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FAQ for Teacher

Kancil Science Competition, held annually since 2018, engages primary, secondary, and pre-university students in Malaysia. Focused on enhancing scientific knowledge through critical thinking and problem-solving, the competition has drawn over 56,000 students from 3,000 schools. In Kancil 2023, 20,511 participants from 995 schools competed, providing a pathway for national team selection in the International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO).

If your school participated in the Kancil Science Competition in 2023 and you are still teaching at the same school, you do NOT need to create a new ContestHub account. You can use your existing account to register for the upcoming competition by login using the same username and password. Kindly update your profile account.

Each school is required to appoint at least one Teacher-In-Charge (TIC) responsible for handling registration, payment, and overseeing the competition day. The designated teacher must have a ContestHub account to ensure our secretary is informed that you are the TIC representing your school. To be officially recognized as the TIC, please reach out to our customer support team using the phone number provided in FAQs 18.

For Kancil Science, our system allows up to three teachers in charge to be assigned. In cases where a school has more than three teachers, please feel free to reach out to our support team for assistance.

To register your students, you must create a new account on ContestHub. If you register your students using a previous ContestHub account, we will assume that the students are from your previous school, and we will also assume that you are still a teacher there.

We do not have any minimum or maximum requirements for registration, as we warmly welcome all schools to participate in our competition.

We are pleased to offer a 10% Early Bird discount, reducing the registration fee to RM36 per student. To avail of this discount, ensure you register and complete the payment before 15th March 2024. After this date, the fee will revert to the normal price of RM40 per student.

Early Bird
(RM36)

Normal Registration

(RM40)

Registration Close

Competition Day

Result 

1st Dec 2023 

15th March 2024

16th March 2024

17th April 2024

12th June 2024

September

Kancil Science Malaysia competitions are open to students of all levels, from primary school to secondary school. There are different categories based on the students’ grade level for international schools, allowing a wide range of students to participate.

Alpha

Beta

Gamma

Delta

Public:

Primary 1, 2 & 3


International:

Year 1, 2 & 3

Public:

Primary 4, 5 & 6


International:

Year 4, 5 & 6

Public:

Form 1, 2 & 3


International:

Year 7, 8 & 9

Public:

Form 4, 5 & Pre-U


International:

Year 10, 11 & 12

 

To register for Kancil Science 2024, students are required to inform their science teacher or designate a teacher in charge. Students must provide essential details, including their full name, age, MyKID number or passport information, gender, and the competition fee of RM40 per student for registration purposes. The teacher login to www.contesthub.my to proceed with students registration.

Yes, non-Malaysian students can participate in Kancil Science Competitions. The competitions are inclusive and open to all students studying in Malaysia, regardless of their nationality.

Yes, Kancil Science Malaysia is designed to complement the school curriculum. The competition questions are crafted to be intellectually stimulating and encourage creative thinking, which can benefit students in their regular science studies as well.

Yes, Kancil Science Malaysia provides official study materials and practice papers that can help students prepare for the competitions. These materials are designed to challenge students and improve their problem-solving abilities. For access to our past year questions, you may visit our online bookshop, at binaminda.com.

Definitely, Kancil Science Malaysia welcomes students of all skill levels. The competitions are structured to challenge students at various levels, so even students with average science skills can participate and benefit from the experience.

Sorry but “NO” for 2024. As students returned to school, Kancil Science Malaysia reverted to conducting paper-based / offline competitions. These competitions are invigilated by the assigned teachers at the respective schools, ensuring a fair and secure environment for all participants.

Yes, there is a registration fee of RM40.00 per student to participate in Kancil Science Malaysia competitions. The payment must be handed to the teacher in charge. However, the payment procedure may vary based on the registration process set by the teacher in charge at each respective school.

Yes, Kancil Science Malaysia awards certificates of participation to all students who take part in our competition. We also recognize top-performing students with prizes categorized as Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Honorable Mention, based on their marks. 

Teachers can stay updated about Kancil Science Malaysia events, news, and announcements by regularly visiting the official website and following Kancil Science Malaysia on social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram. You may click the links below to visit the pages;

  1. Official website: www.kancilscience.my
  2. Facebook page: www.facebook.com/KancilScienceMalaysia


For competition inquiries, contact our hotline: 03-41420441

Or, reach out to our customer support team (Call/Whatsapp) on weekdays (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)

Suri: 018-392 0204

Jannah: 018-3604143

Najia: 010-2727849

FAQ for Parent

Kancil Science Competition, held annually since 2018, engages primary, secondary, and pre-university students in Malaysia. Focused on enhancing scientific knowledge through critical thinking and problem-solving, the competition has drawn over 56,000 students from 3,000 schools. In Kancil 2023, 20,511 participants from 995 schools competed, providing a pathway for national team selection in the International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO).

Participating in Kancil Science Competition competitions can enhance your child’s problem-solving skills and boost their confidence in Science. It also encourages a positive attitude towards Science and nurtures critical thinking abilities.

Kancil Science Malaysia competitions are open to students of all levels, from primary school to secondary school. There are different categories based on the students’ grade level for international schools, allowing a wide range of students to participate.

 

Alpha

Beta

Gamma

Delta

Public:

Primary 1, 2 & 3


International:

Year 1, 2 & 3

Public:

Primary 4, 5 & 6


International:

Year 4, 5 & 6

Public:

Form 1, 2 & 3


International:

Year 7, 8 & 9

Public:

Form 4, 5 & Pre-U


International:

Year 10, 11 & 12

Parents can register their child for Kancil Science Competition competitions through a school-appointed teacher (TIC) if the school is participating in the program. For further registration details, please contact your child’s Science teacher.

Yes, non-Malaysian students can participate in Kancil Science competitions. The competitions are inclusive and open to all students studying in Malaysia, regardless of their nationality. 

Yes, Kancil Science Competition is designed to complement the school curriculum. The competition questions are crafted to be intellectually stimulating and encourage creative thinking, which can benefit students in their regular Science studies as well.

We are pleased to offer a 10% Early Bird discount, reducing the registration fee to RM36 per student when you register under school. To avail of this discount, ensure you register and complete the payment before 15th March 2024. After this date, the fee will revert to the normal price of RM40 per student.

Early Bird
(RM36)

Normal Registration

(RM40)

Registration Close

Competition Day

Result 

1st Dec 2023 

15th March 2024

16th March 2024

17th April 2024

12th June 2024

September

Yes, Kancil Science Competition provides official study materials and practice papers that can help students prepare for the competitions. These materials are designed to challenge students and improve their problem-solving abilities. For access to our past year questions, you may visit our online bookshop, at binaminda.com.

Definitely, Kancil Science Competition welcomes students of all skill levels. The competitions are structured to challenge students at various levels, so even students with average Science skills can participate and benefit from the experience.

In Kancil Science competitions, the number of multiple-choice questions varies depending on the category. In all categories, there are 30 multiple-choice questions. These competitions are conducted in a physical, face-to-face mode, and participants are provided with a question booklet and an Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) sheet to record their answers.

Regarding scoring, questions are assigned different point values based on their difficulty levels, categorized as easy, medium, and hard. Typically, the most challenging questions yield the highest scores.

If your child’s school is not participating in the Kancil Science Competition, you have several alternative options. First, please confirm with the ‘Ketua Panitia Matematik’ (Head of the Science Committee) at the school. Typically, if parents request it, the teacher may consider opening the registration. If the school decides not to take part, you can register your child as a surrogate candidate at another school or any learning center that participates in Kancil Science.

Sorry but “NO” for 2024. As students returned to school, Kancil Science Malaysia reverted to conducting paper-based / offline competitions. These competitions are invigilated by the assigned teachers at the respective schools, ensuring a fair and secure environment for all participants.

Yes, there is a registration fee of RM40.00 per student to participate in Kancil Science Competition competitions. The payment must be handed to the teacher in charge. However, the payment procedure may vary based on the registration process set by the teacher in charge at each respective school. Please consult your school’s teacher in charge of specific payment instructions and procedures.

Yes, Kancil Science Competition awards certificates of participation to all students who take part in our competition. We also recognize top-performing students with prizes categorized as Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Honorable Mention, based on their marks.

Parents can stay updated about Kancil Science Competition events, news, and announcements by regularly visiting the official website and following Kancil Science Competition on social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram. You may click the links below to visit the pages;

  1. Official website: www.kancilscience.my
  2. Facebook page: www.facebook.com/KancilScienceMalaysia
 
For competition inquiries, contact our hotline: 03-41420441 Or, reach out to our customer support team (Call/Whatsapp) on weekdays (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)
 

Suri: 018-392 0204

Jannah: 018-3604143

Najia: 010-2727849

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