Sunday, June 23, 2013


Have you heard about InfoMatrix?

InfoMatrix is an international computer project competition, born from a desire to bring the world's best IT students together. Every year it takes place at Romania, where IT geeks from all over the world compete with their project. In InfoMatrix, they've five categories, including Robotics, Computer Art, Programming, Short Movie, Hardware Control.

Check the website (Link) of InfoMatrix for more information about participation.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

IOI Teams (Bangladesh)

      26th IOI, 2014 (Taipei, Taiwan)
  1. Tonmoy Mollik
  2. Bristy Sikder
  3. Labib Rashid
  4. Hasib Al Muhaimin
      25th IOI, 2013 (Brisbane, Australia)
  1. Dhananjoy Biswas
  2. Bristy Sikder
  3. Labib Rashid
  4. Hasib Al Muhaimin
      24th IOI, 2012 (Sirmione - Montichiari, Italy)
  1. Dhananjoy Biswas
  2. Bristy Sikder
  3. Md. Nafis Sadique
  4. Nur Mohammad Shafiullah

23rd IOI, 2011 (Pattya, Thailand)
  1. Fahim Zubayer
  2. Bristy Sikder
22nd IOI, 2010 (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada)
  1. Sakib Shafayat

21st IOI, 2009 (Plovdiv, Bulgaria)
  1. Mohammad Abirul Islam

20th IOI, 2008 (Cairo, Egypt)
  1. Mohammad Abirul Islam

19th IOI, 2007 (Zagreb, Croatia)
  1. Iqram Mahmud

18th IOI, 2006 (Merida, Yucatan, Mexico)
  1. Iqram Mahmud
  2. Tasnim Imran Sunny
  3. Tanvir Kaykobad 

Asia Pacific Informatics Olympiad 2014
  1. Hasib Al Muhaimin – Bronze Medal
  2. Tonmoy Mollik – Bronze Medal
  3. Bristy Sikder – Bronze Medal.
  4.  Labib Md. Rashid – Bronze Medal.

Asia Pacific Informatics Olympiad 2013
 1. Dhananjoy Biswas - Bronze Medal 

Asia Pacific Informatics Olympiad 2012
  1. Dhananjoy Biswas - Silver Medal

Asia Pacific Informatics Olympiad 2011
  1. Fahim Zubayer - Honorable Mention

Asia Pacific Informatics Olympiad 2009
  1. Mohammad Abirul Islam - Bronze Medal

Asia Pacific Informatics Olympiad 2007
  1. Mahbubul Hasan - Silver Medal

IOAA Teams (Bangladesh)

8th IOAA, 2014 (Suceava, Romania)
  1. Mohammad Sowad Sattar Chowdhury
  2. Mahmud Un Nobe
  3. Md Shahreer Zahan
7th IOAA, 2013 (Volos, Greece)
  1. Mohammad Sowad Sattar Chowdhury
  2. Md Mohsinul Kabir 
  3. Md Shahreer Zahan
  4. Turjja Datta
  5. Farlina Barik
6th IOAA, 2012 (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil)
  1. Md Shahreer Zahan
5th IOAA, 2011 (Krakow, Poland)
  1. Tazreka Haque
  2. Md Sams Afif Nirjhor
  3. Md Moshiur Rahman
  4. Paritosh Roy
4th IOAA, 2010 (Beijing, China)
  1. Pritom Mozumdar
  2. Md. Shahriar Rahim Siddiqui
  3. Nibirh Jawad
  4. Syeda Lammim Ahad
  5. Md. Tanveer Karim
3rd IOAA, 2009 (Tehran, Iran)
  1. Pritom Mozumdar
  2. Md. Shahriar Rahim Siddiqui
  3. Md. Marzuk Shalvi
1st IOAA, 2007 (Chiang Mai, Thailand)
  1. Pritom Mozumdar
  2. Sharadindu Gopal Kirtania
  3. Rafid Mahbub

IPhO Teams (Bangladesh)

45th IPhO, 2014 (Astana, Kazakhstan)
  1. Mohammed Abid Abrar
  2. Mohammed Fahim Tajwar
  3. Debopriyo Biswas
  4. Avoy Datta
  5. Aquib Al Ahmed Immanuel

44th IPhO, 2013 (Copenhagen, Denmark)
  1. Shinjini Saha
  2. Kinjol Barua
  3. Abid Abrar
  4. Shovon Biswas
  5. Saquib Musavi Hasan

43rd IPhO, 2012 (Tartu-Tallinn, Estonia)
  1. Shinjini Saha
  2. Shovon Biswas
  3. Ahmed Maksud
  4. Kinjol Barua
  5. Wasif Ahmed

42nd IPhO, 2011 (Bangkok, Thailand)
  1. Abonti Basak
  2. Sanjid Halim
  3. Subarna Misha Saha
  4. Mahdi Masnad
  5. Hasan Shariar Sifat

Thursday, June 20, 2013

IMO Teams (Bangladesh)

46th IMO, 2005 (Merida - Mexico)
  1. Syed Mostafa Tahsin
  2. Md. Mahbubul Hasan
  3. Shahriar Rouf
  4. Rafatul Faria
  5. Sabrina Tabassum
  6. Md. Tahmid-Ul-Islam Rafi

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Informatics Olympiad: Preparatory Materials

Official Facebook Group of Bangladesh Informatics Olympiad: Link

Informatics Olympiad : Books

Important Websites for Practice

A Bangla Informatics blog. Helpful for useful updates and information about Informatics Olympiad.

·        UVa Online Judge.
UVa Online Judge is an online automated judge for programming problems hosted by University of Valladolid. Its problem archive has over 3500 problems.

·        TopCoder Inc.
TopCoder hosts online computer programming competitions in the Java, C++, and C languages. Competitions take place twice a week, and members can win from $25-$300.

·        Project Euler
Project Euler is a series of challenging mathematical/computer programming problems that will require more than just mathematical insights to solve.

·        Croatian Open Competition in Informatics
·        USA Computing Olympiad
·        Sphere Online Judge

To download free Programming Books, IOI Syllabus and Past Papers of BdIO: Link

Monday, June 3, 2013

Astronomy Olympiad: Preparation

The International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA) is an annual astrophysics competition for high school students. Each national delegation is made up of at most five student competitors plus two leaders, selected on a national level.

International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics : Preparation 

Astronomy Textbooks
Physics Textbooks 

Observational Textbooks and Software

Past Papers

Skills needed for Observational and Data Analysis Test
  • How to search planets around
  • About 40-50 constellations
  • About 100-150 bright stars and their Bayer designation
  • Positions of 40 easier "M" objects
  • How to Measure Angle in the Sky
  • How to Estimate Magnitude
  • Exact Path of Ecliptic
  • Errors and their Estimation
  • Graph Plotting Techniques

Special Video Lectures and Notes

Biology Olympiad: Preparation

Biology Olympiad Resources

1. Syllabus of International Biology Olympiad (IBO). 
2. Sample Questions of IBO.  
3. Australian Biology Olympiad 
4. Sri Lankan Biology Olympiad
5. British Biology Olympiad
6. New Zealand Biology Olympiad
7. Khan Academy Biology.   
9. Biology Olympiad Blog


1. Biology by Neil A Campbell and Jane B Reece. 
2. A-Level Biology by W. D. Philips and T. J. Chilton. 
3. Biological Sciences By D. J. Taylor, N.P.O. Green and G. W. Stout.
4. Principles of Biochemistry A. L. Lehninger, D. L. Nelson.
5. The Nature of Life John Postlethwait and Janet Hopson.
6. Molecular Biology of the Cell Bruce Alberts, Dennis Bray, Julian Lewis, Martin Raff, Keith Roberts and James D. Watson.
7. Practical Skills in Biology Allan Jones, Rob Reed and J. Wyers Addison.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Chemistry Olympiad: Preparation

Chemistry Olympiad : Resources

Physical Chemistry
1. Principles of Physical Chemistry by Maron & Prutton.
2. Physical Chemistry by P.W Atkins.

Organic Chemistry
1. Organic Chemistry by Morrison & Boyd.
2. Organic Chemistry by Carey.
3. Organic Chemistry- a brief course by Atkins & Carey.

Inorganic Chemistry
1. Concise Inorganic Chemistry by Lee.
2. Basic Inorganic Chemistry by Cotton, Wilkinson & Gaus.

Analytical Chemistry
1. Analytical Chemistry by Christian.
2. Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry by Skoog & West.
3. Principles of Instrumental Analysis, by Skoog.

1. Principles of Biochemistry by Lehninger.
2. Biochemistry an Introduction by Mckee & Mckee.

General Chemistry
1. General Chemistry by Ebbing.

Practical Chemistry
1. Vogel's Textbook of Quantitative Chemical Analysis by Jeffrey, Bassett, Mendham & Denney.
2. Elementary Practical Organic Chemistry (Part 1, 2 and 3) by Arthur I.Vogel.
3. Techniques and Experiments for Organic Chemistry by Addison Ault.
4. Quantitative Analysis By Day & Underwood.

Past International Chemistry Olympiad Papers (1968-2014).

Biochemistry Olympiad: Preparation

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of University of Dhaka organize Biochemistry Olympiad every year. The Olympiad usually takes place in December-March at Curzon Hall of Dhaka University. However Biochemistry Olympiad doesn't have any corresponding International Olympiad. 

This is the Official Website of Biochemistry Olympiad Bangladesh.

Preparation for Biochemistry Olympiad:

1. Download the Syllabus of Biochemistry Olympiad.
2. Check out the Model Questions of Biochemistry Olympiad.


For Higher Secondary/ A-Level
1. A-Level Biology by W. D. Philips and T. J. Chilton (Oxford University Press)
2. Higher Secondary Botany and Zoology Book.

For Secondary/O-Level
1. O-Level Biology.
2. Secondary Biology Book (National Curriculum )

Additional Book:
1. Biochemistry Demystified (McGrawhills)

Physics Olympiad: Preparation

The International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) is an annual physics competition for high school students. Each national delegation is made up of at most five student competitors plus two leaders, selected on a national level.

Bangladesh Physics Olympiad

Bangladesh Physics Olympiad Committee organizes BDPhO every year, and selects Bangladesh team for International Physics Olympiad (IPhO). Bangladesh Physics Olympiad usually takes place between November to January. Bangladesh Physics Olympiad has 3 Phases.

Phase I : Divisional Round.
Phase II : National Round.
Phase III: IPhO Team Selection Camp.

Important Links:
Bangladesh Physics Olympiad Website.
Bangladesh Physics Olympiad Facebook Group.
Syllabus of the BDPhO.
Past Papers of the BdPhO

International Physics Olympiad : Preparation 

If you are a beginner you can start with non-calculus physics textbooks:

  • "College Physics" by Alan Giambattista, Betty McCarthy Richardson, and Robert C. Richardson
  • "Physics", 7th Edition by John D. Cutnell, Kenneth W. Johnson

Study first year level university physics.

  • "Physics", Volume 1 & 2 by David Halliday, Robert Resnick and Kenneth S. Krane
  •  "University Physics with Modern Physics with Mastering Physics™", 12th edition, by Hugh D. Young and Roger A. Freedman
  • "Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics" by Raymond A. Serway and John W. Jewett, Jr.
  • Upgrade Your Physics by The British Physics Olympiad

Interesting Resources for General Physics and Mathematics:

Textbooks on specific topics:
  • "An Introduction to Mechanics" by Kleppner and Kolenkow
  • "Classical Mechanics" by John R. Taylor
  • "Introduction to Classical Mechanics with Problems and Solutions" by David Morin
  • "Classical Dynamics of Particles and Systems" by Jerry B. Marion and Stephen T. Thornton
  • "Special Relativity" by A.P. French
  • "Vibrations and Waves" by A.P. French
  • "Introduction to Electrodynamics, 3rd ed." by David J. Griffiths
  • "Electricity and Magnetism" by Edward M. Purcell
  • "Electromagnetic Fields and Waves" by Paul Lorrain and Dale Corson

Practice working out theoretical problems

Practice doing experiments