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CBSE is going to conduct Group Mathematical Olympiad on December 01, 2013. Successful candidates will be sent to International Mathematical Olympiad. A maximum number of 30 students from CBSE group are selected strictly in order of merit to participate in Indian National Mathematical Olympiad (INMO) conducted by National Board of Higher Mathematics (NBHM). Selection at National level leads to participation at the International Mathematical Olympiad.
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE IN CBSE GROUP MATHEMATICAL OLYMPIAD
a) Any student studying in class XII, XI, X or IX can participate in the competition. However, there will be a common question paper for all participants. Bright students from class VIII may also appear.
b) A school can sponsor maximum five students for the competition.
c) The five students should be selected strictly on the basis of a screening test conducted by the school itself.
DATE OF EXAMINATION
a) CBSE Group Mathematical Olympiad 2013 will be held on Sunday, 1st December, 2013 at the centre notified at the end of this folder.
b) The duration of the examination will be 3 hours (1:00 pm to 4:00 pm)
FEE TO BE PAID
Every sponsored candidate shall remit a sum of Rs. 60/- as entry fee for the examination. The fee of the candidates should be forwarded by the principal of the participating school to the venue principal (centre) in the form of demand draft drawn in favour of the principal of the venue school. The list of venue schools (state coordinators) appears at the end of this folder.
LAST DATE FOR APPLYING
The fee along with desired information about the selected students should reach the state coordinator by 20th October, 2013. In no case should the fee or documents be sent to the Board.HOW TO APPLY?
a) The head of the participating schools will forward the names of the selected students to the state coordinator (venue school) nominated by the Board
b) The information about the selected students including name, father’s name, date of birth, school address, class, residential address, total marks obtained in the class one lower than in which he/she is studying, should be sent to the state coordinator along with the fee before the last date.
c) The selected candidates should be bonafide students of the school/institution
d) The admit card to be issued by the participating school should have complete information about the students.
e) The admit card should also carry the signature of the student and his/her latest photograph duly attested by the principal.
VENUE FOR THE EXAMINATION
a) The Group Mathematical Olympiad will be held at one or two venues in each state as listed in the folder.
b) Every candidate is required to appear at the venue in his/her state only. No change of venue for the examination will be admissible.
c) Every candidate has to bear the expenditure for his/her transport, board and lodging etc.
d) In case of candidates studying in gulf schools, the schools will have to make arrangement for candidates to appear at the identified centre.
e) The state coordinator will inform all the participating schools about the roll nos. of the candidates, exact venue, date of examination, time of examination and the other details
MEDIUM OF EXAMINATION
The question paper will be made available in English medium. The candidates are required to answer in English only.
SYLLABUS AND PATTERN OF EXAMINATION
There is no specific syllabus for the examination. Areas of school mathematics such as algebra, geometry, number theory, combinatorics etc. are to be prepared for the test. The question paper will consist of 6-7 questions of non-routine nature.
CONDUCT OF GMO
a) The coordinator will act as the Centre Superintendent. For the examination at his/her centre. He/she will appoint invigilators as per CBSE examination norms.
b) In addition to invigilators the Centre Superintendent may appoint one clerk/peon for the conduct of the examination.
a) The question papers will be sent by CBSE to the state/regional coordinator directly in advance.
b) The coordinator shall keep the sealed paper in his/her safe custody till the commencement of examination. The sealed packets containing the question paper should be opened only half an hour before the start of examination.
The answer sheets of candidates who appear in CBSE GMO will be evaluated at CBSE Headquarters. CBSE will select a maximum of 30 candidates strictly in order of merit. Only the selected candidates will be informed about the result and will be eligible to appear in the Indian National Mathematical Olympiad conducted by NBHM. The name of the selected candidates will be communicated to respective schools as well as NBHM for further necessary action. The result will also be available at cbseacademic.in.