The Bangladesh Physics Olympiad is held annually. It takes place in two phases. The first phase consists of 12 regional contests. IUB is hosting the contest for the Dhaka region (2018). There will be three categories of participants. They are (i) classes 7 and 8, (ii) classes 9 and 10, and (iii) classes 11 and 12. The top twenty from each category will be given prizes and invited to participate in the next phase which is the National contest.