Exam Guidance: Maths
ABOUT THE EXAM
Exam Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
The Exam has 2 Sections of equal weight:
Section A consists of numerical calculations e.g. addition, subtraction, multiplication, division of whole numbers, decimals and fractions, metric units, and numerical patterns.
Section B consists of problem-solving.
The entrance examination is based on the Mathematics Curriculum taught in Year 5 and 6 of the Greek elementary school as set by the Ministry of Education and Culture.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Are marks awarded only if the answer is correct?
All calculations should be visible on the test paper – marks may still be obtained from correct calculations even if answer is wrong.
What if I get stuck on a question?
Should a student find a question especially difficult, he/she should not waste time on it and continue with the rest of the test paper and return to the question later.
How should I learn to manage my time?
Students should practice with past papers under controlled time conditions.