Direct Admissions Exercise (DAE)

Direct Admissions Exercise (DAE)

Applicants who fall under the following categories can submit an application through the Direct Admissions Exercise (DAE).

GCE O-Levels ITE
GCE A-Levels Returning SC/PR with local or foreign qualifications
International Students

Pre-Application

You can search for your desired RP courses online or browse through our collaterals such as the RP Prospectus. You can also attend events such as the RP Open House and Course Counselling sessions to find out more about our diploma courses.

Application

Application for entry to Intake Year 2018 will open from 12 Jan 2018 (2pm) to 4 Apr 2018 (4pm).

The DAE application schedule for Intake Year 2018 is as follows:
GCE O-Levels 12 Jan 2018, 2pm - 29 Jan 2018, 4pm (Phase 1)
30 Jan 2018, 2pm - 9 Feb 2018, 4pm (Phase 2)
19 Feb 2018, 2pm - 4 Apr 2018, 4pm (Phase 3)
Expoly 12 Jan 2018, 2pm - 29 Jan 2018, 4pm
GCE A-Levels 23 Feb 2018, 2pm - 1 Mar 2018, 4pm
Nitec/ Higher Nitec 5 Apr 2018, 2pm - 9 Apr 2018, 10:30am
Returning SC/PR with local or foreign qualifications 1 Feb 2018, 2pm - 5 Feb 2018, 4pm (Phase 1)
12 Mar 2018, 2pm - 16 Mar 2018, 4pm (Phase 2)
International Students (with international qualifications) 15 Mar 2018, 2pm - 19 Mar 2018, 4pm
  • You can apply for a maximum of 4 courses. 

Interview

Applicants who have applied through the DAE may be shortlisted and invited to attend an interview.
  • The interview is designed to assess your aptitude and your suitability for the course through your write-up indicated in your application.

  • It provides an interface for you to interact with the interviewers and allows them to evaluate your understanding and aptitude for your course that you have applied for.

  • Admission to RP is based on academic merit and available vacancies at the point of posting.


The DAE interview schedule for shortlisted applicants is as follows:

GCE O-Levels 29 Jan 2018 - 31 Jan 2018 (Phase 1)
8 Feb 2018 - 9 Feb 2018 (Phase 2)
20 Mar 2018 - 22 Mar 2018 (Phase 3)
Expoly 29 Jan 2018 - 31 Jan 2018
Returning SC/PR with local or foreign qualifications 8 Feb 2018 - 9 Feb 2018 (Phase 1)
20 Mar 2018 - 22 Mar 2018 (Phase 2)

Posting Outcome

The outcome of your application will be released online through the DAE portal based on the following schedule.

GCE O-Levels 12 Feb 2018 (Phase 1)
19 Feb 2018 (Phase 2)
5 Apr 2018 (Phase 3)
Expoly 12 Feb 2018
GCE A-Levels 5 Mar 2018
Nitec/ Higher Nitec 10 Apr 2018
Returning SC/PR with local or foreign qualifications 19 Feb 2018 (Phase 1)
5 Apr 2018 (Phase 2)
International Students (with international qualifications) 22 Mar 2018
Login to the DAE portal to view your application outcome.

Enrolment

Online Enrolment
All students with confirmed offers will receive their enrolment details via their registered email address. You must complete the online enrolment steps by the stipulated date in your enrolment letter. The online enrolment steps include
  • Acceptance of course

  • Update of Personal Particulars

  • Payment of enrolment fee and update of finance matters


For more information on online enrolment, please click here.

On-site Enrolment
You are required to complete all compulsory on-site enrolment tasks as indicated in your RP Freshmen Guide. The tasks are
  • Undergo Medical Examination

  • Submission of enrolment forms

  • Photo-taking for RP Student Card

  • Completion of Financial Forms

  • Purchase and/or Configuration of Laptop


For more information on online enrolment, please click here.

After Enrolment

Once you have completed the required online and on-site enrolment tasks, you will be registered as a first year RP student.
  • You can attend the RP Orientation Programme to get to know your fellow peers and your surroundings. For more information on the RP Orientation Programme, please click here.

  • You can also log in to OASIS or LEO through your configured laptop to check your classes on the first day of school