Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC)

Date: 25th September, 2021

Introduction

Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC)

The Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC) was introduced in Australia in 1978 as the first Australia-wide mathematics challenge for students.It has become the largest single event on the Australian education calendar, allowing students to attempt the same tasks on the same day in over 30 countries around the globe.
The Australian Mathematics Trust (AMT) is a national not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to enrich the teaching and learning of mathematics for students of all standards. AMT hold mathematics and informatics challenge, administer enrichment activities, conduct workshops for students and teachers, and publish books on mathematical enrichment for Australian and international students. The AMT selects and supports Australia’s international mathematics and informatics Olympiad teams.

Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC)

Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC)

Qualified Students

Qualified Students

Qualified Students
  • A – Middle Primary (Grade 3–4)
  • B – Upper Primary (Grade 5–6)
  • C – Junior (Grade 7– 8)
  • D – Intermediate (Grade 9–10)
  • E – Senior (Grade 11–12)
Scoring System

Maximum score equals 135 points.( No penalties apply for wrong answers.)

  •  Questions 1 to 10 are worth 3 points.
  •  Questions 11 to 20 are worth 4 points.
  •  Questions 21 to 25 are worth 5 points.
  •  Questions 26 to 30 are worth 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 points respectively.

Rules

Language

English and Chinese

Date

25th September, 2021

  •  A - B: 10:00-11:00(60min)
  •  C - E: 14:00-15:15(75min)
Contest
  • Individual written test
  • 5 different levels suitable for students from Grade 3 to 12
Difficulty

There are five papers:

  • A - Middle Primary (Grade 3–4)
  • B - Upper Primary (Grade 5–6)
  • C - Junior (Grade 7– 8)
  • D - Intermediate (Grade 9–10)
  • E - Senior (Grade 11–12)
  • Notice: Students should sign up the difficulty level corresponding to the grade before the start of school in September

Location
  • Exam Centers in China
  • Online (Computer with camera and mobile device required)

Awards

Scoring System 25 multiple-choice questions and 5 questions that require whole number answers. Maximum score equals 135 points. ( No penalties apply for wrong answers. )

  • Questions 1 to 10 are worth 3 points.
  • Questions 11 to 20 are worth 4 points.
  • Questions 21 to 25 are worth 5 points.
  • Questions 26 to 30 are worth 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 points respectively.
  • No penalties apply for wrong answers.
  • Maximum score equals 135 points.
Global Awards PETER O'HALLORAN AWARD OF EXCELLENCE is awarded to any student who achieves a perfect score.
National Awards
  • PRIZE: Top 0.3%
  • HIGH DISTINCTION: Top 3% (Top 5% for Senior)
  • DISTINCTION: Top 20% (Top 25% for Senior)
  • CREDIT: Top 55% (Top 60% for Senior)
  • PROFICIENCY: Students who achieve a preset score, but have not been awarded a Credit (or higher) certificate. The score will be set no higher than 32 points.

ASDAN EPQ Scholarship

3000RMB/std

PRIZE&HIGH DISTINCTION

2000RMB/std

DISTINCTION

1000RMB/std

CREDIT

Noted:The ASDAN Scholarship is only available to Year 10, 11 and 12 students for participating ASDAN Extended Project Qualification(EPQ). EPQ is recommended by the G5 group and many leading universities as a competitive academic experience. Scholarships cannot be exchanged for cash. For further details see: http://www.seedasdan.org/epq/

Exam Centers

Registration

Fee

Includes the exam, grading, international  express, past-papers, certificates, proctor fee, offline reference materials (ASDAN doesn't provide any trainings)

Deadline

• 18:00, 14th September 2021

Academic training materials

Past Papers Mock Exam:Students who registers as A-PASS member of ASDAN can have the access to dozens of the past papers and mock exams of international mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology informatics competitions including Australian Mathematics Competition.
Click here to register as an A-PASS member!

Sample Problems

FAQ

1、Can the students bring a calculator to AMC?
Calculators are allowed for students sitting the Middle Primary and Upper Primary papers. Just simple Calculators can be used in Middle Primary and Upper Primary. Junior, Intermediate and Senior papers: NO calculators, maths stencils, mobile phones or other calculating aids are permitted.
2、Refund policy

If, for some reason, the student is unable to attend after paying the fee, please contact us. If you apply before the registration deadline, 25% of the registration fee will be deducted as academic materials and service fees. If you apply after the registration deadline, no refund will be given.

Northern Contact
Northern Region:
Beijing、Inner Mongolia、Heilongjiang、Jilin、Liaoning、Tianjin、Shandong、Shanxi、Hebei
Eastern China Contact
Eastern Region:
Shanghai、Zhejiang、Jiangsu
Central China Contact
Central Region:
Henan
Southern China Contact
Southern Region:
Guangdong、Guangxi、Fujian、Hainan、Hongkong、Macao、Taiwan
Western China Contact
Western Region:
Chongqing、Sichuan、Yunnan、Guizhou、Shanxi、Gansu、Qinghai、Tibet、Ningxia、Xinjiang
Central China Contact
Central Region:
Hunan、Hubei、Anhui、Jiangxi