Mathematical Olympiad 2023-2024

Notice regarding the participation of OCI students in Mathematical Olympiads

As per the orders of the Madras High Court, students with OCI status will not be eligible for selection to the Indian team in the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO), Asian Pacific Mathematical Olympiad (APMO). However, such students are provisionally eligible for selection at ALL prior stages, up to and including the International Mathematical Olympiad Training Camp (IMOTC) and European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad Training Camp (EGMOTC) provided they fulfill all other criteria. They are also provisionally eligible to write the selection tests at the IMOTC and EGMOTC. This policy is subject to revision without prior notice depending on any further orders issued by the courts, or by a competent Government authority.

Announcement of the stages of selection for the 2023-2024 cycle

In the 2023-2024 cycle, the selection to the International Mathematical Olympiad Training Camp (IMOTC) will be accomplished in three stages.

First stage exam

  • Indian Olympiad Qualifier in Mathematics (IOQM) 
  • The IOQM is being conducted by the Mathematics Teachers’ Association (India). More details about the IOQM will be announced in the first week of July 2023 on the MTA(I) website
    Date: September 3, 2023  Time: 10:00  to 13:00 hours (IST)

    1. Duration: 3 hours
    2. Total marks: 100
    3. The answer to each question is an integer in the range 00-99. No negative marking. OMR-based exam.
    4. Composition of the paper: 10 questions of 2 marks each; 10 questions of 3 marks each; 10 questions of 5 marks each.

Second stage exam

  • Regional Mathematical Olympiad (RMO)
  • Date: October 29, 2023; Time: 13:00 to 16:00 hrs
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Number of questions: 06
  • Each question requires writing detailed proof.

Third stage exam

  • Indian National Mathematical Olympiad (INMO)
  • Number of questions: 06
    Date: January 21, 2024;  Time: 12:00 to 16:30 Hrs.

    1. Duration: 4.5 hours
    2. Each question requires writing detailed proof.

Eligibility and selection criteria

  1. The eligibility criteria for IOQM and the selection criteria for RMO from IOQM are here.
  2. The selection criteria for INMO from RMO will be published at a later date.