Global Maths Olympiad (GMO)

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The aim of GMO is to develop Mathematical Aptitude in students so that they can excel in their life as Mathematics is a universal part of human culture. It is the tool and language of commerce, engineering and other sciences – physics, computing, biology etc. It helps us to recognise patterns and to understand the world around us. Mathematics plays a vital, often unseen, role in many aspects of modern life. As society is becomeing more and more technically dependent, there will be an increase in requirement for people with a high level of mathematical training. Analytical and quantitative skills are sought by a wide range of employers. A degree in mathematics provides you with a broad range of skills in problem solving, logical reasoning and flexible thinking. This leads to careers that are exciting, challenging and diverse in nature. Whatever your career plans, or if you have no plans at present, a degree in mathematics provides you with particularly good job prospects. Mathematics is an exciting and challenging subject which continues to develop at a rapid rate across many research areas. It has a natural elegance and beauty. Taking a real world problem and creating and applying mathematical models to aid understanding is often hugely satisfying and rewarding. If you enjoy maths at school, then you will probably enjoy maths at university even more.

First Stage [Preliminary Exam] :

This is the Preliminary Round, conducted at institution level between the months of August 2 to January, all over India. In this round, the question paper consist of 30 MCQ to be solved in 40 minutes on OMR sheet. In Preliminary Exam students can participate only through their school. The Preliminary Exam will be conducted in their respective schools only.

Second Stage :

This stage is known as the Mains Round. Around 4 to 5% students qualifying in the Preliminary round are eligible to participate in the mains round, which will be conducted in the month of February. In this round, the question paper consist of 45 MCQ to be solved in 60 minutes on OMR sheet in their respective region itself. Results of the students qualifying in the second stage will be announced in the last week of March. For the students of class 1 to 5, the second stage will be the final stage and winners will be declared on the basis of performance in the second stage only. For classes 6 to 12, winners will be declared after third round.

Third Stage :

All the students above a cut-off mark in the mains round (decided by GOF), will be declared as District Toppers. These district toppers will further appear in a Skype / Telephone based oral interview session conducted by subject experts from New Delhi during mid April. The qualifier of this round shall be declared as State / National Toppers as per their eligibility.
During summer vacations all the toppers (State / National Toppers) of every class and every subject (standard VI to XII), will be called for one week FREE (with lodging and fooding) educational tour and a leadership camp .

Scoring System :

Each MCQ question have only one correct answers. For Standard I to XII 5 marks will be awarded for each correct answers. No marks will be awarded for wrong answers and 1 mark will be awarded for unattempted question.


Number & Counting(Number name and Number Sence, Odd One Out, number series, Operations of number), Addition, Subtraction, Measurement (length, weight , capacity), Time & Calendar, Money, Pattern & Shapes, Data & Graphs, Comparing ,Mental Ability.


Numbers (Number name and Number Sence ,Odd One Out, number series, Operations of number), Additions ,Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Measurenments ( Length, weight, Capacity), Time, Money and calendar, Pattern, shapes, Data and graphs,Mental Ability.


Numbers (Place Value ,Roman Number), Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Fraction, Measurements (Length, Weigth, Capacity), Time and Calendar, Money,Pattern, Shapes, Data –Handing,Mental Ability.


Number System, Mathematical Operations, Additon , Subtraction, Multiplication and Division, Factor and multiple, Fractions and Decimals, Measuring units and measurements,geometry,Area and perimeter,Mathematical Reasoning and Data handing,Mental Ability


Number System,mathematical operations(Average,percentage,simplification,roman number,Place Value)Factors and Multiples,Fractions, Decimals, Geometry (angle, ray,line,point,circle,radius,dia,chord,type of quadrilateral), Menstruation(perimeterarea,volume,cube,cubiod), Arithmatics,symetry,Representation of Data,Mental ability


Number System(roman number,integer,prime&composite number) Fractions & Decimal, Factor & Multiples, Algebra, Ratio, Proportion & Unitary Method, Geometry, Mensuration, Symmetry, Data Handing ,Mental Ability.


Integers, Rational Numbers, Fractions and Decimals, Linear Equations in one Variable, Algebraic Expressions, Exponents and Power, Comparing Quantities, Lines and Angles, Properties of Triangle, Congruence of Triangles, Practical Geometry ,Mensuration, Symmetry, Solid Shapes, Data handing, Mental Ability.


Rational number, Exponents and power, Factorization, Direct and inverse Proportionality , Square and square root, Cube and cube roots comparing quantities(profit, loss, Discount, Compound interest and percentage), Statistics , Algebraic expressions and identities Linear equations in one variable, quadrilaterals and their properties, Mensuration, Graphical representations ,Mental ability.


Real numbers, Polynomials, Logarithms, Linear equation in two variables, Statistics, Introduction to Euclid’s Geometry,Line and Angle, Triangles, Introduction to Trigonometry (Trigonometry ratio and identities), Heron’ formula, Quadrilaterals and their properties, Area of parallelograms and triangles, Circles, Co-ordinate Geometry, Surface area and volumes, Probability,Mental Ability.


Real number, Polynomials ,Quadratic Equations , Linear Equation in two & three variables, Logarithms, Statistics-I (Raw Data, Frequency , mean),Statistics-II(Median, Mode, Frequency, Cumlative Frequency,distributer curve), Sequences & Series, Simple arithmetic Progressions Triangles & Quadrilaterals, Circle, Area of circle, Coordinate Geometry, Introduction to Trigonometry (Trigonometric ratios& identities), Area, Surface area and Volumes, Probability ,Mental Ability.


Sets, Relations and Functions, Trigonometric Functions, Principle of Mathematical Induction, Complex Number and Quadratic Equations, Linear Inequalities, Permutations and Combinations, Binomial Theorem, Sequences and Series, Straight Lines, Conic Sections, Introduction to Three Dimensional Geometry, Limits and Derivatives, Mathematical Reasoning, Statistics, Probability,Mental ability.


Relations and Functions, Inverse Trigonometric Functions, Matrix, Determinants, Continuity and Differentiability, Application of Derivatives, Integrals, Application of Integrals, Differential Equations, Vector Algebra, Three Dimensional Geometry, Linear Programming, Probability,Mental ability.

Student can collect registration form from exam coordinator of school by submitting Rs. 120 as registration fee. After filling the form it should be submitted to the exam coordinator of school.