The Kijang Economics Competition (Kijang) serves as a significant platform for secondary school and pre-university students in Malaysia to showcase and enhance their knowledge in the fields of economics, entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and business. 

By providing a national stage for competition, Kijang aims to challenge students and foster a deeper understanding of these crucial areas and encourages students to develop practical skills and insights into economic concepts, entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and the business landscape.

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Kijang Economics Competition stands as an impactful online national competition designed for secondary schools and pre-university students. It is an  Its primary goal is to challenge participants in areas such as economics, entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and business.

Kijang goes beyond traditional assessment methods by aiming to ignite a competitive spirit among students. By offering a platform that allows participants to refine and enhance their economic and financial literacy, the competition becomes a catalyst for individual growth and development in these crucial areas.

A notable feature of Kijang is its unique approach to questioning, connecting economic and financial concepts to both local and global economies throughout history. This innovative approach not only tests participants’ knowledge but also encourages them to think critically about the real-world implications of economic principles.

The competition format, consisting of multiple-choice questions and tests, requires participants to apply their understanding of economic and financial concepts to address challenges related to capital resources, financial instruments, and financial market analysis. 

The competition will take place on 26th June 2024.

Who should participate?

The Kijang Economics Competition is tailored for secondary school and pre-university students, encompassing individuals within the age group of 13 to 18 years old. This inclusive age range ensures that students in the later years of secondary education and those pursuing pre-university studies can actively participate, engage, and benefit from the competition.

Secondary School
Public School :
Form 1,2,3 (Lower) Form 4,5,6 (Upper)
International School :
Year 7,8,9 (Lower) Year 10,11,12 (Upper)
Pre-University and Matriculation
Public School :
Pre-university & Matriculation
International School :

Why Should Students Participate?

The Kijang Economics Competition serves as a comprehensive platform that goes beyond traditional assessments. Here are some of the key benefits and objectives that students can gain from participating in this competition:


The Kijang Economics Competition is designed with several key objectives in mind that align with the broader educational goals of nurturing young minds in economics and financial literacy. These objectives include:

To tap the unutilised potential of young minds in this field.

To expose students on the importances of financial literacy in daily life

To allow students to apply their inquiry-based economics and entrepreneur skills that they have learned in school as an extracurricular activity.

To stimulate the significant use of economics skills in the area of human endeavour especially as a way to solve national problems.

To prepare the students with Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) to meet the future challenges in global economics.



Questions in Kijang are designed and reviewed by education professionals to align with educational standards, promote learning objectives, and provide a fair and challenging experience for participants.

Kijang caters to all secondary school and pre-university students by offering two different categories.

Questions in Kijang are drawn from real-life situations and contemporary issues for students to enhance the practical application of economic concepts and at once stimulate their problem-solving and critical thinking abilities.

Kijang's syllabus incorporates the Malaysian school syllabus to ensure that the competition is directly relevant to what students are learning in their classrooms.

Competition Format


All questions will be prepared in English and Bahasa Melayu only.

Documents and Videos


Pack 2024

Letter 2024

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Competition Procedure


• Registration for the competition is done by teacher-in-charge at
• The registration requires school, teacher, and student details.
• Payment for the competition is made during the registration process.

Confirmation and Information:

• Once registered, participants will receive the competition manual, username, and password on Contesthub a few days before the competition day.

Competition Day:

• Schools conduct the competition at their own venues during the competition period.
• The teacher-in-charge oversees the competition, ensuring that it adheres to standard examination or competition regulations.

Result Announcement:

• Approximately 3 months after the competition, the results are announced.
• This time frame allows for the careful evaluation and validation of participants' performance.

Certificates and Medals:

• E-certificates are provided to participants through Contesthub.
• Hardcopies of certificates and medals for winners are couriered to the respective schools.


Registration Fee

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