# Singapore Math Competition (SINGA)

## SINGA Overview

SINGA has partnered with Scholastic Trust Singapore Teachersâ€™ Institute (STSTI) to design and develop Singapore Math Competition as well as training for teachers on how to use Formative and Summative Assessment data to understand/analyse the studentsâ€™ misconceptions about mathematics and plan lessons to rectify these misconceptions.

Singaporeâ€™s mathematics syllabus was developed after studying the mathematics syllables across the globe.

## SINGA Benefits

• Helps in developing skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, and analytical reasoning.
• Use Formative and Summative Assessment to understand the studentsâ€™ misconceptions.

## Singapore Math Challenge (SMC)

### Format of the test

#### Kindergarten 2- Primary 6

 Level Duration Number of questions Questions breakdown Total marks K2 45 min 20 10 x 4 = 4010 x 6 = 60 100 P1/G1 90 min 40 10 x 4 = 4010 x 6 = 60 100 P2/G2 90 min 40 10 x 4 = 4010 x 6 = 60 100 P3/G3 90 min 45 40 x 2 = 405 x 4 = 60 100 P4/G4 90 min 45 40 x 2 = 405 x 4 = 60 100 P5/G5 90 min 32 10 x 2 = 2010 x 3 = 3010 x 4 = 402 x 5 = 10 100 P6/G6 90 min 32 10 x 2 = 2010 x 3 = 3010 x 4 = 402 x 5 = 10 100

#### Secondary 1 â€“ Junior College (JC)

 Level Duration Number of questions Questions breakdown Total marks Sec 1/G7 90 min 35 10 x 2 = 2020 x 3 = 604 x 5 = 20 100 Sec 2/G8 90 min 35 10 x 2 = 2020 x 3 = 604 x 5 = 20 100 Sec 3/G9 90 min 35 10 x 2 = 2020 x 3 = 604 x 5 = 20 100 Sec 4 & 5/ G 10 & 11 90 min 35 10 x 2 = 2020 x 3 = 604 x 5 = 20 100

Note – Calculators are not allowed during the exam.

### Awards

• Top 8% students will receive Exemplary Award
• Next 12% students will receive Outstanding Award
• Next 20% students will receive Commendable Award
• Next 20% students will receive Honorable mention
• Remaining 50% students will receive Participation Certificate
• Students who have scored Full Marks will be awarded a Perfect Score Award
• The top 50% of the participants will receive an award certificate.
• The top 40% of winners will be invited to compete at the SINGAPORE MATH Global Finals.

## Singapore Math Global Finals (SMGF)

### Awards

• Top 10% students will receive Gold Award (significant award for IJHS)
• Next 15% students will receive Silver Award (significant award for IJHS)
• Next 25% students will receive Bronze Award
• Next 20% students will receive Honorable Mention Award
• Next 30% students will receive Participation Certificate
• Students who have scored Full Marks will be awarded a Perfect Score Award
• The top 50% of the participants will receive an award certificate and medals.
• Winners of Silver and above awards in SMGF are invited to compete at SIMOC 2023.
• Singapore Math Global Finals Overall Championship awards are given to the top 3.
1. Overall Champion worth SGD600 (SIMCC VOUCHER) â€“ SIMOC contest plus training package
2. Overall Runner-up worth SGD300 (SIMCC VOUCHER) â€“ SIMOC contest plus SIMCC training Vouchers
3. Overall 2nd Runner-up worth SGD100 (SIMCC VOUCHER) â€“ SIMCC training Vouchers