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International Maths Olympiad
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IMO Full form stands for International Mathematics Olympiad. And do you know? For 2021, SOF has announced to conduct all Olympiad exams online, which means students will appear for the chosen exams from their homes. Also, the result of the 1st stage will be declared in the last week of March 2021.

Although pandemic has affected everyone's life but not the spirit of students. Hence, to compliment the enthusiasm of students SOF has come out with a few changes that we’re going to discuss in this article.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. How can a Student be Benefitted by Taking IMO?


  • Based on their School, zonal, state, and International level rankings students are suitably awarded cash, medals, certificates, and gifts prizes.

  • Also, the selective international toppers from each class are awarded at a grand prize distribution ceremony in Delhi.

  •  School and zonal level prizes are sent to their respective schools.

  • In 2019, a sum of 18 crores was spent on scholarships. Felicitations, and awards.

2. What is the eligibility criteria to sit for the IMO?

Ans: There are no such eligibility criteria like minimum marks required. The students of classes 1 to 12th are eligible to appear for the 1st level IMO. 

But the students who qualify for the 2nd level of IMO exam have.

  1. Only Top Top 5% of students’ class wise get selected for the 1st level exam,

  2. Top 25 rank holders from the state are chosen for the national level exam.

  3. At least 10 students from a class appear in the exam from a school and they’ve to score 50% at least qualifying marks.

3. I’m Interested in giving IMO, how can I know about the details of the exam?

Ans: Although all information is always sent to the respective schools who have registered to SOF’s olympiads.

  • Before the first round of exam is decided prospectus, registration forms, posters and other details are sent to schools.

  • After sending the prospectus and all exam dates are disseminated to the relevant schools.

  • For further details, you can straight visit the official website.