Offered By IIT Madras Pravartak

A Foundation course in Mathematics for school students(Class 5 - Class 12)and teachers.

Course Highlights:

  • Free Online Course
  • Last Date to register for exam: 19th Nov
  • Live Sessions with maths experts
  • Four Levels
  • 10 Weeks for Each Level
  • Video Lectures 
  • Suitable for school students to Professionals and Researchers
  • An optional proctored exam at select cities across India will be conducted for interested students.
  • A nominal fee of 1000/- INR for each level exam to cover the operational expenses.
  • Grade Certificate, based on the evaluation of the final exam, will be issued by IIT Madras Pravartak.
  • Grade A – 85% and above
  • Grade B – 70% to less than 85%
  • Grade C – 55% to less than 70%
  • Grade D -  40 % to less than 55%

Eligibility: Familiarity with basic concepts and ready mindset for learning non-routine problem-solving skills.



"Out of the Box Thinking Through Mathematics" Course By IIT Madras Pravartak

"Out-of-the-box thinking through a Mathematics course" involves fostering creative and unconventional problem-solving approaches, which are often not immediately obvious and go beyond traditional step-by-step logic.

It's about developing a broader perspective on mathematics by emphasizing the role of logic in various real-world applications, especially in the context of technology.


Message from Prof. V Kamakoti (Director IIT Madras)

For Whom:

These courses cater to a wide audience, ranging from schoolchildren to professionals and researchers.

They are structured into four distinct graded levels, each offering diverse problem-solving methods, dispelling the misconception that problem-solving is exclusive to a select few.

These courses introduce novel techniques in a readily comprehensible manner, equipping learners to tackle real-world projects with self-assurance and simplicity.






  • Register for the course for free.
  • Go through the video lectures provided.
  • Attend live sessions with instructors.
  • Prepare for the exams.
  • Pay the exam fee and select the exam centre.
  • Appear in the exam.
  • Wait for the results
  • Certificate will be issued in your name provided by IIT Madras Pravartak.
  • The Top 100 students will be invited to IIT Madras for the physical distribution of the certificate and IIT Madras Campus visit.

Certificate: The certificate will be issued by IIT Madras Pravartak based on the Grade

  • Grade A: 85% and Above
  • Grade B: 70% to less than 85%
  • Grade C: 55% to less than 70%
  • Drade D -  40 % to less than 55%
Sample Certificate




Instructor: Shri Sadagopan Rajesh (Founder - Aryabhatta Institute of Mathematical Sciences, 32+ Years in the space of Math Education).



Here are the key points to understand about out-of-the-box thinking in a mathematics course based on the provided information:

  1. Logic as the Foundation: The course recognizes that logic is the foundational principle of mathematics. However, it goes further by emphasizing the importance of logic in the broader context of solving real-world problems, especially in the realm of technology.
  2. Beyond Arithmetic: Out-of-the-box thinking acknowledges that while arithmetic is a fundamental aspect of mathematics, the logic behind problem-solving is even more critical. It's not just about crunching numbers but about how to think creatively to arrive at solutions.
  3. Creativity and Broad Perception: The course encourages students to think creatively and develop a broader perception when approaching mathematical problems. It involves looking at problems from different angles, exploring unconventional methods, and thinking outside the constraints of traditional mathematical procedures.
  4. Indirect and Creative Approach: Out-of-the-box thinking often involves indirect and creative problem-solving approaches. It means finding solutions through innovative reasoning that may not be immediately apparent or straightforward.
  5. Rediscovering Known and Unknown Facts: The course aims to help students logically rediscover the known and unknown aspects of mathematics. This means revisiting familiar concepts with fresh perspectives and exploring unfamiliar areas with a logical mindset.
  6. Problem Solving with Unconventional Ideas: Out-of-the-box thinking in mathematics encourages the use of unconventional ideas to solve problems. It challenges students to explore solutions that may not be found by following traditional mathematical algorithms.
  7. Emphasis on Broader Application: The course extends the application of mathematical thinking beyond the classroom, highlighting its relevance in the expanding world of technology. It equips students with skills to tackle real-world challenges by thinking logically and creatively.

Out-of-the-box thinking in a mathematics course is about going beyond rote arithmetic and traditional problem-solving methods. It's about nurturing creative thinking, encouraging unconventional approaches, and applying logical reasoning to solve a wide range of problems, particularly those encountered in the technology-driven world.



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