Note: Due to unforeseen circumstances and in discussion with the overseas centre in Vietnam, the organising committee has decided to void APMOPS Round 1 in Vietnam.

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

2    Venues

Individual schools of participating students.

3    Schedule

Competition should start in the afternoons after school curriculum hours (For Singapore and Malaysia schools only)

4    Eligibility

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:

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 Prizes 

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.


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  by 1 May 2024.

b) The top 50 participants will be invited to compete in the Invitation Round on 25 May 2024.


a)   The registration fee per student is $40/- [inclusive of GST] and registration opens from 1 - 29 February 2024. Strictly no submissions will be allowed after 29 February 2024.

b)   Registration will be done strictly via an online portal: 

c)    Registration is to be carried out by downloading and filling in the stipulated excel worksheet (downloadable from the APMOPS Portal). 

d)    Payment will be made only after the competition.  Schools will be invoiced based on the actual number of participants for the competition. 

e)    All correspondence should be sent to:


      Hwa Chong Institution

      (High School Section)

      661 Bukit Timah Road

      Singapore 269734

10    Closing Date  

All registrations will be closed on 29 February 2024. No submission or amendment will be allowed after this date.

11    Certificate

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. 

12    Enquiries 

Contact information:

Phone number: 6570 9421 ext 2110

Fax number: 6468 1063 

Email address: 

13    Poster for APMOPS 2024

A soft copy of the APMOPS 2024 poster can be downloaded HERE for display and distribution purposes at a later date.

14    Competition URL

This is the URL to access the competition: 

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