Timeline

Preliminary Round

18-November to 3-April 2021

Final Round

17 April 2021


AQ 2020 TOP 10 WINNERS

  • VINCENT LAW YUN KAE - SEKOLAH MENENGAH KEBANGSAAN CHUNG HUA (SIBU)
  • CHIANG CHANG ZEE - SEKOLAH MENENGAH KEBANGSAAN ST FRANCIS
  • MUHAMMAD DANIAL BIN MOHD YASSIN - MRSM SERTING
  • SOK KAI XUAN - SEKOLAH MENENGAH KEBANGSAAN HWA LIAN
  • NICOLE TAN ZI LING - SEKOLAH MENENGAH KEBANGSAAN USJ 12
  • SANG JIA JING - SEKOLAH MENENGAH KEBANGSAAN KATHOLIK
  • MUHAMMAD AZIM BIN SEMAN - MRSM SERTING
  • ONG SIE YEE - SEKOLAH MENENGAH KEBANGSAAN KATHOLIK
  • KOE FANG TING - SEKOLAH MENENGAH KEBANGSAAN PEREMPUAN CHINA PULAU PINANG
  • THEN YI LIN - SEKOLAH MENENGAH SHEN JAI (PERSENDIRIAN)

SUNWAY TES ACCOUNTING QUIZ 2020 (STES AQ 2020) RULES

The STES AQ 2020 is a nationwide inter-school online quiz competition which is organized by Sunway TES (STES).

It comprises of questions that shall test the understanding and general knowledge of students in the accounting field and shall include the Prinsip Perakaunan related chapters for Form 4 and Form 5.


The rules relating to the STES AQ 2020 are as follows:

  1. The quiz is conducted entirely online. Participants will answer a fixed amount of questions within a fixed period of time.
  2. The quiz consists of one Preliminary Round and a Final Round which is divided into two stages.
  3. The participants will enter the Preliminary Round as the first round of quiz. The participants who would qualify in the Preliminary Round will be selected to proceed for the Final Round.
  4. The period for the above rounds will be determined by STES and announced at the STES AQ 2020 official website. Such periods are however subject to change and any changes will be announced in the STES AQ 2020 official website.
  5. Quiz questions are in bi-lingual (English and Malay). Participant can choose to answer the quiz question either in English or Malay language.
  1. The STES AQ 2020 is open to:
    1. All Form 5 and IGCSE year 11 students of all secondary schools including but not limiting to national secondary schools (regular and fully residential), technical secondary schools, vocational secondary schools, Government aided religious (secondary) schools, state religious secondary schools, private schools, Chinese independent high schools, MARA Junior Science Colleges and Royal Military College throughout Malaysia for the academic year 2019; and
    2. Students from Chinese independent high schools who are currently pursuing their Senior Middle 2 or Senior Middle 3, but have yet to sit for their SPM.
    3. Malaysian students only.
  2. Schools are encouraged to send as many participants as possible to compete.
  3. The participant is required to have in possession any form of devices listed that is able to access the Internet browser and able to download video calling software/application as indicated by STES:
    1. A phone with functional front and back camera, and microphone; or
    2. A laptop with functional web camera and microphone; or
    3. A personal computer installed with an external web camera device and microphone;or
    4. Other types of personal devices/tablets with functional front and back camera and microphone.
  1. The STES AQ 2020 registration is FREE for all participants.
  2. All participants must be registered within a specified registration period in an online system before participating in AQ 2020. Any registrations made after the registration period has ended shall not be entertained.
  3. During the online registration, each participant must key-in:
    1. The name of the Pengetua or the Principal in the system.
    2. The name and contact details of the teacher advisor (Prinsip Perakaunan teacher or the school counselling teacher).
  4. All participants are required to complete the step for verification and identification by taking a real-time photo or selfie during registration.
    1. The registration form will launch the camera function to take a real-time photo or selfie.
    2. The participant must ensure that the photo taken shows the full face and is able to identify facial features
    3. The participant must ensure to remove accessories that will hinder the identification of features on the face, such as hat, cap, sunglasses, or masks
    4. The participant must ensure that there is no other person captured in the real-time photo.
    5. Uploading a pre-captured photo or a selfie is not allowed.
    6. Capturing an image, still photo, or picture with the intention to pose it as a real-time photo of the participant is prohibited.
  1. All participants are required to complete the Preliminary Round quiz registration via an online system and answer Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) within a specified quiz period which will be determined by Sunway TES.
  2. Completion of the Preliminary Round after the specified quiz period [referred to in 4.0 (a)] or failure to adhere to the system´s instructions will result in a disqualification from taking part in STES AQ 2020.
  3. During the Preliminary Round, no discussion whatsoever among the participants is allowed and no assistance from the teacher advisor or external parties is allowed.
  4. Each participant for the Preliminary Round will answer fifty (50) online MCQs that must be completed within thirty (30) minutes.
  5. For every correct answer, one (1) point will be allocated.
  6. Upon expiry of the specified period [referred to in 4.0 (a)], the system will be closed for one (1) week of maintenance and results of the Preliminary Round will be released by the end of the week through the designated website, email and short message service.
  7. In the event of a tie of total points in the Preliminary Round, the ranking will be determined by total time taken by the participant to answer the fifty (50) MCQ
  8. The qualifying criteria to advance to the Final Round will be the top 30 participants with the highest points.
  9. No points shall be carried forward to the next round for participants who qualify for the Final Round.
  10. All decisions made by the judges are FINAL.
  1. The Final Round will be held via an online system on a specific date which will be determined by Sunway TES.
  2. The top thirty (30) participants from the Preliminary Round will qualify for the Final Round.
  3. Participants are allowed to use stationary and calculator. Financial calculators are allowed but NO PROGRAMMING CALCULATORS are allowed.
  4. Participants are not allowed to refer to study materials, study notes, or websites during the period of taking the quiz. Those who attempt to cheat in any way whatsoever will be disqualified immediately.
  5. For the Final Round, participants will undergo two (2) stages consisting different quiz questions. The points from the two (2) stages will be combined to form the total points of the participant in the Final Round. Stage 1 carries 50% weightage, and Stage 2 carries 50% weightage, totalling 100% points maximum.
  6. The top ten (10) participants from the Final Round with the highest score combined from Stage 1 and Stage 2 will be chosen as the winners.
  7. In the event of a tie of total points in the Final Round, the Tiebreaker stage will commence.
  1. For this stage, each participant shall within thirty (30) minutes answer fifty (50) MCQs on the online website.
  2. For every correct answer, one (1) point will be allocated to the participant. The maximum points are fifty (50) points and carries 50% weightage.
  3. The points from Final Round Stage 1 will be carried forward to Stage 2.
  4. The participants are required to take the quiz at a designated date and time as informed by Sunway TES.
  5. All decisions made by the judges are FINAL.
  1. For this stage, each participant shall within one (1) hour answer twenty five (25) questions on the Sunway TES exam portal.
  2. Two (2) points will be allocated for each question. The maximum points are fifty (50) points and carries 50% weightage.
  3. During the registration, participants are required to turn on video function of the device on the Sunway TES exam portal for the purpose of video streaming, and to place the device at a visible angle as instructed by Sunway TES.
  4. The participants are required to turn the device camera in 360 degrees around the vicinity.
    1. Shall there be any study materials, study notes, documents or items discovered in the vicinity of the participant that are considered to be an assisting material that could result in cheating, the said item must be removed from the location.
    2. Shall we find any person in the vicinity that are considered to be assisting personnel that could result in cheating, the participant will be advised to relocate before starting the quiz.
  5. The participant must keep the video function of the device on during the entirety of the quiz on the exam portal. Participants are required to remain in the sight of the camera at all times and are not allowed to move or relocate the device after the readjustment during registration.
  6. All decisions made by the judges are FINAL.
  1. This stage will commence only in the situation if there is a tie in the finalist's scores.
  2. The participants with tied scores who are competing for the finalist spot shall within fifteen (15) minutes answer five (5) question.
  3. The participant who scores the most questions correctly will be chosen to join the finalist spot. In the event if the tiebreaker participants score the same, the participant with fastest answer time will be chosen to join the finalist spot.
  1. The following will result in a disqualification of the participant in the quiz regardless of the round that the participant is in:
    1. Any disagreement on the decision made by the panel of judges in any Quiz Round by a participant will result in a disqualification of that participant.
    2. Any breach of the Rules contained herein by the participant.
    3. If Sunway TES suspected/found that a participant has attempted to cheat or tamper or hack the STES AQ 2020 system database.
    4. If the participant´s facial outlook taken from the real-time photos have zero or minor resemblance to the participant in the live video recording during the quiz, Sunway TES reserves the rights to suspect the impersonation of participant and will result in a disqualification.
    5. If the participant disconnects from the online website at any time during the period of the ongoing quiz.
  2. Any decision made by Sunway TES regarding disqualification of a participant is FINAL and not appealable.
Sunway TES reserves the rights to make changes to the STES AQ 2020 Rules at any time, when deemed necessary.
The STES AQ 2020 website is exclusively owned by Sunway TES, including the information contained therein.
No part of the website may be reproduced in any form, either by way of photocopy, microfilm, xerography, caching, or any other means, or incorporated into any information retrieval system, electronic or mechanical, without the prior written permission from Sunway TES. All rights are reserved.
For inquiries, please contact:
Lee Chee Loong at cheeloong@sunway.edu.my
Kong Eve Lyne at evelynek@sunway.edu.my
The STES AQ 2020 is an education tool that presents general information on selected accounting topics as practiced in Malaysia. The Organisers are not engaged in the rendering of accounting, financial, investment, legal, or other professional services.
Sunway TES and their affiliated parties are not responsible in any way for any damages resulting from the use of the STES AQ 2020 website or the information provided or omitted therein.
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ABOUT SUNWAY TES ACCOUNTING QUIZ 2020

The Sunway TES Accounting Quiz 2020 (AQ 2020) is a competition organised by Sunway TES Centre for Accountancy Excellence.

The competition is open to all Form 4 and Form 5 students who would like to enhance their knowledge in accounting, commerce and business and currently studying at secondary schools all over Malaysia including National Secondary Schools, Full Residential Schools, National Religious Schools, National Secondary Chinese Schools; all of which are under the Ministry of Education, MARA Junior Science Colleges, Royal Military College and Private Schools. Students from Chinese independent high schools who are currently pursuing their Senior Middle 2 or Senior Middle 3, but have yet to sit for their SPM are also allowed to participate in the AQ 2020.

The competition is held fully online, and it comes in two levels, the preliminary level and final level.

Participants of the competition shall undergo questions in the quiz that would test their understanding and knowledge regarding accounting that would include the subject matter of Prinsip Perakaunan, Perniagaan, and Ekonomi from the Form 4 and Form 5 syllabus.

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Thank you to Pelangi Publishing Group for STES Accounting Quiz 2020.
Their support has made this competition possible.

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