What is the Eligibility to sit for IMO Exam?
Students of classes 1st to 12th are eligible to appear for the IMO. There is no other eligibility criteria like minimum marks.
How does a student benefit by taking IMO ?
Participants of IMO are ranked on the basis of marks obtained. Hence, after taking the test, students can judge themselves academically at four different levels  within the school, at city and state level, and above all at International level. Finally students are suitably awarded based on their international ranking. Prizes include cash prizes, computers, medals, CDs, etc.. The prizes for the first 3 toppers of each class are awarded at a grand prize distribution ceremony presided over by an eminent personality. Rest of the prizes are either sent to the schools or can be collected from the Foundation office after announcement.
Where can I get complete details about IMO Exam?
From your school or through the following websites:

www.sofworld.org

www.talent4exams.com
What is the syllabus for IMO?
The syllabus of the IMO is the Mathematics syllabus as is prescribed by the CBSE, ICSE or various state boards.
Where can I get relevant study material for IMO Exam?
Start with NCERT books prescribed by the CBSE.

You can get complete tailor made chapter wise study material for IMO Exam on our website . You can study online or take a Printout of each chapter and study offline as well. The study material is complete in all respects & designed exactly as per the exam pattern with special emphasis on Mathematical Ability Section.

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Exam Oriented IMO Sample Papers are also available.
When the ranks are generated; score in Mathematical Ability Section is given priority. Hence, a student scoring higher marks in Mathematical Ability Section gets a higher ranking than his / her counterpart.
What is the structure and pattern of the examination?
For class 1 to 4 :
The participant has to answer 35 questions in 60 minutes. There will be a separate question paper for each class.
Question paper will have three sections
Section I – Logical and Analytical Reasoning (10 questions)
Section II – Mathematical Reasoning (15 questions)
Section III – Everyday Mathematics (10 questions)
For class 5 to 12 :
The participant has to answer 50 questions in 60 minutes.
Section I : Logical and Analytical Reasoning (20 questions)
Section II : Mathematical reasoning (20 questions)
Section III : Everyday mathematics (10 questions)
When are the results of IMO declared?
Results of both the levels of IMO are declared within 78 weeks of the examination. The results are sent to the schools concerned. The results are also made available on sof website.
Is the IMO conducted in English only?
Yes.
Why do students of the same class with similar total marks have different rankings?
When the ranks are generated; score in Mathematical Ability Section is given priority. Hence, a student scoring higher marks in Mathematical Ability Section gets a higher ranking than his / her counterpart. Plus the students' overall performance, at the school as well as at the state, city and school level, is also taken under consideration while ranking them.