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JPAE – Joint Polytechnic Admissions Exercise

When is JPAE 2020?

The JPAE application date for 2020 is opened from 24 Feb 2020 to 28 Feb 2020, 4pm. Applications must be submitted by 28 Feb 4pm.

When will the JPAE Results be out?

The results will be out from 8 Apr 2020, 2pm. Successful applicants will receive instructions on how to accept the course offer.

Who Can Apply?

You can apply if you are

  • Holders of relevant Higher Nitec / Industrial Technician Certificate (ITC) / Certificate in Business Studies (CBS)
  • Holders of relevant Nitec/ National Technical Certificates (NTC) Grade 2
  • Final semester graduating Higher Nitec students, including those from the Direct-Entry-Scheme to Polytechnic Programme (DPP)*
  • Final semester graduating Nitec students

If you have enrolled in a polytechnic previously, you are advised to apply directly to the polytechnic instead of applying through JPAE.

How to Apply?

You will need to sign up a JPAE account and the following information:

  • Your Residential Address and Contact Details
  • Your Operationally-Ready Date if you are currently serving or have completed National Service
  • Your ITE qualification, period of last ITE exams taken, if different from our records
  • Your GCE ‘O’ Level Maths or ITE Bridging Maths grade, if you are applying for 2-year poly courses
  • Your Previous FIN at ITE, if any

How Many Choices Can I Submit?

You can submit up to 8 courses in a single application.

You can find out about more courses here.

Can I Use My CCA Points?

Bonus points will be deducted from the gross GPA before being ranked.

 CCA GradeBonus Points Added to Raw GPA
ITE Higher Nitec / NitecA (Platinum)
0.2 point
B (Gold)0.15 point
C (Silver)
0.1 point
E (Bronze)
0.05 point

What Are The Minimum Course Entry Requirements?

Minimum Entry Requirements

ITE QualificationGPA RequirementEntry Point
Higher NitecITE Net GPA ≥ 3.5Depending on the courses applied, students may be considered for
(including CCA bonus points)Direct entry to 2nd year of related 3-year diploma courses*, OR
Entry to 1st year of related 3-year diploma courses with module exemptions OR
Entry to 1st year of related 3-year diploma courses OR
Entry to 1st year of related 3-year with exemption of 1st 6 months in Year 1
2.0 ≤ Net GPA < 3.5Entry to 1st year of related 3-year diploma courses
Nitec (except Service Skills)ITE Net GPA ≥ 3.5Entry to 1st year of related 3-year diploma courses
(including CCA bonus points)

* Applicants applying for direct entry to 2nd year of relevant Engineering courses must attain a pass in ITE Bridging Maths module or a minimum grade C6 in GCE ‘O’ Level Mathematics.

Minimum Entry Requirements for DPP graduates

ITE QualificationQualifying GPAEntry Point
Higher Nitec in Applied Sciences, Engineering or Info-Communications Technology coursesITE Raw GPA ≥ 2.5 (excluding CCA bonus points)Entry to 1st year of mapped 3-year diploma courses
ITE Raw GPA ≥ 3.5 (excluding CCA bonus points)Entry to 2nd year of mapped 3-year diploma courses
Higher Nitec in Business & Services coursesITE Raw GPA ≥ 3.0 (excluding CCA bonus points)Entry to 1st year of mapped 3-year diploma courses

Can Bridging Mathematics (BM) Bonus Points Be Used?

0.1 Bonus point will be added to the net GPA (including CCA points) for students who scored 70 marks and above for BM 1 or passed BM 2 and applied for admission to Science & Technology (S&T) full-time diploma courses.
The BM bonus points are not taken into consideration in applying for a diploma course.
The bonus points will only be applied for ranking students who have applied for their S&T course choices.

 

Source: Polytechnic.edu.sg

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