'n(a)' level students

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'n(a)' level students


to be considered for admission under the polytechnic foundation programme admission exercise, applicants holding singapore cambridge gce n-level qualifications will need to meet the requirements for aggregate computation of elmab3 and obtain 12 points or better for the raw elmab3 aggregate score.

aggregate computation

in addition to the mer, your application will be considered based on your elmab3 aggregate score.

elmab3 =
english language (el) + mathematics (ma) + 3 other best subjects (b3)
#cca cannot be used as one of your subjects to compute your elmab3 aggregate score

minimum entry requirements

Applicants must meet the minimum entry requirements (MER) in order to be eligible for admission consideration to the various courses in RP. CCAs cannot be used as one of the subjects to meet the MER. There are two types of MER: Science and Technology (S&T) and non-Science and Technology (S&T).

for more information on the minimum entry requirements and the diploma courses that are categorised under group 1 (science and technology) and group 2 (non-science and technology), you can refer to the polytechnic foundation programme (pfp) website.

please note that eligibility to apply for pfp does not guarantee placement in the programme. students placed on the pfp may or may not be posted to the course of his / her choice, subject to competition based on merit and the availability of places.

for more details on the list of courses requiring medical check-up or specific tests, please click here.

conditions for admission

a. students must read the terms and conditions for each admission exercise before they apply for admission to republic polytechnic (rp) when the application window is open.

b. students must provide all supporting documents related to their admission application such as academic qualifications, related certificates or other documents as requested by the polytechnic for admission consideration.

c. students are admitted to the polytechnic based on the specified assessment criteria.

d. students must provide true and accurate information in the application forms, including a full declaration of any medical condition or disability.

e. International students must comply with the instructions to apply and collect the Student’s Pass issued by Immigration & Checkpoints Authority of Singapore (ICA) before they start their enrolment procedures with the Polytechnic.

f. if any of the above conditions are not met, rp reserves the right to:
  1. rescind an offer of admission to any applicant;

  2. report the applicant to authorities for wrongful declaration and

  3. disallow the applicant from continuing with the admission process