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Who May Apply?

Academic Year 2019/2020

Qualifications Local Qualifications
Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'O' Level / Integrated Programme (IP) in Singapore (Completed Year 4 or Year 6)
  • 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 or 6 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
  • Entry Requirements for selected diploma courses that allow 'A' Level holders to complete the course in 2.5 years can be downloaded here.
  • 2.5 years courses will be commencing from 14 Oct 2019 onwards.
  • Applicant applying to 2.5 years 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 2019/2020

Qualifications Application period

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

Coincide with Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE)

Singapore - Cambridge GCE 'A' Level

12 to 23 Aug 2019

ITE Higher Nitec / Nitec Certificate Holders*

Coincide with Joint Polytechnic Admissions Exercise (JPAE)

Applicants with working experience

17 to 21 Dec 2018

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

How to Apply?

Academic Year 2019/2020

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 (Year 4)
  • 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 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 2.5 years courses, after login to Online Applicant Portal, click on 'Apply Now' for Entry Qualification for Singapore GCE 'A' Level.
  • Within Course Choice page, for each course choice, 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)
    • 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 and
    • A copy of CCA record with CCA grade indicated/Form A
    • 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
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
  • 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 educational certificates with detailed results/transcripts.
    • 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.

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:

  •  Application outcome by 11 Oct 2019.

For GCE 'O' Level / IP applicants:

  • Applicants who have submitted their application / appeal by 28 Feb 2019:
    • Application / Appeal outcome by 29 Mar 2019.
  • Applicants who have submitted their application / appeal from 1 Mar 2019 onwards:
    • Application / Appeal outcome by 12 Apr 2019.

For Higher Nitec / Nitec applicants:

  • Applicants who have submitted their application between 25 Feb to 1 Mar 2019.
    • Application outcome by 12 Apr 2019.
  • Applicants who submitted their appeal from 2 Mar 2019 onwards:
    • Appeal outcome by 22 Apr 2019.

For Applicants with working experience

  • On 15 Feb 2019
Enquiries related to DAE (Local) Admissions Office
Temasek Polytechnic
   21 Tampines Avenue 1
   Singapore 529757

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

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