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** Important Dates **
Registration closing date
15 April 2019
ISMC Private Candidate Competition Center (for General Public) & their respective Competition Date :
4 May 2019 (10.00  11.30am) at Sri KDU
Primary School Kota Damansara (Map & Location)
4 May 2019 (10.00  11.30am) at Australia
International School, Seri Kembangan (Map & Location)
4 May 2019 (10.00  11.30am) at Peninsular
International School, Setia Alam (Map & Location)
4 May 2019 (10.00  11.30am) at Mahsa
International School, Bandar Saujana Putra (Map & Location)
4 May 2019 (10.00  11.30am) at Jesselton
International School, Kota Kinabalu (Map & Location)
4 May 2019 (10.00  11.30am) at Paragon
International School (Map & Location)
4 May 2019 (10.00  11.30am) at Seri Presbyterian Private School, Batu Pahat (Map & Location)
4 May 2019 (10.00  11.30am) at SJK(C) Yuk Chin, Tawau Sabah (Map & Location)
5 May 2019 (10.00  11.30am & 2.00pm  3.30pm)
at PMP, Gelugor Penang (Map & Location)
* If your child wish to participate, they can take part in the above schools at the selected date. Please register through the registration button above.
The following schools are hosting ISMC in their own school, but ONLY open for their own students. Please speak to the respective school administration department for further details, or WhatsApp 012383 3218 for further assistance.
 Asia Pacific Smart School
 Gems International School (Subang)
 Taylor’s International School (Puchong)
 Eaton International School
 Idrissi International School
 Oakbridge International School
 Hibiscus International School
 St Joseph’s International School
 International Modern Arabic School
 Strait International School (Penang)
 Kinabalu International School
 Victoria International School
 Zenith International School (Seremban)
 Ion Heliade Radulescu School of Bucharest/OSKAR AFTERSCHOOL on 8th of May 2019 from 9.0010.30am (Address Şoseaua
Pavel Dimitrievici Kiseleff, 5, Bucharest, ROMANIA)
Results announcement date
June 2019
Award Ceremony
July 2019
CONTACT
Email: [email protected]
Call/Whatapps: +6012 383 3218
COMPETITION FORMAT
 Format is uniform across the levels: P2, P3, P4, P5, and P6.
 There are two languages: 1) English only papers & 2) Bilingual (English + Chinese) papers.
Please choose the intended language for your paper
 Students are asked to solve 25 problems in 90 minutes. Students write their responses on an answer sheet. Questions are arranged in a way that the first ones are the easier ones, then the level of difficulty gradually increases so that the last questions are the more difficult ones.
COMPETITION LEVEL
5 Levels for the competition: 
 Level P2 for children who born IN or AFTER YEAR 2011
 Level P3 for children who born IN YEAR 2010
 Level P4 for children who born IN YEAR 2009
 Level P5 for children who born IN YEAR 2008
 Level P6 for children who born IN or BEFORE YEAR 2007
MARKING SYSTEM
2 marks each are contained by Questions 110, 4 marks each by Questions 1120 and 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 marks each by Questions 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 respectively. Total score of 100. If a participant leaves a question unanswered, that question will be marked '0'. There is no penalty/ deduction for wrong answer.
AWARDS
INDIVIDUAL TOP 30% SCORERS based on worldwide ranking will receive Gold (top 5%), Silver (next 10%) and Bronze (next 15%) awards. Others will each get a Certificate of Participation.
WORLDWIDE TOP SCHOOL based on WORLDWIDE SCHOOLS ranking will receive the ISMC Challenge Trophy. The ranking will be based on the number of Gold awards, then Silver awards, then Bronze awards received by the school.
COUNTRY TOP SCHOOL based on MALAYSIA SCHOOLS ranking will receive the ISMC MALAYSIA Trophy. The ranking will be based on the number of Gold awards, then Silver awards, then Bronze awards by the school.
HOW TO REGISTER
Please check with your school if they are hosting the competition in their school during school hours. If not, please register via the online form HERE (click to fill in). You can also email [email protected] by stating the following details: Parent name/ email/ mobile number, student name/ school/ Date of Birth and the current town/ state location. Student competition level in ISMC 2019 will be based on his/her BIRTH YEAR.
REGISTRATION FEE PAYMENT METHOD
Registration fee: RM60 per student
PAYMENT METHOD
Online bank transfer* to
Account Name: Hallmark Education Sdn Bhd
Account No : 518617004387
Bank Name : Maybank
* A copy of the bank transaction report must be forwarded to [email protected] or whatsapped to +6012383 3218, stating name of the participant and date of birth.
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Primary 3
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Primary 4
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Primary 6
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Primary 5
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Syllabus (P2)
Numeration (P2)
 Number notation and place values (hundreds, tens, ones), including decimals and money
 Comparing and ordering numbers, Number Patterns,
 Odd and even numbers
 2step word problems involving 4 operations (up to 3 digits)
Fractions (P2)
 Fractions as part of a whole, comparing and ordering like fractions and unit fractions with denominators not exceeding 12
 Addition, Subtraction of like fractions with denominators not exceeding 12
 Solving word problems
Measurement (P1)
 Measuring and comparing lengths of objects in nonstandard units
 Telling time to the hour/half hour, time in years, months, weeks, days, hours
Geometry (P1)
 Making patterns with 2D shapes (rectangle, square, circle, triangle)
Data Analysis (P1)
 Interpreting data from picture graphs

Syllabus (P3)
Numeration (P3)
 Number notation and place values, including decimals and money
 Number Patterns
 2step word problems involving 4 operations (up to 4 digits)
Fractions (P3)
 Equivalent fractions
 Addition, Subtraction of related fractions
 Comparing and ordering unlike fractions with denominators (up to 12)
 Interpretation of fraction as a part of a whole
 Solving word problems
Measurement (P2)
 Comparing and ordering Length (m / cm), Volume (l), Mass (kg / g)
 Telling time to 5 minutes, time in years, months, weeks, days, hours, minutes
 Area and Perimeter of composite figures
Geometry (P2)
 Identify, composing and decomposing different 2D figures (rectangle, square, triangle,semicircle, quarter circle)
 Copying figures on dot grid or square grid
 Identifying, naming, describing and classifying 3Dshapes (cube, cuboid, cone, cylinder, sphere)
Data Analysis (P2)
 Interpreting data from picture graphs with scales
 Solving word problems
Logic (P2)
 Inferring and deducing relationships between objects given a set of clues

Syllabus (P4)
Numeration (P4)
 Number notation and place values, including decimals
 4 operations
 Factors and multiples (including HCF and LCM)
 Solving word problems involving the 4 operations
Fractions (P4)
 Mixed numbers and improper fractions
 Addition, Subtraction and multiplication
 Interpretation of fraction as a part of a set of objects
 Solving word problems
Measurement (P3)
 Length (km), Volume (ml), length/mass/volume (of liquid) in compound units
 Converting km to m, m to cm, kg to g, l to ml (and vice versa)
 Time in years, months, weeks, days, hours, minutes and seconds
 Area and Perimeter of composite figures
Geometry (P3)
 Right, acute and obtuse angles
 Parallel, perpendicular lines
 Draw on square grid
Data Analysis (P3)
 Interpreting data from tables, bar graphs and line graphs
Logic (P3)
 Inferring and deducing relationships between objects given a set of clues

Syllabus (P5)  Calculators Allowed
Numeration (P5)
 Number notation and place values, including decimals and fractions
 Application of factors and multiples in problem solving
 Numerical manipulations
 Solving word problems involving the 4 operations, including order of operations
Percentage (P5)
 Percentage as part of a whole
 Fractions and decimals as percentages and vice versa
 Exclude: Expressing one quantity as a percentage of another; comparison of two quantities by percentage
 Solving word problems involving percentage
Ratio (P5)
 Expressing a ratio on its simplest form
 Solving word problems involving ratio of two or three given quantities, their sum or difference, before and after change
 Exclude ratios involving fractions and decimals
Measurement (P4)
 Time in years, months, weeks, days, hours, minutes and seconds, 24hour clock
 Area and Perimeter of composite figures
Geometry (P4)
 Angles of composite figures
 Symmetry
Data Analysis (P4)
 Interpreting data from tables, bar charts and line graphs
Logic (P4)
 Inferring and deducing relationships between objects given a set of clues

Syllabus (P6)  Calculators Allowed
Numeration (P6)
 Number notation and place values, including decimals and fractions
 Application of factors and multiples in problem solving
 Numerical manipulations
 Solving word problems involving the 4 operations, including order of operations
Algebra (P6)
 Representation of an unknown number using a letter
 Solving word problems involving algebraic expressions
Percentage (P6)
 Solving for percentage part or whole of a quantity
 Expressing one quantity as a percentage of another
 Comparison of two quantities by percentage
 Solving word problems involving percentage
Ratio (P6)
 Expressing a ratio on its simplest form
 Solving word problems involving ratio of two or three given quantities, their sum or difference, before and after change
 Exclude ratios involving fractions and decimals
Measurement (P5)
 Time in years, months, weeks, days, hours, minutes and seconds, 24hour clock
 Area and Perimeter of composite figures
 Length, mass and volume of cuboids
 Area of triangle (exclude finding the base/height of a triangle given its area)
 Volume of cube and cuboid
 Spatial visualisation
Geometry (P5)
 Properties of angles
 Angles and properties of triangles, parallelogram, rhombus and trapezium
 Exclude: geometrical construction involving use of compasses; exterior angles
 Symmetry
Data Analysis (P5)
 Interpreting data from tables, bar charts and line graphs
 Average
Logic (P5)
 Inferring and deducing relationships between objects given a set of clues
Combinatorics (P5)
 Finding largest, smallest or optimal number of options satisfying certain criteria, deciding when the criteria can be met.

ISMC 2019 Syllabuses from P2 to P6
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Primary 6  Find the greatest 4digit number which when decreased by 1 is exactly divisible by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7
Primary 6  Three plates of fruits A, B, and C are arranged in increasing order of their total mass.
Answer
To keep this order, where should plate D be placed? Choose one of the following:
Before A
Between A and B
Between B and C
After C
Answer
Primary 6  If all the numbers in the number pattern, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3, … n, n, n, n add up to 1860, What is n?
Primary 6  Ten boys played RockPaperScissors to determine who was the smartest. Every boy played against each of the other boys once. In each game, the winner received 3 points, the loser received 0 points, and in case of a draw, each of the two boys received 1 point each. The total number of points given was 125. How many games ended with a draw?
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Primary 5  Bobo always tells the truth on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Qiqi always tells the truth on Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. On the rest of the days, they may tell the truth or they may lie.
One day last week, Bobo and Qiqi both said, "I lied yesterday."
On which day of the week did that happen?
Answer
Primary 5  John had $15 more than James for his weekly allowance. They each spent $60 weekly and saved the rest. John saved $315 and James saved $210 after a few weeks. How many weeks did it take John to save the $315?
Answer
Primary 5  Following the arrows given in the diagram, how many different routes are there from X to Y passing through P?
Answer
Primary 4  Amir, Bala, and Chandra each has a different favourite food which are satay, pizza, and nasi lemak. Amir does not like pizza or nasi lemak. Bala does not like pizza.
Name the favourite food of each person.
Answer
Primary 4  There were seven friends. Each person shook hands with each of the other six friends. How many handshakes were there altogether?
Answer
Primary 4  Three ladies Anne, Betty and Carol made the following statements:
Anne: I am 22 years old. I am 2 years younger than Betty. I am 1 year older than Carol.
Betty: I am not the youngest. Carol and I are 3 years apart. Carol is 25 years old.
Carol: I am younger than Anne. Anne is 23 years old. Betty is 3 years older than Anne.
If only two of the three statements made by each lady are true, find the age of Anne.
Answer
Primary 3  Petrus pasted 4 dot stickers along two sides of a square as shown below.
Answer
Show where he should paste 5 more stickers so that there are 3 stickers on each side of the square.
Answer
Primary 3  The total number of storybooks that John and Ken have is 25.
The total number of storybooks that John and Lionel have is 20.
The total number of storybooks that Ken and Lionel have is 31.
Who has the most number of books? How many does he have?
Answer
Primary 2
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Primary 3  Five friends wanted to know the number of balloons in a bunch,
Kara guessed 25, Kegan guessed 31, Calida guessed 29, Eugene guessed 24 and David guessed 27.
Two guesses were wrong by 2; one guess was wrong by 3 and one guess was wrong by 4. Only one guess was correct.
Who guessed the correct number of balloons?
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