20 UNEJ Students take part in the 2024 ONMIPA-PT Regional Level Selection at FMIPA University of Jember

Located in Mathematics Laboratory 1 and 2, Department of Mathematics, FMIPA UNEJ, regional-level selection was held for the Olimpiade Nasional Matematika dan Ilmu Pengetahuan Alam (ONMIPA-PT) 2024 (24–25/4). “20 of our students from FMIPA, FKIP, and FK are fighting to get a place to compete at the national level at Hasanuddin University in May 2024,” said Dr. Edy Supriyanto, S.Si., M.Si. PIC ONMIPA-PT UNEJ, and Vice Dean III FMIPA UNEJ. UNEJ delegates took part in online selection according to the fields being contested, namely mathematics, physics, biology, and chemistry. “For readiness, system testing and tryouts were previously carried out on April 18-19,” he continued.

According to Abduh Riski, S.Si., M.Si, as the supervisor of the ONMIPA-PT UNEJ delegation, the participants who took part in the regional-level selection were the results of the selection on March 8. “These twenty participants are the result of university-level selection carried out previously at the UNEJ entrepreneurship building and then took part in intensive coaching on March 25–31,” he explained. It was also announced that five students per field would take part in the selection for two days online. Support was also provided by the UNEJ student affairs department by procuring equipment and UPA TIK via a capable internet network for this selection activity.

As is known, ONMIPA-PT is a student-level competition that tests one of the subjects of chemistry, physics, biology, or mathematics. This competition was organized by the Balai Pengembangan Talenta Indonesia (BPTI), the National Achievement Center (Puspresnas), and the and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology (Kemendikbudristek). In this year’s regional-level selection, the UNEJ delegation entered Region VII, East Java.

The first-place winner at the regional level will take part in a national-level competition with a maximum quota of 65 participants. They will win gold, silver, bronze, and honorable mention medals. Specifically, gold medal winners in the field of mathematics will get the opportunity to take part in the 2024 International Mathematics Competition (IMC) in Bulgaria. ONMIPA-PT is a golden opportunity for UNEJ students to show their talents and interests, which lead to achievements. Success of the Jember University ONMIPA-PT delegation in 2024.