Singapore Primary Math Explained sc-math
Updated: 14 February, 2009
The Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) is the final examination for primary school students in Singapore. The PSLE Math Paper assesses the pupils':
The PSLE math examination consists of two written papers. The duration for Paper 1 is 50 minutes. Calculators are NOT allowed in Paper 1. The duration for Paper 2 is 1 hour 40 minutes. Calculators are allowed in Paper 2.
|Paper||Booklet||Type||Questions||Marks per question||Weighting|
|Total (2h 30min)||48||-||100%|
Candidates will sit for both papers on the same day with a break between the two papers.
Multiple-choice question - Candidates have to select the correct answer to the question from a list of four options.
Short-answer question - Students have to write their answer to the question in the space provided.
Structured / Long-answer question - Besides writing their answers, students must also show their working steps clearly.