EGMO, European Girls Mathematical Olympiad, is an international school-level competitive exam for girls to evaluate their mathematics skills. A team of four girls, competent and adept in mathematics, studying at any affiliated school in the participating countries, is sent to represent the respective countries in EGMO. Only four girls are selected from each participating country every year, and it is an extremely prestigious opportunity for them to represent their nation on a global platform.
EGMO consists of two tests. Each test consists of 3 problems, and the time duration for each test is 4 hours. The tests are conducted for two consecutive days. India has been participating in EGMO since 2015 and the selection process is conjoined with IMO (International Mathematics Olympiad). All the relevant information about EGMO -2021 is provided below for the reference of aspiring students.
EGMO-2021: Registration Process
There is no such application form to register for European Girls Mathematical Olympiad, EGMO-2021. Candidates are selected on the basis of the PRMO merit list, for this competitve exam. Aspirants must note that they need to crack IOQM (earlier known as PRMO) to become eligible for EGMO.
EGMO-2021: IOQM Registration (An Initial Step to Participate in EGMO)
Earlier, candidates could register for PRMO through their schools only. However, from this year, due to COVID-19 outbreak, the mode of registration has become online.
Step-1: Visit the official website of PRMO/IOQM – 2020.
Step-2: On the home page, click on the “New Registration” tab.
Step-3: Now move to the “Student Registration Form Apply for” box.
Step-4: Select any one option among the 2 Options displayed:
ANY OR BOTH OF JUNIOR SCIENCE (IOQJS), MATHS (IOQM) (FOR CLASS - 8, 9, 10), or ANY OR ALL OF PHYSICS (IOQP), CHEMISTRY (IOQC), BIOLOGY (IOQB), ASTRONOMY (IOQA), MATHS (IOQM) (FOR CLASS-10, 11, 12.
Step-5: Now fill in your personal details.
Step-6: Click on the “Register Now” button.
Step-7: You will receive the login credentials on your registered mobile number & email id. Now login with the help of those credentials.
Step-8: Now enter all the necessary information & upload the documents.
Step-9: Make the payment for the application fees.
Step-10: Take the printout of the acknowledgment message for future reference.
EGMO-2021: Participation Fee
EGMO-2021 is planned to be conducted in Georgia. Although, last year EGMO-2020 was planned to be conducted in the Netherlands, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the whole contest was organized virtually.
This year 2021, two out of the four participants from India, Gunjan Aggarwal, Anushka Aggarwal are trained by Vedantu Master teachers.
EGMO exam is held for two consecutive days, which is usually specified in the annual regulations under the direction of the chief invigilator. On each day of the contest, the test starts early in the morning and extends for a duration of 4 hours.
EGMO 2021: Exam Pattern & Important Dates
The syllabus for EGMO-2021 includes the regular academic content of Class XI to Class XII level. The questions of EGMO 2021 have high levels of difficulty. The difficulty level increases for the exams in the following order: IOQM< RMO< INMO< EGMO. If you want to get a clearer vision of the type of questions and the expected difficulty levels in the EGMO 2021, you must solve previous year question papers available on the HBCSE website.
Pre-Degree College Mathematics – The arithmetic of integers, geometry, quadratic equations and expressions, trigonometry, coordinate geometry, a system of linear equations, permutations and combinations, factorization of polynomial, inequalities, elementary combinatorics, probability theory and number theory, finite series, and complex numbers, and elementary graph theory.
Algebra, geometry and number theory.
The syllabus does not include any topic from calculus and statistics.
EGMO-2021: Sample Papers
The syllabus of EGMO-2021 has been updated. Try solving sample papers to take your preparation to the next level. These sample papers give you an immense idea about this maths olympiad. About 15% to 20% of the questions are from the ‘mental ability’ section in the IOM exam, and aspirants are suggested to practice sums from all the topics thoroughly during their exam preparation.
Benefits of Attempting Sample Papers
It gives students a valuable exposure to the types of questions that can be expected in the exam.
It provides an idea on the difficulty levels of most questions that students can expect in the exam and prepare accordingly.
It also helps in examining the flow of questions in terms of difficulty and the way the same concepts or topics have been asked in the past 5 to 10 years. Also, this way students get to assess their preparation and identify the topics on which they need to improve for the examination.
Sample test papers and solutions give students a hands on analysis of the subject-specific papers.
EGMO-2021: Eligibility Criteria
Stages to be Cleared Before EGMO
EGMO-2021 Previous Year Papers
All candidates must prepare according to the format of the previous year’s paper for the upcoming EGMO examination. Also, they should know that the previous year’s paper might be the difference between a student scoring average marks and a student securing well marks.
EGMO- Previous Year Papers:
EGMO-2021 Mock Test
Prepare yourself by taking one mock test every day. Last year toppers have admitted that their success secret is taking mock tests on a regular basis. Hence, we’ve covered a series of mock tests to upgrade the level of your EGMO preparation.
EGMO-2021 Mock Tests