American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME)

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Course Concept

After the successful completion of our AMC 10 and 12 courses, CourseLeap is excited to further empower students in their learning of advanced math concepts and prepare them for the next level of competition. 

The AIME (American Invitational Mathematics Examination) is an intermediate examination between the AMC 10 or AMC 12 and the USAMO (United States of America Mathematical Olympiad). The course is intended as an extension to the AMC Preparation Course offered at CourseLeap. This course would typically involve some of the important topics which would come in handy at the AIME examination.

Each year there are two dates for the competition to choose from and students who qualify can attempt the examination only once.

Since the time between AMC results and AIME is not far apart our prep course is always geared towards the latter contest date.

Who Will benefit?

This course is highly recommended to the students who have excelled in AMC 10 and/or AMC 12 and would have qualified for the AIME examination this year. 

It is also for those who want to appear for other advanced math competitions or Olympiads in future. 


Qualification parameters for AIME have been modified in the year 2022. According to the new criteria, the AIME floor has been set to a higher percentage of scores that would allow a consistent number of AIME qualifiers, rather than a fixed percentage.

AMC 10/12 students who have achieved the set score value or higher qualify for the AIME.


General Prerequisites: The course is intended for anyone who knows basic topics of mathematics usually taught in middle school and high school. Specifically, anyone who has a basic understanding of the topics in the field of Algebra, Geometry, Number Theory and Combinatorics is required.

How is AIME different from AMC?

he AIME competition requires a broader understanding of various concepts and techniques than what is required at AMC 10/12. 

The AIME examination consists of 15 questions of increasing difficulty, where each answer is an integer between 0 and 999 inclusive, unlike the AMC 10/12 examinations which have Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). 

The time duration of the AIME examination is 3 hours which is longer than the standard AMC competition. Questions are harder and trickier than the AMC papers, and involve more intricate problem-solving techniques and mathematical background of various advanced concepts of Combinatorics and Number Theory. 

This course would mostly aim at some of the key topics which would be seen as important for solving problems at the AIME examinations.

Course Details

Ideal for

Grade 10 & Above


10 Sessions

Total hours

22 Hours

The course includes: teaching, assessments, doubt clarification, homework and progress reports


Batch running in January – Check our Monthly calendar for course dates

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