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RMO 2019-20, Exam dates, study material, question pattern, and RMO Online Class [BasicFirst]

The all-India pre-RMO or PRMO heads the Regional Mathematical Olympiad (RMO). This is one of the most appreciable steps by the organization to represent the Indian students on the global platform i.e. the International Mathematical Olympiad. The RMO exam is a 3 hours written test in which the student has to attempt six-seven mathematical problems.

This exam usually happens in between September to December every year. At least one center in every district is provided to the students to give this exam. To enroll for this paper the student should contact the RMO-coordinator of the concerned region in advance.

Each region is allowed to prepare their own question paper of they can or just get one from NBHM. The regions who take the question paper from NBHM conducts this exam on the first Sunday of December month. Out of all who have given the exam, few students are selected to give the second paper. The selection is based on the score obtained.

Eligibility Criteria for RMO

Students of Class 9, 10, 11 and 12 are allowed to give this paper. However, on the allowance of Regional Coordinator, a student of Class 8 with extraordinary mathematical talent can also appear for the exam. The scorecard of the student here is not an entry criterion, but the student must have remarkable mathematical knowledge.

Time Duration of the RMO Exam

As mentioned above, the paper doesn’t exceed the 3-hour time limit. Within the assigned timing the students are expected to solve 6-7 mathematical questions.

What to study for RMO Exam?

RMO Exam syllabus includes:-

Mathematics syllabus for class 9, 10, 11 and 12.

Most commonly asked questions are number theory, algebra, geometry and combinatory.

Other important topics to be covered are

  1. Number System
  2. Geometry
  3. Arithmetic of Integers
  4. Quadratic Equations and Expressions
  5. Coordinate Geometry
  6. Trigonometry
  7. Systems of Linear Equations
  8. Factorization of Polynomials
  9. Inequalities
  10. Probability Theory
  11. Elementary Combinatory
  12. Number Theory
  13. Complex Numbers
  14. Elementary Graph Theory
  15. Infinite Series

Students can skip the preparation of statistics and calculus as they are not a part of the syllabus.

Though the syllabus is said to cover the syllabus of books taught in the concerned classes, the problems given in the paper would be a more sophisticated version. They are not as simple as the questions given in the textbook.

The level of difficulty keeps on increasing along with the examination stage.

BasicFirst can happily be your guide

At BasicFirst, we help you prepare for the RMO Exam. We have the best of the educators on board who are not just well versed with the syllabus of the exam but also can help you learning and practicing it all in time. Prior to coaching, we help students understand their capabilities. We provide counseling and have a Psychometric test which can help you make the right choices.

We organize RMO Exam Doubt clearing sessions. A student can either individually or in a group can take these sessions. The sessions are addressed by the knowledgeable educators he possesses. These educators make sure that no question be missed. Every question is answered in the format preferred by the student. The coaching, doubt clearing sessions and the counseling provided by us is very affordable. We want education to reach every section and location for this we have designed programs that everyone can afford.