Who May Apply?

  • Holders of relevant full-time Higher Nitec/CBS/ITC and full-time Nitec/NTC-2 (taken in Singapore)
  • Final semester graduating full-time ITE students, including those from the Direct-Entry-Scheme to Polytechnic Programme (DPP)

For the relevant certificates awarded by ITE that are recognised for admission to the full-time diploma courses:


Those who have Higher Nitec or Nitec International qualifications (attained overseas), previously attended courses at or graduated from a local University or Polytechnic are NOT eligible to apply under the JPAE. If they do so, their applications will be invalidated.


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.


JPAE Technical Assistance


For Full-time Courses Admission Related Enquiries

When to Apply?

Joint Polytechnic Admissions Exercise (JPAE) application will open from 25 Feb 2019, 9am to 1 Mar 2019, 4pm.

How to Apply?

Apply online at the Joint Polytechnic Admissions Exercise website.

In the application, applicants are allowed to submit up to 8 course choices for which the applicants are eligible for.

Posting Procedure

Selection based on:

  • Applicants are posted a course based on merit according to their net GPA. Applicants with better GPA will be considered for admission first, subject to the availability of vacancies in the selected course.

Posting Results


Successful JPAE Applicants posted to TP will be advised on the collection details of their enrolment package.

JPAE Admission Guide

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