top of page
UKIMC website banner.png

Encourages mathematical reasoning, precision of thought,

and fluency in using basic mathematical techniques to solve interesting problems.

The problems on the Intermediate Mathematical Challenge are designed to make students think.


Most are accessible, yet still challenge those with more experience.


Register Now!

Entry close date: 27th January 2024

Challenge date and time:
7:00-8:00 pm, 1st February 2024

* Fees for the Challenge are $50 per student. 


Name of Account: Pinnacle Education Group

Account: 06-0241-0684634-00


Please make payment with the students 'full name + UKIMC ' as reference.

⚠️ Please note that any fees and payments made are non-refundable.

⚠️ Before you make any payment, make sure you read through the refund policy on our website to avoid misunderstandings.

(Terms and conditions apply).

Screen Shot 2022-12-03 at 9.47.41 PM.png

Challenge format: 60-minute, multiple-choice paper

Eligible year groups: Year 9-11 

Calculators are NOT permitted.


Please note: If you registered after the deadline, the fees will be doubled.

When registering multiple students, complete a separate registration form for each student, and ensure that you use a different email for each student.

Upload File

Thanks for submitting!

PGA reserves the right to interpret all competition and course arrangements.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the eligibility requirements?

Eligible age groups: Year 11 or below (NZ Year 9-11)

2. How can students access the Challenge?


3. How are the scoring rules?

The scoring rules for the Intermediate Mathematical Challenge are as follows: 5 marks are awarded for each correct answer to questions 1 - 15 6 marks are awarded for each correct answer to questions 16 - 25 Each incorrect answer to questions 16 - 20 loses 1 mark Each incorrect answer to questions 21 - 25 loses 2 marks Answers left blank will be marked as 0

4. How are students awarded?

To recognize the highest performers in the Challenge, we award the top-scoring 50% of participants Bronze, Silver and Gold certificates in the ratio 3:2:1. Students that are ‘Best in Year’ or ‘Best in School’ will also receive a badge to denote this on their certificates. Students not amongst the high scorers will receive a Certificate of Participation.

bottom of page