Goal: Answer as many questions as possible correctly.
Duration: Up to 2 hours
Questions: 20, with a gradual level of difficulty
Levels of Questions: A'- Easy Questions, B' - Medium Difficulty Questions, C' - Difficult Questions
Maximum Score: 100, based on the table below
|Total||Negative Mark for Wrong Answer|
|A' - Easy||8||4||32||-1|
|Β' - Medium||8||5||40||-1|
|C' - Difficult||4||7||28||-2|
Skipping Questions: Allowed and marked with 0
Qualification to second round: The top 50 students with the best score from each grade.
Final Score: The scores from the two rounds are not aggregated. In the event of a tie, the time taken by the student to complete the competition is taken into account. The student's score with the shortest time is considered better.