Competition details for Online APMOPS Round 1
(The information below is meant mainly for participants from Singapore schools and may be subjected to changes, please check back regularly for updates. Participants from other countries may receive different instructions from our representatives in the overseas centres. )
1 Date of Competition
18 April 2024 (Thursday) for Singapore and Malaysian Schools only.
Individual schools of participating students.
Competition should start in the afternoons after school curriculum hours (For Singapore and Malaysia schools only)
All Primary 6 students or equivalent.
Up to 10 Primary 5 students per schools for Singapore schools only.
5 Round 1 Online Competition
The total mark for the competition paper will be 150 marks, which are allotted as follows
Questions 1 to 10: 4 marks each
Questions 11 to 20: 5 marks each
Questions 21 to 30: 6 marks each
There will be no deduction of marks for error or omissions. Marks will be awarded for correct answers only.
The duration of the competition is 2 hours.
Scope of competition includes but is not limited to the following topics:
Arithmetic and Algebra
Combinatorics and Counting Principles
Number Pattern and Puzzle
6 Instructions for Participants for Round 1
a) All participants must have their own tablets/laptops/desktops with internet connection (via School Wi-Fi or mobile network) with suitable browser to access the competition website.
b) Login details (userid and password) will be emailed to the school administrators. Administrators may print out the individual PDFs for the respective participants containing the login details from the portal.
c) Read the instructions carefully on the screen before you start.
d) There will be a timer on the screen for the individual participant to show the time remaining for the competition.
e) After the competition, please log out of the website.
f) The use of calculators, mathematical sets or mathematical tables is not allowed during the competition.
g) Participants who are late will not be allowed to take part in the competition.
7(a) Prizes for Round 1
Individual winners will qualify for the following awards (Only respective e-certificates will be provided):
i) Platinum Award will be awarded to the top 1.5% participants or the top 50 participants whichever is lower with exceptionally outstanding performance that meets the minimum requirements set by the judges. Platinum awardees will also receive SGD$50 each. The monetary prizes will be sent to the students or schools via electronic means.
ii) Gold Award will be awarded to the next 2.5% or the next 70 participants of the field whichever is lower.
iii) Silver Award will be awarded to the next 6% of the field, and
iv) Bronze Award will be awarded to the subsequent 10% of the field.
v) Others will receive an e-certificate of participation.
Team Prizes (FOR SINGAPORE SCHOOLS ONLY)
Honourable Mention Team Awards, consisting of one trophy for the school, will also be awarded to three outstanding schools.
7(b) Prizes for Invitational Round
Team Prizes will be awarded to the top three schools that are ranked according to the total score of their top three pupils in the APMOPS:
First Prize: 1 trophy, Kong Chian Challenge Trophy and SGD$1000 for the school
Second Prize: 1 trophy and SGD$500 for the school
Third Prize: 1 trophy and SGD$300 for the school
8 Announcement of Winners
a) Results of the Round 1 APMOPS will be posted on the website apmops.hci.edu.sg/results by 1 May 2024.
b) The top 50 participants will be invited to compete in the Invitation Round on 24 May 2024.
9 Registration (FOR SINGAPORE SCHOOLS ONLY)
a) The registration fee per student is $40/- [inclusive of GST] and registration opens from 29 January 2024 until 29 February 2024. Strictly no submissions will be allowed after 29 February 2024.
b) Registration will be done strictly via an online portal: https://registration.hci.hk.cn/. The userid and password for the portal will be emailed to the teachers-in-charge. Teachers-in-charge may change the password at the first login. Teachers-in-charge may also click on forget password to have the login details resent to you.
c) Registration is to be carried out by downloading and filling in the stipulated excel worksheet (downloadable from the APMOPS Portal).
Kindly batch upload the completed excel worksheet to APMOPS Portal on or before 29 February 2024.
Teachers-in-charge may view the registered participants from the portal.
Teachers in-charge may view, edit, add or delete the participants of their own schools at the online portal.
No editing or deletion will be allowed after 29 February 2023.
d) Payment details will be given after registration period is over. Payment should be made before Round 1 commences. Participants who failed to make payment will not receive Round 1 competition user login details. Payment should be made within two weeks after receiving the payment details.
e) All correspondence should be sent to:
Hwa Chong Institution
(High School Section)
661 Bukit Timah Road
10 Closing Date
All registrations will be closed on 29 February 2024. No submission or amendment will be allowed after this date.
Participants will be able to download their e-certificate with their log in details in the APMOPS portal. E-certificates will be printed according to the names submitted during registration.
Phone number: 6570 9421 ext 2110
Fax number: 6468 1063
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
13 Posters for APMOPS 2024
A soft copy of the APMOPS 2023 poster can be downloaded from the registration portal or APMOPS Website: https://apmops.hci.edu.sg/ for display and distribution purposes at a later date.
14 Competition URL
This is the URL to access the competition: https://apmops.hci.hk.cn/portal/student-login#/
15 Devices for the Competition
Each participant must have individual electronic device that allows internet connection to web browser. A tablet, desktop computer or laptop would be highly recommended.
16 Summary of Important Dates
29 Jan 2024: Online Registration for APMOPS Round 1 opens
29 Feb 2024: Deadline for Online Registration for APMOPS Round 1
18 April 2024: Online APMOPS Round 1 for Singapore and Malaysian Schools
1 May 2024: Release of Results for APMOPS Round 1
25 May 2024: APMOPS Invitation Round and Prize Presentation (pending COVID 19 Measures)