Islamabad: PAKTURK International schools and colleges will hold an inter-schools Maths Olympiad here on Sunday.
Number of students from government and private schools of twin cities Rawalpindi and Islamabad are participating in the 7th Inter Schools Maths Olympiad (ISMO) 2012.
The competition has been arranged to provide opportunity to the students of primary and middle classes, to exhibit their talent and get recognition as well as the awards.
The main objective behind conducting this competition is to prepare Pakistani students to participate in the International Mathematics Olympiad irrespective of their school.
The competition is to provide a chance for students of class 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th to prove their potential and get prizes ranging from Rs 1000 to 30,000. The prize money motivates students besides helping deserving students to prepare to take part in the International Olympiads.
PAKTURK students have been participating in various International Olympiads in different categories and securing positions.
Pakistani students are a source of pride and fame that in a competitive environment bring out talent like Usama Mehmood of O’level who got first position worldwide in the Additional Mathematics, Cambridge Examination and Muhammad Umer who got the gold medal in International Physics Olympiad held in Bangkok, to mention few.
The ISMO Team plan to hold such events on national level which will also help realising goal to bring a change in the attitude of students towards mathematics.