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School Placement Exercise for Returning Singaporeans-Junior College or Millennia Institute (SPERS-JC/MI)


The 2020 SPERS-JC/MI will tentatively be conducted on 12 November 2020 and application will open in mid-July 2020. In view of the evolving Covid-19 situation, please visit this website in July for updates.

1. Overview


SPERS-JC/MI is a centralised merit-based placement exercise conducted for returning Singaporeans who wish to join Year 1 of a junior college (JC) or Millennia Institute (MI) at the beginning of the next academic year. It is not compulsory and does not guarantee admission to your school of choice. It is intended for those who prefer the convenience of a centralised placement exercise.


  • You may approach your preferred school directly in end December for the school's consideration. Admission is subject to availability of vacancies in the school. To assess your child's suitability for admissions, schools may conduct school-based assessment tests, interviews, or both.

Key dates

Jul to Oct


Submit your child's application online. You can make payment for the application through credit card, cash or cheque. You can refer to the notification email from the Principals Academy for payment details.

End Oct

Receive confirmation email

If your application is approved and payment is successful, you will receive an email with your child's test details.

Mid Nov

Take tests

Your child will take tests for English, Mathematics and general ability in Singapore.

End Dec to mid Jan

Receive outcome and approach preferred schools

If your child is assessed to be suitable, you will receive an email with the list of schools that they are eligible for by end December. You have to approach the preferred school by mid January to complete the admissions process.