Maths Olympiad for Class 8

CREST Mathematics Olympiad for class 8

CREST Mathematics Olympiad (CMO) exam is conducted globally where students from 4000+ schools participate. The exam intends to improve analytical skills, aptitude ability, inculcate innovative thinking and much more. The exposure that students get through this exam is matchless to the exams conducted by various other Olympiad conducting organizations. Read through the page to know more about the international Olympiad of Mathematics!

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Eligibility Criteria for Class 8 International Maths Olympiad

a. Students from CBSE, ICSE, IB, State Board and other educational boards are eligible to take the Olympiad test for class 8. Participation is open to students from all over the world.

b. Candidates can enroll either independently or through their schools for the exam.

c. Students from more than 25 nations take part in the CREST Olympiads.

d. For class 8, the CREST Mathematics Olympiad (CMO) will be conducted in only 2 levels.

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Benefits of Maths Olympiad for Class 8

1. By participating in the Olympiad of Mathematics, students start to develop skills such as analytical thinking, problem-solving, etc. and that helps them in the long run.

2. Students who secure ranks in Maths Olympiad exams are recognized with Medals, Certificates and much more. Their efforts get recognized.

Class 8 Maths Olympiad Registration Process

International Maths Olympiad registration for class 8 can be done by students on their own or through their respective schools.

The school has to fill in the form present here:, and it will be contacted within 48 working hours with the next steps.

Students who register separately from school & want to appear for the Maths Olympiad for class 8 online test can follow these simple steps:
1. Go to the browser and copy-paste this link:
2. The registration form pops up.
3. Fill in all the registration form details.
4. Select the exam at the bottom of the details filling section in the registration form you wish to appear in.
5. Read the instructions carefully.
6. Make the payment.
7. Registration is complete.


1. Maths Olympiad Individual registrations by students are accepted.

2. Students who have not done registration through school will have to take exams from home. The individual participating should have a computer or laptop with a webcam and a good internet facility. The exam is monitored through a webcam.

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Class 8 Maths Olympiad Syllabus

CREST Mathematics Olympiad for class 8 is famous for its exceptional question quality. Candidates of grade 8 are tested on the topics like Numerals, Number Names and Number Sense (3-Digit Numbers), Computation Operations, Length, Weight, Capacity, Time, Temperature, Money, Lines, Shapes and Solids, Pictographs, Patterns, etc. The examination is divided into two sections. The syllabus is mostly the same as followed by the school but the difficulty level of questions is on the higher side. Check class 8 Maths Olympiad syllabus now.

Dates and Fee for Class 8 Maths Olympiad

The exam dates for CREST Mathematics Olympiad (CMO) for Class 8 for the Academic Year 2024-25 are as given below:

Level 1 exam dates 5th December 2024
23rd December 2024
Level 2 exam date 6th February 2024
Note: The CMO level 2 exam will be conducted for grades KG to 10.
Last date for registration It is advisable to register for the exam before November.
Level 1 answer key dates 26th-27th Dec 2024
Level 2 answer key dates 9th-10th Feb 2024
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.

How to prepare for Class 8 Maths Olympiad?

There exists a cut-throat competition and if students wish to see themselves in the top ranks, then smart preparation is the key to doing that. There are various resources students refer to throughout their preparation. The different Olympiad Books is one of the resources, aspirants generally prefer. But, is it enough for students to secure their place on the list from the top?

The students who are referring multiple resources, practicing a lot and having the right guidance will obviously have better chances to score better in the Olympiad of Mathematics exam. To cover such a vast syllabus and to go through each & every topic mentioned in the syllabus and practice through many study resources is a big task in itself. To help with this, we have found the best mentors who can help students excel in their preparation phase.

Olympiad Success courses and program for the Math Olympiad preparation provide the best subject expert mentors. Take preparation for the Maths Olympiad to the next level by taking Olympiad Success online classes and assessing yourself through Test Series and much more. The platform helps you in finding Olympiads syllabus, sample papers, answer keys and with much more relevant information.

Preparation Material Link
Class 8 Maths Olympiad Sample Paper Check here
Class 8 Maths Olympiad Previous Year Paper Check here
Class 8 Maths Olympiad Workbook Check here
Class 8 CREST Fundamentals Check Topics
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Cut-off & Answer Key for Class 8 Maths Olympiad

CREST Mathematics Olympiad cut-off for class 8 is made available on the CREST Olympiads website. The cut-off marks are set to ensure a minimum marking criteria for passing the examination. Know more about the Mathematics Olympiad cut-off & rankings in detail.

The dates for the class 8 Maths Olympiad answer keys can be found on the CREST Olympiads website. Answer keys for CREST Mathematics Olympiad are usually released within one week after the last exam date. Students can predict their scores with the help of these answer keys.

Results of Class 8 Maths Olympiad

The results of the class 8 CREST Mathematics Olympiad can be checked by going to the official website and logging in with the students' credentials. Students can then see their Level 1 scores in the dashboard's performance section. After a month from the last answer key date of the CREST Mathematics Olympiad, the results are made public.

Olympiad Prizes

a. Thrilling and mind-blowing awards are given by CREST Olympiads to students.

b. For 50% of the top scorers, there are rewards.

c. All participants with a percentile of 93 to 96 will get a silver medal.

d. All participants with a percentile of 90 to 93 will receive a bronze medal.

e. A digital participation certificate will be given to each participant. This will be available in the participant's dashboard.

f. International Ranks 1-3 receive Achiever's Trophies, and Merit Certificate.

g. Check Olympiad Awards & Prizes in detail now.

Class 8 Maths Olympiad FAQs

1. What is the syllabus for the class 8 Olympiad of Mathematics?

CREST Mathematics Olympiad syllabus for class 8 consists of topics - Rational Numbers, Squares and Square Roots, Cubes and Cube Roots, Exponents and Powers, Comparing Quantities, Algebraic Expressions and Identities, Linear Equations in One Variable, Understanding Quadrilaterals, Constructions, Mensuration, Visualizing Solid Shapes, Data Handling, Direct and Inverse Variations, Factorization, Introduction to Graphs & Playing with Numbers.

2. Are there any preparation material available for the class 8 Olympiad of Mathematics exam?

Students of class 8 can purchase the CREST Mathematics Workbook designed by top-notch course providers to have a thorough understanding of the concepts. The workbook is equally helpful to practice topic-wise questions.

Alternatively, students can check the Olympiad Success website for online LIVE Olympiad preparation classes.

3. What are the major benefits of participating in the class 8 Olympiad of Maths exams?

Maths Olympiad exams for class 8 encourage kids to focus on a more wide area of questions. One of the best advantages is that it gives young students confidence from an early age to participate and compete at national & international level competitions.

4. My daughter has recently given the class 8 Maths Olympiad examination. How can I access her result?

To view class 8 CREST Mathematics Olympiad results you have to first login with your credentials on

Then go to the Dashboard -> Performance -> Results -> Select CMO > Select CMO Level 1/CMO Level 2 & result page will show up.

5. Whom should I contact for queries related to Maths Olympiad exams for class 8?

For any query related to the Maths Olympiad exams for class 8, use the below details to get resolved.

CREST Olympiads contact number: +91-98182-94134
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