IJMO aims to provide an Asian platform for students to interact and compete against their worthy opponents. IJMO is the ideal platform to showcase every student’s potential and talent in math in the international math competitions arena!
IJMO empowers students with deep conceptual understanding and logical thinking skills beyond Grade-level. This effectively stretches every student’s potential beyond Grade-level, allowing them to better apply much higher level logical and analytical skills to solve challenging Math Olympiad problems. Questions in IJMO are carefully designed to develop every student’s higher level of conceptual understanding and logical thinking skills.
As Malaysia is the host country this year, this international competition is open to Year 2 to Year 11 Malaysian students who have won High Distinction/ Distinction/ High Credit in Depth of Knowledge Assessment (DOKA), Gold/ Silver/ Bronze Awards (Individual Category) in Singapore and Asian Schools Math Olympiad (SASMO) or Gold/ Silver/ Bronze Awards in American Mathematics Olympiad (AMO).
27 July 2019, Saturday – Contest Day (IJMO Registration starts at 8.00am, IJMO Contest ends around 11am) @ Universiti Malaya
29 July 2019, Monday – Gala & Prize Giving Ceremony (10.30am-2pm, Registration starts at 10.00am) @ Wisma Huazong
Section A (Multiple Choice Questions): Questions 1 to 10 are worth 2 points each
Section B (Multiple Choice Questions): Questions 11 to 20 are worth 3 points each
Section C (Open-ended Questions): Questions 21 to 30 are worth 5 points each
IJMO questions are set in bilingual version – ENGLISH & CHINESE.
Duration: 90 minutes. Calculators NOT allowed.
Mobile phones are strictly NOT allowed to be used inside the Contest Hall. You will be DISQUALIFIED from the Contest for using your Mobile phone during the Contest. Please refer to the Invigilators for assistance.
The following awards will be given out for the contest:
|Perfect Score||Full marks|
|Gold Award||Top 10%|
|Silver Award||Next 15%|
|Bronze Award||Next 25%|
|Certificate of Honorable Mention||Next 20%|
|Certificate of Participation||Next 30%|
IJMO Top 3 Scorer Award
Shing Lee Publishing Book Prize is awarded to IJMO Top 3 Scorers for each grade:
- IJMO Award will be awarded to top 50% (Gold / Silver / Bronze Medal + Certificate)
- IJMO Top 3 Scorer Award will be awarded to Top 3 Scorers for each grade (Trophy + Certificate + Cash)
- All IJMO participants will receive a Certificate.
PRESIDENT’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics) – PAExS
PAExS is awarded to all students who win GOLD Awards in both IJMO & VANDA Science Global Finals (Individual). These students will be awarded:
- PAExS Medal & Certificate
- IST Book Prize: US$100 Cash
- Inducted into the International Junior Honor Society (IJHS)
Top 20 students will be awarded a full scholarship to attend the Young Achievers Leadership Academy (YALA) Camp to be held in Singapore from 15 to 19 December, 2019
(All expenses paid trip for the 5 days leadership camp in Singapore, scholarship winners must purchase their own air-tickets to Singapore)