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RMO/JSTSE = Big headache.

How To prepare For RMO/JSTSE?

Ok, I'll be going to FIITJEE from April onwards. I think they will prepare me for the RMO/JSTSE but I don't think that I will be able to crack it until I prepare for it Myself.

So, Anyone who can suggest some good books to refer?

For JSTSE, I think that the level for Mathematics is like the class 10 NCERT level. So that shouldn't be much of a problem. For the Science part, I would like some books to refer. For the RMO, So far I am not able to understand any question from the past years papers that I have seen. So some basics ?

I'm Presently doing the Class 10/Class 11 NCERT.

I do understand that many of you would like me to refer to Internet Sources but I can not sit on the computer for much time.

So, Kindly Suggest sources for these competitions OR please tell me the difficulty level of the Problems in these competitions so that I can get some good sources from my seniors.

Thanks to everyone!!

Note by Mehul Arora
2 years, 7 months ago

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Well , if you are practicing from Class 11 NCERT , make sure that you try out the Miscellaneous Questions . The rest is just too easy , so don't waste your time on Exercises .

Also don't try asking for a new set of books for each exam that you are going to appear . Try referring to a specific set of good books (on all subjects) and start to build your basics in all topics from now onwards!

And btw , you can always ask @Rajdeep Dhingra , @Krishna Ar , @Anik Mandal since they are in your age group .

Azhaghu Roopesh M - 2 years, 7 months ago

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Okay. Thanks \(\ddot\smile\)

Mehul Arora - 2 years, 7 months ago

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You can get books from pcmbtoday.com, those books are awesome!

Sravanth Chebrolu - 2 years, 7 months ago

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@Sravanth Chebrolu ooh!ooh! Excellent site found! Thanks man! U rock!

Mehul Arora - 2 years, 7 months ago

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@Mehul Arora Thank you! Now it's time for you to rock!!!!!!!

Sravanth Chebrolu - 2 years, 7 months ago

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@Sravanth Chebrolu I sure will try!!

Mehul Arora - 2 years, 7 months ago

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@Mehul Arora Try the MTG-Foundation course books, they are the best!

Sravanth Chebrolu - 2 years, 7 months ago

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@Sravanth Chebrolu Im trying those.. Thanks for all your help!

Mehul Arora - 2 years, 7 months ago

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@Mehul Arora Your most welcome!

You can order the whole set of foundation course books, I've ordered them just yesterday!

Sravanth Chebrolu - 2 years, 7 months ago

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@Mehul Arora Well all the best! I have got to go now . . .

Sravanth Chebrolu - 2 years, 7 months ago

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For RMO , Challenge And Thrill of Pre College Mathematics is the best.The treatment of RMO topics is exhaustive and sufficient .Both the theory and problems are awesome.

Raven Herd - 2 years, 7 months ago

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Is that book sufficient? If so Then THANKS SO MUCH!!

Mehul Arora - 2 years, 7 months ago

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This book is more than sufficient for RMO. The book is till INMO.

Rajdeep Dhingra - 2 years, 7 months ago

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@Rajdeep Dhingra Ooooh Thanks!

Mehul Arora - 2 years, 7 months ago

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I am too aiming at the same thing and and believe me after doing a handful of problems from this book the questions of RMO seem too easy especially geometry and inequalities in algebra .I am talking about those because I have done only those.

Raven Herd - 2 years, 7 months ago

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I do not know much about the preparation of JSTSE but I can help you with RMO For Geometry follow

  • Plane Trigonometry and Co-ordinate Geometry by S. L. Loney

  • Challenge and Thrill of Pre-CollegeMathematics(The geometry part of the book is best according to me) by V. Krishnamurthy, C. R. Pranesachar, K. N. Ranganathan,and B. J. Venkatachala

For Number Theory follow

  • Elementary Number Theory by David Burton

For Combinatorics follow

  • Principles and Techniques in Combinatorics by Chen Chuan Chong ,Koh Khee Meng

And generally follow the book Problem-Solving Strategies by Arthur Engel And you can RMO papers as preparation .

Kalpok Guha - 2 years, 7 months ago

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You can get an e-version of the combinatorics book here .

Anik Mandal - 2 years, 7 months ago

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Umm, I have recently ordered the Book "Hall and Knight" and I will be studying from that.

P.S. I think that once I finish with this book, I will be in a positionTo solve questions from these books.

Just Curious:- Did you qualify the RMO?

Mehul Arora - 2 years, 7 months ago

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No.I appeared in the RMO 2014 and I did n't qualified . This year I am preparing again

Kalpok Guha - 2 years, 7 months ago

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@Kalpok Guha You will go in Class 11 , right?

Mehul Arora - 2 years, 7 months ago

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@Mehul Arora I am in class 10 now.Next year I am having my boards

Kalpok Guha - 2 years, 7 months ago

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@Kalpok Guha Why do you have boards in class 11 ?

Azhaghu Roopesh M - 2 years, 7 months ago

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@Azhaghu Roopesh M I think I said I am in class 10 now.So I am studying in 10 in 2015 and will have the boards on Feb 2016

Kalpok Guha - 2 years, 7 months ago

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@Kalpok Guha Sorry dude , got confused by your statement . So you're going to be a Class 10 student in the Academic Session 2015-16 ? Cool! Enjoy :)

Azhaghu Roopesh M - 2 years, 7 months ago

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@Azhaghu Roopesh M Its okay. I am not a student of CBSE/ICSE I think this was your main reason for getting confused.

Kalpok Guha - 2 years, 6 months ago

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@Kalpok Guha All right! Best of luck!

Mehul Arora - 2 years, 7 months ago

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@Mehul Arora Thank you.In which class you are ?

Kalpok Guha - 2 years, 7 months ago

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@Kalpok Guha I am presently in 8th, I will be going to 9th.

Mehul Arora - 2 years, 7 months ago

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@Mehul Arora Okay best of luck for your RMO preparation.Have you tried any of my problems?

Kalpok Guha - 2 years, 7 months ago

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