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CONTEST OVERVIEW

  • The Contest is composed of just one test, no selection, no preliminary, no final test.
  • The Contest takes place in the month of March every year on the same day in all the participating countries.
  • The Contest consists of Multiple Choice Questionnaire of twenty four to thirty problems, depending upon the level (grade) of the student. For each problem a choice of five answers is provided.
  • Contest contents are covered in the Mathematics Curriculum.
  • Solution of the problems requires creativity, logical thinking or a different perspective. Here in lies the challenge.
  • Language of the Contest in Pakistan is English.
  • The use of calculator, mobile phone or any other electronic device is not permitted.
  • Contest problems for each level are divided into three parts. Each problem in first, second and third part is worth 3 points, 4 points and 5 points respectively.
  • There is a penalty of one point for each incorrect answer. If the question is left unanswered, it is worth 0 points. To avoid negative scores, each student begins with a credit of 24 to 30 points. Hence, the minimum score attainable is 0 points.
  • Each year, several International Summer Camps are organized for national winners of the Contest. The locations, dates, duration, age of participants, and availability varies from year to year.
  • The Innovative Learning (Kangourou Sans Frontières – Pakistan) determines and coordinates the participation of the Pakistani students in the International Summer Camp.

PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES

Afghanistan
Albania
Argentina
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Belgium
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Brazil
Bulgaria
Canada
Catalonia
Chile
China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
Estonia
Finland
France
Georgia
Germany
Greece
Hong Kong
Hungary
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Israel
Italy
Kazakhstan
Kosovo
Kyrgyzstan
Latvia
Lebanon
Lithuania
Macedonia
Malaysia
Mexico
Moldova
Mongolia
Montenegro
Mozambique
Myanmar
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nigeria
Norway
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Romania
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Korea
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Thailand
Tunisia
Turkey
UAE
Ukraine
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Venezuela
Vietnam