Note: The 2022 JAE has ended. Details of the 2023 JAE will be updated by October 2022. 

3. How to apply

The Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) is conducted in January after the release of the O-Level results. 

You may submit your application online through the JAE Internet System (JAE-IS).

What you need to know before applying for your courses

  • Filling in the JAE Worksheet (134kb) with your course and programme choices before accessing JAE-IS will prepare you for the online application.
  • You may choose up to 12 courses from different institutions in your application.
  • You may combine O-Level results from any 2 years to apply for your courses.
  • You may amend your submitted choices via JAE-IS only during the JAE registration period.
  • Find step-by-step registration instructions in the JAE-IS User Guide (1.4mb).

If you sat for the most recent O-Level exam

  1. Fill in the JAE Worksheet (134kb) with your course and programme choices to prepare you for the online application.
  2. Log into JAE-IS with your Singpass.
  3. Alternatively, you may use your JAE PIN (found on Form A (150kb) that you would receive on the day of the release of O-Level results).
If you sat for the O-Level exam in earlier years
  1. Apply for a Singpass at least 10 working days before the start of JAE.
  2. Access JAE-IS using your Singpass.
  3. Submit a request for a compilation of eligible courses. This service is not available on the last day.
  4. Log in to JAE-IS 6 hours later to check the courses you are eligible for.
  5. Choose your courses and submit your application.
  6. If you are eligible for JAE and do not receive any replies to your course compilation request, contact MOE CSC.

If you are unable to register via JAE-IS

Use the JAE Request Form if you are unable to complete your online registration or update using JAE-IS for reasons like a change of address and having to reprint Form A (150kb) etc.

If you are unable to use the JAE Request Form, nominate an adult aged 21 and above to submit your registration using the proxy form (123kb) and submit it online with these supporting documents:

  • Your NRIC, CCA record and O-Level results slip
  • NRICs of parents or guardian, and proxy
Note: All registration must be completed by 4pm on Monday, 17 January 2022.

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