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Crest Mathematics Olympiad Syllabus 2023
The CREST Mathematics Olympiad (CMO) is an international competitive exam held online for students in classes Prep/KG and classes 110. For students of classes Prep/KG and 12, CMO 202324 will be a singlelevel exam. Whereas for grades 3 to 10, CMO will be a twolevel exam. The CMO Olympiad syllabus for these levels is framed to assess students' practical knowledge of mathematics and their higherorder thinking.
CMO Syllabus Highlights
Here are the highlights of the Mathematics Olympiad conducted by the CREST Olympiad.
Particulars 
Details 
Syllabus 
CBSE, ICSE/ISC, and other state board syllabus. 
Question type 
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s) 
Exam duration 

Mode of examination 
Online 
No. of questions 

Marking scheme 

CREST Mathematics Olympiad Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme
Given below is the examination pattern of CMO for all classes.
Class 
Topic/ Section 
No. of Questions 
Marks per Question 
Total Marks 
Total Time (in minutes) 
Prep/KG 
Practical Mathematics 
20 
1 
20 
 
Achievers Section 
5 
2 
10 
 

Grand Total 
25 
 
30 
45 

1st to 4th 
Practical Mathematics 
25 
1 
25 
 
Achievers Section 
10 
2 
20 
 

Grand Total 
35 
 
45 
60 

5th to 10th 
Practical Mathematics 
40 
1 
40 
 
Achievers Section 
10 
2 
20 
 

Grand Total 
50 
 
60 
60 
CREST Mathematics Olympiad Syllabus
CBSE, ICSE/ISC, and other state board syllabus is followed for the setting the Crest Olympiad test papers. The medium of the exam is English. Give below are the CMO syllabus for all the classes.
 CMO Class Prep/KG Syllabus
 CMO Class 1 Syllabus
 CMO Class 2 Syllabus
 CMO Class 3 Syllabus
 CMO Class 4 Syllabus
 CMO Class 5 Syllabus
 CMO Class 6 Syllabus
 CMO Class 7 Syllabus
 CMO Class 8 Syllabus
 CMO Class 9 Syllabus
 CMO Class 10 Syllabus
CMO Class Prep/KG Syllabus
The topics covered under the scholar section are given below.
 Basic concepts on the comparison (bigsmall, frontback, fullempty, heavylight, inout, moreless, rightleft, samedifferent, tallshort, thickthin, and topbottom)
 Numbers
 Number names (150)
 Before, after, and between numbers (120)
 Skip counting (2 and 5)
 Playing numbers (1digit addition and subtraction and putting signs like \'>\', \'<\' and \'=\')
 Money (identifying and counting coins)
 Time (days of a week and months in a year)
 Shapes (square, rectangle, triangle, circle, oval, sphere, cone, cube, and cylinder)
Achievers Section
 Higherorder thinking questionssyllabus as per section 1
CMO Class 1 Syllabus
Here is the Crest Mathematics Olympiad syllabus for class 1. The topics covered under the scholar section are given below.
 Numerals, number names, and number sense (2 digit numbers)
 Addition
 Subtraction
 Lengths weights and comparisons
 Time
 Money
 Geometrical shape and solids
 Patterns
Achievers Section
 Higherorder thinking questionssyllabus as per section 1
CMO Class 2 Syllabus
Here is the Crest Mathematics Olympiad syllabus for class 2. The topics covered under the scholar section are given below.
 Numerals, number names, and number sense (3 digit numbers)
 Computation operations
 Length
 Weight
 Capacity
 Time
 Temperature
 Money
 Lines, shapes, and solids
 Pictographs
 Patterns
Achievers Section
 Higherorder thinking questionssyllabus as per section 1
CMO Class 3 Syllabus
Here is the Crest Mathematics Olympiad syllabus for class 3. The topics covered under the scholar section are given below.
 Numerals, number names, and number sense (4digit numbers)
 Computation operations
 Fractions
 Length
 Weight
 Capacity
 Temperature
 Time
 Money
 Geometry
 Data handling
Achievers Section
 Higherorder thinking questionssyllabus as per section 1
CMO Class 4 Syllabus
Here is the Crest Mathematics Olympiad syllabus for class 4. The topics covered under the scholar section are given below.
 Numerals and number names
 Number sense (5 digit numbers)
 Computation operations
 Fractions
 Length
 Weight
 Capacity
 Time
 Money
 Geometry
 Perimeter of various shapes
 Symmetry
 Conversions
 Data handling
Achievers Section
 Higherorder thinking questionssyllabus as per section 1
CMO Class 5 Syllabus
Here is the Crest Mathematics Olympiad syllabus for class 5. The topics covered under the scholar section are given below.
 Numerals, number names, and number sense (7 and 8 digit numbers)
 Computation operations
 Fractions and decimals
 Measurement of length
 Weight
 Capacity
 Volume
 Time
 Temperature
 Money
 Conversions
 Geometrical shapes and solids
 Angles
 The perimeter of various shapes and area of rectangle & square
 Symmetry
 Data handling
Achievers Section
 Higherorder thinking questionssyllabus as per section 1
CMO Class 6 Syllabus
Here is the Crest Mathematics Olympiad syllabus for class 6. The topics covered under the scholar section are given below.
 Knowing our numbers
 Whole numbers
 Playing with numbers
 Basic geometrical ideas
 Understanding elementary shapes
 Integers
 Fractions
 Decimals
 Data handling
 Mensuration
 Algebra
 Ratio and proportion
 Symmetry
 Practical geometry
Achievers Section
 Higherorder thinking questionssyllabus as per section 1
CMO Class 7 Syllabus
Here is the Crest Mathematics Olympiad syllabus for class 7. The topics covered under the scholar section are given below.
 Integers
 Fractions and decimals
 Exponents and powers
 Algebraic expressions
 Simple linear equations
 Lines and angles
 Comparing quantities
 The triangle and its properties
 Symmetry, congruence of triangles
 Rational numbers
 Perimeter and area
 Data handling
 Visualizing solid shapes
 Practical geometry.
Achievers Section
 Higherorder thinking questionssyllabus as per section 1
CMO Class 8 Syllabus
Here is the Crest Mathematics Olympiad syllabus for class 8. The topics covered under the scholar section are given below.
 Rational numbers
 Squares and square roots
 Cubes and cube roots
 Exponents and powers
 Comparing quantities
 Algebraic expressions and identities
 Linear equations in one variable
 Understanding quadrilaterals
 Constructions
 Mensuration
 Visualizing solid shapes
 Data handling
 Direct and inverse variations
 Factorization
 Introduction to graphs
 Playing with numbers
Achievers Section
 Higherorder thinking questionssyllabus as per section 1
CMO Class 9 Syllabus
Here is the Crest Mathematics Olympiad syllabus for class 9. The topics covered under the scholar section are given below.
 Number systems
 Polynomials
 Coordinate
 Geometry
 Linear equations in two variables
 Introduction to Euclid’s geometry
 Lines and angles
 Triangles
 Quadrilaterals
 Areas of parallelograms and triangles
 Circles
 Constructions
 Heron’s formula
 Surface areas and volumes
 Statistics
 Probability
Achievers Section
 Higherorder thinking questionssyllabus as per section 1
CMO Class 10 Syllabus
Here is the Crest Mathematics Olympiad syllabus for class 10. The topics covered under the scholar section are given below.
 Real numbers
 Polynomials
 Pair of linear equations in two variables
 Quadratic equations
 Arithmetic progressions
 Triangles and coordinate geometry
 Introduction to trigonometry
 Some applications of trigonometry
 Circles
 Constructions
 Areas related to circles
 Surface areas and volumes
 Statistics
 Probability
Achievers Section
 Higherorder thinking questionssyllabus as per section 1