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 Singapore Citizens and PRs with local or foreign qualifications
International Students Singapore Citizen and PR working adults with Singapore National Qualifications

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 2019 will open from Dec 2018 to Apr 2019.

The DAE application schedule for entry to Intake Year 2019 is as follows:

Applicants can submit an online application through our application portal. To submit an online application, please click here.

If you need help with your application, please refer to our User Guide here.

Singapore Citizen and PR working adults with Singapore National Qualifications 17 Dec 2018, 2pm - 21 Dec 2018, 4pm
GCE O-Levels 4 Feb 2019, 2pm - 15 Feb 2019, 4pm (Phase 1)
11 Mar 2019, 2pm - 15 Mar 2019, 4pm (Phase 2)
Expoly (GCE O-Levels/ITE), excluding current RP student 4 Feb 2019, 2pm - 15 Feb 2019, 4pm
GCE A-Levels Feb/Mar 2019
Nitec/ Higher Nitec 4 Apr 2019, 2pm - 5 Apr 2019, 4pm
Applicants with International Qualifications (excluding SPM/STPM/UEC/IGCSE) 10 Dec 2018, 2pm - 14 Dec 2018, 4pm
Applicants with SPM/STPM/UEC/IGCSE/IB qualifications 18 Mar 2019, 2pm - 20 Mar 2019, 4pm
Returning SC/PR with other international qualifications 18 Mar 2019, 2pm - 20 Mar 2019, 4pm
  • You can apply for a maximum of 3 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.

  • 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:

Singapore Citizen and PR working adults with Singapore National Qualifications 2 Jan 2019 - 25 Jan 2019
GCE O-Levels 25 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019 (Phase 1)
20 Mar 2019 - 22 Mar 2019 (Phase 2)
          
Expoly (GCE O-Levels/ITE), excluding current RP student 25 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019
Returning SC/PR with other international qualifications 25 Mar 2019

Posting Outcome

Applicants will receive the outcome of their DAE application via email based on the following schedule.

 Applicants with relevant working experience  By 15 Feb 2019
GCE O-Levels By 2 Apr 2019 (For Phase 1 & 2)
Expoly (GCE O-Levels/ITE), excluding current RP student By 2 Apr 2019
GCE A-Levels By 2 Apr 2019
Nitec/ Higher Nitec By 8 Apr 2019
Applicants with International Qualifications (excluding SPM/STPM/UEC/IGCSE) By 2 Apr 2019
Applicants with SPM/STPM/UEC/IGCSE/IB qualifications By 2 Apr 2019
Returning SC/PR with other international qualifications By 2 Apr 2019

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

  • Upload of compulsory documents


For more information on online enrolment, please click here.

After Completing Your Online Enrolment
You are required to complete all compulsory enrolment tasks as indicated in your enrolment booklet. The tasks are
  • Undergo Medical Examination/Colour vision test/audiometry test (if required)

  • Complete and upload enrolment forms

  • Submit photo for RP Student Card and Diploma Student Concession Card

  • Complete and submit 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 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