CFAL’s 7 students selected for math olympiad

CFAL’s 7 students selected for math olympiad

Students of CFAL, who are selected for Karnataka Regional Mathematics Olympaid (KRMO)2018.

Seven students of city-based Centre for Advanced Learning (CFAL) were selected for the Karnataka Regional Mathematics Olympiad (KRMO-2018). As many as 41 students were selected from the state.

CFAL programme coordinator Severene Rosario told reporters at Patrika Bhavan on Thursday that the students selected for the Olympiad were: Samarth M Bhat, Yermal Koustubh Rao, Anmol J Shetty, Adithya Thomas, Sathwik Acharya, Dhruhan Rajiv Shah and Rakshitha.

Aditya Thomas, of class 10 is the second topper among the 30 selected in Karnataka (in the 8th to 11th standard category). Yermal Koustubh Rao and Anmol J Shetty were the only two PUC students of Learning Centre PU College. Samarth M Bhat came second out of the only six selected in the 12th standard category in Karnataka, Severene added.

All selected students qualify for INMO (Indian National Mathematical Olympiad). The winners of the national event will become eligible to take part in International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO).

The first stage of the exam (Pre-RMO; also known as PRMO) was held on August 19, 2018, at different centres in India. A total of 360 students from Karnataka were selected for the second stage KRMO (Karnataka Regional Mathematics Olympiad). 

To select the Indian team for the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), 30 students selected for INMO will attend a training camp in Mumbai. 

Of these, a team of five or six students will represent India at the International Mathematical Olympiads (IMO)-2019 to be held in Bath, the United Kingdom in July 2019. CFAL programme coordinator Vijay Moras and faculty Dr Srikanth Pai were present at the press meet.