Best Books And Study Materials For Class 5 Maths Olympiad Exam

THE Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) is the organizer of the International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO). This exam is conducted to enhance the mathematical skills of the students. All over the country, students of classes 1st to 12th participated in this examination. The student's academic growth is analyzed on the basis of SPR (Student's Performance Report). The awards given by the IMO to the winners are a Gold medal, cash amount up to INR 50,000 and a performance certificate.

Firstly, schools have to register themselves with the SOF. After that, the schools will provide the registration forms to the students which have to be filled by them. These forms have to be filled with complete information or details. Then, these filled forms are submitted by the schools to the SOF. The students have to pay a specific amount of INR 125 as a registration fee.

Students taking part in this IMO examination have to study hard to get good results. The best study materials will assist pupils in their preparation. This article will tell students about the useful books which can be used by them to prepare for the International Mathematics Olympiad.

There are 4 sections in the question paper of the IMO. For preparing these portions, there are different books available.

  • For Logical Reasoning

The 2 books from which students can prepare for this section are:

  1. The Official Olympiad Book Of Reasoning
  2. Olympiad Reasoning Workbook

Studying from these books can help pupils to get through with the exam pattern and how to solve questions in the proper format.

The following are the other learning resources that can be utilized by the students to make their concepts strong.

  • The Maths NCERT Book Of Class 5.

The NCERT organization publishes various books for the students and delivers these books to the CBSE affiliated schools. The content of the NCERT Maths book of Class 5 is prepared according to the CBSE guidelines.

  • Olympiad Maths Workbooks For Class 5

These workbooks contain lots of questions and several sample papers for practice. The Maths Olympiad workbooks also provide the OMR sheets so that students can rehearse to mark answers in that. These books are published in multicolour so that pupils can develop their interest in them and do not get bored.

  • Mock Test Papers, Previous Years' Question Papers And Sample Papers

Students can find these papers all over the internet and can download them. Solving these papers can give an idea about the blueprint of the question paper.

Below is the exam pattern of the IMO examination:

  1. Section 1 - Reasoning Ability

Total Questions – 15

Total Marks – 15

Topics -  Coding-Decoding, Puzzle test, Patterns, Water and Mirror images, Alphabet test etc.

  1. Section 2 – Quantitative Aptitude

Total Questions – 20

Total Marks – 20

Topics – Conversions, Perimeter and Area, Number names, Angles, Symmetry, Data Handling, Measurement of speed, length and weight, etc.

  1. Section 3 – Everyday Mathematics

Total Questions – 10

Total Marks – 10

Topics – Same as section 2

  1. Section 4 – Achievers Section

Total Questions – 5

Total Marks – 15

Topics – Questions of HOTS (High Order Thinking Skills) based on the topics discussed in section 2.

Advantages Of Using The Above-Mentioned Study Materials For Class 5 Maths Olympiad Exam

  • The Class 5 Maths NCERT book shares comprehensive information about all the chapters so that students can easily understand them and can prepare for the International Mathematics Olympiad.
  • The workbooks of the Maths Olympiad contain a sufficient amount of questions. By solving them, students can improve their analytical and arithmetic skills. They will also know about the types of questions asked in the exam.
  • For doing self-evaluation, students must solve various question papers to make a strong grip on all the topics coming in the exam. Also, they will get to know about their weaknesses. For more questions, they can refer to IMO Class 5 Previous Year Paper 2016.
  • The subject matter experts are responsible for creating satisfactory content for these best learning resources. The vernacular or the language used by these skilled teachers is very easy to interpret.
  • By working on these educational materials, pupils can boost their confidence and self-esteem and can improve their intellectual skills. Studying from these books can enable them to manage their time and can reduce stress, tension and anxiety during the examination time.

Here are some names of the workbooks which can be utilized by the students while preparing for Class 5 Maths Olympiads.

  1. IMO Olympiad Workbook – Class 5
  2. One For All Olympiads Previous Years Solved Papers – Class 5

III.        Olympiad Prep-Guide Mathematics Class – 5

  1. All In One Olympiad Workbook
  2. Olympiad Reasoning Workbook – Class 5
  3. IOM – Mathematics Olympiad Comprehensive Workbook

VII.       Orange Global Olympiad Mathematics Workbook

VIII.      The 100% Real Test Papers (IMO) Class 5

  1. Reasoning Trainer Plus For Class 5
  2. Olympiad Excellence Guide Mathematics

How To Crack Class 5 Maths Olympiad Exam In First Attempt?

  • Students should make a profitable study plan so that they can use their time efficiently. They can make a timetable for this purpose. They should devote at least 2 hours to studying Mathematics. Also, by acquiring this technique, they can give more time to the most significant and difficult topics.
  • There is an option for online tests. Students can give these tests to analyze themselves and to know how much they have understood the topics. By this method, they can increase their writing pace by solving the questions.
  • The questions of the IMO are based on the curriculum of Class 5. The students must prepare notes when they are taught in schools. These notes will enable them in memorizing all the formulas. They are also suggested to actively attend all their classes so that they can clear their queries and the complicated concepts.
  • The night before the examination is very important. Students should not try to learn new topics and should keep calm. They should take care of themselves. During the examination, students are advised to attempt all the questions maintaining their writing speed. They should not opt for the technique of guessing the answer as this may affect their results. They should first solve only those problems whose answers they know correctly.

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