The Unicus Non-Routine Mathematics Olympiad (UNRMO) is an international competitive exam held online for students in classes 3-10 (year 2020-21). The questions in this exam are non-conventional. Hence, it will help students to strengthen their problem-solving and lateral skills. Consequently, preparing the students for real-life problem-solving. Students will be provided with three Mock Tests (inclusive of Free Trial) to practice before the Final Exam. The Mock Tests can be attempted for 3 times. The exam will be a MCQ-type test that the students need to complete in 60 minutes.
There will be 2 levels in this exam:
Level 1: This level is free of cost for every student. This exam is simpler than NMTC – National Mathematics Talent Contest.
Level 2: Around 15% students will qualify for Level 2 and they will be eligible for merit certificates, medals and trophies. The fees for Level 2 is Rs. 300 for students residing and studying in India while $20 (INR 1400) for students residing and studying outside India. This exam is similar to NMTC.
The exam consists of two sections:
Classic Section: This section will consist of questions related to Non-Routine Mathematics
Scholar Section: This section will have questions on HOTS (Higher Order Thinking Skills)
Registration of students through schools
Students from classes 3-10 (year 2020-21) are eligible to give Unicus Olympiads. Prospectus containing the registration forms are sent to all the schools registered with Unicus Olympiads. If your school is not registered with us, then please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you the prospectus. It is mandatory for schools to return the registration forms to Unicus Olympiads, duly filled in and complete in all respects atleast one month before the Final Exam.
Registration for individual participants
If your school does not conduct Olympiads, then you can register as an individual participant. The link for the online registration for individual participants is here. The exam is conducted online using laptop or desktop with a good Internet connection and webcam. It can't be taken using a mobile device. As the online mode of exam will be proctored, access to webcam will be compulsory for the Final Exam. The student will have to take exam from home.
The marking scheme for Level 1 and Level 2 exams is same. There will be negative marking of 1/3rd of the marks allotted for that question if the answer is incorrect. To check the full list of Marking Scheme and Exam Pattern for UNRMO, visit here.
UNRMO follows similar syllabus and question pattern as that of other Non-Routine Mathematics exams like NMTC, PRMO, etc. To check the complete syllabus for UNRMO, visit here. It will have 20 questions for students. The syllabus will be same for Classes 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 and 9-10. The medium of the exam is English.
The Ranking Criteria of all the subjects are given. To check the details of Ranking Criteria for UNRMO, visit here.
The Sample Papers of all the subjects are given. To check the full list of Sample Papers for UNRMO, visit here.