All India Open Mathematics Scholarship 2010-11
What is Mathematics Schalarship Examination ?
Mathematics Scholarship Examination is a Competitive Examination conducted by
the Institute for Promotion of Mathematics for various standards where the
mathematical skills, mental ability, calculation speed, critical analysis and
accuracy of a child & application of short-cut methods are tested.
Who Is Eligible ?
Any student studying in Stds.III,IV,V,VI,VII,VIII & IX of any Recognised school
with S.S.C, I.C.S.E or C.B.S.E pattern is eligible to appear for the All
India Open Mathematics Schalarship Examination.
For Std.III : Students must NOT have completed 10 years of age.
For Std.IV : Students must NOT have completed 11 years of age.
For Std.V : Students must NOT have completed 12 years of age.
For Std.VI : Students must NOT have completed 13 years of age.
For Std.VII : Students must NOT have completed 14 years of age.
For Std.VIII : Students must NOT have completed 15 years of age.
For Std.IX : Students must NOT have completed 16 years of age.
A Student can appear for Mathematics Scholarship Examination for the class only
in which he is studying during the academic year, even if his age permits for
Medium of Examination:
English and Marathi
Nature of Examination:
The students appearing for the Mathematics Schalarship Examination will be
tested in Mathematics only.The question paper will consists of 50 questions, of
2 marks each. The entire paper will be objective in nature ,i.e. each question
will be supported by four alternative answers. The duration of the examination
will be 75 minutes. Students are requested to study the
OMR answer sheet
About the OMR( Optical Mark Reader) Technology:
The Institute for Promotion of Mathematics has introduced the computerized
method of correcting the objective natured question papers, using the OMR
technology. The OMR technology enables to correct the answers quickly,
accurately, with analysis of any sort e.g. incorrect, correct, missing,
percentile, percentage of student answering correctly a particular question etc.
How to Answer the Questions on the OMR Answer Sheet:
Answer to the questions are provided in one of the four circles beside the
question number. Only one of the four circles contain the correct answer,
Students are required to darken the correct circle containing the option number
with a blue or black ball point pen on the OMR Answer sheet provided separately,
in such a way that the number in the circle is not visible. For more details see
the sample of the OMR Answer Sheet provided in the brochure. The first five
questions of the sample questions for Std. IV are answered on the OMR Answer
Books and Syllabus & Past Question Papers:
Prescribed text books for the Mathematics Scholarship Examination,Past Question
Paper’s & Solved Question Paper’s have been published by the Institute for all
the classes ( III to IX ) . The Books will be made available at the respective
schools ( on order by school or parents ) and also at the Institute's Office.
The prescribed syllabus for all the classes will be covering the regular school
syllabus but will be of an advanced level. For list of
our publication click here.
The Institute will conduct the Mathematics Scholarship Examination in the
(i) Final Examination:
All candidates who have applied for the Mathematics Scholarship Examination will
compulsorily have to appear for the Final Examination. Based on the performance
at the Final Examination the Top 300/400 students will qualify for the Mega-Finals.Those
remaining absent for the final examination will not be allowed to appear
Note: There is No Negative Marking System for the Final Examination.
he selected 300/400 students from the Final Exam of each class will qualify and
appear for the
Mega-Final .The Scholarship Awards and Prizes will be based on the performance
at the Mega-Final.
In case of tie in the Mega-Final, the marks of the Final Exam will be considered
for the tie-break.
In case of an unresolved tie the students will be given the same ranking and the
prize money will be shared equally.
1. Negative Marking System will be applied for the Mega-Final. ½ mark will be
deducted for every wrong answer.
2. The Mega-Final Examination will be conducted at Pune and Mumbai only.
3. The selected candidates will have to bear their own expenses to appear
for the Mega-Final.
1. Apple I-pod
2. Nokia Mobile Handset
3. Titan Fastrack Wrist Watch
4. 4th -10th. Citizen Laptop Calculators/Sharp Digital Diary
Eligibility And Proccess :
1. Download the Application Form. Fill in all the information
and submit it along with the Examination Fee of Rs. 200/- to the Institute`s
Office before 30th April 2010.
Institute For Promotion of Mathematics
103, Prerna Building Opp. H.D.F.C. Bank,
46/C, Aundh Road, Khadki,
2. Fee should be paid by Cheque / Draft for Pune and Mumbai
students. Students from other District`s pay only by Demand Drafts / At par
Cheques. Cash will be accepted only at the Institute`s Office.
3. Cheques/ Demand Drafts to be drawn in favour of:
Institute For Promotion of Mathematics payable at Pune
4. Please Write the Name of the Student, Standard, School
Name, Phone/Mobille number behind the Cheques/ Demand Drafts.
About the Prizes:
1. Prizes will be decided by draw of lots.
2. Only applications received by the Institute latest by 30th
April 2010 complete in all respects will be considered for the lucky draw.
3. Names of the winners along with their photograph will be
displayed on the internet after the draw.
4. Lucky Draw will be held only if a minimum of 1000
applications are received by the last day.
5. All prizes are non-transferable and non-exchangeable for
cash, credit or any benefit in-kind.
6. All decisions by Institue on matters relating to the offer,
including but not limited to issues of eligibility and entitlement to prizes,
are final, conclusive and binding on all participants and prize winners. No
correspondence will be entertained
7. Institute shall not be liable for any claim, damage, loss,
injury or inconvenience arising out or in connection with (a) the offer or any
prize, including without limitation any loss or disqualification of an entry,
any delay in, or failure or omission to provide the offer or any prize, or the
use of any prize; (b) any person’s attendance at any events organised by
Institute; (c) any cause outside Institute’s reasonable control; (d) any entry
or other communication that has been lost, late, illegible, incomplete, tampered
with, corrupted, mutilated, misdirected or undelivered for any reason; or (e)
any defect or failure of any postal services, computer systems, communications
network or transmission links.