NTIC/NMC 18th Annual National Mathematics Competition 2021 for Primary 5 & 6


Nigerian Tulip International Colleges (NTIC) and National Mathematical Center (NMC) are now calling for applications from Primary 5 & 6 pupils for their 18th Annual National Mathematics Competition. See the requirements and how to apply for the NTIC/NMC National Mathematics Competition below.

NTIC:NMC National Mathematics Competition

We are pleased to inform you about the upcoming traditional feast of mathematics for pupils, teachers and parents. It is the 18th edition of the Annual National Mathematics Competition for Primary 5&6 pupils organized by two of the leading institutions of Nigeria in the area of education: Nigerian Tulip International Colleges (NTIC) and the National Mathematical Center (NMC).


NTIC and NMC are putting a great effort to seed the love of mathematics in pupils’ hearts. However, they are not the only ones who have branded this excellent product; we owe thousands of pupils, teachers and parents all around Nigeria who are contributing to this festival with their efforts and enthusiasm. We kindly applaud every individual who adopts and supports this competition. Thank you, Nigeria!

In this booklet, you will find some detailed information about the competition. We kindly request you read through this booklet and find answers to your questions about the event.


NTIC/NMC National Mathematics Competition

Format of the competition: It is worth reminding you that this competition is only for primary 5&6 pupils from public or private primary schools, all around Nigeria.

Age limit is 12 years old.

All pupils are to sit for the exam in states where their schools are registered.

Type and number of questions: Both stages of this competition are objective type examination involving 75 questions distributed as follows: 35 algebra, 15 geometry and 25 aptitudes. The questions are prepared according to the Nigerian Primary school syllabus but in a harder level.

Duration of the examination: A total of 120 minutes is allotted to answer all the questions.

Dates and venues for the stages and award-giving ceremony:

  • 1st Round: 19th June 2021, – in every state of Nigeria
  • 2nd Round: 27th-28th -29th July 2021 – NTIC Abuja and Kano
  • Award Giving Ceremony: 29th July 2021 – NTIC Abuja and Kano

Guide Book

Past Questions

Exam Centres

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