Special Maths Contest

Discovering the next generation of Mathematicians.

Congratulations to everyone that competed in the first round. Download the results here to know if you made it to the finals. We will email qualifiers in the coming week with instructions for the finals. Find solutions to the SMC problems here on YouTube.

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Registration and The First Round

Any student between the age of 12-18 years, who is not enrolled in any university or higher education system is eligible to take part in SMC. To register, all you need to do is to create an account on the participant portal. The first round of the examination will happen on Saturday, October 15 2022. On this day, you can choose any two-hour period that is convenient for you and you take the test. For more detailed information, review the SMC Guidelines Document.


Round 1


Saturday, October 15 2022
25 Problems

You will be tasked with solving 25 multiple-choice questions in two hours. These questions will extensively cover Geometry, Number Theory, Combinatorics, and Algebra topics.

Round 2

The Finale

November 2022
4 Problems

We will invite top participants in the preliminaries to take part in the Finale. In the Finale, you will be given 4 olympiad-level problems to solve in five hours. This test will be proctored over a video call.


First Place: 250 US Dollars

Second Place: 150 US Dollars

Third Place: 100 US Dollars

All participants receive certificates of participation. See the SMC guidelines for more details on SMC prizes and award distribution.

About Special Maths Contest

Special Maths Contest (SMC) is an initiative of Special Maths Academy(SMA), an olympiad training organization that trains young minds to be competitive in the world's most challenging math contests. The Special Maths Contest is organized to identify and reward these young minds.

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