IMDA NEU PC Plus Programme

The NEU PC Plus Programme is a support programme by the Info-communications Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA).
This programme 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 services only if the household does not have any existing broadband service.

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

Eligibility Criteria

  • Full-time RP student aged 25 years and below
  • Singapore Citizen/ Singapore Permanent Resident
  • Per Capita Income (PCI) ≤ $900 per month ($1125 if there is a permanently disabled household member) or Monthly Household Income≤ $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

  • Year 1 and Diploma Foundation Programme students
    • Make an appointment for consultation: https://bitly.com/laptopapplication2019 (Please refer to page 25 of the enrolment booklet for the dates to book an appointment)
    • Complete the IMDA NEU PC Plus Programme application form
    • Submit the completed form, together with all required supporting documents in hardcopy, during your appointment slot at the Laptop Assistance application counters at RP Library (South Entrance). You are required to come 10 mins earlier for your appointment.

  • Higher Year students

Laptop 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 graphic card.

  • Diploma in Game Design
  • Diploma in Media Production & Design
  • Diploma in Sonic Arts
Laptop Type Lenovo Laptop No. 2 (2-JLM) – supplied by JK Technology Pte Ltd Acer Laptop No. 3 (3-ALM)– supplied by Acer Computer (Singapore) Pte Ltd  Acer Laptop No. 4 (4-ALH)– supplied by Acer Computer (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Specifications
  • Intel 8th Gen i5-8250U Processor (1.60GHz with Turboboost to 3.40GHz Turbo, 6MB cache)
  • 4GB DDR4 RAM
  • 14" Full HD Screen
  • 1TB
  • DVD Super Multi-Drive
  •  AMD Radeon M530 Graphic Card with 2GB DDR5
  • 2.1kg
  • Intel 8th Gen i5-8250U Processor (1.60GHz with Turboboost to 3.40GHz Turbo, 6MB cache)
  • 4GB DDR4 RAM
  • 14" HD Screen
  • 1TB
  • DVD+/-RW Drive Double layer
  •  Intel UHD 620 Integrated Graphic Card 
  • 2.1kg
  • Intel 8th Gen i7-8550U processor (
    1.8 GHz with TurboBoost to 4.0GHz, 8MB cache)
  • 8GB DDR4
  • 14" HD Screen
  • 1TB
  • DVD+/-RW Super Multi Drive Double layer
  • Nvidia GeForce MX 130 Graphic Card with 2GB GDDR5 VRAM
  • 2.1kg
Payable by Tier 1 applicants
(PCI ≤ $700)
$223.63 $399.11
 $666.61
Payable by other applicants
($701 ≤PCI and
GHI<$3400)
$447.26 $622.74
 $890.24

For laptop specifications and more information, please visit the IMDA website

Note:

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

  • Students may opt for INSPIRE Fund in order to get a fully subsidized laptop (Lenovo Laptop No. 2).

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

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

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