TIMO Heat & TIMO Final

Thailand International Mathematical Olympiad (TIMO) is an annual international Olympiad competition jointly organized by OCEC from Hong Kong and Thailand Mathematics Society. TIMO is a platform to stimulate and foster young people’s interest in learning mathematics, to strengthen the ability of their creative thinking, to widen their international perspective, and to promote the development of primary and secondary education and exchange of educational cultures throughout countries/ regions. This year, TIMO committee members invited 14 regions / countries such as Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Ukraine, Philippines, Kyrgyzstan, Iran, Taiwan, Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia to participate.

TIMO Heat Round 2020/21 and TIMO Final 2021 are open to all Year 1 to 13 (Primary 1 to A-Levels/STPM) Malaysian students.

All Malaysian students who have won Gold/ Silver/ Bronze Award in TIMO Heat Round 2020/21 or High Distinction/ Distinction/ High Credit in Depth Of Knowledge Assessment (DOKA) will be invited to join TIMO Final 2021.

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TIMO Heat Round 2020/21: 24 November 2020, 9am-5pm @ Online

TIMO Final 2021: TBC


Online TIMO Heat Round TIMO Mock Exam TIMO Final Round
Contest Date on 24th Nov, Tue
Closing Date 28th Oct 2020  – TBC
No. of Questions 25 30 30
Score per question 4 5 5
Total Score 100 150 150
Logical Thinking 5 6 6
Arithmetic / Algebra 5 6 6
Number Theory 5 6 6
Geometry 5 6 6
Combinatorics 5 6 6
Time Allowed 90 minutes 90 minutes 120 minutes
Language(s) English & Simplified Chinese English & Simplified Chinese English & Simplified Chinese

Syllabus Content <- Click to download

Sample Questions <- Click to download


Award TIMO Heat Round TIMO Final Round Winners will get
World Star The highest scorers from each region World Star Trophy & Free Ticket for TIMO Final 2021 Free & Easy Package
Top 3 Award The highest 3 scorers in each grade by global ranking The highest 3 scorers in each grade* The Champion Trophy, 1st Runner-up Trophy, 2nd Runner-up Trophy
Gold Award Winners scored 80 or above Winners scored 120 or above Certificate & Medal
Silver Award Winners scored 60 or above Winners scored 90 or above Certificate & Medal
Bronze Award Winners scored 40 or above Winners scored 60 or above Certificate & Medal
Merit Award Winners scored 20 or above Winners scored 30 or above Certificate
Other participants will receive a Certificate of Participation.

*If the same score case happened, TIMO will consider winner’s Date of Birth. The younger winner will be ranked higher.


All HKIMO or TIMO Final Gold Award Winners are invited to attend the World International Mathematical Olympiad (WIMO), fully sponsored by WIMO Foundation, on 2-3 Jan 2021. ALL WIMO participants will get the opportunity to attend a 10-hour intensive training course and learn from IMO Trainers.


TIMO Final 2021

Schools: Invitations will be sent to teacher-in-charge of DOKA 2020 & TIMO Heat Round 2020/21.

Private Candidates: Fill-up this Form and we will send the Invitation to qualified students: TBC

TIMO Heat 2020/21

Step 1:
Make payment via Instant Bank Transfer to SMO TESTING SERVICES SDN BHD (MAYBANK 5122 2263 7004) RM80/candidate (Reference: Child Full Name)

Step 2:
Email Slip to info@smo-testing.com (include Child Full Name)

Step 3:

All participants MUST register according to CURRENT Year Level in school.

IMPORTANT!!! TIMO 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 info@smo-testing.com, together with your bank-in slip.

Please make payment by Instant Bank Transfer payable to SMO TESTING SERVICES SDN BHD, and bank-in to our Maybank account no.: MBB 5122 2263 7004.

More info will be available at our facebook (fb.me/smoMalaysia).