** Bhaskaracharya Mathematics Talent Search Competition (BMTSC) 2016 - 17**

**Date: Sunday, 20 ^{th} 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 studentâ€™s school.

**Objectives:**

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

**Nature of the Competition:**

- A pre-Olympiad type competition based on the syllabi of 6
^{th}standard - 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 5^{th}and 6^{th}standard.**Syllabus:**Upto 6^{th}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.****(Please provide the list of students in the format provided. Click here to download the form to provide list of students)**- 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.
- email : bhaskaraprim@gmail.com
- 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