## INMO - Are You the Next Gold Medalist from INDIA?

## FAQs on The National INMO Camp

1. How do you qualify for INMO?

**Ans:** In order for the candidates to appear for INMO 2024-25 examination, the candidates should first write the Regional Mathematical Olympiad (RMO) of their respective state. This is usually held in the month of December, but due to the ongoing pandemic situation in our country, the dates announced for any INMO related examination could change in the future. When the candidates write the RMO test, around 30 students are selected from each region to write the INMO examination.Among the 500 students who write the INMO examination only 30 qualify for the INMO and then are sent to a month-long training camp at the HBCSE to prepare for the International Olympiad Math. At the end of the training, only six of the best candidates are selected to represent our country on the international platform.

2. Why should the student opt for the INMO 2024-25 Examination?

**Ans:** There are other benefits the candidates get besides a chance of appearing in the INMO examination. These benefits are listed below:

Candidates who plan to pursue a career in mathematics can apply for an NBHM scholarship of Rs 2,500 per month. Furthermore, if they have a special interest in Mathematics but do not study it as a subject, they are eligible for an annual cash award of Rs 9,000.

INMO qualifiers are also qualifying for the Kishore VaigyanikProtsahanYojana (KVPY) fellowship if they continue their scientific studies in India. This fellowship pays Rs. 4000 a month.

There are also cash prizes of Rs 5,000, Rs 4,000, and Rs 3,000 for those who win gold, silver, or bronze at IMO.

The candidates become automatically eligible to get a seat in the B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematics course at the Chennai Mathematical Institute.

The candidates can directly appear for the interview for B. Stat or B. Math courses at the prestigious Indian Statistical Institute (ISI).

3. What is the structure of the INMO 2024-25 Examination?

**Ans:** The INMO 2024-25 examination paper consists of six problems to be solved in four hours. The entire question paper is of 102 marks and the marks are distributed equally with all six questions. The six questions which are given are very difficult to answer and These problems are in the fields of algebra, geometry, number theory, and combinatorics. Calculus is not covered in the test, but students are permitted to solve problems using calculus-based methods. Thus students are advised to have a stronghold on each topic before they sit for the examination.

4. Why is the INMO exam essential?

**Ans:** Students who have a high interest in Mathematics and wish to showcase their talent in the same must take part in the examination. This will not only help them in expanding their horizon and delving deeper but will also make them ever ready to take part in any high-level competitive examinations in future. They come to know about the pattern of questions followed in these examinations and also can have multiple sessions with experts through the platform of Vedantu. This makes them ready to face any standard of questions placed in front of them.

5. How to be aware of the exam dates of 2024-25?

**Ans: **According to the latest update on the official website, the INMO is scheduled for Sunday, 19th January 2025. Given the pandemic situation that is still prevalent this date might be subject to change, so to be constantly updated on the latest updates on the starting dates of the examination for the year 2024-25, you should keep an eye on the official webpage of INMO. The dates will be posted well in advance so that candidates can begin their preparation early and also keep a track of the registration process as well as the release of admit cards. Candidates can also visit this site for compiled updates of information related to INMO.