RMO 2020 Exam Result


What is the RMO Exam?

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Due to COVID - 19, there will be no PRMO and RMO this year. A three-hour examination known as the Indian Olympiad Qualifier in Mathematics (IOQM) conducted by the Mathematics Teachers Association (India)(MTA)(I). Read More about IOQM

IOQM syllabus and examination format will be similar to PRMO this year.

The Regional Mathematical Olympiad is the second stage of the Olympiad conducted by Homi Bhabha Centre of Science Education (HBCSE) on behalf of the National Board for Higher Mathematics. This exam is a part of the International Mathematical Olympiad in which six selected candidates represent India.

This International Mathematical Olympiad program is divided into six stages, all of which are to be qualified for going to the final level. The RMO exam measures the problem-solving and logical reasoning capacity of students. Moreover, the candidates of classes 8,9,10,11, and 12 who rank well in RMO are selected for INMO.

It is essential to score good marks in the Pre-Regional Mathematical Olympiad to understand a student’s capability to solve equations in RMO. Based on their performance, the RMO Result 2020 will be declared.

RMO Exam Results 2020

The RMO exam requires an aspirant to clear the All-India Pre-Regional Mathematical Olympiad (PRMO) exam. It is the second exam that an aspirant has to clear to become eligible for the International Mathematical Olympiad. The HBCSE has deferred RMO Exam Date 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation. Hence, finalizing the schedules of the events of this examination may take longer.

Moreover, HBCSE's website stated that the cycle of Olympiad 2020-2021 wouldn't be conducted before December 2020. At the same time, new updates on the exam schedule will be available on both the MTA and HBCSE websites, September 15th onwards.  

An estimate was made that the RMO result date will be declared in the third week of November 2020 on the official website. The Students of KV's and JNV's can get their scorecards from respective schools, but this information remains unverified. Therefore, it is advisable to wait for the authorities to confirm the details on the official website for the Olympiad.

How to check the RMO Result?

Usually, the RMO results are released through the login window on the HBSCE website where students can access their scores. Candidates need to enter their roll numbers and date of birth to access their RMO results. They have to verify the captcha and click on the login button to view and print the result page.

If any student has any doubt with the RMO result 2020, HBSCE also offers a re-evaluation facility. A student can apply for the same before the last date to the regional coordinator. The list of regional coordinators is readily available on the official website. Furthermore, in the case of a query or grievance, a student can contact the concerned authorities. The grievances are checked at any grievance portal on the official website.

From every region, students are selected for INMO after they clear RMO. Only if the candidate attains the cut off marks, which is estimated to be 25 -30, then they move to the national level examination. RMO result 2020 cut off will decide this year's topper and the students who will attend the training camp. 

Listed below is the analysis of the previous year’s RMO results from some of the regions.

Analysis of the Previous Year RMO Exam


Number of Selected Students













Andhra Pradesh


Gujrat, Daman & Diu and Dadra Nagar Haveli








North-West (Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, and Chandigarh)


West Bengal


Tips to Secure Good Grades in RMO

To qualify for RMO, a candidate requires plenty of effort, as they need to dedicate time and energy to solve the Olympiad-level math problems. Scoring good marks in RMO and Olympiad stages depends entirely on their smart preparation and time-management during the examination. 

So, here are some tips to boost up your preparation and secure good grades in the RMO result 2020.

  1. Practice:

Starting with a thorough knowledge of all the mathematical concepts in each topic, every student needs to practice as many RMO sample papers as possible before the competition. They can also solve previous years' Olympiad question papers as practicing enhances problem-solving skills and pace.

Moreover, it boosts up confidence in a candidate to target for the International Mathematical Olympiad. There are also online portals that provide exercises and practice tests for an affordable price.

  1. Create a Schedule and Time Table:

For an RMO aspirant, studying according to the syllabus is crucial. They can start by preparing a time-table or study schedule and follow it without fail. Time management is very vital, and the study-schedule can be divided into 5 days to alleviate unnecessary pressure. This should be followed by self-assessment.

Only planning a schedule isn't sufficient, a candidate must strictly follow it from day one to the day before the exam.

  1. Refer to Good Reference Books:

Usually, RMO questions are all concept-based, therefore, it is essential to emphasize the basic concepts in Mathematics. Proper preparation needs referring to authentic books as they are prepared by professionals.

Moreover, they consist of questions based on classes 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12. Candidates can refer to books like Problem Primer for Olympiads, An Excursion in Maths, Functional Equations, Combinatorics, etc. The best tip is to understand the concepts of Mathematical equations thoroughly.

  1. Keep a Note of the Syllabus:

Thorough knowledge of the syllabus is necessary to cover every topic for the exam preparation. It will help to distinguish between the vital and easy chapters. Going through the RMO syllabus carefully will again help in preparing notes and highlighting the integral equations. This will further assist in navigating the chapters resulting in timely completion of practice.

For a fruitful practice, it is suggested that a student should always self-assess their test score. This will help them to figure out the area of strengths and the need for improvement. Moreover, it will assist a student to recognize the areas needing more effort.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. How can I Qualify for RMO?

Ans. The International Mathematical Olympiad exam comprises of 5 stages- Pre-regional Mathematical Olympiad, Regional Mathematical Olympiad, IMO Training Camp, Indian National Mathematical Olympiad-departure Camp, and International Olympiad. Upon clearing the PRMO, candidates are eligible to appear in the second stage that is RMO.

Around 30 students are selected from Regional Mathematical Olympiad (RMO), to sit for INMO (Indian National Mathematical Olympiad). Additionally, five girls are also chosen for the next level.

At the same time, 60 students are selected from class 12 from each region other than JNV and KV schools. Moreover, for JNV and KV schools up to 5% of the top performers from classes 8, 9, 10, 11, and 1% from class 12 qualify for RMO.

2. What is the Syllabus for RMO?

Ans. The syllabus for RMO mostly includes basic mathematics for the respective classes. The syllabus covers topics from Class 9 and Class 10 levels. Some of the various topics covered in the PRMO Examination are:

  • The arithmetic of integers.

  • Permutations and combination.

  • Inequalities, Coordinate geometry.

  • Geometry, Trigonometry.

  • Factorization of polynomials. 

  • Quadratic equations and expressions.

  • System of linear equations.

  • Elementary combinatorics.

  • Elementary graph theory.

The candidates also need to practice graph theory and number theory. Moreover, for RMO preparation, a student should have the information that the difficulty level will increase with each stage of the Olympiad and prepare for the selection procedure accordingly.