American Mathematics Contest (AMC)

The American Mathematics Contest (AMC) is a series of exams that provides a way to identify and recognize high-achieving students in middle and high school math.

Competition Details

Introduction: Since having first taken place in 1950, AMC has now become the leader in strengthening the mathematical capabilities of the next generation’s problem-solvers around the world. There are dozens of participating countries, including nearly 3,000 schools in Canada, Britain, France, Singapore, South Korea, India, Belgium, Finland, Japan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. 

AMC 8 is a multiple-choice math exam designed for middle school students to enhance their problem-solving abilities. The exam consists of 25 questions and has a duration of 40 minutes. It aims to cultivate positive attitudes towards mathematics and analytical thinking, which can be useful in future careers

AMC 10/12 are both multiple-choice math exams in high school mathematics. Each exam consists of 25 questions and has a duration of 75 minutes. The AMC 10 and AMC 12 exams have two versions each, A and B, which share the same administration rules, scoring, and number of questions. However, they differ in terms of the dates they are held and the specific questions included in each version. Despite this, both versions are designed to have an equal level of difficulty and topic distribution. 

Competition Details: 

Competition Category: 

  • American Mathematics Competition 8 (AMC 8) is for students in grade 8 and below
  • American Mathematics Competition 10/12 (AMC 10/12) is for students in grade 10 and below
  • American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME) is an invitational competition for high-scoring AMC 10/12 participants
  • United States of America Mathematical Olympiad (USAMO) and United States of America Junior Mathematical Olympiad (USAJMO) is an invitational competition for high-scoring AIME participants
  • The Putnam Competition: An annual mathematics competition for undergraduate college students in the United States and Canada


AMC 8: 

  • Last day to register: Jan 11, 2024
  • Competition: Jan 18 – 24, 2024

AMC 10 and AMC 12: 

  • Last day to register: Nov 3, 2023 (10/12 A) – Nov 9, 2023 (10/12 B)
  • Competition: Nov 8, 2023 (A) – Nov 14, 2023 (B)


  • AIME I: Feb 1, 2024
  • AIME II: Feb 7, 2024
USA(J)MO: March 19-20, 2024
MOP: June 2024
EGMO: April 11-17, 2024
IMO: July 11-22, 2024

Competition Website: For more information about the competition, click here.


All participants currently attending grade 12 and below

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