 2023 Registration, Participation Process, Syllabus, Results, Awards

National Essay Olympiad 2023: Essay writing exams are organized in order to test the communication and technical skills of students in English. National Essay Olympiad evaluates the attitude of the writer, types of words used by them, the formation of the sentence and more. Many students participate in this essay writing Olympiad at a young age. By appearing in this exam, students get a better chance of experience in the future while planning for pursuing higher studies. Students having all the above mentioned traits can appear for National Essay Olympiad (NESO). This competency exam is open for the students from 1st to 10th standard.  The subject varies from mainstream subjects for instance General Knowledge, Science, Mathematics, English, and Computers. This Olympiad exam allows to test student’s language skills. Students must be well knowledgeable with topics while writing an essay.

National Essay Olympiad 2023 Highlights

Organization Name Indian Talent Olympiad
Popularly known as National Essay Olympiad (NEO)
Category Olympiad
Online Registration last date Last week of September 2023 (Expected)
Offline Registration last date Last week of October 2023 (Expected)
Exam Date Round 1
  • First week of December 2023 (Expected)
  • Third week of January 2023 (Expected)
Exam Date Round 2
  • Third week of December 2023 (Expected)
  • First week of February 2023 (Expected)
Mode of Reference Online
Mode of Examination OMR (Computer Based Test)
Type of Examination Objective Type
Exam Duration 65 minutes
Medium of Test English
Syllabus CBSE, ICSE/ISC and State Board

National Essay Olympiad 2023 Registration

Olympiad exams organized by the Indian Talent Olympiad follow the same registration process as other Olympiads. The school co-ordinator is accountable for processing registration. Most importantly, if school wants to register their students for ITO exams, then the respective schools also need to register for ITO exam centers. After the completion of school registration, school coordinators will have to send the details of interested  applicants along with the name of the Olympiad in which a student needs to participate. Apart from the name list of students, school coordinators  also need to send the Demand Draft of examination fees to the main office of ITO.

National Essay Olympiad 2023 Participation

Students will receive the essay topics on-the-spot depending on the level and the class of the student. General topics about current affairs or our surroundings are most probably given. Interested participants are advised to stay in touch with their English teacher to know more about National Essay Olympiad (NESO) Exams. Indian talent Olympiad (ITO) rewards top rank holders and deserving students with prizes and awards.

National Essay Olympiad 2023 Syllabus

The syllabus for National Essay Olympiad includes general awareness topics based on creative topics, social causes and academic subjects. The NESO syllabus is set by ITO and covers all the topics of  ICSE/CBSE. The syllabus details is mentioned below for the reference of the applicants:

For Classes 1 to 4

  1. Our Clothes
  2. Our Body
  3. Plants
  4. The Fruits
  5. The Sun-Water is Life
  6. Various Flowers
  7. Wild and Pet Animals
  8. The Rain
  9. Birds
  10. The Sky
  11. My Teacher
  12. Vegetables we eat
  13. Homes of Animals
  14. My Mother
  15. My Father
  16. My Grandparents
  17. Myself
  18. My Family
  19. My Town
  20. My Classroom
  21. My School/My Home
  22. My Garden
  23. My Hobby
  24. Diwali
  25. The Peacock
  26. My Pet Animal
  27. My Best Friend
  28. My Country
  29. Our National Flag/The Cow
  30. Why Should We Drink Milk?
  31. The Mango
  32. The Tiger

For classes 5 to 7

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru
  2. Mahatma Gandhi
  3. Mother Teresa
  4. APJ Abdul Kalam
  5. Dr. Varghese Kurian – The Milkman of India
  6. A Rainy Day
  7. A Market
  8. A Morning Walk
  9. The Newspaper
  10. Computer
  11. Television
  12. Mobile Phone
  13. The Policeman
  14. Our National Flower Lotus
  15. The Ganga
  16. Discipline
  17. My Best Friend
  18. A Visit to a Zoo
  19. Taj Mahal/ Historical Place
  20. A Visit to a Hill Station
  21. The Day I Will Never Forget/My Picnic
  22. My First Day at School
  23. My School Library
  24. Happiest Moment in My Life
  25. My Aim in Life
  26. My Favorite Book
  27. My Favorite Subject
  28. An Ideal Student
  29. Cricket – My Favourite/Game
  30. Hockey – National Game of India
  31. Independence Day
  32. Republic Day
  33. Holi
  34. Christmas
  35. Milk- The Complete Meal
  36. The Camel
  37. A Street Hawker
  38. An Indian Wedding
  39. A Soldier Health is Wealth
  40. The Traffic Hazards in My City
  41. Autobiography of a Bicycle

For classes 8 to 10

  1. Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Subhash Chandra Bose
  3. Missile Man of India
  4. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
  5. Narendra Modi
  6. Republic Day
  7. Festivals of India
  8. My Favourite Festival – Dussehra
  9. My Favorite Book
  10. Autobiography of a Book
  11. The Importance of Education
  12. A Cricket Match
  13. Urban Life vs Rural Life
  14. A Dust Storm
  15. Blessings of Science
  16. My Aim in Life
  17. My Hobby / Things I like
  18. My Pastime
  19. The Happiest Day of My Life
  20. If I were The Prime Minister!
  21. The ‘Lotus Temple’
  22. My Visit to Agra and Taj Mahal
  23. A Visit to an Exhibition
  24. The Person I Admire
  25. Mother Teresa
  26. An Hour at the Railway Platform
  27. Complete Blackout a Day
  28. The Generation Gap/My Idea of a Happy Life
  29. Global Warming
  30. Role of Computers and the Internet in Everyday Life
  31. Plastic – A Boon or a Bane?
  32. Life in a Big City
  33. Craze of Western Culture
  34. Unity in Diversity
  35. Pollution: A Threat to Life
  36. Terrorism
  37. Liberty is not Anarchy


After attempting the Olympiad examination, the participants will get to know the outcomes of the exam soon. The NESO results are usually issued after 30 days of the commencement of the exam. Consequently, the participants can expect the official result of ITO NESO 2023 in December month. Students will have to provide their details of the admit card to view the results.


Indian Talent Olympiad also rewards to almost all the participants and also for the top rank holders students. There are a number of rewards and prizes that students can get after attempting ITO NESO 2023.

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