Mental Maths Competition - 2021
1. Mental Maths Competition is for students studying in KG2 to Grade 7 (For UK Year 1 to 8).
2. Students can participate through their schools only.
3. Reference study material kit has 3 workbooks and a model paper. The worksheets are designed in such a way that students can study and practice on their own - without much support from parents or teachers. Learning on their own makes a great experience for them. Early success in problem solving enhances their self esteem and encourages them to solve even more challenging problems.
4. First round examination details:-
a. The examination will be held online between February and April, 2021.
b. Time duration will be 1 hour. Max. Marks - 100 for all grades.
c. No negative marking for first round of examination.
5. Management reserves right to change date and/or venue due to unforeseen events.
6. All participating students will get certificate.
7. Students scoring cut-off marks and above will be selected for “Grand Finale”. The date of Grand Finale will be announced later.
8. Cut-off marks for Grand Finale :-
a. KG2 - No Grand Finale and cash prizes for KG 2 students
b. Grade 1 : 80 / 100
b. Grade 2 - 4 : 70 / 100
c. Grade 5 - 7 : 70 / 100
9. Grand Finale key points:-
a. Grand Finale fees is AED 60 + VAT. Time duration is 45 minutes. Total marks will be same as first round.
b. Negative marking system - Half mark will be reduced for every wrong answer.
c. Syllabus will be same as first round but with increased level of difficulty
10. Awards, recognition and prizes -
a. 1st prize – AED 1,500 /- + Trophy + Certificate of Merit
b. 2nd prize – AED 1,000 /- + Trophy + Certificate of Merit
c. 3rd prize – AED 500 /- + Trophy + Certificate of Merit
d. At School Level - Top 3 students from each class will be awarded Medals and Certificate of Merit for their Grand Finale performance.
If there is a tie, first round marks will be considered to resolve the tie. If a tie for any position remains unresolved, ALL prizes for that Grade will be recomputed and distributed in such a way that First, Second and Third individual prize money is in the ratio of 3:2:1
11. Competition entry fee and cost of study material is AED 80. Shipping charges applicable if shipped to student directly.