Who Can Apply

Students who will be sitting for the O-Level examinations this year.

International Students enrolled in government, government-aided and Independent Schools who have registered to sit for the O-Level examinations this year.

ITE students who are in their final year of study of their Nitec and Higher Nitec courses.

Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents with 2 years or more relevant working experience and who meet the minimum entry requirements of the courses that they are applying for.

How to Apply


What We're Looking For

Shortlisted candidates may be required to attend an interview and /or sit for an aptitude test. TP reserves the right to accept students based on the above selection criteria as well as any other criteria deemed appropriate.

Students admitted via EAE will still have to meet the following admission criteria:

  • For students sitting for the Singapore-Cambridge O Level examinations: obtain a net ELR2B2 score of not more than 26 points, and meet the Minimum Entry Requirements (MER) for their respective polytechnic courses.

  • or final year ITE students: final net GPA of 2.0 or better for Higher Nitec qualification, or final net GPA of 3.5 or better for Nitec qualification.

  • Fulfil medical requirements of the respective polytechnic courses

Tips for EAE Application

Online Application

Write about your interest and talent in the areas related to the course you are applying for

Elaborate on your participation in activities (CCA), achievements and leadership qualities

Provide examples of how you have learned more about your area of interest through activities such as workshops, school projects or competitions


Bring your portfolio including the following:

Achievement awards and work examples (could be those done in or out of school)

For Design courses, a portfolio of work examples is required at the interview

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