HKIMO Heat & HKIMO Final

Hong Kong International Mathematical Olympiad (HKIMO) is an annual international Olympiad competition organized by Olympiad Education from Hong Kong and is developed by a team of former IMO winners from Hong Kong. HKIMO aims to create a platform for ALL math enthusiasts around the world to come together for an educational and cultural exchange. The objectives of HKIMO is to foster students’ interest in Mathematical Olympiad and to promote Mathematical Olympiad all over the world. This year, HKIMO committee members invited 21 regions / countries such as Indonesia, Bulgaria, Malaysia, Myanmar, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong, Kyrgyzstan, Philippines, India, Australia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Cambodia, Vietnam, Singapore, China, Iran, Sri Lanka, Laos and Dhaka Bangladesh to participate.

HKIMO Heat Round and HKIMO Final 2020 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 HKIMO Heat Round or High Distinction/ Distinction/ High Credit in Depth Of Knowledge Assessment (DOKA) will be invited to join HKIMO Final 2020 via an Online platform with secured monitoring.

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HKIMO Heat Round: 18 May 2021 @ Online

HKIMO Final 2021: 28 August 2021 @ 9am-12noon via Online platform with secured monitoring


HKIMO Heat Round HKIMO Final Round
Contest Date on 18th May, Tue on 28th Aug, Sat
Closing Date 21st Apr 28th July
No.of Questions 25 30
Score per questions 4 5
Total Score 100 150
Logical Thinking 5 6
Arithmetic / Algebra 5 6
Number Theory 5 6
Geometry 5 6
Combinatorics 5 6
Time Allowed 90 minutes 120 minutes
Language English & Simplified Chinese English & Simplified Chinese

Syllabus Content <- Click to download

Sample Questions <- Click to download


Award HKIMO Heat Round HKIMO Final Round Winners will get
World Star The highest scorers from each region World Star Trophy & Free Ticket for HKIMO 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
 *If the same score case happened, HKIMO 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.


HKIMO Heat Round: 28 July 2020 @ Online (Private Candidate Registration ONLY!) – REGISTRATION IS CLOSED!

HKIMO Final 2020: 29 August 2020 @ Online – REGISTRATION IS CLOSED!

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

IMPORTANT!!! HKIMO 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 to, together with your bank-in slip.

Please make payment by Direct Bank-In / Cash / Cheque payable to SMO TESTING SERVICES SDN BHD, and bank-in to our Maybank account no.: MBB 5122 2263 7004.

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