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Students who are preparing to appear for the International Mathematics Olympiad must be familiar with the exam dates. Knowing the IMO exam date provides the students with a tentative timeline to design their preparation schedule accordingly. Usually, the exam dates for IMO are announced in advance so that the students get sufficient time to prepare for their exams. The IMO conducting body, the Science Olympiad Foundation announces the IMO exam dates for Classes 1 to 12 on their official website. To prevent students from the hassle of searching for the exam dates of IMO, we have provided all details pertaining to the same on this page.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. What is the International Mathematical Olympiad?

Ans. The International Mathematical Olympiad, also known as the third Level Mathematics Olympiad is the Global championship Mathematics Competition for High school students and is organized annually in different countries. The first IMO was organized in Romania in 1959 with participants from 7 different countries. The competition was further expanded to 100 countries from 5 continents. The IMO board assures that competition strictly takes place each year in different countries and the host of each country should observe the regulations and traditions of IMO exams. The 62nd International Mathematical Olympiad is scheduled to be conducted between 14th - 24th July 2021 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

2. Are There Any Dedicated Books for the Preparation of Imo?

Ans. Generally, the NCERT books or the course books are prescribed by the CBSE/ICSE/STATE BOARDS, but there are some reference books for the preparations. Some of them are mentioned below:

MTG Class wise Workbooks (For Class 1 to 12)

SOF Olympiad Trainer’ Mobile Apps

OSDS (Olympiad Skill Development System)

Previous Years’ Papers

Olympiads’ Books of Reasoning (for preparation for the reasoning section of Olympiads)

The 100 Percent Real Test Papers

E-Quiz

3. I’m Interested in the IMO but My School Has Not Received Any Information Regarding Olympiads, How Can I Approach the Same?

Ans. In case the school is not registered with SOF, it can still request the prospectus by contacting SOF via phone (0124-4951200) or email (info@sofworld.org). Students must fill the registration forms with the required details and submit them to their respective schools.

4. My School Does Not Want to Register for the IMO, Can I Register Myself Individually?

Ans. While the SOF encourages the registration of the schools with the foundation for accepting students for the Olympiad exams, students can also opt to register individually, as mentioned on the official website, in case the school is unable to participate. Students can directly contact SOF via phone or email and express their desire to participate in IMO exams. Such students will be further guided by the SOF regarding their registration process for the IMO exams.

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