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Applying to DAE (O-level Applicants)

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Can I apply?

You are eligible to participate except if you have confirmed your Early Admissions Exercise (EAE) Offer:

  • Singapore Citizen or Permanent Residents (PR) with valid Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level Examinations/IP results from any year.
  • International student from government, government-aided and/or independent school in Singapore with valid Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'O' Level examination results.
  • International student who is private candidate or from private school



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.

O-Level students who are eligible for Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) are advised to participate in JAE in January. 

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How do I apply?


Apply online

Application period:
Phase 1: 11 Jan - 16 Jan 2024

Phase 2: 22 Feb - 28 Feb 2024

Your application must be submitted via the online application system during the application period stipulated above. 

After submitting the online application, you will need to upload the following via our Document Submission System within 3 working days from the date of your application submission (refer to the instructions in the Online Application System):

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

If you encounter any problems, please reach us at 6451 5115 during operating hours or Please provide your name and contact details so that we can assist you better.



Application outcome

You will receive enrolment notifications via sms and email by end March/April if you have been successfully posted to NYP. You will need to log in to the NYP e-enrolment system to accept the course offer and complete the enrolment process. Check out the academic calendar on course commencement date