CREST Mathematics Olympiad

CREST Mathematics Olympiad

The CREST Mathematics Olympiad (CMO) is an international competitive exam held online for students in Classes KG-10. For students of Classes KG-2, there will be only one level. There will be 2 levels for students of Classes 3-10. The exam is an objective-type test that the students need to complete in 60 minutes. For students of Classes KG and 1, the exam will be parent/teacher assisted. The time of the exam will be 45 minutes for KG students.

The exam consists of two sections:

1. Section-1: Practical Mathematics
2. Section-2: Achievers Section

Other Important Information:

a. There are separate question papers for each and every class.

b. The medium of the exam is English.

c. Syllabus of various international boards is followed for the setting of test papers.

d. The online exams are conducted on web-enabled devices like laptop, tablet or desktop with webcam. Mobile devices are not allowed.

e. For students of Classes KG and 1, the parent/teacher can assist the child in guiding through the questions.

f. In case the registration is not through school, the student will have to take exam from home.

CREST Mathematics Olympiad Highlights

Conducted for grades KG to 10
Mode of examination Online and Offline
Mode of registration Individually and through schools
CMO exam duration For KG - 45 minutes
For Grades 1-10 60 minutes
Type of questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Levels of examination 2 Levels

Eligibility Criteria for the Level 1 CREST Mathematics Olympiad exam

The basic requirements for participating in level 1 are listed below:

a. The participating candidate's school must be affiliated with any Indian-recognized education board like CBSE, ICSE, IB, State Board, etc. Also, students residing outside of India can also participate.

b. Candidates studying in Grades KG - 10 are eligible to participate in the level 1 examination.

Eligibility Criteria for the Level 2 CREST Mathematics Olympiad exam

The international Maths Olympiad eligibility criteria for level 2 are totally based on the marks obtained in the level 1 examination. Students who qualify the minimum marking criteria for level 1 can participate in level 2.

Explore class-wise Maths Olympiad complete information -

a. Maths Olympiad for class KG
b. Maths Olympiad for class 1
c. Maths Olympiad for class 2
d. Maths Olympiad for class 3
e. Maths Olympiad for class 4
f. Maths Olympiad for class 5
g. Maths Olympiad for class 6
h. Maths Olympiad for class 7
i. Maths Olympiad for class 8
j. Maths Olympiad for class 9
k. Maths Olympiad for class 10

Why CREST Mathematics Olympiad?

1. The exam tests the Mathematics knowledge and skills of the participants such as observing, comparing, identifying, inferring, predicting, classifying, quantitative reasoning, problem-solving, analytical skill, etc.

2. By participating in the CREST Mathematics Olympiad every candidate can get to know their true potential.

3. The exam challenges students to come out of their comfort zone and is useful in achieving good academic results also.

How to participate in Maths Olympiad?

Registration of Students through schools: Students from Classes KG - 10 are eligible to give CREST Olympiads. Prospectus containing the registration forms are sent to all schools registered with CREST Olympiads. If your school is not registered with us, then please send an email to info@crestolympiads.com and we will send you the prospectus soon. It is mandatory for schools to return the registration forms to CREST Olympiads, duly filled in and complete in all respects by the due date.

Registration for individual participants: If your school does not conduct Olympiads, then you can register as an individual participant as well. The link for the online registration for individual participants is here.

Syllabus & Exam Pattern for Maths Olympiad

CREST Mathematics Olympiad is a super unique way of acquiring logical and Mathematical skills. CREST Mathematics Olympiad syllabus is broken down into two major sections & the level of questions varies from class to class. Mathematics Olympiad syllabus is available for grades KG-10. It is recommended that students go through the syllabus in detail before start preparing for the exam.

Since the exam paper is divided into two sections, each section has different marking criteria. The exam paper consists of different topics and each topic has a different marking scheme. For a more in-depth understanding of the number of questions in each section & their weightage in the exam, refer CREST Mathematics Olympiad exam pattern. There is a separate exam pattern & marking scheme available for the level 1 & level 2 exams.

Dates & Fee for Mathematics Olympiad

The exam dates for CREST Mathematics Olympiad (CMO) for the Academic Year 2022-23 are as given below:

Level 1 exam dates 9th December 2022
6th January 2023
Level 2 exam date 3rd February 2023
Note: The CMO level 2 exam will only be held for students in grades 3 to 10.
Last date for registration It is advisable to register for the exam before November.
Level 1 answer key dates 9th-10th Jan 2023
Level 2 answer key dates 6th-7th Feb 2023
Level 1 result date Generally, the results are announced within a month's time after the last answer key date
Level 2 result date Generally, the results are announced within a month's time after the last answer key date

Note: Check Olympiad exam dates for other CREST Olympiads subjects as well.

The exam fee is INR 225 for students studying and enrolling from India. For students studying and residing outside of India, the fee is country specific.

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How to prepare for Mathematics Olympiad?

Good preparation is the backbone for achieving rank and top score in CREST Mathematics Olympiad (CMO) examination. Candidates must maintain a proper timetable for their preparation period. Hard work and dedicated hours of study will ensure success. Another important thing to do while preparing is to practice Maths Olympiad sample papers of the last 3-5 years to get a clearer understanding of the types of questions. Students can also take up Maths Olympiad mock tests to practice additional questions. It will help to manage their time well in the examination.

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Answer Keys and Results for Maths Olympiad

CREST Mathematics Olympiad answer key dates for all the classes can be checked on the website. Generally, answer keys are released within 1 week time after the last exam date. Students can check Maths Olympiad answer keys dates by visiting the exam schedule page on the website. With the help of these answer keys, students can predict their scores beforehand.

After the CREST Mathematics Olympiad examination is held, the results for the same are generally released within a month time after the last answer key date. The results can be checked on the official website of CREST Olympiads by logging in with your registered credentials. CMO level 1 results are declared in the month of February and the level 2 results in March. Students can check their performance online from the comfort of their homes.

Olympiad Awards

Win exciting awards worth INR 4 Cr. There are awards for the top 50% of the students. CREST Olympiads recognize students with Merit Certificates, Trophies, Medals, ‘Honorable mention’ Digital Certificates, etc. for their achievements in the examination. Each participant is also given a digital participation certificate. Students can check Olympiad awards for CREST Olympiads.

Maths Olympiad FAQs

1. What is the participation fee for Maths Olympiad?

For students studying and enrolling from India for Classes KG-10, the registration fee is INR 225 & for students studying and residing outside India, the fee is USD $15.

2. How do I study for Maths Olympiad?

For CREST Mathematics Olympiad preparation, you can get your hand on the specially designed CREST Mathematics Olympiad Workbook. The workbooks work best for quick revisions, understanding the exam pattern and practicing questions. Also, the topic-wise explanation is also provided. The workbook is available for grades KG-10.

In order to prepare yourself, you can also take advantage of online Olympiad coaching offered by Olympiad Success. The live classes are available for grades 2-10. 1-1 personalized courses are also available. These courses are designed by highly experienced mentors.

3. Is a calculator allowed during the Math Olympiad examination?

You’re not allowed to use a calculator in the CREST Mathematics Olympiad.

4. Who is eligible to participate in Maths Olympiad?

Students from across the world can participate in the CREST Mathematics Olympiad examination. Students of Classes KG to 10 are eligible to participate in level 1 while students of classes 3-10 are eligible for level 2.

5. Can I participate in the Math Olympiad exams individually?

Yes, students can participate in the examination through schools as well as individually. Online individual Maths Olympiad registration is accepted.

6. Can I reappear in the same test again?

No, once one appears for the test they cannot take the test again.

7. Are there any specific books or study material that students can refer to before taking Math Olympiads?

Students can refer to the syllabus of their respective academics (State board, CBSE, ICSE & International board). They can follow the NCERT book & other reference books as well.

Students can also buy the Olympiad workbook offered by CREST Olympiads. The workbooks cover concepts along with exercises. The questions are designed with the exact same pattern as the exam.

8. Where can I look for Maths Olympiad results?

To view Level 1 or Level 2 result:

a. Login with your credentials on https://www.crestolympiads.com/login

b. Go to Dashboard -> Performance -> Results -> Select CMO > Select CMO Level 1/CMO Level 2 & result page will show up.

9. Is the Level 2 Maths Olympiad syllabus the same as that of level 1?

Maths Olympiad level 2 is conducted only for grades 3-10. The syllabus for level 2 is the same as that of level 1. The questions asked in level 2 exam are of slightly higher difficulty level as compared to level 1.

10. Is the Math Olympiad Good?

Yes. The Math Olympiad is one of the best exams and ways for students to improve their Mathematics abilities. CREST Mathematics Olympiad (CMO) makes students thorough in several topics that are a part of their school syllabus. By participating in the Maths Olympiad students are exposed to tricky questions and get a good grip on the fundamentals of problems. Solving a variety of Maths Olympiad questions makes students better in Mathematics.

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