PRMO 2019: The Pre-Regional Mathematics Olympiads is the first stage of the Mathematical Olympiad Examination. The Mathematical Olympiad exam comprises six stages. Candidates are taken forward to another level based on the performance in the previous level. The Pre-Regional Mathematical Olympiad (PRMO) is a two and half hour examination consisting of 30 questions. The answer to each question is either a single digit number or a two digit number. It will be marked on a machine-readable OMR response sheet. The medium of PRMO question paper is both English and Hindi.
The Mathematical Olympiad programme is organized by the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) on behalf of the National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM). Prof. V. Srinivas is the chairperson of the NBHM, School of Mathematics, T.I.F.R, Mumbai. Whereas, Prof. B. Sury is the National Coordinator. We get you a detailed article on PRMO 2019 to help you stay updated on the same.
Pre-Regional Mathematics Olympiads (PRMO)
The Mathematical Olympiad Programme comprises six stages namely- Pre-regional Mathematical Olympiad, Regional Mathematical Olympiad, IMO Training Camp, Indian National Mathematical Olympiad, Pre-departure Camp, and International Olympiad. Upon clearing the PRMO, candidates will be taken forward to the second stage (RMO) and so on.
Indian students have excelled at all the international Olympiads ever since participation started. Almost every student has won a gold, silver, bronze medal or an honorable mention. Over the years several Indian students have also won special awards for best performances in theoretical or experimental/ observational components in Science Olympiads.
PRMO Important Dates 2019
|PRMO 1st Round||11th August 2019|
|PRMO 2nd Round||25th August 2019|
|Release of PRMO Answer Key||26th August 2019|
|Declaration of PRMO Result (1st Round)||10th September 2019|
|Declaration of PRMO Result (2nd Round)||23rd September 2019|
|RMO Exam||20th October 2019|
PRMO Eligibility Criteria
Students must keep in mind the eligibility criteria before registering for the PRMO. Students will be disqualified if at any stage the Mathematics Olympiads officials find out discrepancies in the student’s eligibility. The eligibility criteria for the PRMO examination is given below:
- Students born on or after August 1, 1999, are eligible for the PRMO.
- Students studying in class 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th are eligible
- Student must be a citizen of India.
- The INMO merit certificate holders of 2019 are not eligible for PRMO.
Application Form of PRMO
Students who are interested in Indian Mathematics Olympiads can register themselves for the exams. The last date for the registration of school centers was 30th June 2019 and the students could register themselves before 7th July 2019. After knowing the eligibility criteria students can register themselves for the exam. The complete details regarding the PRMO registration will be published on the MTA and HBCSE official websites.
Note: The students of Kendriya Vidyalaya and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya are granted by a reduction in the registration fee as the schools are utilized to direct PRMO.
PRMO Exam Pattern
Students who are going to appear for the Pre-Regional Mathematics Olympiads should be aware of the exam pattern before starting the PRMO preparation. The answer to each question is either a single digit number or a two digit number. It will be marked on a machine readable OMR response sheet. More details about the exam pattern are mentioned below:
Number Of Questions: 30 Questions
Duration: 3 hours(10:00 AM – 1:00 PM)
Total Marks: 150 Marks
Medium Of Question Paper: English and Hindi
Note: Students who want to attend the examination in Hindi are required to indicate their choice at the time of registration.
The PRMO syllabus is based on Class XI & XII levels, the problems under each topic involve a high level of difficult questions. The difficulty level increases from RMO to INMO to IMO. The syllabus for Mathematical Olympiad (regional, national and international) is pre-degree college mathematics. The syllabus of PRMO cover the following topics:
- Arithmetic of Integers.
- Quadratic Equations.
- Co-ordinate Geometry.
- System of Linear Equations.
- Permutations and Combination.
- Factorization of Polynomial.
- Elementary Combinatorics.
- Probability theory and Number theory.
- Finite series and Complex numbers.
- Elementary Graph Theory.
Major areas to be focused:
- Number Theory.
PRMO Admit Card
After submitting the PRMO registration fees required for the Pre-Regional Mathematics Olympiads examination Registration, the students will be provided by their admit cards. Only after the successful transaction of the registration fee, the students will receive the admit cards for the Pre-Regional Mathematics Olympiads. Admit card is necessary to appear in the examination.
PRMO Answer Key
The Answer keys for the Pre-Regional Mathematics Olympiads examination was released online on the official website on 26th August 2019. The answer key is very much helpful in estimating the scores of the students who appeared in the Pre-Regional Mathematics Olympiads examination. The PRMO Answer Key aids a student in calculating the provisional marks obtained by him in the papers.
The result for the Pre-Regional Mathematics Olympiads examination has been declared on 10th September & 23rd September 2019 on the official website. Students who qualified the Pre-Regional Mathematics Olympiads examination are selected for the next level, RMO (Regional Mathematics Olympiad). Based on the performance in PRMO exam, 300 students (approx) from class 8th to class 11th and 60 students from class 12 are selected for the next stage exam. The Pre-Regional Mathematical Olympiad (PRMO) Result has been released by the officials of HBCSE at mtaexam.com.
Below are the roll numbers of qualified students from different regions:
|Region||Roll numbers of the Qualified Students|
|Andhra Pradesh||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|Assam||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|Chhattisgarh||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|Delhi||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|Gujarat, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|Jammu||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|Jharkhand||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|Karnataka||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|Kashmir||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|KVS||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|Madhya Pradesh||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|Maharashtra and Goa||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|Meghalaya||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|Mumbai||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|North Bihar||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|NVS||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|Odisha||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Himachal Pradesh||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|Rajasthan||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|Sikkim||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|South Bihar||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|Tamil Nadu and Puducherry||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|Telangana||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|Tripura||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|Uttar Pradesh||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|Uttarakhand||Class 8-11||Class 12|
|West Bengal||Class 8-11||Class 12|
Now that you are provided with all the necessary information regarding PRMO, you can take free Mathematics mock tests on Embibe by clicking on the following links:
|Class 8 Maths Mock Test|
|Class 9 Maths Mock Test|
|Class 10 Maths Mock Test|
|Class 11-12 Maths Mock Test|
Taking these mock tests will help you crack the further stages of the exam. The PRMO mock tests will not only help in developing your test-taking skills but also boost your confidence to take the actual exam.
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