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Entry Requirements

Full-time application is open to GCE 'O' Level / SPM / UEC holders and ITE graduates.

It should be noted that applicants, particularly those who wish to pursue a career in electrical power engineering or as a Licensed Electrical Worker (LEW), with colour vision deficiency may encounter difficulties meeting the course requirements and expectation, as this condition is required by the Energy Market Authority (EMA) of Singapore. Those with mild colour deficiency are required to undergo an in-house test.

G.C.E. 'O' Level / SPM / UEC Qualifications

Applicants must obtain:

i) the following GCE 'O' Level grades at not more than two sittings and

ii) 26 points or better for the net ELR2B2 aggregate score (i.e. English Language, 2 relevant subjects and best 2 other subjects, including CCA Bonus points)

Subject Grade
i) English Language (as 1st Lang) 1 - 7*
ii) Mathematics (Elementary / Additional) 1 - 6
iii) One of the following subjects:
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Combined Science
  • Design & Technology
  • Fundamentals of Electronics
  • Physical Science
  • Physics
  • Science (Chemistry, Biology)
  • Science (Physics, Biology)
  • Science (Physics, Chemistry)
1 - 6

*Applicants offering SPM / UEC qualifications must attain a minimum grade A+ to C / 1 to 6 for their Bahasa Inggeris (1119) / English Language. SPM Grades A+ to C are equivalent to GCE 'O' Level Grades 1 to 6.

Higher Nitec Qualification

Higher Nitec holders must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) 2.0.

Unless otherwise stated, the course duration of a Diploma course is 3 years.

Relevant Higher Nitec
Aerospace Engineering
Cyber & Networking Security
(previously known as Network Security Technology)
Electrical Engineering #
Electro-Mechanical Engineering #
Electronics Engineering / Industrial Electronics Engineering #
Facility Management
Information Technology
Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical & Electrical Drafting & Design / Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Design
Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronics Engineering #
Security Systems Integration
Wireless Technology

# Those with GPA 3.5 or more and passed the Bridging Maths 1 (BM1) programme, or have obtained at least C6 grade in GCE ‘O’ Level Mathematics, may be admitted to the 2nd year of a 3 year course.

Nitec Qualification

Nitec holders must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5.

Relevant Nitec
Aerospace Avionics
Chemical Process Technology
Electrical Technology (Installation & Servicing) /
Electrical Fitting & Installation /
Electrical Installation & Servicing /
Electrical Technology
Electrical Technology (Lighting & Sound)
Electrical Technology (Power & Control) /
Electrical Technology (Power & Machines) /
Electrical Power & Machines
Electronics (Display Technology)
Electronics / Electronics Servicing
Facility Technology (Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration) /
Building Services Technology /
Building Services Technology (Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration) /
Building Services Technology (Mechanical & Electrical Services) /
Building Servicing
Facility Technology (Mechanical & Electrical Services)
Marine Electrical Technology
Mechatronics / Electro-Mechanical Servicing
Rapid Transit Technology
Security Technology
Semiconductor Technology


The JAE ELR2B2 indicates the net aggregate score of the lowest ranked students who were admitted to these courses in the JAE. These aggregate scores are meant as a reference for applicants applying to these courses, and do not constitute the admission scores for subsequent admissions exercises.

International Qualifications

Students with international qualifications should refer to the Entry Criteria for International Qualifications.

Financial Matters

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