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International Youth Math Challenge (IYMC) 2021: Unleash your math skills and win lots of prizes

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Application for the International Youth Math Challenge IYMC 2021 is ongoing!

IYMC gives you the unique opportunity to unleash your math skills and to apply them to challenging problems. Participants can receive certificates, awards, cash prizes, and global recognition.

To apply successfully, kindly read through this piece to learn the full details about this award- the eligibility criteria, requirements, application deadline, and more. The table below will give you an overview of what you should expect.

About IYMC?

The International Youth Math Challenge is an international mathematics competition that enables students from all countries to prove their math skills and unleashes their creativity.

(Qualification Round) The qualification round 2021 consists of five math problems. In order to qualify for the pre-final round, you need to solve at least three (under 18) to four (over 18) of the problems correctly. You can submit your solutions online until 17. October 2021. All participants receive certificates.


(Pre-Final Round) Successful participants can register for the pre-final round in October. You have five days to solve 10 problems of the pre-final round. The registration costs are 8 EUR to make this competition possible.

(Final Round) Successful finalists can participate in the final round: You will take an online exam supervised by your teacher. The winners receive certificates and cash prizes worth over 700 USD.

Who can apply for International Youth Math Challenge?

In order to participate in IYMC you have to;

  • be a high-school or university student
  • Depending on your age (over 18 years or under 18 years) you will have to solve more problems to qualify for the next round.
  • Students from all grades and all countries are invited to participate!
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To solve the problems you should be smart, open-minded, and creative. You should have a working internet connection to submit your solution online.

International Youth Math Challenge- Benefit

All participants receive participation certificates. The best students receive the 1. prize, 2. prize, and 3. prize with a cash prize of respectively 150 USD, 100 USD, and 50 USD (in both age categories).

If you are scared of Mathematics, see Top 15 majors that don’t require Math

How to apply

Submission and Login

  • Please submit your solution to the qualification round via the official submission form. 
  • After you have submitted your solution via the submission form, you can log into your status page

Application Deadline

The closing date for this award entry submission is October 17, 2021.

Click on the BUTTON below to apply.

Application Link

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