ISLAMABAD: PAKTURK International Schools and Colleges have been striving hard to provide superior education to Pakistani youth since 1995. Along with other activities PAKTURK pay special consideration to the subjects which are measured to be boring and tedious. One of such subjects is Mathematics.
In order to provoke interest among the students, PAKTURK International Schools and Colleges have been arranging Inter Schools Mathematics Olympiads (ISMO) for the last 10 years. Educationists have the point of view that there are not enough chances for our student to exhibit their talent to the world. There is an immense need of such programs for our brilliant youth. This unique competition provides a great chance for the students of class 5, 6, 7 and class 8 to show their incredible potential and win handsome prizes. This competition was open for the students of Government Schools as well as for private schools.
11th edition of much awaited annual event National ISMO (Inter Schools Mathematics Olympiad) observed the participation of 10524 students today. Show-case event of PakTurk was held on November 22nd, 2015, in 17 centers, located in 9 cities of Pakistan (Islamabad,Rawalpindi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Karachi, Multan, Khairpur Mirs, Jamshoro andHayderabad, Bahawalpur), simultaneously where the exam papers were held at same time in these venues. The participants were the students of grade-5 to grade-8, both from government as well as private institutions, who competed in this unique Olympiad which is aimed at instilling interest in Mathematics education.
Attractive cash prizes in addition to plaques and certificates will be kept for the national position holders. 1st position holders from each 5, 6, 7 and 8 class students will get a cash prize of Rs.40 000/- each. 2nd position holders from each 5, 6, 7 and 8 class students will get a cash prize of Rs.30 000/- each. 3rd position holders from each 5, 6, 7 and 8 class students will get a cash prize of Rs.20 000/- each. Moreover, top 20 position holders in each city will also get attractive prizes. The total cash money award will be 2 million. It is worth mentioning here that top position holder of class 8 category will be awarded with the title of “ Al-Khwarizmi of Pakistan” which will remain with that student for the period of one year.
Students, teachers, head of educational institutes, educationists and parents of students also visited the schools. The every year increasing number of the participating students showed the credibility and transparency of the event. The guests also appreciated the excellent arrangements for the students and for the visitors as well.
Result of the competition will be announced on 8th December 2015 through website and an attractive prize distribution ceremony will be held after that. The prizes for Position holders at KPK level will be awarded as under:
1ST POSITION HOLDER: RS. 10,000 2ND POSITION HOLDERS: RS. 5,000
3RD POSITION HOLDER: RS. 3,000 4TH-6TH POSITION HOLDERS: RS. 2,000
7TH- 15TH POSITION HOLDERS: RS. 1000