Applying to DAE (A Level)

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Can I apply?

Apply for your desired full-time diploma courses in NYP through DAE conducted for A Level holders.

  • You may use your O Level results or equivalent (e.g. school-based results) to apply for the 3-year diploma courses.
  • Meeting the minimum entry requirements (MER) is not a guarantee that you will be shortlisted. Shortlisting is based on merit and course availability in the year of application.


For courses under School of Design & Media, you are required to prepare a digital portfolio as part of the application process.

If you are shortlisted for the Oral Health Therapy course, you are required to take a manual dexterity test.

Entry requirements


2-Year Full Time Diploma Course

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Applied Science courses
  • Biologics & Process Technology
  • Chemical & Pharmaceutical Technology 
Entry requirements
  • GP (English Medium)/Knowledge & Inquiry: A - S
  • H2 Mathematics: A - D 
  • H2 Chemistry: A - D 
Business Management courses
  • Accountancy & Finance
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Management
  • Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • Sport & Wellness Management
Entry requirements
  • GP (English Medium) or Knowledge & Inquiry (KI): A-S
  • H2 Mathematics or Economics: A-E
  • Any other H2 subject: A-E
Engineering courses
  • Advanced & Digital Manufacturing
  • Aeronautical & Aerospace Technology *
  • Aerospace Systems & Management *
  • AI & Data Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering #
  • Electronic & Computer Engineering #
  • Engineering with Business 
  • Infocomm & Media Engineering #
  • Nanotechnology & Materials Science #
  • Robotics & Mechatronics #
Entry requirements
  • GP (English Medium) or Knowledge & Inquiry (KI):  A - S
  • H2 Mathematics: A - E
  • H2 Physics: A - E

Successful applicants may have to attend a bridging programme before the commencement of the courses.

* Applicants with colour appreciation deficiency, hearing and/or other physical impairment may encounter difficulties meeting the course requirements and expectations. Those who do not satisfy this requirement may not be accepted into the course of study. 

# Applicants with colour appreciation deficiency may encounter difficulties meeting the course requirements and expectations.

Information Technology courses
  • Applied AI & Analytics
  • Business & Financial Technology
  • Cybersecurity & Digital Forensics
  • Infocomm & Security
  • Information Technology
Entry requirements
  • GP (English Medium) or Knowledge & Inquiry (KI): A - S
  • H2 Mathematics: A - E 
  • H2 Computing/Computer Science: A - D

3-Year Full Time Diploma Course


You may use your O-Level resultsto apply for the 3-year diploma courses.

To be eligible for consideration for admission, you must fulfil the aggregate (ELR2B2) computation requirements and meet the following course-specific minimum entry requirements based on GCE ‘O’ Level (at up to two sittings) or equivalent examination results.

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How do I apply?


Apply online

Application period: 23 Feb to 7 Mar 2024

Submit your application online during the stated application period. 

Upload the following via our Document Submission System within 3 working days from the application submission date as instructed in the Online Application System:

  • identification document (front & back if applicable) or passport 
  • result slip or academic transcript
  • O Level CCA records (if applying for 3-year diploma course)
  • digital portfolio (if applying for courses offered by School of Design & Media)
  • Company Sponsorship Form (PDF, 0.05MB) (if applicable)

Please ensure your name / identification number is clearly shown in all the documents submitted.

If you encounter any problems, please email with

  • screenshot(s) of the error message or issue you have encountered, 
  • your name, and 
  • last 4 characters of the ID you used during your application.

Application outcome

You will receive NYP enrolment notifications via SMS and email by end March/April for Semester 1 intake or end September/October for Semester 2 if you have been successfully posted to NYP. Check out the academic calendar on course commencement date