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Admissions Exercise for International Students (AEIS)

1. Overview

The Admissions Exercise for International Students (AEIS) is for international students seeking admission to Primary 2 to 5 and Secondary 1 to 3 in the following academic year.

International students who were formerly studying in our mainstream schools should approach our Customer Service Centre for assistance.

Eligibility criteria

Your child should sit for the test appropriate for their age. Select your child's intended education level to see the tests available.

  • Primary
  • Secondary

If your child is seeking admission to primary schools, you can apply for the test appropriate for your child's age. The acceptable age range is as follows:

Age as at 1st Jan of the year of admissionTest to apply forContent testedPossible outcomes
7 to 7+ years oldPri 2/3Pri 1
  • Pri 2
  • Pri 1
  • Unsuccessful
8 to 8+ years oldPri 2/3Pri 2
  • Pri 3
  • Pri 2
  • Pri 1
  • Unsuccessful
9 to 9+ years oldPri 4/5Pri 3
  • Pri 4
  • Pri 3
  • Pri 2
  • Unsuccessful
10 to 10+ years oldPri 4/5Pri 4
  • Pri 5
  • Pri 4
  • Pri 3
  • Unsuccessful
11 to 11+ years oldPri 4/5Pri 4
  • Pri 5
  • Pri 4
  • Unsuccessful
12 to 12+ years oldPri 4/5Pri 4
  • Pri 5
  • Unsuccessful
Your child should not be more than 2 years older than the appropriate age for that level.