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2. Admission criteria to institutions

  • JC
  • MI
  • Polytechnics
  • ITE

Bonus points for admission

Bonus points are awarded for attainment in co-curricular activities (CCA), language grades and school affiliation. They are deducted from your O-Level gross aggregate score to compute the net aggregate score.

You can get a maximum of 4 bonus points from a combination of any of these types:

Type of bonus points No. of bonus points

CCA grade

  • Excellent
  • A1 or A2
Admission to any institution

CCA grade

  • Good
  • B3 to C6

Admission to any institution


English and Higher Mother Tongue Language grade

  • A1 to C6

Admission to JC or MI


Chinese or Malay (Special Programmes) or Bahasa Indonesia grade

  • A1 to C6

Admission to JC or MI


Affiliated JC

  • Selected as your 1st choice
  • Selected as your 1st and 2nd choice

Admission to your affiliated JC


You can get an additional 2 bonus points if you are selected for the Chinese, Malay or Tamil Language Elective Programme offered in some JCs.

Learn more about the different types of Language Elective Programmes: