THE KANGAROO HAS ARRIVED IN MALAYSIA!
Kangaroo Math Competition (KMC) is the world’s largest mathematics contest, with participation from more than 6 million students from 49 countries in 2012 alone. The Kangaroo, also known as Le Kangourou in French, originated in France in the early 1980s, inspired by the success of a similar contest in Australia (hence, the contest is named after the famed Australian marsupial). The contest is organized by the Association Kangourou san Frontieres (AKSF), based in Paris. Malaysia joined AKSF as a member in 2012.
The KMC consists of one round of multiple choice question paper, which is given at the student’s own school. This arrangement allows the maximum number of students to participate. There are no selection rounds or qualifying exam, there is only one paper to be taken by the participants. All participants in the world will write the same test simultaneously.
Who can join KMC?
The KMC contest is open to all primary, secondary, and pre-university students. Participants will be divided into 6 categories based on their school year.
Why students should join KMC?
Malaysian students will have the opportunity to achieve certification and recognition from an internationally prominent educational body. Students are then able to include the KMC certificate in their school portfolio tostrengthen their application for universities and scholarships.
When is the KMC?
Students from Malaysia will have the opportunity to participate in KMC for the first time ever this year. The first KMC contest will take place on 3 April 2013.
To learn more about the KMC Malaysia, visit the following pages:
Introduction — history, objectives, eligibility, statistics
Competition — categories, dates & venue, format, procedure, rules & regulations, awards, registration fee
We look forward to welcoming you to the first ever Kangaroo contest in Malaysia!
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