Who May Apply?

  • Holders of foreign or international qualifications, including Singaporean and Singapore Permanent Resident, can apply for admission to Temasek Polytechnic (TP) under the Direct Admission Exercise (Foreign Qualifications).

  • If you are an international student using the Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level result to apply for admission, please do not apply under this admission exercise. Kindly refer to this link here for the correct admission exercise to submit your application.
  • The minimum requirement for entry into a diploma programme is a College or High School Certificate, equivalent to the Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level Certificate. Applicants who met the minimum entry requirement listed under the Country Requirement are eligible to apply for a course of study at Temasek Polytechnic.

Country Requirements:


1. Results should be submitted with information of the subject maximum score and grading scheme/scale.

2. Applicants with foreign qualifications applying for the Diploma in Early Childhood Development & Education course, please click here for specific requirements. 

3. For information on the Aggregate Type & Relevant subject, please click here.

4. All successful applicants are required to pass a pre-enrolment medical examination. An applicant with a medical condition may be assessed further to verify the severity of the condition and to determine suitability for the course posted to. Applicants are to refer here for the list of medical requirements.

When and How to Apply?

For April 2020 Intake (3 Years Full-time Diploma Courses)

(Note: Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend an interview and/or take an entrance test at Temasek Polytechnic upon the request by the polytechnic.)

No. Qualifications Application period How to Apply Release of Application Outcome

All foreign or international qualifications holders, including:

  • Returning Singaporeans or Permanent Residents with foreign or international qualifications
  • International students with foreign or international qualifications
  • Those awarded IGCSE or IB certificates in 2019 or before
  • Home-schooled students who have completed Year 10 and attained qualifications equivalent to G.C.E. ‘O’ Level Certificate
11 Nov 2019 (Mon) to 25 Nov 2019 (Mon)

Apply online during the application period

By 31 Mar 2020
2 Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) - Malaysia 18 Dec 2019 (Wed) to 27 Dec 2019 (Fri)

Apply online during the application period

By 31 Mar 2020
3 International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) 17 Jan 2020 (Fri) to 24 Jan 2020 (Fri)

Apply online during the application period

By 31 Mar 2020
4 International Baccalaureate (IB) 21 Feb 2020 (Fri) to 28 Feb 2020 (Fri)

Apply online during the application period

By 31 Mar 2020
5 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) 12 Mar 2020 (Thu) to 19 Mar 2020 (Thu)

Apply online during the application period

By 31 Mar 2020

Contact Information
  Temasek Polytechnic
Student Services
21 Tampines Avenue 1
Admin Blk 9, Level 2, (next to Lift Lobby C)
Singapore 529757

Monday to Thursday - 8.30 am to 6.00 pm
Friday - 8.30 am to 5.30 pm
(closed on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)

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