Extended registration and exam dates
The All India Council for Technical Skill Development (AICTSD) has extended the registration deadline for the 2021 Aryabhatta National Mathematics Competition. Eligible students who wish to participate in the competition can submit their application form until May 30 on the official website of the AICTD. Previously, the deadline for submitting applications was May 20. The review date has also been extended from June 10 to 30 following the situations caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The council said the result of the review would be announced on July 15.
2021 Aryabhatta National Mathematics Competition: Eligibility
Any college or school level student aged 10-24 who wishes to showcase their math skills nationally can apply.
2021 Aryabhatta National Mathematics Competition: How to Apply
Step 1: Visit the official AICTSD website
Step 2: On the home page, click on the “Aryabhatta National Maths Competition” link
Step 3: Check your age range and sign up
Step 4: After your registration, click on “Apply now”
Step 5: Complete the online application form with the relevant details
Step 6: Pay the application fee of Rs 290 in online mode
After completing the online application process, a confirmation will be sent to the registered email ID with the hall ticket number within 48 hours.
Regardless of the registration deadline, applicants will not be able to register as soon as all places are filled. About two lakh students apply for this exam each year, but AICTSD only takes the first 10,000 applications and the rest of the applications are rejected and their fees are refunded.
2021 Aryabhatta National Mathematics Competition: Exam Format
The competition will be conducted online and applicants will be allowed to take the exam from home. In 45 minutes, students will have to solve 30 multiple choice questions of two marks each and one mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer. Of the total applicants, only 20 will be selected for a series of live online interviews. Out of these 20 students, the top three students will be announced as the winners.
2021 Aryabhatta National Mathematics Competition: Prize Money
First price: Rs 1.5 lakh
Second prize: 50,000
Third Prize: Rs 10,000
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