Full-time application is open to GCE 'O' Level / SPM holders, GCE 'A' Level / STPM / UEC / IGCSE / GCSE holders and ITE graduates.

G.C.E. 'O' Level and SPM / IGCSE / GCSE 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)

i) English Language (as 1st Language)D7*
ii) Mathematics (Elementary / Additional)C6
iii) Any one of the following subjects
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Combined Science
  • Computing / Computer Studies
  • Design & Technology
  • Electronics / Fundamentals of Electronics
  • Physical Science
  • Physics / Engineering Science
  • Science (Chemistry, Biology)
  • Science (Physics, Biology)
  • Science (Physics, Chemistry)

* 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.

Note: IGCSE / GCSE Grades A to C is comparable to GCE 'O' levels Grades 1 to 6 and IGCSE / GCSE Grade D is comparable to GCE 'O' Grade 7.

(For those with new IGCSE / GCSE Grades 9 to 1, Grades 9 to 4 would be comparable to GCE 'O' levels Grades 1 to 6 and IGCSE / GCSE Grade 3 is comparable to GCE 'O' Grade 7).


The JAE ELR2B2 indicates the net aggregate score of the lowest and highest 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.

G.C.E. 'A' Level / STPM Qualifications - Course Duration: 2 years^

i) General Paper (English Medium)
Knowledge & Inquiry
A - E
ii) H2 MathematicsA - E
iii) H2 Physical Science / PhysicsA - E

^ - Admission to the 2-year diploma course is based on merit.

UEC Qualification - Course Duration: 2 years^

i) English Language1 - 6
ii) Any Mathematics subject1 - 6
iii) Physics
1 - 6

^ - Admission to the 2-year course is based on merit.

Higher Nitec Qualification

Higher Nitec holders must have a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.0.

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

Relevant Higher Nitec
Civil & Structural Engineering Design
Electrical Engineering
Electronics Engineering / Industrial Electronics Engineering
Facility Systems Design
Information Technology
IT Applications & Development
IT Systems & Network
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine & Offshore Technology / Marine Offshore Engineering
Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Design /
Mechanical & Electrical Drafting & Design
Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronics Engineering
Offshore & Marine Engineering Design
Precision Engineering
Process Plant Design
Rapid Transit Engineering
Space Design Technology/ Architectural Technology

Nitec Qualification

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

Relevant Nitec
Architectural Drafting / Building Drafting (Architectural)
Architectural Technology
Building Servicing / Building Services Technology /
Building Services Technology (Air-conditioning & Refrigeration) /
Building Services Technology (Mechanical & Electrical Services) /
Facility Technology / Facility Technology (Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration)
Built Environment (Mechanical & Electrical Services)
Civil & Structural Drafting / Building Drafting (Civil & Structural)
Facility Technology (Mechanical & Electrical Services)
Space Design (Architecture)

For those under the ITE non-modular system, distinctions in both practical and theory are required.

International Qualifications

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

Financial Matters

Find out more about course fees and financial assistance schemes.





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