Central University of Jammu Organized REGIONAL MATHEMATICAL OLYMPIAD-2016
Oct 10, 2016

The Department of Mathematics, Central University of Jammu in collaboration with Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education(HBCSE) and on behalf of the National Board for Higher Mathematics(NBHM) of the Department of Atomic Energy(DAE), Government of India organized Regional Mathematical Olympiad(RMO)-2016 here at it’s Sainik Colony, Temporary Academic Block, Central University of Jammu.The Test was simultaneously held at four other centres of Jammu Region , namely, Govt. Degree College Kathua, Govt. Degree College Akhnoor, Govt. Degree College Samba and Govt. Degree College Doda.More than 300 students of classes IX, X and XI from various schools of Jammu Region participated in the competition. The main purpose of this competition, which was also held in other 25 regions of the country, is to spot mathematical talent among pre-university students in the country. The result of Regional Mathematical Olympiad for all the regions are to be declared centrally by HBCSE before 6th December, 2016.

On the basis of their performance in RMO, up to 30 students from each region are selected for Stage2 (Indian National Mathematical Olympiad(INMO)) , which will be held on the third Sunday of January 2017( January 15) between 12.00noon to 4.00 pm at the centres in different regions.The result of INMO will be declared in the last week of February, 2017.On the basis of the INMO, the 30-35 students from all over the country are chosen as INMO awardees and receive a Certificate of Merit. The INMO awardees are invited to a month long training camp in April-May each year at HBCSE, Mumbai and finally a six member team selected at the end represents the country at International Mathematical Olympiad(IMO), held in July each year in a different member country of the IMO.This year IMO was held in Hong Kong(For more details and syllabus and previous years question papers of Mathematical Olympiad, please visit www.hbcse.tifr.res.in or contact Prof. S.D. Sharma, Regional Coordinator, Mathematical Olympiad, Jammu Region.