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MALAYSIAN JUNIOR SCIENCE OLYMPIAD (MyJSO)

MyJSO is an annual national level competition in the Natural Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, and Physics) for students who are under sixteen years old. This competition is the subsequential to Kancil Science Competition.

SELECTION PROCESS

There will be no registrations open for this competition. The medalist (gold, silver and bronze) from Gamma category (student age 13, 14, and 15 years old) in Kancil Science Competition will be automatically eligible to participate in MyJSO. They will be invited via email after the announcement of Kancil’s result. Top six contestants from MyJSO will be selected and be trained in order to represent Malaysia in the International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO). IJSO 2022 will be hosted by Ukraine.

MYJSO FORMAT

The format includes an MCQ paper (10 questions each for Biology, Chemistry, and Physics), a Theory paper (2 questions each for Biology, Chemistry, and Physics), and an Experiment paper (1 question each for Biology, Chemistry, and Physics), as per the IJSO format. However, the format might vary due to it will be conducted online. Reading materials for MyJSO are provided on the website. We advised you to not only focus on the reading materials provided but find other sources as well. You can download the past year’s IJSO questions and answers from the IJSO official website for your reference. Click here

INTERNATIONAL JUNIOR SCIENCE OLYMPIAD (IJSO)

IJSO is an annual individual and team competition in the Natural Sciences for students who are under sixteen years old on 31st December of the competition year. IJSO has been established in recognition of the significance of the Natural Sciences in the general education of young people and in all aspects of their lives. It is a purely educational event. Previously, IJSO has been participated by 67 countries all around the world. Learn more about IJSO through their official website.

MALAYSIAN TEAM ACHIEVEMENTS IN IJSO

2018 marks the first year a Malaysian team was sent to participate in IJSO hosted by Botswana. Proudly, one of the participant won 1 Bronze Medal. Watch the journey of the team in our Facebook page.

In IJSO 2019, the Malaysian team won 1 Silver Medal and 5 Bronze Medals that took place in Doha, Qatar from 3rd to 12th December 2019. Watch the journey of the team in our Facebook page. This good news is reported in The Star and other site as well.