'A' Level Students

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'A' Level Students

Applicants holding Singapore Cambridge GCE A-level qualifications can apply to all our full time diploma courses.

Minimum Entry Requirements

For more details on the Minimum Entry Requirements of our full time diploma courses, click here.

For the list of courses requiring medical check-up or specific tests, please click here.

Note: Students with GCE 'A' level qualification may use their 'O' level results to apply. Admission to RP is based on academic merit and subjected to available vacancies of our diploma programmes. Meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee that applicants will be offered a placement in the diploma programme. These requirements are set in place to ensure fairness to all applicants

Module Exemption

A-Level graduates who are looking to further their studies in RP can look forward to obtaining a diploma within a shortened timeline.

Eligible A-Level graduates can now be exempted from one semester or one year of studies and be admitted directly to Year 1 Semester 2 or Year 2 Semester 1 respectively.

You can click here to view the module exemptions offered by our full time diploma courses. 


Applicants holding Singapore Cambridge GCE A-level qualifications can apply for admission to our full time diploma courses through the following admission exercises.

  1. Direct Admissions Exercise (DAE)

Conditions for Admissions

a. Students must read the terms and conditions for each admission exercise before they apply for admission to Republic Polytechnic (RP) when the application window is open.

b. Students must provide all supporting documents related to their admission application such as academic qualifications, related certificates or other documents as requested by the Polytechnic for admission consideration.

c. Students are admitted to the Polytechnic based on the specified assessment criteria.

d. Students must provide true and accurate information in the application forms, including a full declaration of any medical condition or disability.

e. Students must attend interviews whenever contacted by the Polytechnic as part of the evaluation procedures to determine their suitability for the diploma courses.

f. International students must comply with the instructions to apply and collect the Student’s Pass issued by Immigration & Checkpoints Authority of Singapore (ICA) before they start their enrolment procedures with the Polytechnic.

g. If any of the above conditions are not met, RP reserves the right to:
  1. rescind an offer of admission to any applicant;

  2. report the applicant to authorities for wrongful declaration and

  3. disallow the applicant from continuing with the admission process