SEAMO X Competition Guidelines

Congratulations on the successful completion of SEAMO 2021! We are proud of all candidates who persevered despite the challenging circumstances and joined the exam online. This only goes to show the resilience and fighting spirit of the SEAMO Community. We are honoured to welcome you to the global round of the competition - SEAMO X 2022 Online!

Who Should Join?
  • Eligibility

    Candidates who have participated in SEAMO will be eligible to join SEAMO X.
    The Top 40% of Candidates in SEAMO will be registered in the Champions Division of SEAMO X.
    The Next 60% of Candidates in SEAMO will be registered in the Open Division of SEAMO X.

  • SEAMO X 2021 Tickets

    Candidate Entry (1 pax)
    Suitable for Candidates Only.

    • Entry to SEAMO X 2021 Online Examination
      • Global Ranking
      • Medal & Certificate
      • Performance Analysis Report

    • SEAMO X 2021 Home Delivery Pack
      • Official T-Shirt
      • Virtual Event Celebration Welcome Gift

    • Virtual Awards Ceremony
      • Candidate Name and Photo Awards Display
      • Free Online Viewing for the Whole Family

  • How To Register?

    Candidates: LOGIN to the SEAMO portal and go to your profile.
    Parents: LOGIN to the SEAMO portal and go to 'Manage Children'.
    Teachers: LOGIN to the SEAMO portal and go to 'Manage Students'.

  • Got a Question?

    If your question has not been addressed, Drop Us A Message!

    All pertinent questions will be added to this FAQ page. We appreciate your contribution!

SEAMO X 2021 Awards Ceremony
  • Event Details

    Saturday, 29 Jan 2022, 5:00 PM SGT
    YouTube LIVE (link provided in Jan 2022 to candidates via email)

  • Programme

    The SEAMO X 2021 Virtual Award Ceremony recognises the achievements of candidates in the global SEAMO Community and celebrates our core values of boldness, integrity, passion and perseverance. The virtual event will include the following:

    • Address by Guests of Honour
    • Announcement of Winners

  • T-Shirt Sizes
    Shoulder Chest Length Suggested Height
    XS 30 38 50 120-130
    S 32 40 52 130-140
    M 40 45 61 150-155
    L 44 49 65 165-170
    XL 45 51 67 170-175
  • Got a Question?

    If your question has not been addressed, Drop Us A Message!

    All pertinent questions will be added to this FAQ page. We appreciate your contribution!

Exam Administration
  • Registration Package

    Each registered SEAMO candidate will be entitled to:

    • SEAMO Portal Login
    • Examination Entry
    • Unlimited Practice Portal (Online)
    • Past 1-Year Questions and Solutions (PDF)
    • YouTube Training Videos (Available in December)

    Parents and Teachers may create an account in the SEAMO Portal to monitor Candidates' progress and perform administrative functions.

  • Mark Allocation

    SEAMO X features Free-Response (Open-Ended) Problems only.
    No marks will be deducted for wrong answers.
    No workings are required to be shown.
    No multiple-choice questions.


    Paper A

    Section A (Questions 1 to 10) -- Four (4) marks are awarded for each correct answer.
    Section B (Questions 11 to 20) -- Six (6) marks are awarded for each correct answer.
    Total: 100 marks


    Paper B, C, D, E and F

    Section A (Questions 1 to 10) -- Six (6) marks are awarded for each correct answer.
    Section B (Questions 11 to 15) -- Eight (8) marks are awarded for each correct answer.
    Total: 100 marks

  • Ranking and Results

    Candidates will be ranked by Grade Level (not paper category) against all international candidates.
    Results displayed:

    • Award
    • Global Rank
    • Global Percentile

    In statistics, percentile indicates a candidate's performance with respect to the performance of other candidates. The highest score correlates to the 100.00th percentile while the average score correlates to the 50.00th percentile.

  • Awards
    Champions Division
    Legendary Gold Silver Bronze Merit
    Winners of SEAMO X Gold Award for three (3) consecutive years.

    Trophy & Certificate
    Top 8%

    Medal & Certificate
    Next 12%

    Medal & Certificate
    Next 20%

    Medal & Certificate
    Next 60%

    Medal & Certificate
    Open Division

    The Credit Medal and Certificate will be presented to each candidate in this group.

  • Online Examination Procedure
    • Candidates login to the SEAMO Portal
    • Candidates may attempt a mock exam in their own time
    • Candidates start the exam at the set time
    • Candidates submit their answers instantly

    Candidates will be allowed an unlimited number of attempts of the SEAMO mock exam to familiarise themselves with the examination platform.
  • Online Examination Security

    Academic Misconduct
    This policy sets out the process and procedures for identifying, investigating and responding to incidents of Academic Misconduct by candidates who have enrolled in the SEAMO Online Examination.

    Identification Verification
    Each Candidate is required to use a device with a working camera. The webcam will capture video recordings periodically throughout the exam. SEAMO will review these recordings to determine whether or not a candidate has adhered to the Exam rules and regulations.

    Built-In Safeguards
    The examination platform is equipped with the following functionalities:
    • Time Zone detection via geolocation
    • Countdown Timer from start to end
    • Exit Fullscreen triggers auto-submit
    • Autosave upon loss of internet connection

    Data Forensics
    A variety of data points will be captured before, during and after the exam and analysed. Exam responses or patterns of behaviour that are identified as statistical anomalies may place the candidate's results under review.

    Randomisation of Question Sequence
    The order in which questions are presented to each candidate within the exam will be randomised.