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The 7th Benedict Goh Malaysia Schools Mathematics Championship 2024

The registration deadline for 'The 7th Benedict Goh Malaysia Schools Mathematics Championship 2024' has been extended to 26 June 2024 (Wednesday). All the registration received before 11.59 pm of 26 June 2024 will be accepted by the organiser.

Two modes of championship are available. Each participating school (or tuition centre) is free to choose any one and only one mode of the championship for all its participants.

Mode 1: Paper-Based Championship at Schools, with Online Submission of Answers
16 July 2024 (Tuesday) to 19 July 2024 (Friday) – one day to be chosen by school

Mode 2: Fully Online Championship at Home of each Participant or any Suitable Venue
Primary Schools: 20 July 2024 (Saturday) – from 10.00 a.m. to 9.30 p.m.
Secondary Schools: 21 July 2024 (Sunday) – from 10.00 a.m. to 9.30 p.m.
(Participants under Mode 2 can choose any 1 hour 45 minutes within the designated period stated above to complete the fully online competition.)

Important Documents
Championship Information Pack 2024
Championship Poster 2024
Parents Consent Form 2024 (To be filled by parents and submitted to teachers)
Excel Registration Form 2024 (To be filled by teachers and submitted to organiser by email)

Request an Invitation Email
Official invitation emails can be requested by school teachers and tuition teachers here.

How to Register?
Registration can be done by teacher-in-charges only. Teachers will register for students by submitting the filled excel spreadsheet registration form and the proof of payment to the organiser's email inbox at gohmaths@gmail.com.

Registration opens from now until 11.59 p.m. of the 15th of June, 2024 (Saturday). For more information, scroll down and click the post 'Register for BMC Malaysia Schools 2024'.

Previous Event: The 6th Benedict Goh Malaysia Schools Mathematics Championship 2023
All other older announcement can be found here.

Thursday 23 March 2017

The Details of the BMC Malaysia Schools 2017


A Brief Introduction to the Competition

‘The 1st Benedict Goh Malaysia Schools Mathematics Championship 2017’ is the very first mathematics competition organized by the Ngie Hin Enterprise Company, Sibu for primary and secondary school students. The competition is open to all the students from Year 1 to Form 6 in Malaysia. We hope and expect to receive a tremendous response from schools, parents and students on this excited opportunity.

The Objectives of the Championship

  1. To stimulate interest in mathematics among the youngsters.
  2. To expose students to interesting maths problems and higher-order thinking skills questions. This will be a great opportunity for the students to prepare for their school and public mathematics examinations.
  3. Enable students to gain extra co-curricular activities marks. The certificates issued by us are suitable for strengthening their further study application.
  4. To provide a platform for students to compete at a national level competition.
  5. To allow students to apply their knowledge in Mathematics that they learned in school.

Why the BMC Malaysia 2017 is Special?

  1. BMC is a unique mathematics competition. It is different from the other Mathematical Olympiads competition, which tests knowledge beyond the school syllabus.
  2. BMC syllabus is mainly common with the Malaysian school syllabus. Thus, every student can compete at a national level without any professional training or advanced knowledge.
  3. BMC questions are easier compared to other Mathematical Olympiad competitions.
  4. The BMC questions are with different levels of difficulty according to the school year of competitors.
  5. The results and detail ranking will be announced on our official blog. Students are able to compare their own results at a national level.
  6. BMC is an internationally recognized competition and is expanding its brand worldwide.

The Benefits of Participating in the Competition

  1. Student’s interest in mathematics will increase.
  2. Improve one’s ability to answer problem solving questions, which require higher-order thinking skills.
  3. Enable students to participate in a national level mathematics competition.

Official Endorsement from Ministry of Education, Malaysia

The 1st Benedict Goh Malaysia Schools Mathematics Championship 2017 is approved, officially endorsed and supported by the Ministry of Education Malaysia (Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia, KPM).

All competitors are then able to gain extra co-curriculum marks by participating in this national level competition. In addition, participants may also include the championship certificates issued by us in their school portfolio to strengthen their application for universities and scholarships.

The ‘Grandmaster of Mathematics’ titles are recognized worldwide and the certificate which carries the special title is suitable to be used for further study application.

Who should participate?

All primary, secondary and pre-university students who would like to increase their skills in mathematical problem solving and compete internationally should take part in this competition.

How to Participate?

  1. Registration should be done by teacher-in-charge only.
  2. Fill up the school registration form and competitor registration form in our website.
  3. Make payment and email the payment slip to benedictgohkahhong@yahoo.com.
  4. A confirmation email will be sent to the schools, teacher-in-charge and all competitors. Registered schools and competitors will also be announced in our website.
  5. One week before the contest, the test papers will be sent to the schools.
  6. On the contest day, the schools conduct the championship at their own venues.
  7. School will enforce the regulations of the championship, especially making sure that the questions are not leaked before the competition day.
  8. The school returns the answer sheets to be graded.
  9. The teacher-in-charge sends us the contest photos via email.
  10. The results will be announced in our official website.
  11. The winners attend the awarding ceremony at the end of the year.
  12. Prizes will be delivered to schools if winners are unable to attend the awarding ceremony.

Important Dates

Registration Period : 10th of April to 10th of May, 2017
Competition Date : 19th to 23rd of June, 2017
Returning the Answer Sheet : by the 30th of June, 2017
Result Day : by 31st of August, 2017

Eligibility

The 1st Benedict Goh Malaysia Schools Mathematics Championship 2017 is open for students from Primary One to Upper 6 in Malaysia. Any pre-university student studying in Malaysia is eligible to take part in the championship. This includes students in government schools, private schools, matriculation colleges, private colleges, international schools, and home-schooled students. Each school can send as many students as desired. Please contact us if you have more than 120 competitors so that our top officers can make arrangement to visit your school on the contest day.

Preparation for the Championship

Specific preparation for the championship is not required as the contest is skills-based. However, to support you and your students we’ve created a suite of practice materials. To help prepare for BMC you can download the sample questions and answers in our website.

The Format of the Competition
  • The competition is an individual written test.
  • The paper contains 25 questions, objective (multiple choice) questions for Year 1 and Year 2 categories and subjective (problem solving) questions for competitors of the rest of the school years.
  • The time allotted is 90 minutes only.
  • Each participant will receive an answer sheet to record their answer. Competitors must fill in the answers in the answer sheet provided by using 2B pencil only. Competitors will not be awarded marks for any answer written in the question paper.
  • Students should only bring pencil, eraser and necessary items to the competition.
  • Student may not use a calculator, any unauthorised electronic devices (including mobile phones) or a reference text during the competition.

Rules & Regulations of the Competition

1. Strict silence must be observed at all times in the examination hall.
2. The organizer reserves the right to disqualify the team in the event of malpractice to differentiate between those outstanding competitors. If a competitor or a team is disqualified from the championship, all the awards will be cancelled automatically.
3. Through registration, I agree to be abided by the rules of the championships.

The Syllabus (Topic Covered) of the Competition

The posed test questions are based on the Malaysian school syllabus, and according to the school year category of the students. Only Section C questions will test the mathematical knowledge that is slightly beyond the school syllabus. Please visit our website for sample questions.

Languages of the Contest Papers

The contest paper will be in 3 languages: English, Malay and Simplified Chinese.

The Scoring System: How Championship Points are awarded

To ensure a fair and consistent scoring system for all competitions worldwide, the Standard Counting System for the Benedict Goh Mathematics Championships was adopted. The scoring system and marks for each question are as below. Remember, no marks will be deducted for incorrect or blank answers. The maximum marks that can be obtained are 100 marks. The competitor with the highest marks wins.


Section
Level of difficulties
No. of questions
Calculation Factors
Total Marks
A
Easy
8 questions
3 marks / correct answer
24 marks
B
Moderate
9 questions
4 marks / correct answer
36 marks
C
Hard
8 questions
5 marks / correct answer
40 marks

The Results of the Competition

The results of the competition will be announced in our official website once we finish the marking and finalise the results. We estimate that we can publish the results by the 31st of August, 2017.
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