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Organisation : Math Kangaroo
Contest Name : Math Kangaroo Competition 2021
Applicable For : grade 1 to grade 12
Exam Date : 17.04.2021
Website : https://www.mathkangaroo.in/

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Math Kangaroo Competition

Math Kangaroo (also known as International Mathematical Kangaroo, or Kangourou sans frontières in French) is an international mathematical competition where over 92 countries are represented.

There are twelve levels of participation, ranging from grade 1 to grade 12. According to the organizers, the key competence tested by Mathematical Kangaroo is logical combination, not just pure knowledge of formulas.

Exam Format

** The competition is a multiple-choice test
** Students registering through their school will take pen and paper-based test whereas students registering at individual level might be offered the online mode of test.

** The Contest will be held at the student’s own school (or at Open center for Individual Participants), to be administered by the assigned contact person.
** The paper contains 30 questions (except for Pre Ecolier and Ecolier papers, which has 24 questions) with 5 choices to each problem.

** Pre Ecolier-1 and Pre Ecolier-2 students will take the same test paper but will be ranked separately. Same applies for Ecolier-1 & 2; Benjamin-1 & 2; Cadet- 1&2; Junior-1 & 2 and Student-1 & 2.

** The time allotted is 90 minutes.
** The maximum score is 96 points for students up to 4th grade, and 120 points for other students.

** 1 point will be deducted for each incorrect answer, and no penalty for skipping a question.

** Each participant will receive an answer sheet (OMR Sheet) to record their answer, as well as blank sheets for calculation. All used and unused sheets must be returned to the invigilator or proctor at the end of the contest.

** Students can bring a pencil or pen, eraser and geometry tools to the Contest.
** Student will not be allowed to use a calculator during the Contest.

Scoring System

Pre-Ecolier and Ecolier : (Grade- 1 to 4)
The test for Pre – Ecolier 1 & 2 and Ecolier – 1 & 2 is of 90 minutes duration and contains 24 questions. These are grouped equally under three levels of increasing difficulty.

1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer and no penalty for skipping a question. As per the level of difficulties following points are awarded

Easy : 3 points for each correct answer.
Medium : 4 points for each correct answer.
Hard : 5 points for each correct answer.
Maximum Score : 96 points.

Benjamin, Cadet, Junior and Student : (Grade 5 to 12)
The test for Benjamin – 1 & 2 (Grade – 5 & 6), Cadet- 1 & 2 (Grade – 7 & 8), Junior -1 & 2 (Grade – 9 & 10), and Student (Grade 11 & 12) is of 90 minutes duration and contains 30 questions. These are grouped equally under three levels of increasing difficulty.

1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer and no penalty for skipping a question. As per the level of difficulties following points are awarded

Easy : 3 points for each correct answer.
Medium : 4 points for each correct answer.
Hard : 5 points for each correct answer.
Maximum Score :120 points.

Categories

In India Math Kangaroo Contest, students compete in 12 categories. Students of Grade 1 and Grade 2 will take the same test paper Pre-Ecolier but will be ranked separately.

Paper taken by grade 1 students is being named as Pre-Ecolier-1 whereas paper taken by students of grade 2 is being named as Pre-Ecolier-2. Same applies for Grade 3, 4; Grade 5, 6; Grade 7, 8; Grade 9, 10 and Grade 11, 12 students.

CategoriesSchool LevelNumber of questionsMaximum TimeMaximum Score
Pre Ecolier 1Grade 12490 minutes96
Pre Ecolier 2Grade 22490 minutes96
Ecolier 1Grade 32490 minutes96
Ecolier 2Grade 42490 minutes96
Benjamin 1Grade 53090 minutes120
Benjamin 2Grade 63090 minutes120
Cadet 1Grade 73090 minutes120
Cadet 2Grade 83090 minutes120
Junior 1Grade 93090 minutes120
Junior 2Grade 103090 minutes120
Student 1Grade 113090 minutes120
Student 2Grade 123090 minutes120

Awards & Prize

** All candidates to receive a certificate of participation.
** Gold medals will be awarded to top 5 % participants; Silver medals will be awarded to next top 10% participants and Bronze medals will be awarded to next top 10% participants. All medal winners will receive merit certificates.

** Perfect Scorer of each grade to get Year Long Cash Scholarship of Rs.1000/-per month.
** Perfect scorer of each grade will get chance to participate in International camps.

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