National Mathematics Talent Contests; how to apply? Read on

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Applications have to be submitted by August 31 for participating in the 55th National Mathematics Talent Contests conducted by ‘The Association of Mathematics Teachers of India’. The applications must be submitted via school/college.

The competitions will be held in these categories: Primary for classes 5 & 6; Sub-junior for classes 7 & 8; Junior for classes 9 & 10; Inter for classes 11 & 12; Senior for Degree classes in Arrts, Science and Technical institutions.

The syllabus for each category is available on the website.

The preliminary test, except for the senior category, will be held on October 7. It will be a two-hour objective test. The answers have to be evaluated by the respective schools and the names of the top 10 per cent should be sent to the Association. These students have to attempt the three-hour final test of subjective type to be held on November 4.

The answer sheets of the test would be sent to the Association. After evaluation, the top-three winners of each level will be awarded Rs 5,000, Rs 2,500, and Rs 1,250, respectively.

More than winning the prizes, excelling in the tests would inspire students to pursuing higher studies in Mathematics. The fees is Rs 150.

Senior category

Only a single test of subjective questions based on the syllabus of the BSc Mathematics course will be held. Check the prospectus on the website for complete details.

Applicants can also contact the Chennai office.


The Association of Mathematics Teachers of India,

85 (Old 37), Venkatarangam Street,

Triplicane, Chennai - 600 005,

Phone: 044-28 44 15 23

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