SCs and PRs returning from overseas may wish to pursue their post-secondary education in institutions such as junior colleges (JC), Millennia Institute, polytechnics, Institute of Technical Education (ITE) or privately funded schools.
If you wish to apply to junior colleges or Millennia Institute
Direct School Admission - junior College (DSA-JC)
You can seek admission to certain junior colleges based on your talent in sports, CCAs and specific academic areas. Each school will have its own start date and deadline for applications. Visit the schools' websites for more details.
Application periodMay to September
School Placement Exercise for Returning Singaporeans - junior college or Millenia Institute (SPERS-JC/MI)
Your child will be required to sit for English, Mathematics and general ability tests. The list of school choices will depend on your child’s performance in the tests.
Application periodTypically from Jul to Nov
If you missed DSA-JC and SPERS-JC/MI, you may approach your preferred JC or MI directly for the school's consideration.
You’ll need to do this from November to January of the new academic year. Academic year for JC/MI typically starts in February. Compulsory subjects such as Project Work, has grading that takes place throughout the academic year. Admission is subject to the availability of vacancies and whether you meet the schools’ admission criteria.
If you wish to apply to polytechnics, ITE or privately funded schools
Visit their respective website for details on the application dates and processes: