Scholastic Test of Excellence in Mathematical Sciences
S.T.E.M.S. 2019 is now over..
S.T.E.M.S. results are now out. Find them HERE.
The S.T.E.M.S. camp will take place on 8th-10th February at CMI. More details will soon be sent to the selected participants via email.
Introduction

Inspired by the success of its maiden voyage last year, Chennai Mathematical Institute brings you yet another edition of S.T.E.M.S. (Scholastic Test of Excellence in Mathematical Sciences).

S.T.E.M.S, as a part of our college fest Tessellate, is a nationwide contest in Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science, which gives students an opportunity to show off their problem-solving skills, win exciting prizes and attend a 3-day camp at CMI.

The exam is one of its kind as you can attempt it from anywhere and make use of all available books and online resources!

Eligibility:

  • School: Class 8 onwards
  • College: Undergraduate courses and above

Read further for section divisions and other details.

Prizes:
The top 50 students across streams are eligible for
  • Invitation to participate in a 3 day camp at CMI in February (all expenses covered).
  • S.T.E.M.S merchandise and academic books.

Note: Make sure to deselect all offers on the payment page (in particular, one that adds Rs. 50 to the final transaction amount). You should only pay Rs. 100 per subject registered (Rs. 105 with taxes).


Registrations are over. We will be back next year!

Exam Schedule and Dates

All times mentioned are in IST (GMT +5:30).

  • Registration close - 10th January 2019 (11:59 PM)

  • S.T.E.M.S. Physics - 12th January 2019 (12:00 PM to 03:00 PM)
  • S.T.E.M.S. Computer Science - 12th January 2019 (04:00 PM to 07:00 PM)
  • S.T.E.M.S. Mathematics - 13th January 2019 (12:00 PM to 06:00 PM)

  • S.T.E.M.S. Camp at CMI - 8th February to 10th February 2019

Exam Syllabus and Sample Papers

For a detailed syllabus and study materials refer to: brilliant.org/STEMS
For last year's question papers go here.
The first set of sample papers has been released. Access them HERE.

Preparation Lectures at CMI

The lecture series is now over. Find the lecture videos on YouTube here .

See details about the lecture series...
Exam Pattern

The papers will be made available as soon as the exam commences and submissions will be accepted via email. The format of the exam paper follows after the name of every subject. Based on their academic year, students are divided into the following sections -

  • S.T.E.M.S. Mathematics - (15 Objective + 6 Subjective)
    Section A - Class 10 and below
    Section B - Class 11, Class 12, Undergraduate 1st year
    Section C - Undergraduate 2nd year and above
  • S.T.E.M.S. Physics - (10 Objective + 3 Subjective)
    Section A - Class 10 and below
    Section B - Class 11, Class 12, Undergraduate 1st year
    Section C - Undergraduate 2nd year and above
  • S.T.E.M.S. Computer Science - (10 Objective + 5 Subjective)
    Section A - Class 12 and below
    Section B - Undergraduate 1st year and above
A total of 50 candidates with exceptional performance among all the examinees will be chosen for the camp at Chennai Mathematical Institute in February.

Rules

  • The solutions have to be submitted in electronic formats, scanned copies or clear photographs of the answer sheets. They have to be mailed to the corresponding email addresses mentioned in the question paper, from your registered email ID strictly before the ending time.
  • Students are allowed to refer to books and online resources to solve the problems.
  • The problems should not be uploaded on any forums or websites for discussion during exam time. Any case of misconduct will not be shown the slightest compassion.
  • Your solutions must be strictly original. There might be an interview for confirmation after the selection is made. In case of any discrepancies, the submission of the student in question will be invalidated.
  • Submissions made after the deadline will not be accepted.

Registration

  • The examination fee is ₹100 per subject.
  • Enter all the essential details during the online registration page.


Note: Make sure to deselect all offers on the payment page (in particular, one that adds Rs. 50 to the final transaction amount). You should only pay Rs. 100 per subject registered (Rs. 105 with taxes).


Registrations are over. We will be back next year.

Contact Details

For any clarifications required, you can reach us at tessellate.cmi@gmail.com . Alternatively, you may contact: