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The Indian National Mathematical Olympiad (INMO) is the Indian National Mathematical Olympiad. The INMO is the third stage of the HBCSE IMO. The Indian National Olympiad is very well known to be the mathematical competition for the high school that is held annually in India. The INMO examination is known to be the second stage in the Indian team selection procedure for the International Mathematical Olympiad. The INMO examination is conducted every year by the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE).

The candidates who qualify for the INMO exam get a golden opportunity to go to the training camp at the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE), which is sponsored by the National Board of Higher Mathematics (NBHM). At the college level, the International Math Olympiad is known to be one of the most prestigious examinations. Six of the most talented students in the field of mathematics who have been tested by various exams are given the opportunity to represent our country among nearly a hundred competing countries at the International Math Olympiad. These six students are tested at every level and they solve very hard problems to get a gold medal in Mathematics. These selected students are usually selected through a national level olympiad held in the respective countries.

The Indian National Maths Olympiad (INMO) is a stage that is used to select candidates for the International Math Olympiad that is INMO is considered to be the gateway for IMO. Thousands of students participate in the INMO examination and only 30 candidates are shortlisted from all over the country. After successfully passing the INMO examination, the selected candidates are then trained at the IMOTC (International Mathematical Olympiad Training Camp), and after the training six best candidates are chosen to represent our country at the international level. INMO is a very competitive exam and it requires that the student have in-depth knowledge of the topics in the syllabus.

In this, we are going to explain what INMO is, how the candidates can register, the exam instructions, eligibility criteria for the INMO 2021 examination, and the complete syllabus.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1: How to Prepare for INMO?

Ans: INMO 2021 examination is considered to be the second step in the ladder International Mathematical Olympiad competition. As a result of this, the stakes are high and the competition among the students is immense. The INMO 2021 examination lasts for four hours and has six very difficult questions and all these questions are asked from the sea of the vast INMO syllabus. Due to this reason, it has become very difficult to crack these stages and move on to another stage. Students can easily prepare for the INMO examination if they have prepared a plan on how to break down the entire syllabus and complete it before the examination. After completely covering all the important topics of the syllabus, the students are advised to practice the previous year’s papers as they help in understanding the difficulty level and the types of questions that will be asked in the examination.

Q2: How to Apply for INMO?

Ans: Students should be aware that INMO does not have a specific registration process. Students who pass the prior stage (IOQM) and INMO merit awardees from the previous year are granted direct entry. Every year, approximately 900 students are chosen to give the INMO exam based on a variety of requirements.

Q3: Is INMO Tough?

Ans: INMO is the third stage in the National Olympiad Math program and the students who qualify for the first two stages are eligible to write the INMO examination. Asking if the INMO examination is tough would be an understatement as the stakes are very high. The INMO 2021 exam is a four-hour written test with six very difficult questions and descriptive nature of the INMO question paper. The INMO 2021 syllabus is entirely made up of pre-degree college mathematics. INMO 2021 has a syllabus for classes XI and XII that is grouped together with a high degree of complexity and sophistication.

Q4: How do You Qualify for INMO?

Ans: Here is how a candidate can qualify for the INMO 2021 examination:

In INMO, the output in stage 2 (RMO) is used to make selections. The top 28 students from grades 8, 9, 10, 11 and the top 6 students from grade 12 are chosen to compete in INMO.

If there is a tie, the PRMO scores will be used as a tiebreaker. If the PRMO score fails to crack the score, all those applicants will be included in the final list submitted to HBCSE.

Up to 5 students from non-KV CBSE schools outside India may be chosen.

A limit of 5 students from outside India's Kendriya Vidyalaya schools is chosen to take the INMO exam directly.

In addition to the students from each area, five girls are chosen from students in grades 8, 9, 10, and 11.

Q5: Where will IMO 2021 be Held?

Ans: Saint Petersburg, Russia, will host the 62nd International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in 2021. The61st International Mathematical Olympiad was also in Saint Petersburg Russia.

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