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Crest Mathematics Olympiad Syllabus 2022

The CREST Mathematics Olympiad (CMO) is an international competitive exam held online for students in classes Prep/KG and classes 1-10. For students of classes Prep/KG and 1-2, CMO 2021-22 will be a single-level exam. Whereas for grades 3 to 10, CMO will be a two-level exam. The CMO Olympiad syllabus for these levels is framed to assess students' practical knowledge of mathematics and their higher-order 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

  • For students of class Prep/KG: 45 Minutes
  • For classes 1-10: 1 hour

Mode of examination

Online

No. of questions

  • Prep/KG: 25 questions
  • Class 1-4: 35 questions
  • Class 5-10: 50 questions

Marking scheme

  • Practical mathematics section: 1 mark for each correct answer
  • Achiever section: 2 marks for each

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

The topics covered under the scholar section are given below.

  • Basic concepts on the comparison (big-small, front-back, full-empty, heavy-light, in-out, more-less, right-left, same-different, tall-short, thick-thin, and top-bottom)
  • Numbers
    • Number names (1-50)
    • Before, after, and between numbers (1-20)
    • Skip counting (2 and 5)
  • Playing numbers (1-digit 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

  • Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus 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

  • Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus 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

  • Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus 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 (4-digit numbers)
  • Computation operations
  • Fractions
  • Length
  • Weight
  • Capacity
  • Temperature
  • Time
  • Money
  • Geometry
  • Data handling

Achievers Section

  • Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus 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

  • Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus 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

  • Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus 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

  • Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus 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

  • Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus 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

  • Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus 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

  • Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus 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

  • Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1
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