NAAM

NSTC Alumni Association Magazine

International Chemistry Olympiads

The International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) is an annual academic competition for high school students.

Each national delegation is made up of four student competitors plus two leaders, selected on a national level. Observers may also accompany a national team. The students compete as individuals, and must sit for intensive theoretical and laboratory examinations. For their efforts the students can be awarded gold, silver, or bronze medals or an honorable mention.

In Pakistan National Chemistry Talent Contest (NCTC) is the second contest of National Science Talent Contest (NSTC) which is functioning under the umbrella of Science, Engineering, Technology and Mathematics (STEM) Careers Project, HEC. H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry, International Center for Chemical Sciences is the Home Institution (HI) for Training/Selection Camps for National Chemistry Talent Contest. This competition is going on since 1989 and continues. Pakistani students have been participating regularly in International Chemistry Olympiads (IChO) since 2006. The coordinator NCTC is Dr. Khalid M Khan, HEJ Research Institute Karachi.

The following four students of NCTC-02 were selected on the basis of their overall performance for Participation in 38th International Chemistry Olympiad 2006 (38th IChO), South Korea.

S# Name Award
1 Ahmed Zia -
2 Mirza Wasif Baig -
3 Raja Jawad Kiani -
4 Umair Ahmed Peerzada -

The following four students of NCTC-03 represented Pakistan in 39th International Chemistry Olympiad 2007 (39th IChO) held in Moscow, Russia and won two Bronze Medals.

S# Name Award
1 Anita Pabani Bronze Medal
2 Hamaza Khan Shahbazi -
3 Shaina Khan Bronze Medal
4 Shahzad Iqbal -

The following four students of NCTC-04 were selected on the basis of their overall performance in 40th International Chemistry Olympiad 2008 (40th IChO) Budapest, Hungary.

S# Name Award
1 Ali Kamran Ahmad Bronze Medal
2 Maha Malik Brone Medal
3 Gibran Mushtaq Hashmi Bronze Medal
4 Ayesha Ahmed -

The following four students of NCTC-05 were selected on the basis of their overall performance in 41 st International Chemistry Olympiad 2009 (41st IChO) Cambridge, UK.

S# Name Award
1 Nayha Enver Bronze Medal
2 Bilal Shahid -
3 Saman Zia Bronze Medal
4 Asad Ur Rehman -

The following four students of NCTC-06 were selected on the basis of their overall performance and represent Pakistan in 42nd International Chemistry Olympiad 2010 (42nd IChO) Tokyo, Japan

S# Name Award
1 Izhar Ali -
2 Haifz Hassan Ali -
3 Muhammad Anus -
4 Minahil Sana Qasim -

The following four students of NCTC-07 were selected on the basis of their overall performance and represent Pakistan in 43rd International Chemistry Olympiad 2011 (43rd IChO) Ankara, Turkey.

S# Name Award
1 Syed Muhammad Saad Imran Bronze Medal
2 Uzair Ijaz Khan -
3 Marium Ahmed Uqaili Bronze Medal
4 Amna Rashid -

The following four students of NCTC-08 were selected on the basis of their overall performance and represent Pakistan in 44 th International Chemistry Olympiad 2012 (44 th IChO), United States

S# Name Award
1 Armughan Ahmad Bronze Medal
2 Osaf Ayaz Khan -
3 Khwaja Muhammad Ali Zahid -
4 Muhammad Najeeb Afzal -

The following four students of NCTC-09 were selected on the basis of their overallperformance in 45th International Chemistry Olympiad 2013 (45th IChO), Moscow, Russia.

S# Name Award
1 Syeda Ayesha Siddiqua -
2 Huda Zahid Bronze Medal
3 Muhammad Zain Raza Bronze Medal
4 Muhammad Ahmad Khan Bronze Medal

The following four students of NCTC-10 were selected on the basis of their overall performance and represent Pakistan in 46th International Chemistry Olympiad 2014 (46th IChO), Hanoi, Vietnam.

S# Name Award
1 Maqbool Khalida Bronze Medal
2 Maheen Kausar Bronze Medal
3 Sabih Ahmad Bronze Medal
4 Muhammad Shujaat Mirza Bronze Medal

The following four students of NCTC-11 were selected on the basis of their overallperformance and represent Pakistan in 47th International Chemistry Olympiad 2015 (47thIChO), Baku, Azarbaijan.

S# Name Award
1 Fawad Masood -
2 Hina Batool -
3 Syed Faizan Haider Bronze Medal
4 Abdullah Altaf Bronze Medal

The following four students of NCTC-12 were selected on the basis of their overall performance and represent Pakistan in 48 th International Chemistry Olympiad 2016 (48 th IChO), Georgia.

S# Name Award
1 MUHAMMAD ISMAIL Bronze Medal
2 FATIMA KHALIQ -
3 MUHAMMAD AHMAD -
4 KANCHAN RAMESH MAHESHWARI -

The following four students of NCTC-13 were selected on the basis of their overallperformance and represent Pakistan in 49 th International Chemistry Olympiad 2017 (49thIChO), Thailand.

S# Name Award
1 AAMNA MASOOD -
2 MAHNOOR MOEEN -
3 MAAHA AYUB Bronze Medal
4 SHAH MOHAMMAD HASAN -

The medal detail year wise is mentioned below:-

2007 BM 2
2008 No Medal -
2009 BM 2
2010 No Medal -
2011 BM 2
2012 BM 1
2013 BM 3
2014 BM 3
2015 BM 2
2016 BM 1
2017 BM 1

Silver Medal: SM= 0

Bronze Medal: BM=17

Honorable Mention: HM =01