Mathematics Olympiad 2017-18 (PRMO, RMO & INMO)

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IAPT (the Indian Association of Physics Teachers) in association with National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM) announces the first ever Pre Regional Mathematics Olympiad (PRMO) as the first selection examination for the team to represent India in International Mathematics Olympiad(IMO).

Important dates related to the same are as follows:


Important Dates

PRMO Registration of Candidates

20th June – 25th July 2017

Downloading of PRMO Admit Cards by the Center In-charge
(Students will have to collect the admit card from center)

1st Aug – 12th Aug 2017

Level 1 – Pre Regional Mathematics Olympiad(PRMO) 2017 Exam

20th August 2017

(10 AM – 12.30 PM)

Level 2 – Regional Mathematics Olympiad(RMO) 2017 Exam

8th October 2017

INMO List from all regions released by HBCSE

7th December 2017

Level 3 – International Mathematics Olympiad (INMO) 2018

21st January 2018

Other Important Information Related to Mathematics Olympiad:

  • Pre-Regional Mathematical Olympiad (PRMO) exam will be held at different centres all over India. In order to be eligible for the RMO it is mandatory that students qualify through this centrally administered PRMO.

  • All Indian students who are born on or after August 1, 1998 and, in addition, are in Class VIII, IX, X and XI are eligible to appear for the PRMO 2017.

  • The PRMO will be a machine-correctable test of 30 questions. Each question has an answer which is a number with one or two digits.

Sample PRMO questions and Sample OMR sheet:

  • A link to a portal is available at the IAPT webpage( where schools can register as centres; this portal will be open from May 20 to June 20, 2017. Any school with at least 5 registrations can register on the portal as a “registered centre”. However, the list of approved exam centres will be issued by IAPT. Students who register through a given school which is a registered centre may be re-assigned to another nearby exam centre.

List of registered centers:

  • Students can approach one of the approved registered centres and through the centre register for the PRMO exam between June 20 and July 25, 2017 for a fee of Rs. 200. Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan has made its schools available as centres free of cost; for KV students there is a provision to register with payment of a fee of Rs. 100.

  • A carbon copy of the answer sheet (OMR) will be given to the student after the exam; students can check their answers as against the answers which will be uploaded on the HBCSE website.

  • The top 300 students from each region will be eligible to write the Regional Mathematics Olympiad exam. For the KV, CBSE, JNV schools which have a countrywide coverage, the number to be selected is upto 5 %of the number of registrations or 300.

  • Each regional coordinator (including the coordinators for the groups KV, CBSE and JNV) will receive the list of students eligible to write RMO by September 15th. Each Regional Co-coordinator shall conduct the RMO in her/his region on October 8th, 2017.

  • Based on the RMO exam, the final list of 30 top students plus the next 5 girl students will be sent by each regional coordinator to HBCSE by November 30, 2017.

  • HBCSE will announce the list of students eligible to appear for INMO 2018 from all regions by December 07, 2017.

  • List of all Regional Mathematics Olympiad (RMO) coordinators can be check from below link:

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