The AMTI is a pioneer organisation in promoting and conducting Maths Talent Tests in India. Last year (44th TC Data) (in the 44th National level tests) 66066 students from 332 institutions spread all over India, participated at the screening level; 10% of them insitutionwise were selected for the final test. For the benefit of final level contestants and the chosen few for INMO, special orientation camps were conducted. Merit certificates and prizes were awarded to the deserving students.
35 among them from Tamil Nadu and Puduchery at the Junior and Inter Levels have been sponsored to write the Indian National Mathematics Olympiad (INMO 2013). From among them 2 have been selected at the national level.
English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil & Telugu.
The medium for Senior level is English only.
Rs. 50/- per candidate (out of which Rs.5/- will be retained by the institution onlyfor all expenses and Rs.45/- to be sent to AMTI.)
The syllabus for Mathematics Olympiad (Regional, National and International) is pre-degree college mathematics. The areas covered are, mainly –
a)Algebra, b) Geometry, c) Number theory and d) Graph theory & combinatorics.
Algebra: Polynomials, Solving equations, inequalities and complex numbers.
Geometry: Geometry of triangles and circles.
(Trigonometric methods, vector methods, complex number methods, transformation geometry methods can also be used to solve problems)
Number Theory: Divisibility, Diophantine equations, congruence relations, prime numbers and elementary results on prime numbers.
Combinatorics & Graph Theory : Counting techniques, pigeon hole principle, principle of inclusion and exclusion, basic graph theory.
Problems pertaining to these concepts will be of non-routine type with difficulty level increasing from RMO to INMO to IMO.
Further to motivate this type of thinking from Class V onwards questions solvable by the best with clear knowledge of concepts introduced to them applied to problem solving will be set for primary (V & VI), sub-Junior (VII & VIII), Junior (IX & X) and Inter (XI & XII).
FOLLOW UP PROGRAMME
Cash Awards to the top 3 winners in each level, (1st position Rs.5000/-, 2nd Rs.2500/- and 3rd Rs.1250/-) (T.R. Raghava Sastry Award for the topper in XI Std) Merit Certificates for them and others selected with some cash award for the latter also will be given based on their revealing a reasonable level of mathematical maturity. All the students selected for the Final Level Test will get a certificate and a cash award. Enrichment contact courses are likely to be organized for the promising toppers.
Scholarship effective from 2010 onwards.
For those who get selected at INMO through AMTI, an adhoc sum of Rs. 10000/-(Rupees Ten thousand ) each will be given.
For those who get selected for IMO from them a sum of Rs. 20000/- (RupeesTwenty thousand ) each will be given.
MODE OF EXAMINATION
1. Your institution shall be the centre for your students and the Principal or the Head of Mathematics Department shall be in charge of the proper conduct of the examinations.
2. Individuals applying will be intimated the center at which they should take the examination
3. Every candidate (except the senior level) will take a Preliminary Test.
It will consist of objective type questions in multiple choice type and fill in the blanks, each about 50% of the total.
The responses in the preliminary test will be written in the response sheet to be supplied by the AMTI. Preliminary test will be conducted in your institution but evaluated by us, and the top about 10% scorers from each institution in the Preliminary Test will take a final test.
Please see this website for results of the preliminary test around the first week of October.
It will consist of essay type questions. It will be conducted in chosen centres in the respective states and the students appearing for the final tests shall write the test only in the centres allotted by the AMTI.
Senior Level students (college degree level) will take only the final test.