CENTA is happy to announce the fourth edition of Teaching Professionals' Olympiad (TPO) 2018!

CENTA TPO 2018 will be held on Saturday December 8, 2018, across 30 cities in India and in Dubai. This year, you can choose from 20 subject tracks in Primary School, Middle School, Secondary School and Senior Secondary School. More information will be updated here shortly. Registrations are now open.

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CENTA presents the winners of Teaching Professionals' Olympiad (TPO) 2017

Congratulations to all the winners and also to each and every participant for being part of this national level initiative! Participants, your personalised confidential performance report with details and analysis of your performance and how it compares to other test takers, is available for download at

Winners of TPO 2017

Excitement and enthusiasm levels ran high this TPO as teachers from over 2000 cities, towns and villages in 27 Indian States and Unions Territories and in Dubai took the test at their respective centres in three time slots. Some of them had travelled for as long as 20 hours to the test centres! For many, it was their first computer-based test. There were several participants who were taking the TPO for the second and even the third time!

  • 14 subject tracks
  • 3 Challenger tracks
  • 4 language mediums (Primary track combining Language, Maths and EVS) - English, Tamil, Hindi and Telugu
  • Participants included teachers, school principals, academic coordinators, B. Ed. Students, professional fellows in Education

Winners of TPO 2017 will experience an exciting range of rewards and recognition: 17 winners will attend the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai, while 25 winners will be profiled in The Hindu group of publications. Winners can also look forward to over 100 cash awards, including four of INR 1 lakh each and special cash prizes for B. Ed. students, and one year’s subscription of The Hindu. Winners will get a unique opportunity of co-authoring a book to be published by Central Square Foundation. Five schools and five B. Ed. colleges or other teacher education institutes with the highest number of winners will win a desktop PC each from Dell. 100 winners will receive ‘social impact awards’ from Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and 800 winners will get ‘TPO Certificates’ from CENTA. In 2016, we also saw several schools and organizations felicitating their winning teachers and we hope the same continues!

For more information about TPO 2017, please visit www.tpo-india.org.


Listed below are the winners and rank holders of TPO 2016. Congratulations to all the winners and also to each and every participant for being part of this national level initiative.

Winners Of TPO 2016

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