School Placement Exercise for Returning Singaporeans-Junior College or Millennia Institute (SPERS-JC/MI)

Applications for the 2021 SPERS-JC/MI will open in July 2021. The tests will tentatively be conducted on 11 November 2021. More details will be updated in July 2021.

1. Overview


SPERS-JC/MI is a centralised merit-based placement exercise conducted for returning Singaporeans who wish to join Year 1 of a junior college (JC) or Millennia Institute (MI) at the beginning of the next academic year. It is not compulsory and does not guarantee admission to your school of choice. It is intended for those who prefer the convenience of a centralised placement exercise.


  • In view of the COVID-19 situation, the conduct of the 2020 SPERS-JC/MI Exercise will be subjected to the national measures in place leading up to and during the actual test dates. We will update parents if there are any changes or cancellation of the exercise. Alternatively, you may consider emailing or calling your preferred school directly in end December for the school's consideration. Admission is subject to availability of vacancies in the school. To assess your child's suitability for admissions, schools may conduct school-based assessment tests, interviews, or both.

Key Dates

Wed, 15 Jul to Fri, 23 Oct 2020


Submit your child's application online. You can pay for the application through credit card, cheque or PayNow. You can refer to the notification email from the Principals Academy for payment details.

Fri, 30 Oct 2020

Receive confirmation email

If your application is approved and payment is successful, you will receive an email with your child's test details.

Thu, 12 Nov 2020

Take tests

Your child will take tests for English, Mathematics and general ability in Singapore.

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 to Fri, 15 Jan 2021

Receive outcome and approach preferred schools

If your child is assessed to be suitable, you will receive an email with the list of schools that they are eligible for by Monday, 28 December 2020. You have to email or call the preferred school by Friday, 15 January 2021 to complete the admissions process.