(Scholarship) All India Open Mathematics Scholarship 2010-11

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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.

Age Limit:
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 lower class.

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 Sheet.
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 following structure:

(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 Mega-Final.
Note: There is No Negative Marking System for the Final Examination.

(ii)Mega-Final
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.
Note:
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.

Prizes:
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,
Pune- 411020.
Maharashtra State
Email: ashmaths@pn3.vsnl.net.in

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.

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