With an aim to develop students’ logical reasoning skills and cultivate their interest in math, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)is organizing BRICS Math Online Competition- the preparatory round for which will be held from April 22 to May 22.
After the tremendous success of BRICSMATH, in 2020 the geography of the competition has been expanding, now students from 7 countries will be able to take part in it: Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, Indonesia, and Vietnam. The purpose of the competition is to cultivate an interest in Mathematics for students and develop their logical reasoning skills, as well to unite children from different countries.
The goal of the competition is to develop creativity amongst children and to motivate them towards learning. The tasks are given in the form of a game which makes the learning process more interesting and effective. The BRICSMATH competition focuses on logical thinking and does not require any in-depth knowledge of the school curriculum.
All participants and teachers will be rewarded with certificates.
- The competition is held online and is completely free of cost.
- To take part in the competition students need to have access to a computer or tablet with a modern browser and Internet connection.
- The fun and interactive tasks of the competition are designed in a child-friendly game form.
- The tasks get students to think outside the box but do not require any prior knowledge of Mathematics syllabus or any preparation.
- The competition tasks will be available for all classes in Portuguese, Russian, English, Hindi, Chinese, Indonesian and Vietnamese languages.
Upon the completion of the BRICSMATH.COM+, after May 22, all the students will get certificates that will be available in their personal accounts on bricsmath.com.
The online format allows every child to take part regardless of their level of knowledge, social and geographical background. For that reason, we would recommend giving every student the opportunity to participate.
- Preparing for the competition: The preparatory round consists of the best tasks of previous years’ competitions and provides an opportunity to practice. The preparatory round will be held from April 22 to May 22, 2020. The results of the preparatory round will be available on May 22.
- Trial Round: The trial round will be held from July 21 to September 13, 2020. The trial round gives students an opportunity to practice before the main round. The results of the trial round do not affect the main round.
- Main Round: The main round will be held from September 14 to October 30, 2020. In the main round, students have 60 minutes to complete all the tasks. It is not mandatory to complete the trial round to participate in the main round. Once the student logouts, the test is automatically submitted.
To register online for the competition, click here.
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