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National Yoga Olympiad 2022: Objectives, Schedule and Syllabus

National Yoga Olympiad 2022

The National Yoga Olympiad 2022 was inaugurated by the Union education and skill development and entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. The National Yoga Olympiad will start from 18th to 20th June 2022 which is being organized by the Ministry of Education and the National Council of educational research and training (NCERT). This year 600 students from 26 states and union territories have participated in the national yoga Olympiad and demonstration multipurpose schools of the regional institute of Education will be participating in the Olympiad. The Olympiad will be conducted at block district state and national levels, in all government and government edit schools of India.

The NCERT has started the national yoga Olympiad in 2016. During the pandemic Covid-19, the national yoga Olympiad was organized as a quiz competition in which students of KVs, NVs, and students from Demonstration Multipurpose schools of regional Institutions of education participated in huge numbers. This year the theme of the national yoga Olympiad is “Yoga for Humanity“.

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Yogic Practices to be covered in Olympiad

The Following dimensions of Yoga are embedded into the ‘Yoga Olympiad’:

  1. Kriya (Cleansing Process)
  2. Asanas
  3. Pranayama
  4. Dhyana (Meditation) (Not for evaluation)
  5. Bandha and Mudra (Only for Secondary level)

Objectives Of Yoga Olympiad

  • To develop an understanding of yogic practices and apply this understanding accordingly in one’s life and living.
  • To develop a healthy habit and lifestyle in children.
  • To develop humane values in children.
  • To develop physical, emotional, and mental health through yogic activities.
  • To develop harmony with the nature and universe

National Yoga Olympiad 2022: Schedule

The Yoga Olympiad started from the first week of April on the block and school level. The national-level yoga Olympiad will start in June 2022 and will be attended by the HRD minister in New Delhi.

Levels of Yoga Olympiad Completion
District Level Completed by April 2022
Block/School Level Completed by April 2022
State/UT Level Completed by May 2022
National Level To be Completed by June 2022

Levels of the Yoga Olympiad

  1. Block/School level: In the block of school level yoga Olympiad different individual and schools can send their entries. The submissions will be received by the NCERT before April 2022, from the block levels of the yoga Olympiad.
  2. District Level: The district level is the second level of the block-level yoga Olympiad where the winners of block levels will participate.
  3. State/UT Level: state and UT level is the third level of the yoga Olympiad where the winners of the district level will participate.
  4. National Level: National level yoga Olympiad is the final level where the best of state entries will participate and showcase their performance. For winning boys and four winning girls in the upper primary and secondary stages will participate.

Yoga Olympiad 2022: Syllabus

The syllabus for Yoga Olympiad 2022 is developed by the NCERT, for the Upper Primary Stage, the syllabus for class VI to VIII, and class IX to X which is the secondary stage.

Upper Primary Stage

Class Theme Questions Key Concepts
VI Yoga For Health How Yoga is suitable for me and why should we do asanas and pranayamas? Benefits of Yoga Practices
VII Yoga for Physical Fitness How flexibility and physical fitness can be achieved through yogic practices? What is Flexibility? Various Yogic Practices to enhance flexibility
VIII Yoga for Concentration How do yogic practices help in developing concentration and harmony? Benefits of yogic practices for developing concentration and harmony

Secondary Stage

Class Questions Key concepts
IX Unit 1: Introduction Why is Yoga Important What is Yoga, the importance of Yoga, and the Guidelines for yogic practices?
Unit 2: Personality Development through Yoga 1.      Role of Yoga in all-around development.

2.      How can we improve flexibility and strength through yogic practices

1.      Yoga and personality development

2.      Yogic Practices for personality development meditation.

Xth Do we feel stressed? Stress Factors include- stress, yogic lifestyle, and the role of yoga in stress management.

Award in Yoga Olympiad

  • Block / School Level

First Prize – Merit Certificate

Second Prize – Merit Certificate

Third Prize – Merit Certificate

All other participants – Certificate of Participation.

  • District level

First Prize – Merit Certificate

Second Prize – Merit Certificate

Third Prize – Merit Certificate

All other participants – Certificate of Participation.

  • State/UT level

First Prize – Merit Certificate with memento

Second Prize – Merit Certificate with memento

FAQs related to National Yoga Olympiad

1. When will the National Yoga Olympiad 2022 start?
Ans. The National Yoga Olympiad 2022 will start from 18th June to 20th June 2022, by the Ministry of Education and The National Council of Education Research and Training.

2. What did the education minister say about the National Yoga Olympiad?
Ans. Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan congratulated all the students who were selected for the National Yoga Olympiad competition on the behalf of the states and union territories and thank them for participating.

3. What will be judged in the yoga Olympiad?
Ans. The students will be judged on the practices of Asanas, Pranayam, kriya (clearing process), Bandha (secondary stage only), and Surya Namaskar (Optional).

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