Last Updated: 01 February 2021

Admissions exercises and programmes

Explore the different admissions exercises and programmes available to help you gain entry into a junior college, Millennia Institute, polytechnic or ITE.

Learn about the post-secondary educational pathways, admissions exercises and programmes in our Post-Secondary Admissions Exercises booklet.  

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Direct School Admission (DSA-JC)

Secondary 4 (Express) or Secondary 5 students can seek admission to a junior college (JC) based on their talent in sports, CCAs and specific academic areas. Learn if you are eligible and how to apply.

Polytechnic Early Admissions Exercise (Poly EAE)

The Polytechnic Early Admissions Exercise (Poly EAE) allows O-Level and ITE students to apply for conditional early admission to full-time diploma courses in a polytechnic. Learn about the entry requirements and how to apply.

ITE Early Admissions Exercise (ITE EAE)

The ITE Early Admissions Exercise (ITE EAE) allows N-Level, O-Level and Nitec students to apply for conditional early admission to full-time Nitec and Higher Nitec courses in the Institute of Technical Education (ITE). Learn about the entry requirements and how to apply.

Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE)

The Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) allows O-Level certificate holders to apply for admission to junior colleges (JC), Millennia Institute (MI), polytechnics and the Institute of Technical Education (ITE).

Joint Intake Exercise (JIE)

Students who have sat for the N-Level or O-Level examinations can apply directly to the Institute for Technical Education (ITE) through the Joint Intake Exercise (JIE). Learn about the entry requirements and how to apply.

Direct Admissions Exercise (DAE)

Students with local or international qualifications can apply to a polytechnic course through the Direct Admissions Exercise (DAE). Learn about the entry requirements and how to apply.

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For Arts Institutions and Autonomous Universities, please visit the respective institutions’ websites for more information.