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“Nepal Economics Olympiad is the flagship event of Young Economists Society Nepal.”

Nepal Economics Olympiad

“Mentorship for Economics Enthusiasts”

Our Aims

Hunting the exceptional talented students in the field of economics, finance and business and then encourage, motivate and inspire them for paving way towards brighter future.

Conducting the programs with the aim of enhancing the critical and logical ability of young students to create problem solving aptitude.

Conducting various programs to create awareness among youths and students about economics, finance, business and entrepreneurship.

Networking platform for students, various industries and stakeholders

Researching, investigating and publishing in the subject matter of economics, finance, business and entrepreneurship.


Congratulations to Team Nepal for Bagging Three (3) Bronze Medal in IEO 2022!

International Economics Olympiad (IEO) 2022 began from this July 26th to Aug 1st. The IEO 2022 was hosted by SKT Education Group and Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in China. 

There were 43 teams participating from 42 countries and territories. It was a virtual event and Team Nepal bagged THREE (3) BRONZE Medals. 

Message from President

‘The most important thing is to never stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.’ With the achievement of its ultimate purpose of encouraging young minds towards being inquisitive, asking the HOWs and WHYs, and eventually falling in love with the beauty of economics, Nepal Economics Olympiad (NEO) stands today in its fifth year of glory.

Arjun Sapkota

Founder President


Speakers of Past NEOs


National Achievements

  • Financial literacy training
  • Partnership with  prestigious national bodies like Nepal Rastra Bank, National Planning Commission, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
  • Partnership with Top Level Educational Institutions
  • Students who participated in 2019, 2020, and 2021 in NEO are currently studying in prestigious universities around the world with scholarships. 

International Achievements

  • 2 Bronze Medals in the intense International Economics Olympiad competition 2020 (Kazakhstan)
  • 2 Bronze Medals in the recent International Economics Olympiad competition 2021 (Latvia)
  • Students who participated in 2019, 2020, and 2021 in IEO are currently studying in prestigious universities around the world with scholarships.
  • Won a Bronze medal in IEO 2019 individual competition

NEO Alumni in TOP Universities

Winners Testimonials

"The educational and entertaining competition for high school students. NEO and IEO benefitted not just those who wins but all who participated. The best part about the olympiads is that the high school students get the opportunity to have conversation with the entrepreneurs and economists."
Manoj Nath Yogi
Bronze Medalist- IEO 2020
"With the experience of NEO and IEO, I got to know that the better learning of economics or any other field can only happen when there is share of ideas between people of different backgrounds, region and nationality."

Hrishav Pandey
Bronze Medalist- IEO 2020
"From studying Economy, Principles of Economics, and various other materials alongside passionate economics students to participating in virtual sessions by experts in the field including Nobel laureate Eric Maskin, NEO has helped me discover, and work towards my passion for economics. I got the opportunity to represent my country on an international level and compete with top students across the globe while learning about real-world economic events."
Aryan Shrestha
Bronze Medalist- IEO 2021
"Nepal Economics Olympiad is one of the most challenging yet exciting way of exploring your curiosity and interest in the field of economic sciences. The skills and knowledge you will learn there include public speaking, a more comprehensive grasp of economic concepts, financial literacy, a better understanding of the dynamic business environment, and, most importantly, networking with like-minded individuals. For anyone willing to stretch their intellectual vitality, Nepal Economics Olympiad is the way to go. "
Aadit Subedi
Bronze Medalist- IEO 2023

Our Partners

Apex College was established in 2000 with the aim of ‘building human capital’ and making a far-reaching impact in Nepal’s business academia sphere. We commenced with the launch of the BBA and BCIS programs, under the affiliation of Pokhara University, and we later added the BBA-BI and BBA-TT programs. Today, Apex College offers four undergraduate programs and two graduate programs.

The International Economics Olympiad (IEO) is an annual competition in economics organized for students at the secondary school level. It is intended to stimulate the activities of students interested in economics, business, and finance by way of creative problem-solving.