Pre RMO Examination


Pre RMO Exam- Latest Updates for Pre- RMO Examination

Pre RMO, or PRMO, is the first step to Indian Mathematical Olympiad. PRMO full form is Pre-Regional Mathematical Olympiad. It is a preliminary round for the selection of candidates for Regional Mathematical Olympiad (RMO). Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) has been appointed as the coordinator for the exam by the National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM). Under its supervision, the PRMO exam will be organized by the MTA (Mathematics Teachers’ Association). NBHM is in charge of the mathematical olympiad related-activities.

Pre-RMO Exam 2021-22: Niche Details You Should not Miss

Pre RMO exam is held in August every year. Those who will qualify in PRMO will be eligible for the next round of the Mathematics Olympiad in India. Regional Mathematical Olympiad or RMO exam is the most sought after Mathematical contest in the country. Those who are interested in the national-level competition must concentrate on qualifying PRMO 2021-22.

PRMO 2021-22 Exam Tentative Dates



September 15, 2021

Starting date of PRMO/IOQM Registrations for schools and colleges

October 2021

Starting Date of PRMO/IQOM 2021 Registration for students

October 2021

Last date of IOQM/PRMO Registration for schools and colleges

October 2021

Online PRMO 2021 Registration (NIOS Students)

November 2021

Last Date of PRMO/IOQM 2021 Registration for students

December 2021

Release of IOQM Admit Card

January 9, 2022

IOQM-2021 Exam

February 2022

Declaration of PRMO Result

Exam Pattern

Pre RMO exam includes a total of 30 questions which shall be completed within the exam duration of 3 hours. The answer to each question will be in either a single-digit or a two-digit number. The questions will be mainly from Class 11 and Class 12 syllabus. Candidates must be well versed with the important topics for the Pre RMO exam such as Integers, Number Theory, Trigonometry, Permutations and Combinations, etc. For a detailed PRMO exam pattern, visit Vedantu’s site and look for the Pre-RMO Exam Pattern writeup.

Registration Process

Website for PRMO is the Official Website. Pre-Regional Mathematical Olympiad or PRMO aspirants can visit the official website to understand the registration process before applying for Pre RMO 2021-22. Only those schools which register themselves as “registration centres” will be allowed to participate. Once the schools have been registered, they can collect the registration fee from their students who are interested in Maths Olympiad and have the right aptitude for the test. Students are required to pay the registration fee of Rs. 230, out of which 20 Rupees per candidate will be retained by the respective schools.

Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the examination, it is the candidates’ responsibility to adhere to the eligibility norms set by the authorities. Candidates must be born on or after August 1, 2001. Students of Class 8-12 are eligible to take PRMO 2021-22. The candidate must be an Indian Citizen. However, OCI card holders, i.e. candidates who have Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) are allowed to write PRMO on certain conditions. These conditions will be explored in detail in the Pre RMO Eligibility Criteria article by Vedantu. 


Based on the performance in Pre RMO, students will qualify for Regional Mathematical Olympiad or RMO. Students are required to visit the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) website to avail the list of Pre RMO qualifiers. HBCSE, the concerned authority, will announce the names of eligible students from all regions for Indian National Mathematical Olympiad or INMO based on RMO scores. From this, it can be inferred that the Regional Mathematical Olympiad is a crucial exam that opens the door to the National and International Mathematics Olympiads. This means that candidates must take Pre RMO seriously as it is the first step towards succeeding in Mathematics competition.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1. What is the Full Form of Pre RMO?

Ans: Pre RMO stands for Pre-Regional Mathematical Olympiad. Pre RMO, also known as Pre RMO, is the preliminary round for selection in the regional level of the Mathematics Olympiad in India. This means that candidates are required to qualify Pre RMO in order to be eligible for the RMO exam. All the crucial eligibility conditions are mentioned in the above article.

Q2. When will the Pre RMO Exam 2021 be Held?

Ans: Pre-Regional Mathematical Olympiad (Pre RMO) is held in August every year. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Olympiad examinations have been postponed. The concerned authorities are deciding on the possibilities of conducting the exam amid this situation. Pre RMO 2021 Exam Date has not been announced yet by the authorities. Candidates are required to visit the official website regularly for any updates regarding the exam.

Q3. Which is the Conducting Body for Pre RMO?

Ans: Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) is the main conducting body for Pre RMO. HBCSE is in charge of conducting the Pre RMO exam, along with the MO-Cell and the National Coordinator, as appointed by the National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM). The Pre RMO exam will be organized by the MTA (Mathematics Teachers’ Association). NBHM is the main conducting body that supervises the mathematical olympiad activities in the country.

Q4. How to Prepare for Pre RMO to Qualify the First Round?

Ans: Qualifying Pre RMO requires immense practice and hard work. The examination assesses a student’s problem-solving abilities and reasoning skills. Hence, students must work on core concepts related to the subject. Math Olympiad aspirants must seek the help of online mentoring platforms like Vedantu. Vedantu has a team of exceptionally qualified teachers who can help students fulfil their dream of winning the olympiad exams. You can also avail all the required resources on Vedantu’s platform including sample papers, syllabus, previous year question papers, etc. 

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