# MADHAVA MATHEMATICS COMPETITION

**(A Mathematics Competition for Undergraduate Students)**

Madhav Mathematics Competition: The competition is named after Madhava, who introduced in the fourteenth century, profound mathematical ideas that are now part of Calculus. His most famous achivements include the Madhava – Leibnitz series for π, the Madhava – Newton power series for sine and Cosine functions and a numerical value of π that is accurate to eleven decimal places. The “Madhava School”, consisting of a long chain of teachers-students continuity, flourished for well over two centuries, making significant contributions to mathematics and astronomy.

##### Organized by

##### Department of Mathematics, S.P. College, Pune

and

Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, T.I.F.R., Mumbai

**Fu****nded** **by**

National Board for Higher Mathematics

National Board for Higher Mathematics

### Nature of Competition

#### MADHAVA MATHEMATICS COMPETITION

(A Mathematics Competition for Undergraduate Students)

### ELIGIBILITY

The competition is basically meant for the S. Y. B. Sc. / S. Y. B. Sc. (Computer Science) students with Mathematics as one of the subjects and thus the question paper will be set with the background of these students in mind. However, interested students of F. Y. B. Sc. and T. Y. B. Sc. (Mathematics) may also appear. The merit list of T. Y. B. Sc. students will be made separately.

##### Interested students of F.Y.B.Sc. and T.Y.B.Sc. are also eligible.

### TOPICS

### PRIZES

After the analysis of the results, first few students above a certain cut-off, with a reasonable gap after that will get cash prizes. Some more students will get the consolation prizes. All the students appearing for the competition will receive a participation certificate.

A registration fee of Rs. 100/- will be charged to the students for ensuring his/her seriousness in the enrollment and assurance of participation. The colleges will send a list of candidates from their college in the prescribed format along with the registration fees to the center coordinator. A receipt in the name of Principal of that college will be given.

**The last date for the registration is Tuesday, 10th January, 2023.**

There will be no provision for revaluation of the answer sheets.

### RULES FOR MADHAVA COMPETITION

- The examination will commence on Sunday, 29th January, 2023 from 12 noon to 3.00 p.m. in the paper and pen mode (offline ) only.
- The registration fee is Rs. 100
- Students should contact their teachers (mathematics) for the purpose of registration.
- The competition is worth 100 marks and pattern of the question paper is as per the question papers in the years prior to 2020 (before pandemic).
- Students will have to appear for the competition at the examination centre allotted to them by the coordinator.
- Students should report the examination centre half an hour prior to the commencement of the examination.
- Registration for the competition cannot be cancelled and in no case, the registration fees will be refunded.

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