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Who May Apply?

Eligible N(A) students whom have sat for 2018 Singapore-Cambridge GCE N(A) Level examination will be invited to apply for the Polytechnic Diploma courses of their choice under PFP.

To be eligible to apply for the PFP, N(A) students must:

  1. Obtain ELMAB3 (English Language, Mathematics, Best 3 subjects) raw aggregate score of 12 points or better (excluding CCA bonus point) at the GCE N(A) Level examination; and
  2. Met the following subject-specific requirements:
For Courses featured in Group 1 Minimum Required Grades
English Language Syllabus A 3
Mathematics (Syllabus A / Additional) 3

One of the following relevant subjects:

  • Science (Physics, Chemistry)
  • Science (Physics, Biology)
  • Science (Chemistry, Biology)
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Design and Technology
3
Any two other subjects excluding CCA 3
For Courses featured in Group 2 Minimum Required Grades
English Language Syllabus A 2
Mathematics (Syllabus A / Additional) 3

One of the following relevant subjects:

  • Principles of Accounts
  • Literature in English
  • History
  • Combined Humanities
  • Geography
  • Art
3
Any two other subjects excluding CCA 3

Below is an example of how aggregate score is computed:

Subjects Grades
English Language Syllabus A 2
Mathematics (Syllabus A / Additional) 3
Science (Physics, Chemistry) 1
Combined Humanities 2
Mother Tongue 2

Raw ELMAB3 Aggregate: 2+3+1+2+2 = 10

For N(A) students whom have sat for certain subject(s) in the GCE O Level examination, the following conversion matrix will be adopted during the computation of aggregate.

GCE O Level Grade Aggregate Point for PFP
A1 - B3 1
B4 - C6 2
D7 3

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.

 

PFPAE Technical Assistance

 

For Full-time Courses Admission Related Enquiries

When to Apply?

Polytechnic Foundation Programme Admissions Exercise will open from 2pm on Monday, 14 January 2019 to 4 pm on Monday, 21 January 2019.

How to Apply?

Apply online at the Polytechnic Foundation Programme Admissions Exercise website.

In the application, applicants are allowed to submit up to 5 course choices for which the applicants are eligible for.

Course List

Posting Procedure

Applicants are posted to a course based on merit according to their net aggregate score (i.e. Raw ELMAB3 aggregate score - CCA Bonus Point).

Eligibility to apply for PFP does not guarantee placement in the programme. Student placed on the PFP may or may not be posted to the course of his/her choice, subject to competition based on merit and the availability of places.

Types of Bonus Points No. of Bonus Points Awarded
Grades of A1 - A2 / Excellent 2 points
Grades of B3 - C6 / Good 1 point

Posting Results

Posting results:

Applicants will be able to check their posting results online at the Polytechnic Foundation Programme Admissions Exercise website on 24 Jan 2019, 2pm.

Applicants are required to indicate whether they wish to accept, reject or appeal for a change of course online by 28 Jan 2019, 4pm.

Enrolment Period: Successful PFP applicants will receive their enrolment packages by early March.
Enquiries related to PFPAE:

PFP Appeal

Appeal Period:

PFP applicants who had participated in the PFP application exercise may submit their appeal for a change of course through Polytechnic Foundation Programme Admissions Execise website from 24 Jan 2019, 2pm to 28 Jan 2019, 4 pm.

Additional Information on PFP Appeal
  • Successful appeal will supersede the initial PFP posted course (if any).
  • Processing of appeal is based on merit and subject to availability of vacancies.
Appeal Results

PFP Admission Guide


 
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