Who May Apply?

  • Holders of 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:


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

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

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

5. 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?

April 2019 Intake (3 Years Full-time Diploma Courses)

No. Qualifications Application period How to Apply Release of Application Outcome
1 All foreign qualification holders, except SPM 7 Jan 2019 (Mon) to 18 Jan 2019 (Fri)

Application is now closed

12 Apr 2019 (Fri)
2 For IGCSE (Local School) 21 Jan 2019 (Mon) to 25 Jan 2019 (Fri)

Application is now closed

12 Apr 2019 (Fri)
3 For SPM holders 14 Mar 2019 (Thur) to 18 Mar 2019 (Mon) Apply online during the application period 22 Apr 2019 (Mon)

Contact Information
  +65 - 6780 5970
(Kindly note that we are unable to return call to overseas telephone numbers)
  Temasek Polytechnic
Student Services
21 Tampines Avenue 1
Admin Blk 9, Level 2, (next to Lift Lobby C)
Singapore 529757
  Monday to Friday - 8.30 am to 5.30 pm
(closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays)