Direct Admissions

Direct School Admission - Secondary Schools

The Direct School Admission (DSA) Exercise aims to promote holistic education by giving participating schools greater flexibility in selecting students while holding to the key principles of transparency and meritocracy. For students, the DSA provides them the opportunity to demonstrate a more diverse range of achievements and talents in seeking admission to secondary schools.

Direct School Admission - Junior Colleges

The Direct School Admission (DSA) Exercise aims to promote holistic education by giving participating schools greater flexibility in selecting students while holding to the key principles of transparency and meritocracy. For students, the DSA provides them the opportunity to demonstrate a more diverse range of student achievements and talents in seeking admission at the pre-university level.

Early Admissions Exercise - Polytechnics

The Polytechnic Early Admissions Exercise (Poly EAE) allows students to apply for admission to polytechnic based on their interests and aptitudes, and receive a conditional offer for a polytechnic diploma course prior to their GCE O-Level examinations or ITE final examinations. It allows the polytechnics greater flexibility to select students based on broader measures of merit, beyond just academic grades.

Early Admissions Exercise - Institute of Technical Education

The Institute of Technical Education Early Admissions Exercise (ITE EAE) allows students to apply for admission to ITE based on their interests and aptitudes, and receive a conditional offer for an ITE course prior to their GCE N- or O-Level examinations, or ITE final examinations. It allows ITE greater flexibility to select students based on broader measures of merit, beyond just academic grades.