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

The application period for the 2024 SPERS-JC/MI will start in July 2024, and the tests will be conducted in November 2024. These periods are tentative; details will be available here in July 2024.

1. Overview


SPERS-JC/MI is a centralised merit-based placement exercise conducted for Returning Singaporeans (RS) 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.

RS may also consider the other available post-secondary admission options.

Key Dates

Tue, 11 Jul to Fri, 20 Oct 2023


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, 27 Oct 2023

Receive confirmation email

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

Thu, 9 Nov 2023

Take tests

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

Tue, 26 Dec 2023 to Fri, 12 Jan 2024

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 on Tuesday, 26 December 2023. You have to email or call the preferred school by Friday, 12 January 2024 to complete the admissions process.