Pre-RMO Exam Pattern

The Pre-Regional Mathematical Olympiad (PRMO) is the first level examination of the Olympiad. Those who qualify in PRMO are eligible for the next round of the Mathematical Olympiad known as the Regional Mathematical Olympiad (RMO). PRMO is organised by the Mathematics Teachers’ Association (MTA) of India. The PRMO is conducted during the month of August every year. This year 2021-2022, the exam is conducted on March 6th.

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Examination Pattern

Students should be aware of the examination pattern before they start the exam preparation. The students must mark the answers on an OMR sheet, following the instructions given on the OMR sheet and the question paper.

  • The Pre-Regional Mathematics Olympiad (PRMO) is conducted for a duration of three hours.
  • There will be 30 questions asked in the examination and the answer to each question is a single-digit number or a two-digit number.
  • The question paper will be in English/Hindi.
  • The questions asked in PRMO are based on the Class XI and Class XII syllabus. The questions are of a high level of difficulty. The difficulty level of the examination increases from the Pre-Regional Mathematical Olympiad (PRMO) to International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO).
  • The syllabus of the Mathematics Olympiad includes topics like Geometry, Quadratic Equations, Arithmetic Integers, Number theory, Graph theory, Trigonometry, Permutations and Combinations, etc.

Frequently Asked Questions on PRMO Exam Pattern 2021-2022


Where can I obtain information on Pre RMO 2022’s important dates?

You will find information about the Pre-RMO exam dates on the MTA’s official website.

What is the procedure for registering for RMO 2022?

All interested students can apply for an rmo online at

What are the PRMO 2021 exam centres?

All KVs and JNV schools will be exam centres.