Early Admissions Exercise (EAE)

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Early Admissions Exercise for O-Level qualification (EAE)


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 for entry to Intake Year 2020 will open from 27 Jun 2019 to 3 Jul 2019. Application is done online through the EAE portal.

To participate in the EAE, you are required to sign up for an EAE account with a valid email account and password.
  • You can apply for a maximum of 3 courses within a single polytechnic or a single course at 3 different polytechnics or any other combination.

  • You are to submit a brief write-up detailing your interest, aptitude and talents in the areas related to the course(s) that you wish to be considered. Do elaborate further on your other achievements, CCA activities and leadership qualities.


Applicants who have applied through the EAE 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 the course that you have applied for.

Posting Outcome

The outcome of your application will be released online through the EAE portal on 26 Aug 2019.
  • Login using your NRIC and password via the EAE portal to check the posting results.

Acceptance of Conditional Offer
  • If you are posted, you are required to indicate acceptance of the posting latest by 29 Aug 2019 via the EAE portal.

  • If you change your mind after accepting the posting, you must withdraw by submitting online at the EAE portal latest by 11 Oct 2019. Otherwise, you will not be allowed to participate in the Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) upon the release of the Singapore Cambridge GCE 'O' Level results.

Confirmation of Conditional Offer
Your EAE conditional offer will be confirmed if you achieve:
  • A net ELR2B2 score of 26 points or better for the GCE O-Level examinations*; and

  • Minimum Entry Requirements (MER) for the polytechnic course you have been offered under Poly EAE*. The MERs for each polytechnic course can be found on the polytechnics' websites.


Online Enrolment
For more information on the online enrolment as well as what to do after 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, 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