What does student gain? : Joy of mathematics…!!!! . . . . And in addition -
Students qualifying the INMO are automatically eligible for admission to the B.Sc.(Honors) Mathematics course in the Chennai Mathematical Institute.
From 2008, INMO awardees applying for B. Stat or B. Math courses of the
will be directly called for the interview without going through thewritten test.
INMO awardees are also eligible for an NBHM scholarship that currently stands atabout
Rs. 2500 per month
, if they continue their studies in mathematics. They arealso offered a 4-year programme of training in Mathematics through correspondenceand periodic contact with a chosen faculty. The programme is also available to INMOawardees that do not pursue an undergraduate degree in Mathematics but have specialinterest in the subject. They are offered an annual
cash award of Rs. 9,000
subjectto satisfactory performance in the programme.
Students who make it to the IMO are eligible for the prestigious Kishore VaigyanikProtsahan Yojana (KVPY) fellowship provided they pursue their studies in the sciencesubjects in India. The fellowship amount stands
at Rs. 4000 per month
Indian team members who receive a gold, silver or bronze at IMO are given cashawards by the NBHM of Rs. 5,000, Rs. 4,000 and Rs. 3,000 respectively. In recent years, they have also been felicitated by the Infosys foundation.
All travel expenses for the IMO Training Camp and all expenses for the IMO are borneby the Government of IndiaHomi Bhabha Centre for Science Education offers
career incentives (admissions orscholarships) to Olympiad students.
HBCSE views the Olympiads asmainly a promotional programme to encourage students towards basicsciences
by providing them with challenging academic opportunities.However, some special merit awards, in the form of books, etc. are givento students in appreciation of merit at the end of the training camps indifferent subjects of science.
How to prepare for Mathematics Olympiad:
A student even of IX can prepare formathematics Olympiad, keen interest in mathematics is essential, you must be inquisitive and you must have an urge to know the basic behind everything you come across. Along with these
you also should have some
as basics of geometrywith elementary proofs, constructions , properties of and operations on numbers andpolynomials, laws of algebra, properties of geometrical figures and top of all you must beable to enjoy solving problems of mathematics to get joy out of it NOT JUST MARKS.
At Akola SAFE HANDS is organizing a camp for RMO which will be conducted by
from Nagpur and assistance will be provided by Piyush Palan, Anant Gadre and Nitin Oke.
The feestructure will beRs 3500/- for student participant, a student of safe hands will get participationscholarship of 1000/- if he/ she completes the camp. The study material and relevant shortnotes are included in fees. The library facility will be available for students of camp. Theyneed to maintain discipline of library. The students from outstation will need to make his stayarrangement. Assistance will be provided if prior information is there.If sufficient number of teachers (say 20) is there we will like to organize teacher’straining camp. The teachers intending to join must have keen interest in mathematics we alsowill provide feedback sessions and if they are interested we will like to take their help inRMO class on equal share basis. The participation fees for teachers will be 5000/- whichincludes basic study and teaching material.