Mangaluru: 60 students from CFAL qualify for phase two of PRMO Exam

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Mangaluru, Oct 17: Sixty students of Centre for Advanced Learning (CFAL) cleared Pre-Regional Mathematical Olympiad (PRMO) Exam (Phase -2). The PRMO is conducted in two categories, namely for Class 8-11 and Class 12.

A total of 81 students in class 8-11 category have qualified in Karnataka and 48 among them are CFAL students. In class 12 category, a total of 15 students have qualified in Karnataka and 12 among them are students from CFAL.

It may be recalled that due to unprecedented weather conditions, PRMO exams were conducted in Phase 2 on August 25, 2019 in Bagalkot, Vijayapura, Belagavi, Uttara Kannada, Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Shivamoga, Chikkamagaluru, Dharward, Hassan and Kodagu districts of Karnataka and in states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Sikkim, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala.

The qualified students now advance to the Regional Mathematical Olympiad, the second round of International Mathematical Olympiad which is conducted by Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE). In Class 8-11 category about 476 students (from phase 1 and 2) and in Class 12 category around 97 students (from phase 1 and 2) are appearing in the RMO examination from Karnataka. The RMO examination in all regions (except Maharashtra and Goa) will be held on October 20, 2019.

About PRMO

The Mathematical Olympiad Programme in India, which leads to participation of Indian students in the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) is organised by the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) on behalf of the National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM) of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India.

PRMO is the stage 1 of the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO). It is a 3-hour examination with 30 questions held in different centres across India. Based on the performance of students in the PRMO, qualified students from Class 8-11 then move on to the next stage which is the Regional Mathematical Olympiad (RMO).

CFAL – Scripting success stories

CFAL at Mangaluru has been creating and recreating history with its results in various STEM related exams. However, what stands out as an exceptional achievement for CFAL is the fact that their students have done tremendously well at the Olympiads. Aditya Prakash from CFAL represented India at the International Math Olympiad, a first in Karnataka after 21 years. Besides, Prathyush Poduval had won a silver medal at the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics in IOAA 2018. It 2019, Shreyas Pai was the topper in India at the Biology Olympiad Camp held at HBCSE.

For further details please contact:

Centre for Advanced Learning (CFAL) at Bejai – Kapikad, Mangaluru.

Phone: 9740939374 / 7026314999 / 9900520233;



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