Regional Mathematics Olympiad (RMO) 2023: Application Form, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education Tata Institute of Fundamental Research is the authority responsible for organizing and managing the Regional Mathematics Olympiad (RMO) 2023. Only those candidates are allowed to appear for this Olympiad who will clear the Pre-Regional Mathematics Olympiad (PRMO).

The examination will take place in offline mode in which 30 descriptive type questions will be asked. Before applying for this Olympiad, aspirants must ensure that they are eligible. In this article, all the necessary details related to the Regional Mathematics Olympiad (RMO) 2023 are provided.

Regional Mathematics Olympiad 2023 Important Dates

The tentative dates related to the Regional Mathematics Olympiad (RMO) 2023 are given in the table below.

Main EventsTentative Dates
Starting dates from PRMO registration for Schools/ Colleges1st week of September 2023
Beginning of Pre-RMO for students will start on2nd week of September 2023
Last day for the schools to register3rd week of September 2023
Online PRMO registration starts for NIOS students3rd week of September 2023
Last date for open school students registrationLast week of September 2023
Availability of Admit card1st week of October 2023
RMO 2023 exam2nd week of October 2023
Declaration of the result1st week of November 2023
Starting of registration for Regional Mathematics Olympiad 20232nd week of November 2023
Date of RMO 2023Last week of November 2023

Regional Mathematics Olympiad (RMO) 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Those candidates who are looking to apply for Olympiad must ensure that they fulfill the following eligibility criteria.

  • The candidates must born on or after 1st August 2003.
  • Only Indian citizens are allowed to participate. Students with OCI cards are also eligible.
  • The candidates must be students of Class 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th.
  • In some special cases, exceptionally talented students from class 8th will also be allowed to take the exam at the discretion of the regional coordinator.
  • After PRMO, a maximum of the top 300 students from class 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th will be shortlisted to participate in RMO.
  • Apart from this, the top 60 students from the class 12th will be selected to take part in RMO in each region.
  • The JNV and KV schools are considered as a separate region, a maximum of top 5 % performers from each class i.e. 8th, 9th, & 10th and the top 1% performs from 12th class will be shortlisted to participate in the RMO.

Regional Mathematics Olympiad (RMO) 2023 Application Form

The application process of the Regional Mathematics Olympiad (RMO) will take place in online mode. Those candidates who want to apply need to fill and submit the application form through the official website.

All the necessary details related to the application process of the Regional Mathematics Olympiad (RMO) 2023 are as follows.

  • To begin the process of application, aspirants need to register on the official website.
  • During the registration process, candidates have to provide some of their basic details including name, email address, phone number, etc.
  • Once registered, candidates can log in and access the main application form.
  • In the application form, applicants have to enter their complete educational, personal, and contact details.
  • The details entered in the application form must be accurate. Otherwise, the application form might get rejected.
  • The application form must be submitted along with the necessary application form.
  • It is recommended to keep a copy of the application form submitted safely for future requirements.

Application Fee

The application fee for the candidates from different categories is given below.

  • Non – KV applicants: Rs. 230/-
  • KV applicants: Rs. 125/-
  • JNV applicants: Rs. 100/-

Mode of payment: The application fee will be accepted in both online and offline mode.

Exam Pattern

Those students who are preparing for the Regional Mathematics Olympiad (RMO) must know the examination pattern given below.

  • Mode of examination: Offline (Written Examination)
  • Type of questions: Descriptive type questions
  • Number of question: 30 questions
  • Duration of the examination: 3 hours
  • Marking Pattern: Every question will carry different marks.

RMO Syllabus 2023

The topics from which the questions in the Regional Mathematics Olympiad (RMO) 2023 will be added are as follows.

  • Arithmetic of Integers, Inequalities, Geometry, Elementary Combinatorics, Quadratic Equations & Expressions, Probability Theory, Trigonometry, Number Theory, Coordinate Geometry, Finite Series & Complex Numbers, System of Linear Equations, Elementary Graph Theory, Permutations & Combinations, Factorization of Polynomial.

RMO 2023 Admit Card

  • The admit card will be made in online mode through the official website.
  • Candidates will be able to download the admit card by entering their registration details.
  • The details about the examination date and venue will be mentioned on the admit card.
  • It is necessary to carry the school ID proof along with the admit card at the time of the examination.
  • Students must carry their own pens, pencils, erasers, blue/ black pens, and sharpeners while appearing for the examination.
  • No candidate will be allowed to take the examination without an admit card.

RMO 2023 Result

  • Those candidates who will appear for the examination will be able to check the result in online mode.
  • In order to check the result, aspirants have to enter their roll number, date of birth, and captcha of the official website.
  • The information about the candidates score in the Olympiad will be mentioned on the result card.
  • Applicants are advised to take a printout of the result and keep it safe for future requirement.
  • Please note that the result of the Kendriya Vidyalaya and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya students will not be available in online mode. Students have to contact the school for the same.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the different stages to take part in the International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO) 2023?

The aspirants need to clear the following stages in order to take part in the Regional Mathematics Olympiad (RMO).
1st Stage: Pre Regional Mathematics Olympiad (PRMO)
2nd Stage: Regional Mathematics Olympiad (RMO)
3rd Stage: Indian National Mathematics Olympiad (INMO)
4th Stage: International Mathematical Olympiad Training Camp (IMOTC)
5th Stage: Pre Departure Camp (PDC)
6th Stage: International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO)

Can 8th class students apply for the Regional Mathematics Olympiad 2023?

No, class 8th students are not eligible. However, exceptional students can be allowed to take the exam at the discretion of the regional coordinator.

What documents do I need to carry at the time of the examination?

All the candidates must carry an admit card along with the School ID card at the time of the examination.

How many questions will be asked in the RMO 2023 exam and what is the exam duration?

A total of 30 questions will be asked to be answered in 3 hours.

3 thoughts on “Regional Mathematics Olympiad (RMO) 2023: Application Form, Exam Pattern, Syllabus”

  1. KV is students from Kendriya Vidyalaya.
    JNV is students from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya and non KV and JNV are students of other schools.


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