Frequently asked questions
Can I register my P3 child for Annual Mathlympics?
Yes, you can register your child through his/her school. He/she will sit for the same paper as the rest of the students covering the syllabus as stated in Annex A.
How can I register my child if the school is not participating?
We only accept registration through schools.
How do I register?
Local Singapore schools will receive an official invite to register their students.
Awards & Ceremony
My child attained a gold/silver/bronze award, what does that mean?
Gold Award Medals and Certificates will be awarded to the top 100 finalists.
Silver Award Certificates will be awarded to the remaining 150 finalists.
Bronze Award Certificates will be awarded to the the next 250 finalists.
Do I attend to the Awards Ceremony?
Attendance to the ceremony is by invitation only.
How many rounds of competition are there?
What is the format of the competition?
28 questions in the Preliminary Round.
Is my child allowed to use a calculator?
Yes, participants may use a scientific calculator. There will be an on-screen scientific calculator, so you do not need to buy one just for the competition. If you prefer to use your own calculator, you may do so.
Competition Platform Issues
Is Windows 10 Home ok, instead of Pro?
Yes, Windows 10 Home is fine.
Can I use an iPad or a tablet?
No. This online competition is a high-security examination, requiring the Auto-Lock-Down function, supported by a secure browser which does not support iPad or tablets
What happens if the internet suddenly gets cut off?
All your answers before connection cut-off will be autosaved. Please reconnect as soon as you can.
My computer shows white screen and is not loading after clicking "Start Test"
The secure browser will take some time to load all the questions at the start. Your timer only starts when the first question appears.