FOR PARTICIPANTS
International Vedic Mathematics Olympiad
IVMO 2024
Are you a school/college/institution or an individual planning to host the IVMO Olympiad?
Last date to register October 31, 2024
Registration Fee Fee$5 (Pay only to the Centre Coordinator)
Enhances Speed
Develops Strategic Thinking
Improves Creative Thinking
Vedic learners solve mathematical calculations in doublequick time
How fast you can solve this?
846 x 997
Your time
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Syllabus Coverage
The lists are accumulative. At each level topics from previous levels are included. For example, for Intermediate level, all topics in Primary and Junior are relevant
LOWER PRIMARY AND UPPER PRIMARY
9 & 11 Years & Under
 Four rules of number + – x ÷
 Four rules of simple fractions + – x ÷
 *Four rules of decimals + – x ÷
 Divisibility by 2, 4, 8, 5, 10, 3, 6, 9
 Digital roots and division by 9
 Multiplication and division by 5, 25, 50
 Nikhilam multiplication
 Squaring twodigit numbers ending in 5
 Multiplication of the final digits add to 10
 Vertically and crosswise multiplication
 Patterns and sequences
 Area and perimeter of simple shapes
 *Primes, squares, and triangular numbers
 Money
 Word Problems involving all the above
 *Not included in Lower Primary
JUNIOR
13 Years & Under
 Four rules of mixed number + – x ÷
 Decimal to fraction conversions
 Squaring numbers close to a base
 Use of vinculums (bar numbers)
 Nikhilam division
 Paravartya division
 Straight division with 2digit divisors
 Percentages
 Direct and Indirect proportion
 HCF and LCM by Vertically and crosswise
 nth term formulae for linear sequences
 Mean, median, mode
 Simple rules of indices
 Linear equations
 Area and circumference of a circle
 Angles in parallel lines and quadrilaterals
 Volume and surface area (cuboids)
INTERMEDIATE
16 Years & Under
 Converting denominators ending in 9
 Conversion of partially recurring decimals
 Straight division with 3digit divisors
 Simultaneous equations
 Quadratic equations
 Nth term for quadratic sequences
 Completing the square
 Difference of two square
 Cubing 2digit numbers
 Combined ratios
 Polynomial division with binomial divisors
 Polynomial multiplication
 Factor theorem
 Indices including fractional and negative
 Using last digits to check answers
 Angles in polygons
 Equation of straight lines
 Similar areas and volumes
SENIOR
18 Years & Under
 Coefficients in polynomial products
 Using first and last terms in polynomials
 Series expansions of binomials
 Applications of discriminats of quadratics
 Divisibility using Osculation
 Logs and Exponential functions
 Inverse functions
 Partial fractions
 Method of differences
 Product and Quotient rules
 Chain rule
 Pythagorean triples
 Addition and subtraction of angles
 Geometric problems involving triples
 Areas of shapes on coordinate axes
 Integration to find areas
 Equation of circles
OPEN
For Any Age Group
 Coefficients in polynomial products
 Using first and last terms in polynomials
 Series expansions of binomials
 Applications of discriminats of quadratics
 Divisibility using Osculation
 Logs and Exponential functions
 Inverse functions
 Partial fractions
 Method of differences
 Product and Quotient rules
 Chain rule
 Pythagorean triples
 Addition and subtraction of angles
 Geometric problems involving triples
 Areas of shapes on coordinate axes
 Integration to find areas
 Equation of circles
LOWER PRIMARY AND UPPER PRIMARY
9 & 11 Years & Under

 All from 9 and the last from 10
 Vertically and crosswise
 By one more than the one before
 By the last digits
 By addition and subtraction
 By observation
JUNIOR
13 Years & Under
 Deficiency
 Transpose and adjust
 On the flag
 By elimination and retention
 All the multipliers
 Proportionately
INTERMEDIATE
16 Years & Under
 By completion and noncompletion
 Particular and general
 Products of means. Product of extremes
SENIOR
18 Years & Under
 First by the first and last by the last
 Product/sum, Sum/product
 Differential calculus
 Osculation
OPEN
For Any Age Group
 First by the first and last by the last
 Product/sum, Sum/product
 Differential calculus
 Osculation
Register as a Participants
Participate & Win Certificates
Register as a participant
Pay registration fee online or offline to centre coordinator.
Connect with centre coordinator
Take the guidance/trainings offered to excel.
Participate in the Olympiad & win!
Take part in the 1hr online test and see how fast you perform!
At each level the top 60% of scores will be awarded gold, silver, and bronze certificates in the ratio 1:2:3. The top three internationally will also receive special certificates.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to register online?
You should register with your Centre Coordinator after 1st September 2024. If you do not have a Centre Coordinator, then register here and we will allocate you to one according to your location and time zone. Registrations close on 31st October, 2024.
How do I enter if I don’t have a Centre Coordinator?
You can register here. We will then allocate you to a Centre Coordinator according to your location and time zone.
Is there a date by which I need to register with a Centre Coordinator?
Registrations close on 31st October 2024.
When I register on the website, do I have to pay the fee?
No, you will pay the fee to your Centre Coordinator.
How much does it cost to participate in IVMO?
The fee is $5 (except for the Philippines). Your Centre Coordinator will inform you of the equivalent amount in your national currency.
Will my email address be made public?
No. All personal information will remain confidential. Under safeguarding and data protection regulations IAVM will not share any personal information except with your Centre Coordinator. The only exception to this is, with permission, we will publish on our website the names and photos of the top three scorers in each of the categories.
How long is the Olympiad?
The IVMO is one hour long and consists of 40 multiple choice questions
Can I sit IVMO at any time on 30th November?
No, you can only sit the test at the time arranged by your IVMO Centre Coordinator
Can I get a list of topics?
Yes, they are available here.
Can I see past papers or sample papers?
Yes, these are available for download here.
If taking online, will I be able to go back and change answers to previous questions?
Yes, this capability will be available.
If taking online, how will I input the answers?
Each question is multiple choice with five available options. To input the answer, you just must click on A, B, C, D or E.
When will I get the results?
You will receive your results from your Centre Coordinator by the end of December.
Will I get a certificate?
Yes. There are five types of certificates: Gold, Silver and Bronze for the top 30% in the ratio 1:2:3. Merit for the next 30% and a Participation certificate for the remaining 40%.
Which level should I enter?
 1. Lower Primary – 9 years and under [Born after November 30, 2014]
 2. Upper Primary – 11 years and under [Born after November 30, 2012]
 3. Junior – 13 years and under [Born after November 30, 2010]
 4. Intermediate – 16 years and under [Born after November 30, 2007]
 5. Senior – 18 years and under [Born after November 30, 2005]
 6. Open – Above 18 years [Born before November 30, 2005]
Can I enter at a level above my age?
Yes. For example, if you are 12 years of age you can enter any IVMO except Primary.
Do the questions have different marks allocated?
Yes.
Questions 1 – 25: 2 marks for each correct answer, 0 marks for incorrect answers.
Questions 26 – 35: 3 marks for each correct answer, 1 mark for each incorrect answer.
Questions 36 – 40: 4 marks for each correct answer, 2 marks for each incorrect answer.
The negative marking is to discourage guessing.
How can I learn the Vedic Maths techniques?
Get in touch with your Centre Coordinator who may be able to give lessons or reach out to IAVM at instituteavm@gmail.com , and we can point you to the right resources.
Can I enter if I don’t know any Vedic Maths?
Yes. However, many of the Vedic methods are very quick and so it may be difficult for you to answer all the questions in time.
Do I need to show working for my answers?
No. You can use spare paper to do the work but will only need to choose one of the five options. Your choice of option will be marked.
If taking online, will I need a desktop or laptop computer?
No. You can also use a tablet or phone although the larger the screen the easier it is to see question details.