- Indian National Mathematics Olympiad
The Indian National Mathematics Olympiad (INMO for short) is an
Olympiadin mathematicsheld in India.
The INMO examination is conducted by the
MO Cellin February of every year. School students of any class (see below for more) first need to write the Regional Mathematical Olympiadof their respective state or region, usually held sometime between October and December of the previous year. Around thirty students are selected from each region, to write the INMO. Among these 400 or more students, a total of around thirty qualify the INMO.The qualifying students are invited to a one month mathematics camp at the Homi Bhabha Center for Science Education in Mumbai. In this camp, the students are taught Olympiad mathematics and some other general mathematics. Five selection tests are held during this period and the top six students in the selection tests qualify to represent India in the International Mathematical Olympiad
While the INMO is open to students of all classes, students in twelfth class are subject to some restrictions. Firstly, only six twelfth class students from every region can sit for the INMO. Secondly, only six students from twelfth class can qualify the INMO.
The INMO examination paper comprises six problems to be solved over a time of four hours. These problems are in the areas of
algebra, geometry, number theoryand combinatorics. No calculusis required, though calculus based approaches are allowed to solve problems.
Students who qualify the INMO once and come to attend the IMO Training Camp (
IMOTC) are sent postal problems during the period July -- December that they have to solve and send back (if they are still in school).Based on their responses, some of the students are invited to the IMO Training Camp the next year directly. Others have to rewrite the INMO again (they do not have to write the Regional Mathematics Olympiad).Some perks enjoyed:
* Students qualifying the INMO are automatically eligible for admission to the B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematics course in the
Chennai Mathematical Institute.
* Students qualifying the INMO are also eligible for an NBHM scholarship that currently stands at about Rs. 2500 per month, if they continue their studies in mathematics.
* Students who make it to the IMO are eligible for the prestigious
KVPYfellowship provided they pursue their studies in the science subjects in India. The fellowship amount stands at Rs. 4000 per month.
* Students who win medals at the IMO are given cash awards by the NBHM, the prize money depending on the medal won. In recent years, they have also been felicitated by the
* All travel expenses for the IMO Training Camp and all expenses for the
IMOare borne by the Government of India.
Regional Mathematical Olympiad
International Mathematical Olympiad Training Camp
International Mathematical Olympiad
For discussions about mathematical olympiads you may contact CBSE group mathematical olmpiad all india second rank holder Jim Varghese at
* [http://www.bprim.org/rmoinfon.php Information on RMO and INMO provided by Bhaskaracharya Pratishthana]
* [http://www.kalva.demon.co.uk/indian.html Indian Mathematical Olympiad problems]
* [http://www.isid.ac.in/~rbb/olympiads.html Page of INMO coordinator on Olympiads]
* [http://www.nbhm.dae.gov.in/olympiad.html NBHM official page on Olympiads]
* [http://www.iisc.ernet.in/mocell/ Official page of the MO cell]
* [http://mathsolympiad.googlepages.com/ Mathematics Olympiad Help Site - India]
* [http://mathsolympiad.googlepages.com/ebooks Mathematics Related E-books]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Indian mathematics — mdash;which here is the mathematics that emerged in South Asia from ancient times until the end of the 18th century mdash;had its beginnings in the Bronze Age Indus Valley civilization (2600 1900 BCE) and the Iron Age Vedic culture (1500 500 BCE) … Wikipedia
National Institutes of Technology — … Wikipedia
National Board for Higher Mathematics — The National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM), founded in 1983 by the Indian Government, is a board in India intended to foster the development of higher mathematics, help in the establishment and development of mathematics centres, and give… … Wikipedia
International Mathematical Olympiad selection process — This article describes the selection process, by country, for entrance into the International Mathematical Olympiad.The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) is an annual mathematical olympiad for high school students.Each year, each… … Wikipedia
International Mathematical Olympiad Training Camp — The International Mathematical Olympiad Training Camp (IMOTC) is a one month long annual training camp held in India to select and train students for the International Mathematical Olympiad.electionEligibilitySince the IMOTC s primary goal is to… … Wikipedia
List of mathematics articles (I) — NOTOC Ia IA automorphism ICER Icosagon Icosahedral 120 cell Icosahedral prism Icosahedral symmetry Icosahedron Icosian Calculus Icosian game Icosidodecadodecahedron Icosidodecahedron Icositetrachoric honeycomb Icositruncated dodecadodecahedron… … Wikipedia
List of mathematics competitions — Mathematics competitions or mathematical olympiads are competitive events where participants write a mathematics test. These tests may require multiple choice or numeric answers, or a detailed written solution or proof. In the United States,… … Wikipedia
India at the International Mathematical Olympiad — India has been taking part in the International Mathematical Olympiad since 1989. The performance of the Indian teams in recent years has been mediocre.2008General detailsThe 49th IMO will be held in Madrid, Spain in July, 2008. The team leader… … Wikipedia
Regional Mathematical Olympiad — The Regional Mathematical Olympiad or Regional Mathematics Olympiad or RMO is a set of regional level Olympiads held in India as a qualifying round for the Indian National Mathematical Olympiad, which in turn is a qualifying round for the… … Wikipedia
Mathematical Olympiad Cell — The Mathematical Olympiad Cell (MO Cell) is a body of permanent faculty devoted to organizing and conducting the mathematical Olympiads in India, in particular, the Indian National Mathematical Olympiad and the International Mathematical Olympiad … Wikipedia