Full-time application is open to GCE 'O' Level / SPM / UEC / GCE 'A' Level holders and ITE graduates.
All candidates must pass the colour vision test as per The International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW).
GCE '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)
|i) English Language (as 1st Language)
||1 - 7*
|ii) Mathematics (Elementary / Additional)
||1 - 6
|iii) One of the following subjects
- 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)
|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.
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.
GCE 'A' Level Qualification - Course Duration : 2.5 years^
|i) General Paper (English Medium)
Knowledge & Inquiry
|A - E
|ii) H2 Mathematics
||A - D
|iii) H2 Physics
||A - D
^ - Admission to the 2.5-year diploma course is based on merit.
Higher Nitec Qualification
Higher Nitec holders must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0.
Unless otherwise stated, the course duration of a Diploma course is 3 years.
|Relevant Higher Nitec
|Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Engineering
|Electronics Engineering / Industrial Electronics Engineering
|Marine & Offshore Technology / Marine Offshore Engineering
|Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Design /
Mechanical & Electrical Drafting & Design
|Mechanical Engineering Drawing & Design
|Offshore & Marine Engineering Design
Nitec holders must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5.
|Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration /
Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Mechanics /
Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology
|Automotive Mechanics (Construction Equipment) /
Automotive Technology (Construction Equipment) /
Automotive Technology (Heavy Vehicles)
|Automotive Mechanics (Light Vehicles) /
Automotive Technology (Light Vehicles) /
Diesel Engine Mechanics /
Motor Vehicle Mechanics
|Electrical Fitting & Installation /
Electrical Installation & Servicing /
Electrical Technology /
Electrical Technology (Installation & Servicing)
|Electrical Power & Machines /
Electrical Technology (Power & Control) /
Electrical Technology (Power & Machines)
|Electrical Technology (Lighting & Sound)
|Electro-Mechanical Servicing /
Mechatronics (Automation Technology) /
Mechatronics (Equipment Assembly) /
Mechatronics (Medical Technology)
|Electronics / Electronics Servicing /
Electronics (Broadband Technology & Services) /
Electronics (Computer & Networking) / Electronics (Computer Technology) /
Electronics (Disk Media) / Electronics Instrumentation) /
Electronics (Manufacturing) / Electronics (Mobile Devices) /
Electronics (Video Technology) / Electronics (Wafer Fabrication) /
Electronics (Wireless LAN)
|Electronics, Computer Networking and Communications
|Maintenance Fitting / Mechanical Servicing /
|Marine Technology / Marine Mechanics
|Precision Engineering (Aerospace)
|Precision Machining / Precision Engineering (Machining)
Students with international qualifications should refer to the Entry Criteria for International Qualifications.
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