2016-17

Bhaskaracharya Mathematics Talent Search Competition (BMTSC) 2016 - 17

Date: Sunday, 20th November 2016.

Time: 12.00 PM to 3.00 PM

Chief Coordinator: Kiran Barve

Bhaskaracharya Pratishthana, Pune is a world renowned institute in the research and education in Mathematics. The institute has a very high reputation in training the school students, which leads to the training for International Mathematics Olympiad. Bhaskaracharya Pratishthana introduced a new activity last year, to commemorate the 900th birth anniversary of the legendary Indian Mathematician Bhaskaracharya II. Any student up to 6th standard in Maharashtra & Goa can compete and take the examination at the centres announced. The registration for the examination is to be done through the student’s school.

Objectives:

  1. Identify good students of mathematics at an early age.
  2. Spread the work of the institute at a broader level.
  3. Pay our tribute to the great Indian Mathematician Bhaskaracharya II every year.

Nature of the Competition:

  1. A pre-Olympiad type competition based on the syllabi of 6th standard
  2. Problems testing logical thinking and mathematical aptitude will be asked.

Brief details of the Examination :

  • Name of the competition: Bhaskaracharya Mathematics Talent Search Competition.(BMTSC)
  • Eligibility: Students of 5th and 6th standard.
  • Syllabus: Upto 6th standard. Indicative syllabus given below.
  • Medium: English / Marathi. Question Papers will be in Two Langauges and student can write in either in Marathi or in English.

Venue:

  • Prescribed Centres will be announced on the website www. bprim.org

Examination Fee:

  • Rs. 150 /- per student.
  • The names of participants & their fees should be forwarded through the Principal on or before 08 / 11 / 2016.
  • Payment can be through Demand Draft or amount can be paid in to the bank account and list of the participants should communicted through email.
  • Detaisl of Bank Account
    • Name of Account (s) : Bhaskaracharya Pratishthana
      Name of Bank : HDFC Bank,
      Branch : Bhandarkar Road, Pune - 411 004
      S. Account No. : 50100087125894
      IFSC Code : HDFC0000007

Prizes:

  • 1st Rs. 3000/-
  • 2nd 2000/-
  • 3rd 1000/-
  • The cheer prizes in terms of books will be given.
  • Certificates will be given for all the participants.

All possible guidance for further study of Mathematics will be given for deserving students.


Indicative syllabus for the BMTSC 2016-17

About 60% questions would be based on the following topics. However the syllabus is indicative and not Mandetory for the Bhaskaracharya Pratishthana the institute conducting the examination :

  • Algebra
    • Integers, Operations on numbers
    • Fractions (vulgar and decimal), LCM and GCD (HCF)
    • Squares and Square Roots, Average
    • Ratio and Proportion, Percentage
    • Simple Interest, Profit and Loss, Time and work
    • Number Patterns, Units of measurement (decimals and other units)
  • Geometry
    • Angles, Parallel Lines
    • Triangles, Quadriaterals (square, Rectangle, Parallelogram, Rhombus, Trapezium)=
    • Circle, Perimeter and Area

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