NMTC : Exams Date, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Registration and Other Details
NMTC or National Mathematics Talent Contest is a popular competitive test among math enthusiastic students. Since the test is at the national level, it is conducted and regulated by the Association of Mathematics Teachers of India (AMTI). The aim of NMTC is to quest and encourage students who have the ability of creative and original thinking, preparedness to tackle non-routine and unknown problems by applying general mathematical ability that is suitable to their level.
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Trigonometric, Vector, Coordinate, Geometry, and complex numbers method may be used
Counting Techniques, Recurrence, Relations
NMTC: Exam Details
The examination is conducted in two stages.
Stage 1 (Preliminary Test)
AMTI conducts the first stage or the preliminary test of NMTC in online mode only..
Only the top 10% of the Stage-I results get selected for Stage-II
The results are usually announced within a week after the completion of the test
Students are rewarded with certificates.
Stage 2 (Final Test)
The stage-II is a strict offline mode exam. It contains subjective questions.
The fun- fact about NMTC says that the certificates of 10% of the students act as a hall ticket for the NMTC final stage-II Exam.
NMTC: Exam Pattern
Stage-1 or Preliminary Test
No of Objective Questions
No of subjective Questions
(Class 5th & 6th)
(Class 7th & 8th)
(Class 9th & 10th)
(Class 11th & 12th)
There is negative marking in the preliminary test:
0.5 in Objective Questions
0.25 in Numerical based Questions
NMTC Exam Pattern: Final Test
The Final Test is a total Subjective based test
Students have to write proper solutions like RMO
The official website of NMTC is the only place where students can register for the exam. Once they are done with their registrations, the system will generate the school ID and it will be automatically sent to the corresponding school for reference.
The candidates require a clear & good quality photograph along with their School ID, School Name, Active Mobile Number and Email Contact Details.
The registration fee is 150/- per candidate which is directly paid to AMTI through online mode.
Once the payment is done, the system will generate a 13 digit registration number which will be sent to the Active Email and Mobile number of the students.
NMTC 2021-22: Medium of Exam
NMTC conducts exams in 8 different language mediums which includes English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil and Telugu. Although in 2020 NMTC was conducted in English only.
NMTC 2021-22: Awards
The Top 3 winners get cash awards & merit certificates.
1st position receives Rs.5000/-, 2nd will get Rs.3000/- and 3rd is awarded Rs. 2000/-.
Students who are selected at the final levels are additionally awarded merit certificates and token cash, depending on their maturity in mathematics.