What is UKJMO?
The Junior Mathematical Olympiad is a follow-on round to the Junior Mathematical Challenge.
It is a two-hour Challenge consisting of 16 problems: 10 in Section A and six in Section B.
Only answers are required to the problems in Section A whereas full written solutions are required for problems in Section B.
Challenge date and time:
19:00-21:00, 15 June 2023
Closing date of registering: 30 May 2023
Fees for the UKJMO (all-year level) are $100 or $200 per student (please see below*).
Eligible year groups: Year 8 and below
Calculators are NOT permitted.
Name of Account: Pinnacle Education Group
Please make payment with the students 'full name + UKJMO ' 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).
The host UKMT invites around 1,200 qualifying students from the Junior Mathematical Challenge to take part in the Junior Mathematical Olympiad. If you have missed the qualifying threshold, you can also register through the registration form in this page.
Please note: If you registered after the deadline, the fees will be doubled.
From UKJMC to UKJMO
If you attended UKJMC: qualified students of UKJMC will receive a formal invitation to the follow-on round (the UKJMO)!
*If you attended UKJMC and have qualified for UKJMO, the entry fee is $100.
If you did not attend UKJMC or you are not qualified for UKJMO, the entry fee is $200.
The Junior Mathematical Olympiad is a 120-minute challenge, consisting of 16 problems: 10 in Section A and six in Section B.
PGA lessons to UKJMO
Scoring rules for the Junior Mathematical Olympiad are as follows:
Each question in Section A is worth 1 point, each question in Section B is worth up to 10 points
Answers in Section B can be awarded partial marks depending on on the clarity of the participants Mathematical presentation
Answers left blank will be marked as 0
Certificate: The top-scoring 25% of participants will receive a Certificate of Distinction, the next top 40% will receive a Certificate of Merit. The remaining students will receive either a certificate of qualification or participation depending on their entry route.
Medal: Each of the top 40 scorers receive a gold medal, the next 60 a silver medal and the next 100 a bronze medal. All medalists will also receive a book prize.
The 2022 award thresholds were:
Merit: 16+, Distinction: 29+, Bronze medal: 34+ or section B 27+, Silver medal: 41+ or section B 34+, Gold medal: 48+ or section B 41+.