The winners will receive diplomas or honorable mentions in accordance with the number of points accumulated as follows:
The smaller number between the average marks of the top three contestants and the twice of the median of all contestants is considered as 100%.
The contestants who accumulate more than 90% of points receive first prize (diploma).
The contestants who accumulate more then 78% up to 89% receive second prize (diploma).
The contestants who accumulate more than 65% up to 77% receive third prize (diploma).
The contestants who accumulate more than 50% up to 64% receive an honorable mention.
The contestants who accumulate less than 50% of points receive certificates of participation in the competition.
The mentioned marks corresponding to 90%, 78%, 65%, and 50% should be calculated by rounding off to the nearest lower integers. The participant who obtains the highest score (Absolute Winner) will receive a special prize and diploma.
Special prizes can be awarded.
Can university students participate in APhO 2012?
Students who finished their school examination in the year of the competition can be members of a team as long as they do not start the university studies.
What is the age limit for the candidates?
The age of the participants should not exceed twenty on June 30th of the year of the competition.
Who covers the financial expenditure for the candidates?
The financial principles of the organization of the competition are as follows:
The Ministry which sends the students to the competition covers the roundtrip costs of the students and the accompanying persons to the place at which the competition is held.
All other costs from the moment of arrival until the moment of departure are covered by the Ministry of the organizing country. In particular, this concerns the costs for board and lodging for the students and the accompanying persons, the cost of excursions, awards for the winners, etc.
The Organizing Committee may establish a voluntary fee to cover a part of organizational expenses.
What is the format of the exam?
The competition is conducted on two days, one for the theoretical competition and one for the experimental competition. There should be at least one day of rest between these two days. The time allotted for solving the problems should normally be five hours. The number of theoretical problems should be three and the number of experimental problems one or two.
01Last date of recieving registration forms: To be announced
The Asian Physics Olympiad (APhO) is an annual physics competition for high school students from Asia and Oceania regions. It is one of the International Science Olympiads and is also the only regional competition in physics to date. The first APhO was hosted by Indonesia in 2000.
APhO has its origins in the International Physics Olympiad and is conducted according to similar statutes (One...