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Who May Apply?

Academic Year 2020/2021

Qualifications Local Qualifications
Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'O' Level / Integrated Programme (IP) in Singapore (Completed Year 4)
  • Holders of Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'O' Levels who are not eligible to apply for courses under the JAE
  • Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' Level holders may apply using their Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'O' Level results
  • Applicants who have completed Year 4 of the Integrated Programme (IP) in Singapore. Applications 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.
Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' Level
  • Holders of Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' Levels
  • Applicants can apply for entry to the following 2-year diploma courses:
    • Diploma in Business
    • Diploma in Chemical Engineering
    or
    Entry to selected 2.5 years courses. List of 2.5-year courses and the entry requirements for 2-year and 2.5-year courses can be downloaded here.
  • 2-year courses and 2.5-year courses will be commencing from 19 Oct 2020 onwards.
  • Applicant applying to 2 or 2.5-year courses, after login to Online Applicant Portal, click on 'Apply Now' for Entry Qualification for Singapore GCE 'A' Level.
Full-time Higher Nitec / Nitec
  • ITE Certificate holders applying to related TP diploma courses.
Note: Former/current polytechnic students (holding any of the abovementioned qualifications) seeking re-admission to the polytechnic may also apply.

Medical Requirements

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.

 

For Full-time Courses Admission Related Enquiries

When to Apply?

Academic Year 2020/2021

Qualifications Application period

Singapore – Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level / Integrated Programme (IP) in Singapore (Completed Year 4)

13 Jan 2020, 3pm to 17 Jan 2020, 11.59pm

Singapore - Cambridge GCE 'A' Level

10 Aug 2020, 8.30 am to 21 Aug 2020, 11.59 pm
ITE Higher Nitec / Nitec Certificate Holders*

23 Mar 2020 to 9 Apr 2020

* ITE applicants eligible to apply through JPAE are advised to submit their applications through JPAE.

How to Apply?

Academic Year 2020/2021

Qualifications Local Qualifications
Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'O' Level
  • Submit your application via our Online Applicant Portal.
  • 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 GCE ‘O’ and/or ’A’ Level results slip (all sittings), where applicable
    • A copy of CCA record with CCA grade indicated/Form A
    • 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
  • 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
Integrated Programme (IP) in Singapore (Completed Year 4)
  • 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
  • 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
Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' Level
  • Submit your application via our Online Applicant Portal.
  • Applicant applying to 2 or 2.5 years courses, after login to Online Applicant Portal, click on 'Apply Now' for Entry Qualification for Singapore GCE 'A' Level.
  • Within Course Choice page, if you are applying to Diploma in Business or Chemical Engineering, do select '2' for Year and '2' for Semester. For the rest of the selected 2.5 years courses, do select '1' for Year and '2' for Semester.
  • Documents for submission:
    • Softcopy of the ‘Application Record’ (applicant may download a copy of application record after submission of application through online applicant portal)
    • Softcopy of Singapore NRIC (front & back),
    • Softcopy of Malaysia NRIC (for SPR with Malaysia nationality) or Passport (for SPR with other nationality),
    • Softcopy of GCE ‘O’ and/or ’A’ Level results slip (all sittings), where applicable and
    • Softcopy of CCA record with CCA grade indicated/Form A
    • Softcopy 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)
    • Softcopy of other testimonials or supporting documents such as employer recommendation or employment letter, if applicable
  • You may email the above documents to Admissions@tp.edu.sg
Integrated Programme (IP) in Singapore (Completed Year 6)
  • 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.
  • Within Course Choice page, for each course choice, do select ‘1’ for Year and ‘1’ for Semester.
  • 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 6 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
  • 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
Higher Nitec / Nitec
  • Submit your application via our Online Applicant Portal.
  • 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 ITE certificate and transcript (Note: For graduating students who are in their final graduating semester, please submit Statement of results (all semester attained) and CCA record with CCA grade)
    • GCE ‘O’ Level results slips / SPM results slips, where applicable
    • 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
  • 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

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

·       Within Course Choice page, if you are applying to Diploma in Business or Chemical Engineering, do select '2' for Year and '2' for Semester. For the rest of the selected 2.5 years courses, do select '1' for Year and '2' for Semester.

Application Outcome

Selection based on: Academic results and/or interview/test where applicable and subject to the availability of vacancies.
Notification of Application Outcome

For GCE 'A' Level applicants:

  • Applicants who have submitted their application by 21 Aug 2020:
    • Application outcome by early Oct 2020.

For GCE 'O' Level / IP applicants who have completed Year 4:

  • 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.

For Higher Nitec / Nitec applicants:

  • Applicants who have submitted their application between 23 Mar 2020 to 9 Apr 2020.
    • Application outcome by 29 Apr 2020.
Enquiries related to DAE (Local) Admissions Office
Temasek Polytechnic
   21 Tampines Avenue 1
   Singapore 529757

Contacts
(65) 6780 4201
admissions@tp.edu.sg

Operating hours
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    Closed on Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays

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