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National Mathematics Talent Contest (NMTC)2021

What is National Mathematics Talent Contest ?

The National Mathematics Talent Contest or NMTC is a national-level mathematics contest conducted by the Association of Mathematics Teachers of India (AMTI).

Aim of the contest:

To find and encourage students who have the ability for original and creative thinking, preparedness to tackle unknown and non-routine problems having a general mathematical ability suitable to their level.

Who can appear for NMTC 2021?

The contest is for students of different levels. Here is the breakdown for the same:

  • Primary-Gauss Contest-V and VI Standards
  • Sub-Junior-Kaprekar Contest-VII and VIII Standards
  • Junior-Bhaskara Contest-IX and X Standards
  • Inter-Ramanujan Contest-XI and XII Standards
  • Senior-Aryabhata Contest-Degree Classes in Arts, Science &Technical Institutions

The contest is available in English only.

Exam fee (2021):

  • Rs.150/- per candidate (Out of this, Rs.125/- only per candidate should be sent to AMTI, institution retaining Rs.25/- only per candidate for all expenses)
  • The amount paid once is not refundable on any account.


The syllabus of the National Mathematics Talent Contest (NMTC) is similar to the syllabus of the Mathematics Olympiad (Regional, National and International level). It includes:

For Primary:

  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Arithmetic
  • Mensuration

For Sub-Junior:

  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Arithmetic
  • Mensuration
  • Number Theory

For Junior:

  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Number Theory
  • Combinatorics

For Inter:

  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Number Theory
  • Combinatorics

For Senior:

It is a three hours long examination containing subjective questions and it is based on the syllabus of B.Sc. mathematics course.

Important Dates, NMTC 2021:

Stage-1 Preliminary Test

  • 04thDecember 2021(Saturday) 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Declaration of results-18th December 2021

Stage-2 Final Test

  • 22nd January 2022(Saturday) 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Announcement of Results 31st March 2022

What does the winner of NMTC get?

There will be cash awards for the top three winners in each level at the final followed by merit certificates for them and others selected at the final level.

  • 1st position- Rs. 5000/-
  • 2nd position- Rs. 2500/-
  • 3rd position- Rs. 1250/-

Books required to prepare for NMTC:

Since the exam require preparation for Math Olympiad level, you can click on this link and get all the books necessary for NMTC.

For more information about the exam, you may visit the official website:

How to Prepare for NMTC 2021?

The students are encouraged to practice non-routine problems, asked in exams like PRMO, RMO, INMO and IMO.

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