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.


  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.


  • 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


  • 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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