SASMO

  • Singapore and Asian Schools Math Olympiad (SASMO) is one of the largest Math competitions in Asia, with over 20,000 participants from over 20 countries annually. Currently in Singapore, more than 100 schools participate in SASMO every year. SASMO is open to all students from Primary 2 to 6. Participants attempt 25 questions over 90 minutes, with negative marking for the first 15 questions. Students who answer all the questions correctly will receive the Perfect Score Award, top 8% performers will receive the Gold Award, next 12% performers will receive the Silver Award, and the next 20% performers will receive the Bronze Award.
  • Participants registering through their schools must do so by 21st March 2020, with the competition being held on 1st April 2020.
  • Participants registering as private candidates must do so by 20th March 2020, with the competition being held on 5th April 2020. (You can register as a private candidate here)

SMKC

  • Singapore Math Kangaroo Contest (SMKC) is open to all students from Primary 1 to 6. Participants in Primary 1 and 2 attempt 24 questions, and participants in attempt Primary 3 through 6 attempt 30 questions, over 90 minutes with negative marking for each incorrect answer. Students who answer all the questions correctly will receive the Perfect Score Award, top 8% performers will receive the Gold Award, next 12% performers will receive the Silver Award, and the next 20% performers will receive the Bronze Award.
  • Participants registering through their schools must do so by 6th March 2020, with the competition being held on 25th March 2020.
  • Participants registering as private candidates must do so by 10th March 2020, with the competition being held on 29th March 2020. (You can register as a private candidate here)

NMOS

  • National Mathematical Olympiad of Singapore (NMOS) is an annual national Math competition organized by NUS High School of Mathematics and Science. The competition is open to students who have not yet enrolled in Primary 6. The top 20 winners of NMOS are shortlisted to train for the International Mathematics and Science Olympiad.
  • Students can register for the competition through their schools between 1st March 2020 and 15th April 2020.
  • The competition consists of two rounds:
    Preliminary Round – to be conducted on 1st July 2020, duration of the test is 90 minutes (30 questions)
    Special Round – to be conducted on 28th July 2020, duration of the test is 90 minutes (20 questions)
  • Medals are awarded to the top 30 participants of the competition based on their combined scores in both the preliminary and special round.

Mathlympics

  • Mathlympics is an annual national Math competition organized by Anglo-Chinese School (Independent). The competition is open to students who have not yet enrolled in Primary 6. The top 500 performers are awarded Gold, Silver, or Bronze based on their performance. There is no negative marking for incorrect answers on Mathlympics.
  • Students can register for the competition through their schools by 29th May 2020.
  • The competition consists of two rounds:
    Preliminary Round – to be conducted on 23rd July 2020, duration of the test is 90 minutes (28 questions)
    Final Round – to be conducted on 14th August 2020, consists of the Vault Event (90 minutes, 28 questions) and Sprint Event (30 minutes, 30 questions)

RIPMWC

  • Raffles Institution Primary Mathematics World Contest (RIPMWC) is an annual national Math competition organized by Raffles Institution. The competition consists of 2 categories – Junior Category for Primary 1 through 5 students, and Open Category for Primary 6 students. The top 2% performers will be awarded a Certificate of High Distinction, next 13% will be awarded a Certificate of Distinction, and the next 15% will be awarded a Certificate of Merit.
  • Students can register for the competition through their schools by 9th March 2020.
  • The competition consists of two rounds:
    Round 1 – online test to be conducted on 26th March 2020, duration of the test is 60 minutes (20 questions)
    Round 2 – written test to be conducted on 16th April 2020, duration of the test is 60 minutes (15 short answer questions for Junior Category, 7 short answer and 4 long answer questions in Open Category)

APMOPS

  • Asia Pacific Mathematical Olympiad for Primary Schools (APMOPS) is an annual national Math competition organized by Hwa Chong Institution. The competition is open to Primary 6 students. The top 1.5% performers will be awarded Platinum Award, next 2.5% will be awarded Gold Award, next 6% will be awarded Silver Award, and the next 10% will be awarded Bronze Award. Students can register for the competition through their schools by 14th February 2020.
  • The competition consists of two rounds:
    First Round – to be conducted on 27th March 2020, duration of the test is 120 minutes (30 questions)
    Invitation Round – Cancelled in 2020 due to Coronavirus

SIMOC

  • Singapore International Math Olympiad Challenge is an annual national Math competition which not only tests a candidate’s ability to solve mathematical problems, but also to work as a team to solve puzzles. The competition is open to students from Primary 2 through 6. Candidates are awarded Perfect Score, Gold, Silver, or Bronze Awards based on their performance.
  • The competition consists of three events:
    Math Olympiad Contest – individual written test, duration is 90 minutes (25 questions)
    Math Warriors Competition – team games testing students’ strategic thinking and mental math ability
    Mind Sports Challenge – teams attempt 10 IQ Logic questions and 4 puzzles