What is IMO?
The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) is the World Championship Mathematics Competition for High School students and is held annually in a different country. It is regarded as the most prestigious of all international mathematical competitions. The first IMO was held in 1959 in Romania, with 7 countries participating. It has gradually expanded to over 100 countries from 5 continents. The IMO Board ensures that the competition takes place each year and that each host country observes the regulations and traditions of the IMO. Future IMO Competitions will be held at:
- IMO2021: St Petersburg, Russia.
- IMO2022: Oslo, Norway.
- IMO2023: Chiba, Japan.
- IMO2025: Melbourne, Australia.
IMO in Malaysia
Malaysia has been taking part in the IMO since 1995. To date, 78 Malaysians have represented the country at the IMO. The IMO program in Malaysia is under the ownership of the Ministry of Education Malaysia, which has appointed a committee to run the program in Malaysia. The Malaysia IMO Committee is responsible for selecting, training, and managing the Malaysian team to the IMO. Many of the previous team members went on to do amazing things in their life. You can read more about them in the Ex-Olympians page.
What is IMONST?
IMONST (International Mathematical Olympiad National Selection Test) is a competition run by the Malaysia IMO Committee to promote the interest of mathematics and problem solving among Malaysians. It is an individual online competition that is open to all everywhere: from primary school students to adults. As the name suggests, this is also a selection test to seek out talents to represent the country at IMO 2021. To participate or get more information, please visit the IMONST 2020 page. Registration is open til 15th August 2020.
This is the official website of the Malaysia International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) Committee, which is responsible for selecting, training, and managing the Malaysian team to the IMO.