Southeast Asian Mathematical Olympiad (SEAMO)

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Be Part of The Fastest Growing International Maths Olympiad Competition Today

Start winning at math! Be part of the global SEAMO community and Unleash the Maths Olympian in You!

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Discover How You Can Gain Global Recognition For Your Students

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What is SEAMO?

The South-East Asian Mathematical Olympiad (SEAMO) stands as a distinctive assessment platform that has empowered over 50,000 students spanning 32 countries to attain global recognition in the realm of mathematics since its inception in 2016. Our commitment to promoting mathematical excellence and nurturing the talents of young minds has enabled students to showcase their exceptional problem-solving abilities on an international stage, propelling them towards greater achievements.
SEAMO Has Seen Rapid Growth Over The Past 8 Years Originated in Singapore, SEAMO`s curriculum framework and testing methods fall in line with MOE`s 21st Century Core Competencies. SEAMO`s emphasis on Critical Thinking skills encourages students to make connections between different concepts and think out of the box in order to be successful in school and in the workplace. With this vision in mind, SEAMO has gained popularity among schools and parents to become the most highly acclaimed Maths Olympiad competition in the region. SEAMO had been conducted in 32 countries by 2024.

What We Have Achieved so far?


7,000 participants across 5 countries…
(Singapore | Malaysia | Indonesia | Thailand | Philippines)


12,000 participants with 5 new countries…
(India | Romania | Sri Lanka | Italy)


25,000 participants with 5 new countries…
(Hong Kong | Myanmar | Vietnam | USA)


35,000 participants to 3 new countries and more…
(Cambodia | Laos | Brazil)


More than 40,000 participants and more…


More than 50,000 participants and more…


55,000 participants to 3 new countries and more…
(Nigeria | Italy | Iran)


60,000 participants to 3 new countries and more…
(Romania | Uzbekistan | Ukrain)

SEAMO Sri Lanka

The “Institute of Olympiads” proudly serves as the official representative for the South-East Asian Mathematical Olympiad for Sri Lanka (SEAMO Sri Lanka). As the premier organizer and conductor of all SEAMO events within the country, we are dedicated to upholding the highest standards of excellence. Our mission is to foster a culture of mathematical prowess and to nurture the talents of aspiring mathematicians across Sri Lanka. The Institute of Olympiads ensures that every SEAMO event in Sri Lanka is meticulously managed and executed with precision.

Why You Choose SEAMO?

Crafted in alignment with the Ministry of Education of Singapore’s 21st Century Core Competencies.

Foster a worldwide outlook through interactions with accomplished mathematicians from diverse nations.

Prioritizes innovative and imaginative thinking over mere technical math skills.

SEAMO champions have garnered scholarships from renowned multinational corporations.

Engage in spirited competition with brilliant peers hailing from 28 different countries.

SEAMO victors earn the privilege to contend for the opportunity to represent their nation in the Global Round of the competition, known as SEAMO X.

Distinguished SEAMO laureates have successfully secured admissions into prestigious international educational institutions.

SEAMO X 2024

Prepare yourselves for SEAMO X 2024, the pinnacle of mathematical excellence organized by the esteemed Terry Chew Academy! Scheduled from the 19th to the 22nd of January 2024, this competition promises an unparalleled experience.


If you’ve showcased your mathematical prowess in SEAMO, you’re already on the path to SEAMO X! It’s an exclusive opportunity for those who have actively participated in SEAMO.

Champions Division:

For the cream of the crop – the top 40% from SEAMO will ascend to the Champions Division of SEAMO X. This elite category is reserved for those who have demonstrated exceptional skills, offering them a platform to compete at the highest level.

Open Division:

Not to be outdone, the next 60% of candidates from SEAMO will find their place in the Open Division of SEAMO X. It’s a spirited competition that ensures every participant, regardless of their ranking, engages in a challenging and rewarding experience.

SEAMO X 2024 is more than just a competition; it’s an opportunity to celebrate mathematical brilliance and foster a spirit of healthy competition. Get ready for a thrilling adventure in the world of mathematics!

SEAMO 2024

The SEAMO competition, meticulously orchestrated by Terry Chew Academy, proudly presents SEAMO 2023. This highly anticipated event is slated to take place at the culmination of September 2024. Open to all who are captivated by the allure of mathematics and seek a platform to showcase their mathematical acumen, SEAMO 2024 promises to bestow upon participants a coveted global recognition of their mathematical prowess.

Paper Categories



Grade 1 & 2 (Age < 6 - 7)

Paper A

Lower Primary

Grade 3 & 4 (Age < 8 - 9)


Middle Primary

Grade 5 & 6 (Age < 10 - 11)



Grade 7 & 8 (Age < 12 - 13)



Grade 9 & 10 (Age < 14 - 15)



Grade 11 & 12 (Age < 16 - 17)



Grade 13 (Age < 18 - 19)

Competition Day

21 st September 2024, 09.30 AM - 11.00 AM

Registration Starts

1st April 2024

Registration Deadline

31st August 2024

Exam Venue

In your Physical Exam Center



Certificates & Awards

Candidates who rank among the Top 40% in their country receives a medal and certificate. Winners are eligible to represent their school and country in SEAMO X. Participation in the Global Round (SEAMO X) is strictly by Invitation Only.