Key Events & Dates for 2016 AEIS
International students can apply from 5 July 2016 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 |
|5 Jul – 19 Aug 2016 ||Application for AEIS test ||Online application and submission of supporting documents and payment |
|By 14 Sep 2016 ||Receive Entry Proof for AEIS test ||E-mail |
|21 Sep 2016 ||Conduct of AEIS Test (Pri 2 - 3) ||In person |
|22 Sep 2016 ||Conduct of AEIS Test (Pri 4 - 5) ||In person |
|23 Sep 2016 ||Conduct of AEIS Test (Sec 1 - 3) ||In person |
|14 Dec 2016 ||Release of school offers – Primary and Sec 2/Sec 3 levels ||View outcomes online |
|15 Dec – 29 Dec 2016 ||International students to report to school – Primary and Sec 2/Sec 3 levels ||In person |
|23 Dec 2016 ||Release of school offers – Sec 1 ||View outcomes online |
|26 Dec 2016 – 9 Jan 2017 ||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 e-mail address in the application.
In the event that you are unable to access the AEIS registration page, you may try again at a later time.
Applicants are required to have a photocopy of the following supporting documents:
- Birth Certificate
- Data Page of Passport
- Deed Poll (if any)
- Dependant’s Pass (if any)
- Immigration Exemption Order (if any)
- Student’s Pass (if any)
- Applicant’s Parents:
- Data Page of Passport
- Deed Poll (if any)
- Singapore NRIC (if any)
- Re-entry Permit (if any)
- Work Pass (if any)
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.
|Assessment Services Division, |
Assessment Services (AEIS),
Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board,
298 Jalan Bukit Ho Swee,
|Customer Service Centre, |
Ministry of Education,
1 North Buona Vista Drive,
|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). The official notification will include the AEIS Entry Proof (with applicant's details, index number, timetable for the tests, test venue) and instructions for applicants.
The timetable is as follows:
|Mathematics ||English |
|Date ||Level ||Start Time ||Duration ||Start Time ||Duration |
|21 Sep 2016 (Wed) ||P2 / P3 ||09:00 ||1 hr 50 min ||14:30 ||1 hr |
|22 Sep 2016 (Thu) ||P4 / P5 ||09:00 ||2 hr 20 min ||14:30 ||2 hr |
|23 Sep 2016 (Fri) ||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:
- Applicant’s original passport
- A copy of the Entry Proof issued by SEAB
Preparing for the AEIS
Applicants should note that English is the medium of instruction and are strongly encouraged to prepare in advance of the tests.
Applicants should be familiar with the English and Mathematics syllabuses of the level preceding the one they are applying for. For instance, an applicant who wishes to seek admission to 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 contents. 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 syllabuses can be found on the subject syllabuses webpages.
For more information on the AEIS centralised test and the test format, please see the section Information on AEIS Centralised Test.