MAA-AMC 8, 10 & 12

For over 60 years many excellent exams have been prepared by individuals throughout our mathematical community in the hope that all secondary students will have an opportunity to participate in these problem solving and enriching mathematics experiences. The MAA’s American Mathematics Contests (MAA-AMC) are designed to engage students and teachers in effective mathematical problem solving that is consistent with curricular goals, and to prepare students for future mathematical success.

In United States of America, MAA-AMC is highly recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and especially valuable for applying into Universities. The MAA-AMC program positively impacts the analytical skills needed for future careers in an innovative society. MAA-AMC are a series of examinations and curriculum materials that build problem-solving skills and mathematical knowledge in secondary school students from Year 7 to A-Levels (or Form 1 to Form 6). In Malaysia,

  • MAA-AMC 8 for Year 7-8 (Competition Date: Nov 15, 2016)
  • MAA-AMC 10/12 for Year 9 to A-Levels (Competition Date: Feb 15, 2017)
  • American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME) for high scoring MAA-AMC 10/12 participants

We highly recommend your Secondary & College students (Year 7 to A-Levels / Form 1-6) to take part in MAA-AMC especially for those who are planning to further study in one of the world’s top universities:



(Competition Date: Nov 15, 2016)

Year 7 to 8 (Form 1 – 2) :

AMC 8 participants have to complete 25 multiple-choice questions (MCQ) within 40 minutes. NO penalties for wrong answers. NO calculators are allowed.

MAA-AMC 10/12

(Competition Date: Feb 15, 2017)

Year 9 to A-Levels (Form 3 – 6):

AMC 10/12 participants have to complete 25 multiple-choice questions (MCQ) within 75 minutes. NO penalties for wrong answers. NO calculators are allowed.


Perfect Scorers will each be awarded a Medal and Achievement certificate.

Honour Roll certificate is awarded to the Top 5% students among all participants.

Other participants will get certificates of participation.


All participating schools MUST have at least 10 students taking part.

IMPORTANT!!! MAA-AMC Registrations submitted without meeting minimum requirements will be automatically voided/ disqualified and no refund will be entertained.

Fill up the form with your student details then email the form back to, together with your bank-in slip.

Please make payment by Direct Bank-In / Cash / Cheque payable to SMO TESTING PLT, and bank-in to our Maybank account no.: MBB 5122 2263 3416.

MAA-AMC will be held in your school and no travelling is required.

We will send the MAA-AMC question papers to your school by post, within the week before competition’s sitting date. After the competition, the person in charge (PIC) appointed by your school will send the question papers (with solutions and answers) back to SMO by post, on the competition day itself.

MAA-AMC 10/12 Registration Closing Date (for schools in Malaysia)
25 January 2017, Wednesday

MAA-AMC 10/12 Sitting Date (for schools in Malaysia)
15 February 2017, Wednesday

MAA-AMC 10/12 Result Announcement Date (for schools in Malaysia)