Maths Olympiad on Nov.29 : Andhra Pradesh Association of Mathematics Teachers (APAMT) has announed the 42nd Mathematical Olympiad 2014 notification on 10-10-2014. The association invites the prescribed applications from the eligible candidates for appearing the talent search competion in Mathematics.
Mathematics Olympiad is a talent search competition. There will be no fixed syllabus for the Olympiad and problems in the question paper will be of non-routine type but within the capability of the students. The examination will be held in seven different levels, including mini-junior (class five), sub-junior (class VI and VII), junior (class VIII and IX), senior (class X), Inter first year, Inter second year and degree levels.
The association take pleasure in sponsoring the 42nd Mathematical Olympiad 2014 with a view to spotting out mathematical talent at an early stage. A talent search competition in Mathematics for students of High schools and Junior colleges in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana State. The Competition will be in the form of a written examination of three hours duration. It will be held on November 29th between 2 pm to 5 pm at more than 500 different centres in all districts of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
Mini-junior (class V)-Rs.80 per candidate,
Sub-junior (class VI and VII) – Rs.110 per candidate,
Junior (class VIII and IX) – Rs.130 per candidate
Senior (class X) – Rs.130 per candidate,
Inter first Year – Rs.140 per candidate,
Inter second Year – Rs.140 per candidate and
Degree levels – Rs.150 per candidate
Scope of the Test:
Since the test is in the nature of a talent compition no special Knowledge of any particulars syllabus is required. The test questions would not be primarily any syllabus oriented but of a nature requiring insight, critical approach, logical thinking, the power of application of knowledge in solving problems and a general mathematical maturity appropriate to that level.
The question papers will be in English, Telugu for all the levels. Students are free to write in any one of these languages. The answer scripts will be supplied at the centres but the candidates will have to bring their own pen and instruments box etc.
Mode of Remittance of Entry Fee
The entry fee should be sent through Account payee Crossed Bank Draft drawn in favour of Secretary A.P. Asscociation of Mathematics Teachers(APMAT) 5-9-684, Gunfoundry, Hyderabad-500 001. The entrance fee along with the list of candidates as per proforma enclosed should reach the Secretary APMAT, 5-9-684, Lane Adjacent to Lepakshi Handicrafts Emporium, Gunfoundry, Hyderabd -500 001 on or before 5th October, 2014.
For details, contact 99490 77469/2323 6737.
Awards and Certificates
The results of the test will be published in the official journal of the APMAT and the Press. Gold Medals will be awarded to the best candidates who top the list at different levels. Further prizes will be awarded to the best candidates at each level apart from the merit certificates to the participants who come up to certain level expected by the evalaution board. Special prizes are also being instituted for the district best at reach level. Secondly rolling shields are being awarded to the institutions for maximum participation at each level. The prize winners and the Pricipal or Head of the Mathematics Department of the institution for maximum participation will be the guest of honour of APAMT and will be felicitated at a special function to be organized for this purpose at Hyderabad.
Intructions for Participation
Only recognized institutions where the student on roll as on 29-11-2014 alone will sponsor students for this Olympiad.
Applications sponsored only through recognized institutions and sent as per proforma will be accepted otherwise with out intimation.
Individual applications directly from the students are not entertained.
Participating institutions are requested to enrol as member of APAMT without fail every year and encourage the promotion of creative mathematical thinking in the youth of our State or Country.
Last date for Submission of Applications: 20-10-2014
Date of Talent Search Competition Exam: 29-11-2014.
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