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Mathematics Olympiad Workshop concluded at Amity University

Amity Centre for Science Olympiad (ACSO) in collaboration with Sriniwasa Ramanujan Institute for Mathematics Olympiad, Sastra, Kumbhkonam together with Amity Institute of Competitive Examinations successfully concluded the Mathematics Olympiad Workshop at Amity University Campus, Noida. This Mathematics Olympiad provided an opportunity for students to prove their likeliness towards the subject. The valedictory function started with the traditional lightning of lamp by Dr. (Mrs.) Malti Goel, Advisor (Head STAC), Department of Science & Technology, Government of India along with Mr. N.K. Sehgal, Former Advisor, NCSTC, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India and Prof. J.B. Sharma, Department of Physics, Gaimergille State College, Georgia, USA.

This was the third Mathematics Olympiad Workshop both on Science as well as in Mathematics from 16th May to 23rd May, 2007 comprising of 8 days, day and night training, problems solving, tests, home assignments and group discussions for the students of IX to XII standard. The eminent mathematics faculty were drawn from Sriniwasa Ramanujan Centre, Kumbakonam and faculty for consultation on the methodologies of training was taken from Dr. S. Swaminathan, Dean-Sponsored Research & Director CeNTAB and Director, HBCSE.

Distributing the awards during the valedictory function Dr. (Mrs.) Malti Goel, Advisor (Head STAC), Department of Science & Technology, Government of India opined that our country had produced many great mathematicians like Aryabhatt, Bhaskaracharya, Govindswami, Ramanujan, Sarvapally Radhakrishnan and it feels happy to see the inclination of students towards a subject like mathematics. “Success in competitive exams is the product of well organized and planned mind who is very focused and ready to compete against all in right direction. Today, it’s a challenge in education to find subject centric students who have the capacity to analyze and are capable of accepting tough tasks. Through Maths Olympiad, institutions can identify outstanding students and train them for international level competitions. She lauded the efforts of Amity in pioneering this Mathematics Olympiad Workshop and offered help in providing expertise to Amity”.

Sharing his thoughts with young participants, Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan, Founder President, Amity University said, “It is a great moment for Amity to organize Mathematics Olympiad Workshop in collaboration with SASTRA University. The aim of this Mathematics Olympiad is not only encourage young students to strive for excellence in Mathematics, but also to promote friendships among students, teachers and scientists from different part in India and the world. Amity, takes this Olympiad as a mission, prosperity and excellence for India”.

Dr. (Mrs.) Amita Chauhan, Chairperson, Amity Institute for Competitive Examinations remarked, “By organizing such workshops students will not only get prepared for Mathematics Olympiad but will also get knowledge about different dimensions of Mathematics. Every year these Olympiads will be held in the month of May and October. Sharing her future plans, Mrs. Chauhan said that Amity would also conduct workshops in Physics, Biology and Chemistry including laboratory practicals, so that bright students are trained to compete the National level and International level Olympiad to fetch gold medals”.

26 students from 21 Schools including DPS, R.K. Puram, Cambridge School, Sriniwaspuri, Convent of Jesus & Mary, DPS Vasundhara, DPS Noida, Amity International School, East Delhi, Amity International School, Noida, Satya Prakash Pubic School, Jabalpur, Bhatnagar Intl. School, Vasant Kunj, Somerville School, Noida, Amity International School, Saket and many more participated in which students brushed their skills on inequality, number theory, algebra, combinatorics, trigonometry, coordinate geometry, quadratic equations, probability, complex Number, line

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