IMDA NEU PC Plus Programme

Republic Poly Head Banner

The NEU PC Plus Programme by the Info-communications Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA) offers eligible students the opportunity to own a brand-new laptop (bundled with free 3-year broadband service*) at a highly subsidised rate.

* Applicants are eligible to apply for the bundled broadband service only if their household does not have any existing broadband service.

For programme details, refer to http://www.imda.gov.sg/neupc

Eligibility Criteria

  • Full-time Diploma/ PFP student
  • Singapore Citizen/ Singapore Permanent Resident
  • Aged 25 years and below
  • Per Capita Income (PCI) ≤ $900 per month ($1125 if there is a permanently disabled household member) or Gross Household Income (GHI)≤ $3400 
  • Past recipient of the NEU PC Plus Programme may re-apply only after three (3) years from the date of the last PC deployment

Application Process

  • Complete the IMDA NEU PC Plus Programme application form
  • Submit the completed form together with all required supporting documents (in hardcopy) to the Office of Student Support (OSS) located at W1 Level 2 (Student Hub).

Information

Students can choose from three laptop models: Lenovo Laptop No. 2 (2-JLM), Acer laptop No.3 (3-ALM) and Acer Laptop No.4 (4-ALH).

Students from the following courses are recommended to choose Acer Laptop No.4 (4-ALH) due to higher RAM and dedicated graphics card.

   School Diploma Name Diploma Code 
SAS  Diploma in Materials Science  DMTS
SEG  Diploma in Aviation Management  DAVM
SEG  Diploma in Engineering Design with Business  DEDB
 SEG  Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering  DEEE
 SEG  Diploma in Engineering Systems and Management  DESM
 SEG  Diploma in Industrial and Operations Management  DIOM
 SEG  Diploma in Supply Chain Management DSCM
 SHL  Diploma in Sports Coaching  DSC
 SHL  Diploma in Sports and Exercise Sciences  DSES
 SMC  Common Business Programme  CBP
 SMC  Diploma in Business and Social Enterprise/ Diploma in Social Enterprise Management  DBSE/ DSEM
 SMC  Diploma in Mass Communication  DMC
 SMC  Diploma in Consumer Behaviour and Research  DCBR
 SMC  Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology  DHRMP
 SOI  Diploma in Business Applications  DBA
 SOI  Diploma in Business Information Systems  DBIS
 SOI  Diploma in Interactive and Digital Media  DIDM
 SOI  Diploma in Infocomm Security Management
 DISM
 SOI  Diploma in Information Technology  DIT
 SOI  Diploma in Mobile Software Development  DMSD
 STA  Diploma in Arts and Theatre Management
 DATM
 STA  Diploma in Design for User Experience  DDUX
 STA  Diploma in Game Design  DGD
 STA  Diploma in Media Production and Design  DMPD
 STA  Diploma in Sonic Arts  DSA


PC Type Lenovo Laptop No. 2 (2-JLM) Acer Laptop No. 3 (3-ALM) Acer Laptop No. 4 (4-ALH)
Vendor JK Technology Pte Ltd Acer Computer (Singapore) Pte Ltd Acer Computer (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Processor 8th Gen Intel Core i5-8250U Processor (1.60GHz, 3.40GHz Turbo, 6MB cache) Intel 8th generation, Kaby Lake R Core i5-8250U Quad-core 1.6 GHz with TurboBoost to 3.4 GHz, 6MB cache                       Intel 8th generation, Kaby Lake R Core i7-8550U Quad-core 1.8 GHz with TurboBoost to 4.0 GHz, 8MB cache
Memory 4GB DDR4 4GB DDR4 8GB DDR4
Monitor / LCD Display 14" FHD Screen 14" HD Screen 14" HD Screen
Hard Drive 1TB 1TB 1TB
Optical Drive DVD Super Multi-Drive DVD+/-RW Drive Double Layer DVD+/-RW Super Multi Double Layer
Graphic Card AMD Radeon M530 2GB DDR5 Intel UHD 620 Integrated Graphics  Nvidia GeForce MX 130 2GB GDDR5 VRAM

Weight 2.1kg 2.1kg 2.1kg
Payable by Tier 1 applicant and MOE-FAS / SPED-FAS applicant (PCI ≤ $700) $223.63 $399.11
 $666.61
Payable by other applicant (PCI > $700)
$447.26 $622.74
 $890.24

For laptop specifications and more information, visit here.
Application form for IMDA NEU PC Plus programme can be downloaded here

Note:

  • Subsidy (50% or 75%) will be provided by IMDA based on family income level.

  • All applicants will be notified about the application outcome via their RP email account.

  • It will take approximately 6-8 weeks from application submission to laptop collection (subject to availability of vendor laptop stock).

  • Singapore Permanent Residents who are eligible for the scheme will only receive Tier 2 Subsidy.