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  • Joint Polytechnic Admissions Exercise (JPAE)

    Overview 

    Eligibility 

    Courses 

    Essential Mathematics 

    How to Apply 

    Enrolment 

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    Overview  

    The Joint Polytechnic Admissions Exercise (JPAE) is organized by the five Polytechnics: Singapore Polytechnic (SP), Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP), Temasek Polytechnic (TP), Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) and Republic Polytechnic (RP) for Higher Nitec or Nitec holders.

    In this exercise, applicants are to indicate in the application form their preference for the courses they wish to be considered. Applicants are required to submit only ONE application, which will be considered jointly by the Polytechnics concerned.

    For a visual illustration of a student’s experience through the JPAE, please click the link in the table below.

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    Eligibility   

    Nitec Applications
    • Obtain at least a net GPA of 3.5 (i.e., after CCA bonus points addition, if any)
    • Possess Singapore-Cambridge GCE O-Level or N-Level qualifications;
    • Eligible to apply for that course based on the course taken at ITE*
    Higher Nitec Applications
    • Obtain at least a net GPA of 2.0 (i.e., after CCA bonus points addition, if any), AND
    • Eligible to apply for that course based on the course taken at ITE*
     
    Final semester graduating full-time ITE students may also apply. 

    * Please refer to https://jpae.polytechnic.edu.sg for the list of RP polytechnic courses you are eligible for.

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    Courses

    For more information on the RP courses that you are eligible to apply, please visit the RP Full-Time Courses page.

    To learn more about the modules exempted for students who are admitted through the Direct Entry Scheme to Polytechnic Programme (DPP), please click here.

     

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    Essential Mathematics

    ITE upgraders who are admitted into RP’s courses that include the A113 Mathematics module will be provided with additional lessons and practice to strengthen their Mathematics foundation.

    They will be enrolled into an additional Bridging Mathematics module for this purpose. This module will enable students to better cope with the demands of the technical content in their respective courses.
    This Essential Mathematics module will be taken by ITE upgraders admitted into the following Diploma courses. Those who have passed the ITE Bridging Mathematics module may be exempted from this Essential Mathematics module.
     
    School   Rcode   Diploma Name  
    School of Management and Communication R32 Diploma in Mass Communication
    School of Management and Communication R48 Diploma in Consumer Behaviour and Research
    School of Management and Communication R51 Diploma in Social Enterprise Management
    School   Rcode   Diploma Name  
    School of Applied Science R14 Diploma in Biomedical Sciences
    School of Applied Science R16 Diploma in Biotechnology
    School of Applied Science R17 Diploma in Materials Science
    School of Applied Science R22 Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sciences
    School of Applied Science R29 Diploma in Environmental Science
    School of Applied Science R53 Diploma in Marine Science and Aquaculture
    School   Rcode   Diploma Name  
    School of Engineering R11 Diploma in Industrial And Operations Management
    School of Engineering R20 Diploma in Aerospace Avionics
    School of Engineering R21 Diploma in Supply Chain Management
    School of Engineering R39 Diploma in Aviation Management
    School of Engineering R40 Diploma in Aerospace Engineering
    School of Engineering R41 Diploma in Green Building Energy Management
    School of Engineering R42 Common Engineering Programme
    School of Engineering R50 Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    School of Engineering R54 Diploma in Engineering Systems and Management
    School of Engineering R56 Diploma in Engineering Design with Business
    School   Rcode   Diploma Name  
    School of Infocomm R12 Diploma in Information Technology
    School of Infocomm R13 Diploma in Business Information Systems
    School of Infocomm R18 Diploma in Business Applications
    School of Infocomm R31 Diploma in Interactive and Digital Media
    School of Infocomm R47 Diploma in Mobile Software Development
    School of Infocomm R55 Diploma in Infocomm Security Management
    School   Rcode   Diploma Name  
    School of Sports, Health and Leisure R26 Diploma in Sports and Exercise Sciences
    School of Sports, Health and Leisure R27 Diploma in Sports and Leisure Management
    School of Sports, Health and Leisure R33 Diploma in Outdoor and Adventure Learning
    School of Sports, Health and Leisure R43 Diploma in Health Management and Promotion
    School of Sports, Health and Leisure R45 Diploma in Health Services Management
    School of Sports, Health and Leisure R49 Diploma in Sports Coaching
    School   Rcode   Diploma Name  
    School of Technology for the Arts R35 Diploma in Game Design

     

    How to Apply

    JPAE registration @ https://jpae.polytechnic.edu.sg  
    Online Application  Late February 2017
    Release of Result  Early April 2017

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    Five Enrolment 

    Applicants who are successfully offered a placement in RP are required to complete their enrolment processes to formally register themselves as an RP student.

    Please refer to the RP enrolment page at www.rp.edu.sg/enrolment for more details on your enrolment.

     

    Note 

    • Please refer to https://jpae.polytechnic.edu.sg for more details. 
    • Successful applicants will have to accept the course offered by enrolling in the course during the enrolment period. All unaccepted offers will be lapsed and the places freed up.
    • Meeting the criteria only grants an applicant the eligibility to apply for a course. Selection criteria for admission into our courses are based on merit and the planned intake of the courses. Admission is subjected to the vacancies of the courses at the point of posting.
     

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