Are you looking for an online challenge?

Owlypia Online is an online knowledge competition in the form of a multiple-choice exam. Young individuals compete with others internationally, showing their knowledge and skills in their favourite subject areas. Owlypia Online Competition is the first step of an exciting journey aiming to inspire the intellectual curiosity in young minds around the world. By studying the content of each subject carefully, the young minds prepare themselves for the online competition.

Next Owlypia ONLINE Competitions:

International: 7 December 2019 and 14 March 2020





How Owlypia Online Works

General Guidelines

  • Each student will choose a favourite subject where 100% of the questions will come from. 
  • It is compulsory to take Owlypia Online or Owlypia Local Competitions, if held in your country, to go to Owlypia Globals.
  • Any student aged 11-14 (Owlets) or 15-18 (Owlys) can enroll to take part in this online competition.
  • Participants must choose their favourite subjects and prepare themselves for the competition.
  • Students need to use the recommended resources indicated under the subjects.
  • All participants must take the online test at their school or at an official Owlypia Exam Centre under the supervision of their teachers or supervisors. The test will be invigilated in designated rooms; however, no guidance or support will be provided to the participants in any way.
  • The online test will be available to the students with a unique code/link, which will be sent to them by email in advance.
  • Participants should follow the instructions on their screen on the day of examination.
  • All Owlypia Online Competitions focus on the theme of the year.
  • Each Owlypia Online Competition consists of different questions.
  • The participation fee is around £6 per student.
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Owlypia So Far

  • The first-ever Owlypia Online Competition took place on 28 February 2018 with over 960 Owlypians participating from 28 countries.
  • Owlypia reached over 2500 participants from 36 countries in 2018-2019 Academic Year.
  • Owlypia currently has Exam Centres (OWEX) in 55 countries.

As Owlypia Online is completely online, the only requirements are having an internet connection -wired or wireless-, invigilators, and an adequate space for the participating Owlypians. It’s much easier with a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) approach: all you need is bringing your own laptop, tablet or smartphone.

Distribution of Questions

Each participant will have questions from each resource category; books, films, videos, articles/blogs, topics

Total: 90 questions

During the competition, participants cannot change answers once they’ve chosen an option and clicked on “next”. In case of a tie, the faster Owlypian wins. For more information and guidelines, please click here.


Creativity: Beyond the Borders” is the theme of the year 2018-2019! Owlypia has five main subjects and Common Ground.

Owlypia ONLINE Prizes

Each participant receives a Certificate of Participation and a Report Card showing his/her individual scores. 

Gold, silver and bronze medal certificates are given based on the following percentages:

  • 15%: Gold Medal
  • 16-35%: Silver Medal
  • 36-60%: Bronze Medal
TOP 25 students in each subject category win extra prizes:
* All prizes and discounts for Owlypia Global Competitions must be used in 30 days after the announcement of the results.

Ready For The Challenge?