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The International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO) happens every year thanks to the Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF). Its main goal? To see how good students are at math, from grades 1 to 12. This **Olympiad **gives students some pretty tough math problems to solve. Why? Because it wants to help them become more creative, improve their logic, and learn how to think critically. Plus, it’s a great way for them to feel more confident when facing competition, even from a young age. Oh, and here’s something cool: the top 5% of students who do really well in the IMO level-1 get a shot at competing in the IMO level-2 contest.

The International Mathematics Olympiad, or IMO, is a math competition arranged by the **Science Olympiad** Foundation. It aims to gauge students’ math skills and potential. Those who take part can measure their math knowledge compared to others in their school, city, zone, and even internationally. Besides self-assessment, IMO also rewards achievers with awards and scholarships.

**Also Check: INMO**

## IMO Registration

Registration Deadline: For the exam on 10-11 February 2024, register by 21st January 2024. For the 27-28 April exam, register by 14th April 2024.

## International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO) Exam Highlights

Full Exam Name |
International Mathematics Olympiad |

Conducting Body |
Science Olympiad Foundation |

Frequency of Conduct |
Once a year |
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Medium |
English |

Examination Mode |
Offline |

Application Fee (General) |
125 Rs [Offline] |

Duration |
1 Hour |

**Also Check: PRMO**

## International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO) Pattern

Class |
Section |
No. of Questions |
Marks per Question |
Total Marks |

1 to 4 | Logical Reasoning | 10 | 1 | 10 |

Mathematical Reasoning | 10 | 1 | 10 | |

Everyday Mathematics | 10 | 1 | 10 | |

Achievers Section | 5 | 2 | 10 | |

Grand Total | 35 | 40 | ||

5 to 10 | Logical Reasoning | 15 | 1 | 15 |

Mathematical Reasoning | 20 | 1 | 20 | |

Everyday Mathematics | 10 | 1 | 10 | |

Achievers Section | 5 | 3 | 15 | |

Grand Total | 50 | 60 | ||

11 to 12 | Logical Reasoning | 15 | 1 | 15 |

Mathematical Reasoning /Applied Mathematics | 20 | 1 | 20 | |

Everyday Mathematics | 10 | 1 | 10 | |

Achievers Section | 5 | 3 | 15 | |

Grand Total | 50 | 60 |

Also Check: IGKO

## Application Process for IMO 2024

In India, students aiming to take part in the International Mathematics Olympiad exam must initiate the application process. Here are some key steps to keep in mind for registration:

- The Science Olympiad Foundation issues the SOF IMO Application Form 2024.
- Locate the online application form on sofworld.org.
- Additionally, reach out to your school teachers or principals for further guidance regarding the SOF IMO Application Form 2024.
- Ensure that all information in the SOF IMO 2024 application form is accurately provided.
- Finally, submit your application before the specified deadline in the calendar for the SOF IMO application form.

## IMO Eligibility 2024

The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) is a competition open to students from Class I to XII, as long as they are under 20 years old by July 31st of the current year. Any student, regardless of their country, can take part in the IMO if they meet certain conditions.

To participate in the IMO 2024, you need to fulfill these criteria:

**Age**: You must have been born on or after July 1st, 2004, and you should not be older than 19 years by July 31st.**Education:**You must be currently studying in either a secondary school or college, and you shouldn’t have completed your studies before the year of the IMO competition.**Nationality:**You must be a citizen or permanent resident of the country you represent, and you must hold the nationality of that country.**Selection:**Your country’s National Mathematical Olympiad (NMO) organization selects you based on your performance in the national-level mathematics competition.**Participation:**Each country can send a team of up to six students to participate in the IMO. However, in some special cases, a country may be allowed to send fewer than six students.

## IMO Syllabus – Class-Wise

The 2024 IMO Syllabus includes many math topics like Number Theory, Algebra, Geometry, and Combinatorics. The Mathematics Olympiad Syllabus for each class is divided into four sections. Each section teaches concepts and topics that match what students learn in their curriculum. Below are the details of the IMO syllabus for each class.

Class 1 Syllabus |

Class 2 Syllabus |

Class 3 Syllabus |

Class 4 Syllabus |

Class 5 Syllabus |

Class 6 Syllabus |

Class 7 Syllabus |

Class 8 Syllabus |

Class 9 Syllabus |

Class 10 Syllabus |

Class 11 Syllabus |

Class 12 Syllabus |