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ITE Early Admissions Exercise (ITE EAE)

1. Overview

What is ITE EAE?

Institute of Technical Education Early Admission Exercise (ITE EAE) is an aptitude-based admissions exercise that allows students to apply and receive conditional offers for admission to ITE before receiving their O-Level or N-Level examinations results, or final Nitec Grade Point Average (GPA).

Who can apply

ITE EAE is open to:

  • Singapore Citizens (SC) and Permanent Residents (PR) who are sitting for the N-Level or O-Level examinations in the year of the application.
  • International students in government, government-aided and independent schools who are sitting for the N-Level or O-Level examinations in the year of the application.
  • Full-time Nitec or Traineeship students who will graduate in the same academic year as the ITE EAE.
  • SCs and PRs who have sat for the N-Level or O-Level examinations previously or have graduated from ITE full-time Nitec or Traineeship courses.

Key events

Wed, 27 May to Wed, 3 Jun 2020


You can apply for 2-year Nitec courses through the ITE EAE portal.

Tue, 23 Jun to Fri, 24 Jul 2020

Attend interviews

If shortlisted, the ITE colleges will contact you for an interview.

Mon, 24 Aug to Fri, 28 Aug 2020

Offers and acceptance

You will receive a notification of the results. You need to accept the offer through the ITE EAE portal before the deadline stated.

Any student who does not complete the online acceptance by the stated date will be deemed to have rejected the offer.

Mon, 31 Aug to Fri, 4 Sep 2020


If you decide to withdraw from the conditional offer after having accepted it earlier, you must submit your withdrawal request to by Friday, 4 September 2020.

If you have accepted an offer but did not withdraw by the deadline, you will not be able to switch courses within or between ITE colleges once your offer is confirmed upon release of your examination results.