MADHAVA MATHEMATICS COMPETITION 
(A Mathematics Competition for Undergraduate Students)
(CHENNAI REGION)

Date of the exam: Sunday, 7 January 2018,
Exam timing: 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. 

Venue: Chennai Mathematical Institute
H1, SIPCOT IT Park
(Opposite TCS), Siruseri - 603103.
Phone: 044-6748 0900
(Directions: click here)
Instructions
  1. Please arrive at the venue of the exam (CMI) by 11:30 a.m. 
  2. Students must present their college ID at the time of the examination.
  3. Students will be allowed carry only ID card, writing material and a water bottle when writing the exam. All other stuff should be kept away (near the invigilator's desk in the examination hall).
  4. Students are requested to switch off their mobile phones and keep them away (either in their bag or at the invigilator's desk) for the duration of the examination.
  5. Parents/guardians may have lunch between 12:30 p.m. and 1:45 p.m. in the student mess by paying (Rs.50) at the mess directly.
  6. Snacks and tea/coffee will be available in the mess (for Rs.25) from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Seat Numbers are available here.

SEATING ARRANGEMENT
CHN001-CHN050
SEMINAR HALL
CHN051-CHN075
LECTURE HALL 5
CHN076-CHN100
LECTURE HALL 6
CHN101-CHN120
LECTURE HALL 3
CHN121-CHN131
LECTURE HALL 4


The Madhava competition is a nationwide competition held primarily for second year B.Sc. students, although interested first and third year students are also allowed to participate. 

The competition is named after Madhava, who introduced in the fourteenth century, profound mathematical ideas that are now part of Calculus. It is coordinated by the Homi Bhabha Center, Mumbai and S.P. College, Pune and funded by the National Board of Higher Mathematics (NBHM). 

The nature of this competition is a 3-hour written exam. The registration fee is Rs.100 per participant. The topics for the exam are: calculus of one variable (sequences, series, continuity, differentiation etc.), elementary algebra (polynomials, complex numbers and integers), elementary combinatorics, general puzzle / mixed type problems. For information on old question papers, rules, prizes etc. one may visit the competition website: 
http://www.madhavacompetition.com/Index.htm

Registration and Contact: 
 
If students in your college wish to take part in this competition, we require one faculty member of your department to take the responsibility of conducting the registration for your college. It will be the responsibility of the faculty in-charge to collect the names and registration fee from the interested students and convey the information to the co-ordinators.
  1. Coordinator: Prof. Priyavrat Deshpande (email: pdeshpande@cmi.ac.in; phone: 044-6748 0962)
  2. Alternate contact persons: 
    1. Dr. Kavita Sutar (email: ksutar@cmi.ac.in; phone: 044-6748 0961)
    2. Rajeshwari Nair (Librarian)(email: raj@cmi.ac.in; phone: 044-6748 0904)

 

Instructions for registration:

We request the faculty in-charge to follow these guidelines in order to ensure smooth processing.

  1. Kindly make a list of interested students. Please make sure that the names are spelt correctly since that is how the names will appear on the certificates.
  2. Please send us the list of students in an Excel sheet format by email. In your list please include the following columns: first name, middle name, last name, class/year.
  3. Please collect Rs.100 as registration fee from each student.
  4. The collected registration fees can either be submitted at CMI on the day of the examination or be sent to CMI using any other convenient mode of payment. The payment receipt will be issued accordingly.