Applicants with Working Experience

Singapore Citizens and PRs Working Adults


Applicants with national qualifications with 2 years of relevant full-time employment can apply to our full time diploma courses.

National qualifications obtained from the Singapore school system are: 
  • Singapore Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Levels
  • Singapore Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Levels
  • Higher Nitec/Nitec qualifications
  • Integrated Programme (IP)/International Baccalaureate (IB) from Singapore mainstream schools

For more details on the medical requirements of our diploma courses, please click here.


Applicants with relevant working experience can apply for admission to our full time diploma courses through the following admission exercise.

  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. 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