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Overview

Students from Integrated Programme (IP) in Singapore may apply for admission through the following admission exercise:
 

Direct Admissions Exercise (DAE):
Applicants who have completed Year 4 of the Integrated Programme (IP) in Singapore may apply through DAE.

 

For more information, access the DAE Admission Guide.

Who May Apply

APPLICATION QUALIFICATIONS ADDITIONAL INFO
Integrated Programme (IP) in Singapore (Completed Year 4) Applicants who have completed Year 4 of the Integrated Programme (IP) in Singapore, will be considered based on IP Year 4 results and the course team’s assessment. Eligibility is similar to the Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level.

Note: Former/current students holding any of the abovementioned qualifications and seeking re-admission to the polytechnic may also apply.

When and How to Apply

When to Apply How to Apply
13 January 2020, 3pm to 17 January 2020, 11.59pm
  • Submit your application via our Online Applicant Portal.
  • After login to Online Applicant Portal, click on ‘Apply Now’ for Entry Qualification for Integrated Programme (IP) in Singapore.
  • Documents for submission:

    • Softcopy of the ‘Application Record’ (applicant may download a copy of application record after submission of application through online applicant portal)
    • A copy of Singapore NRIC (front & back)
    • A copy of Malaysia NRIC (for SPR with Malaysia nationality) or Passport (for SPR with other nationality)
    • A copy of Malaysia NRIC (for Malaysians) or Passport (for foreigners)
    • A copy of School-based Year 4 examination results/transcript
    • A copy of School CCA record
    • Other results slips e.g. local polytechnics/universities, LASALLE College of the Arts, NAFA, where applicable
    • Letter from CMPB or unit stating ORD date or approval letter for NS disruption (applicable to males [Singapore Citizen/SPR] who are currently serving NS)
    • Other testimonials or supporting documents such as employer recommendation or employment letter, if applicable.


Note: Applicants may apply up to 3 course choices. All documents submitted are non-returnable.

You may mail the above documents via post or scan & email to Admissions@tp.edu.sg or submit in person via DAE Drop-In Box situated outside Student Services.
Our mailing address is:
Temasek Polytechnic
Admissions Office
Admin Block 9, Level 6, Lift Lobby C
21 Tampines Avenue 1
Singapore 529757

Application Process and Outcome

Admission Criteria
 

Academic results and/or interview/test where applicable and subject to the availability of vacancies.
 

Notification of Application Outcome
 

  • Applicants who have submitted their application / appeal by 28 Feb 2020:
    • Application / Appeal outcome by 31 Mar 2020.
  • Applicants who have submitted their application / appeal from 1 Mar 2020 onwards:
    • Application / Appeal outcome by 17 Apr 2020.

Medical Requirements & Support for Students with Special Educational Needs

Information on Medical Requirements can be found here (PDF: 92KB).

 

Special Educational Needs

For enquiries on support for students with Special Educational Needs (SEN), applicants may refer to SEN website.

FAQ

What are the courses offered by TP?

What are the courses offered by TP?

Click here for the list of courses offered by TP.

Which Admissions Exercise do I qualify for? When and how do I apply?

Which Admissions Exercise do I qualify for? When and how do I apply?

You may retrieve information on the respective admissions exercises (grouped by entry qualifications), eligibility criteria, application period and other information from the respective admissions exercises web pages.

GCE 'O' Level

GCE 'N(A)' Level

ITE Certificate Holders

GCE 'A' Level

Applicants with working experience

IP / IB (DAE-Local)

Foreign Qualifications (DAE-Foreign)

Can I apply for admission while I am serving my NS in Singapore?

Can I apply for admission while I am serving my NS in Singapore?

Yes, you may. The Polytechnic will reserve a place for successful male applicants who are unable to obtain approval to defer or be disrupted from their Singapore full-time National Service (NS) to join the current intake. Reservation of a place is only applicable to male Singaporeans and Singapore PRs who are required to serve NS and are admitted to a polytechnic course for the first time.

I am an International Student. Where can I find out about application/admission-related information? Also, what do I need to know before applying to TP?

I am an International Student. Where can I find out about application/admission-related information? Also, what do I need to know before applying to TP?

Holders of international qualifications may apply through the Direct Admissions Exercise (DAE-Foreign Qualifications). Information pertaining to accommodation, programmes and part-time employment is available here.

How many intakes are there per year?

How many intakes are there per year?

1 intake (course commences in April).

Can I combine my GCE ‘O’ Level results to apply for admission?

Can I combine my GCE ‘O’ Level results to apply for admission?

Applicants are allowed to combine their GCE 'O' level results of up to two sittings (e.g. 2015 and 2017) when seeking admission to the Polytechnic.

I failed my GCE 'O' Level English. Can I still apply?

I failed my GCE 'O' Level English. Can I still apply?

You may wish to consider the following TP courses that accept Grade D7 for English. Please check that you meet the other entry requirements for the courses. Information on the entry requirements is available by clicking on the respective course names.

Course code

Course name

T50

Aerospace Electronics

T51

Aerospace Engineering

T04

Aviation Management

T60

Big Data & Analytics

T38

Biomedical Engineering

T43

Business Process & Systems Engineering

T33

Chemical Engineering

T52

Clean Energy

T56

Common Engineering Programme

T63

Common ICT Programme

T13

Computer Engineering

T62

Cybersecurity & Digital Forensics

T65

Electronics

T17

Financial Business Informatics

T26

Food, Nutrition & Culinary Science

T58

Game Design & Development

T29

Green Building & Sustainability

T30

Information Technology

T28

Integrated Facility Management

T22

Interior Architecture & Design

T66

Mechatronics

T64

Medical Biotechnology

T25

Pharmaceutical Science

T35

Product & Industrial Design

T45

Veterinary Technology

I failed my GCE 'O' Level Maths. Can I apply or appeal?

I failed my GCE 'O' Level Maths. Can I apply or appeal?

You may wish to consider the following TP courses that accept Grade D7 for Mathematics. Please check that you meet the other entry requirements for the courses. Information on the entry requirements is available by clicking on the respective course names.

Course code

Course name

T20

Apparel Design & Merchandising

T59

Communication Design

T40

Communications & Media Management

T23

Digital Film & Television

T68

Early Childhood Development & Education*

T22

Interior Architecture & Design

T35

Product & Industrial Design

T48

Psychology Studies

T53

Social Sciences in Gerontology

*Students with a D7 in Mathematics may apply for the course provided they have GCE ‘O’ Level passes (1-6) in 5 subjects (including English).

What are my chances of getting into the course of my choice?

What are my chances of getting into the course of my choice?

For your top few choices for JAE, you may wish to select those TP courses that you are passionate about and for which your net ELR2B2 aggregate score is less than or equal to the previous year’s highest aggregate score of the course or not too far above the highest score.

To maximise the likelihood of being posted to a course of your JAE choices, you should ensure that, for some of your selected courses, your net ELR2B2 aggregate score falls below the previous year’s highest aggregate scores of those courses.

I am an IP Year 4 student. Where can I find out about application/admission-related information?

I am an IP Year 4 student. Where can I find out about application/admission-related information?

Students who have completed Year 4 of the Integrated Programme (IP) in Singapore may apply through the Direct Admissions Exercise (DAE-Local).

I have obtained an IB Diploma. Where can I find out about application/admission-related information?

I have obtained an IB Diploma. Where can I find out about application/admission-related information?

Students who have completed Year 6 of the Integrated Programme (IP) in Singapore and have obtained an IB Diploma may apply through the Direct Admissions Exercise (DAE-Local). Students with IB Diploma may also apply for selected diploma courses which allow them to complete the course in 2 or 2.5 years, provided they meet the entry requirements.

I have received my GCE ‘A’ Level examination results. Where can I find out about application/admission-related information?

I have received my GCE ‘A’ Level examination results. Where can I find out about application/admission-related information?

You may apply through the Direct Admissions Exercise (DAE-Local). Students with GCE ‘A’ Level qualification may also apply for selected diploma courses which allow them to complete the course in 2 or 2.5 years, provided they meet the entry requirements.

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