Junior Mathematics Olympiad 2012
Junior Mathematics Olympiad is a globally significant talent hunt exam conducted for the students in school level. In India, the exam is organized by the National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM) which runs under the government of India. Junior Mathematics Olympiad is conducted in 3 stages  Regional Mathematical Olympiad (RMO), Indian National Mathematical Olympiad (INMO) and International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO). By screening process in the first two stages, 6 talented eligible ones will be selected for representing the country in the IMO.
Structure of Junior Mathematics Olympiad
The Junior Mathematics Olympiad question paper will consist of questions which the aspirants have studied in their preceding classes. The problems will be exceptionally of high difficulty range. The candidates should have a good idea in topics such as number theory, geometry, algebra and combinatory and so on. The time duration of the test is 3 hours with in which they have to answer 10 questions. The maximum score one can achieve in the Junior Mathematics Olympiad is 100 marks.
Syllabus of Junior Mathematics Olympiad
There is no fixed syllabus for the Junior Mathematics Olympiad. The aspirants should have a good knowledge in Mathematics. Questions will also be there from class 10th Algebra. The main purpose of the exam is to evaluate the candidates’ mathematical skill and knowledge. Generally the questions will be from the following sections.
 Number theory
 Geometry
 Algebra
 Arithmetic of integers
 Geometry
 Quadratic equations and expressions
 Trigonometry
 Coordinate geometry
 Systems of linear equations
 Permutations and combinations
 Factorisation of polynomials
 Inequalities
 Elementary Combinatory
 Probability theory and number theory
 Finite series and complex numbers
 Elementary graph theory
Eligibility Criteria
The candidates those who have passed their 9th standard with B2 grade in aggregate and B1 grade in Mathematics can apply for the Junior Mathematics Olympiad. The 7th, 8th and 9th standard students who have good knowledge in mathematics can also apply.
How to Apply?
The eligible and willing students can obtain the application form from the regional office. Some of the schools also provide their students with this facility. The duly filled application form has to be submitted along with the registration fee of Rs.40/ with in the last date. The regional office as well as the school authorities will keep one copy of the registration form for their record.
Important Dates (Tentative)
[Please note that we only provide tentative dates based on previous years dates. For exact dates related information it is always best to check official websites only.]
Last Date for Submission of registration form: Mid of July, 2012
Date of exam: First week of September, 2012
Date of declaration of result: Mid of November, 2012
List of Junior Mathematics Olympiad Centres
The examination centres for the Junior Mathematics Olympiad may change each year according to the number of candidates from each place. The same will be intimated to the principal of each concerned school by the Assistant Commissioner of Junior Mathematics Olympiad. The school authorities will inform the students and admit cards will be provided to them.
Contact Address for Junior Mathematics Olympiad
The email ids of some of the officials in various centres concerned with Junior Mathematics Olympiad are mentioned below.
 Kendriya Vidyalaya Naval Armament Depot (KV NAD), Karanja: [email protected]
 Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan Regional Office (KVS RO), Mumbai: [email protected]
 Kendriya Vidyalaya IIT (KV IIT), Powai, Mumbai: [email protected]
 National Coordinator of Junior Mathematics Olympiad: [email protected]
Reference Books for Junior Mathematics Olympiad
 International Mathematical Olympiad Problem Collections by S. L. Greitzer
 Problem Primer for the Olympiads C.R. Pranesachar, B.J. Venkatachala and C.S. Yogananda
 An Excursion in Mathematics by M. R. Modak, S.A. Katre and V.V. Acharya
 Modern Geometry by Durrel M.A
 An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers by I. Niven & H. S. Zuckerman
 Problem Solving Strategies by Arthur Engel
 Elementary Number Theory by David Burton
 An introduction to the theory of numbers by G. H. Hardy & Wright
 Functional Equations by B.J. Venkatachala
 103 Trigonometry Problems by Andreescu T, Feng Z
 Mathematical Circles: Russian Experience by Fomin
 Mathematics under the Microscope by Alexandre V. Borovik
 Revolutions of Geometry by Michael O’Leary
 Excursions in geometry by Charles Stanley Ogilvy
 Excursions in number theory by Charles Stanley Ogilvy, John
 104 Number Theory Problems by Andreescu T, Feng Z
 Excursions into mathematics by Anatole Beck and Michael N. B
 Playing with infinity by Rozsa Peter
 Excursions into Mathematics by Anatole Beck, Michael N. B
 Mathematical Excursion, Enhanced Edition by Richard N. Aufmann, J
 Mathematics makes sense by William Dennis Lewis
 The Penguin dictionary of curious and interesting geometry by David Wells
 What is mathematics? By Richard Courant, Herbert
 BMA’s Handbook of Mathematics
 Problem and Solutions From Around the World by Andreescu T, Feng Z
 Lecture Notes on Mathematical Olympiad Courses by Xu Jiagu
 Problems of Number Theory in Mathematical Competition by Yu Hongbing
 A First Step to Mathematical Olympiad Problems by Derek Holton
 Geometry problems from Mathematical Olympiads by R. Todev
 Inequalities: A Mathematical Olympiad by Radmila Bulajich
 Graph Theory (Mathematical Olympiad Series) by Xiong Bin
 Selected Problems of the Vietnamese Mathematical Olympiad by Hai Chau Le
 High School Mathematics Contests by R. Todev
 Twenty Problem Solving Skills by Jane Chen
 Combinatorial Problems in Mathematical Competitions by Yao Zhang
 Competition Math for Middle School by J. Batterson
 A Second Step to Mathematical Olympiad Problems by Derek Holton
 Nordic Mathematical Contest by R. Todev
 Estonian Mathematical Olympiad by R. Todev
 Concepts in Competitive Mathematics by Zachary M Boazman
 Challenge and Thrill of PreCollege mathematics by V. Krishnamurthy, C.R. Pranesachar, K.N. Ranganathan and B.J. Venkatachala
 15,000 problems from Mathematical Olympiads book by R. Todev
 The South African Mathematics Olympiads by R. Todev
 Mathematical Olympiad Challenges by Titu Andreescu
 Lecture Notes on Mathematical Olympiad Courses by Jiagu Xu
 Problems and Solutions in Euclidean Geometry by M. N. Aref
 102 Combinatorial Problems by Titu Andreescu
 Charming Proofs: A Journey into Elegant Mathematics by Claudi Alsina
 Number Theory: Structures, Examples, and Problems by Titu Andreescu
 Functions and Polynomials problems and solutions by R. Todev
 Hard Math for Middle School: IMLEM Plus Edition by Glenn Ellison
 A Primer for Mathematics Competitions by Alex Zawaira
 Mathematical Competitions by R. Todev
 Counting and Configurations by Jiri Herman
 Fundamentals of Modern Geometry by K.C. Sinha
 Geometry problems and solutions from Mathematical Olympiads by Todev
Coaching Centres for Junior Mathematics Olympiad
 Toppers’ Academy
 Nehru Children’s Cultural Association Mathematics Olympiad coaching
 Aryan Classes
 Speed Maths Training Center
 Parmar Classes
 TIME
 Abacus Training institute
 Sharpkids Abacus Pvt. Ltd
 VPM Classes
 Science and Mathematics Academy for Real Talents (SMART)
 Yukti Educational Services Pvt. Ltd
Study Plan
The exam is highly competitive and hence preparation is a must for clearing each stages of the Junior Mathematics Olympiad. The aspirants should spend at least 2 hours each day to work on the major topics such as geometry, number theory, inequality, etc. The students are required to practise with many sample question papers.
Score Validity
The score validity of the exam will be for 12 months.

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