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Who May Apply?

April 2019/2020 Intake

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.
  • 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.
  • Applicant applying to 3 years courses, after login to Online Applicant Portal, click on 'Apply Now' for Entry Qualification for Singapore 'O' Level.Within the Entrance Result page, do indicate the Highest Qualification as Singapore GCE 'A' Level.
Full-time Higher Nitec / Nitec
  • ITE Certificate holders applying to related TP diploma courses.
  • Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'O' Level
  • Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' Level
  • Full-time Higher Nitec / Nitec
  • IB Diploma
  • Singapore Citizens and SPRs with 2 years or more working experience and meet the minimum entry requirements are invited to apply.
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.

 

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

22 Feb 2019, 8.30am
to 26 Feb 2019, 11.59pm

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.
  • Applicant applying to 3 years courses, after login to Online Applicant Portal, click on 'Apply Now' for Entry Qualification for GCE 'O' Level. Within the Entrance Result page, do indicate the Highest Qualification as Singapore GCE 'A' Level.
  • 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 12 Apr 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) 6788 2000
admissions@tp.edu.sg

Operating hours
Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Closed on Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays

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