CENTA TPO (Teaching Professionals’ Olympiad)

International competition for teachers, at your doorstep!

  • 2 Stages – Prelims (also called CENTA TQ) and Finals
  • MCQ-based
  • Online- Prelims can be taken Anytime, Anywhere!

Registrations for TPO 2021 are now open!


Only INR 950 + GST/ Subject (USD 13 + Taxes/ Subject). There is NO additional fee for the finals. Institutional discounts are available.

See how CENTA TPO rewards, recognizes and celebrates teachers!

Rewarding, Recognizing and Celebrating Teachers


Anyone who is 18 years of age and is a graduate – The competition is especially for teachers but anyone who is interested in education is welcome.

Format of TPO Prelims

  • 15 subject tracks
  • 90 minutes
  • 50 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • No negative marking
  • 3 sections: Subject Expertise, Understanding of Pedagogical Practices, Communication
  • Applicable for all school boards
  • A verbal communication section. We will contact you for the video of the same separately.

Subjects for CENTA® TPO 2021

CENTA® TPO 2021 will be available in 15 subject tracks.

Primary (Grades I-V)

  1. English
  2. Mathematics
  3. Hindi – Language, Maths, EVS

Middle School (Grades VI-VIII)

  1. English
  2. Mathematics
  3. Science

Secondary School (Grades IX-X)

  1. English
  2. Mathematics
  3. Biology
  4. Chemistry
  5. Physics

Senior Secondary School (Grades XI-XII)

  1. English
  2. Mathematics
  3. Physics

Common track across grades: Computer Science

Click on the subject to view the detailed syllabus

Computer Science
Middle School Science
Primary (Hindi Medium)

Sample Questions

  • Please visit MyCENTA to access Sample questions, with analysis to help you understand the rationale of correct vs incorrect options better.
  • Watch this webinar: The Art and Science of Answering CENTA TPO Questions

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Many State Governments in India have been supporting CENTA TPO since 2015