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National Mathematics Talent Contest (NMTC)

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 take the test?

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

1PrimaryGauss ContestV and VI Standards
2Sub JuniorKaprekar ContestVII and VIII Standards
3JuniorBhaskara ContestIX and X Standards
4InterRamanujan ContestXI and XII Standards

The contest is available in English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil or Telugu medium.

Exam fee:

  • Rs. 75/- per candidate (out of which Rs.15/- only will be retained by the institution for all expenses and Rs.60/- per candidate to be sent to AMTI.)
  • 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 Oympiad (Regional, National and International level). It includes:

  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Number theory
  • Graph theory & combinatorics

Important Dates:

The dates for this year’s contest is yet to be announced. However, it is certain that the exam is going to be held before the end of 2020 on a Saturday/ Sunday 2020.

Books required to prepare for NMTC:

Since the exam require preparation for Maths 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?

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

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