Admissions Exercise for International Students (AEIS)

Application for 2013 AEIS

Please read the rest of this page before proceeding with the online application.

Key Events & Dates for 2013 AEIS

International students can apply from 17 July 2013 onwards to take part in AEIS and sit for the centralised test appropriate for their age cohorts. Registration for the test date will close when all available places for that test date are taken up. Applicants are therefore strongly encouraged to register early, make payment and submit the required supporting documents within one week of their online application.

Date Event Mode
17 Jul – 13 Sep 2013 Online Application for 9 Oct / 10 Oct 2013 AEIS test Online application and submission of supporting documents and payment
By 2 Oct 2013 Receive Entry Proof for 9 Oct / 10 Oct 2013 AEIS test Email
9 Oct 2013 Conduct of AEIS test (for Primary Levels 2 - 5) In person
10 Oct 2013 Conduct of AEIS test (for Secondary Levels 1 - 3) In person
16 Dec 2013 Release of school offers – Primary and Sec 2/Sec 3 levels View outcomes online
17 Dec – 31 Dec 2013 International students to report to school – Primary and Sec 2/Sec 3 levels In person
24 Dec 2013 Release of School Offers – Sec 1 View outcomes online
26 Dec 2013 – 9 Jan 2014 International students to report to school – Sec 1 In person

How to apply for AEIS

For more information on AEIS application, please read the sections below before you proceed to complete the AEIS Online Application form. Applicants must use a valid email address in the application.

Documents required

Applicants are required to have a photocopy of the following supporting documents:

Fees payable and Submission of Supporting Documents

The AEIS fee is S$672.00 (inclusive of GST). This fee is strictly non-refundable. Any requests for a refund will not be considered. Applicants are strongly encouraged to consider their availability for the test before applying.

Important information for Submission of Supporting Documents:

  • Submit payment and a photocopy of supporting documents within one week of online application or by the closing date of the registration period, whichever is earlier.
  • The photocopy of supporting documents submitted should be legible.
  • If the supporting documents are in other languages, an accurate English translation must accompany the photocopies.
  • All supporting documents submitted for application purposes will not be returned to applicants.
  • Incomplete applications (i.e. without photocopies of supporting documents and/or payment) will not be processed.

Applicants may make payment and submit supporting documents via one of the following modes:

Payment mode Payment details / Submission of supporting documents By Mail In Person
Credit Card / eNETS

Payment by credit card / eNETS is only available online.

After submission of credit card details online, you are to submit a photocopy of your supporting documents either by mail or in person.

Corporate Services Division,
Centre for Assessment Training and Services (AEIS),
Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board,
298 Jalan Bukit Ho Swee,
Singapore 169565
Customer Service Centre,
Ministry of Education,
1 North Buona Vista Drive,
Singapore 138675
Cheque / Bank draft

Applicants may issue a cheque of Singapore-based banks or a bank draft drawn on a bank in Singapore. They should be made payable to “SINGAPORE EXAMINATIONS AND ASSESSMENT BOARD”, and the cheque should be crossed.

Each AEIS application should be accompanied by one cheque or bank draft for $672 only.

The applicant’s name, passport number and the test level for which the applicant is applying for must be written on the reverse of the cheque / bank draft.

If you are paying by cheque / bank draft, you are to submit your payment together with a photocopy of your supporting documents either by mail or in person.

Cash / NETS If you are paying by cash / NETS, you are to submit your payment and photocopies of your supporting documents in person. N.A.

What happens after Submission of Supporting Documents

Applicants whose application and payment are in order will receive an official notification from the Singapore Examinations & Assessment Board (SEAB) within two weeks of their applications (latest by 2 Oct 2013 for the tests on 9 Oct / 10 Oct 2013). The official notification will include the AEIS Entry Proof (with applicant's index number) and instructions for applicants.

Reporting for AEIS

The AEIS centralised tests will be held at

Singapore EXPO
1 EXPO Drive
Singapore 486150

The timetable is as follows:

Mathematics English
Date Level Start Time Duration Start Time Duration
9 Oct 13 (Wed) P2 / P3 09:00 1 hr 50 min 14:30 1 hr
P4 / P5 09:00 2 hr 20 min 14:30 2 hr
10 Oct 13 (Thu) Sec 1 09:00 2 hr 15 min 14:30 2 hr 10 Min
Sec 2 09:00 2 hr 15 min 14:30 2 hr 10 Min
Sec 3 09:00 2 hr 15 min 14:30 2 hr 10 Min

All applicants are required to arrive 45 minutes before the start of the test, and be seated at their assigned desks at least 15 minutes before the commencement of the test with the following documents:

Preparing for the AEIS

Applicants should note that English is the medium of instruction and are strongly encouraged to prepare themselves in advance of the tests.

Applicants should be familiar with the English and Mathematics syllabi of the level preceding the one they are applying for. For instance, an applicant who wishes to sit for Secondary 3 should be familiar with Secondary 2 content. An applicant who wishes to seek admission to Primary 3 and is assigned the P2 / P3 test should be familiar with Primary 1 and 2 content. An applicant who wishes to seek admission to Primary 2 and is assigned the P2 / P3 test should be familiar with Primary 1 content. Details on the syllabi can be found on the respective subject syllabus webpages.

For more information on the AEIS centralised tests and the test format, please see the section Information on AEIS Centralised Tests.