The erstwhile NBHM (National Board of Higher Mathematics) took the initiative to support the mathematical talent among high school student in the country. Hence the foundation of the Maths Olympiad was laid in the year 1986 by NBHM. Exhibiting immense courage and commitment NBHM took over the responsibility for selecting and training the Indian team for participation in the International Maths olympaid every year. NBHM coordinates and support maths Olympiad all over the country with the intension to pick the best talent from every nook and corner of the country. It has been divided in 20 regions.
Stage-I: RMO (Regional Mathematical Olympiad), is the first step in selecting the Indian Team for IMO.
Day of Examination: Second Sunday of October.
Time duration: 3 hours, containing 6 subjective problems.
Stage-II: INMO (Indian National Mathematical Olympiad)
Day of Examination: Third Sunday of January. It takes place at 28 centres across the country.
Time duration: 4 hours.
Stage-III: IMOTC (International Mathematical Olympiad Training Camp)
The top 35-50 performers in INMO receive a certificate of merit. They are invited to a month long training camp (junior batch) conducted in May-June.
Stage-IV: IMO (International Mathematical Olympiad): IMO consists of two written tests held on two days with a gap of at least one day.
Month of Examination: July.
Time duration: Each test is of 4.5 hours duration.