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Admission to Polytechnic Diploma Programmes


Singapore Sports School collaborates with Ngee Ann Polytechnic and Republic Polytechnic to offer customised athlete-friendly diploma programmes leading to the following qualifications:

The customised diploma programmes are conducted at Sports School's campus and provides student-athletes a flexible academic programme which helps them balance the demands of sport and studies.

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Eligibility Criteria

Polytechnic EAE is open to graduating GCE O-Level students and final-year Nitec and Higher Nitec students from the Institute of Technical Education (ITE). Successful applicants under the Polytechnic EAE will be given conditional offers before taking their GCE O-Level Examinations, or before their final Grade Point Average (GPA) for Nitec or Higher Nitec are released.

Shortlisting Criteria For Conditional Offer
Applicants should:
  • Have represented Singapore Schools/National Youth/Age-Group teams, or attained outstanding sport achievements
  • Have demonstrated good conduct
  • [For graduating GCE O-Level students] Have offered relevant subjects and achieved good academic performance in Secondary 3 and 4 school examinations
  • [For final-year ITE students] Be doing relevant Nitec or Higher Nitec courses for the two Polytechnic programmes and achieved good performance

Academic Criteria For Those Given Conditional Offer
  • [For graduating GCE O-Level students] Meet the required ELR2B2 and Minimum Entry Requirement (MER) in GCE O-Level Examinations
  • [For final-year ITE students] The minimum GPA requirements for each polytechnic course are:
    a) Final net GPA 3.5 and above for Nitec holders (including CCA bonus points); and
    b) Final net GPA 2.0 and above for Higher Nitec holders (including CCA bonus points).

How To Apply

Step 1: Apply to Sports School
Under “Applying to join Singapore Sports School at the academic level”, choose either:
  • Post-Secondary NP-SSP Diploma in Business Studies (DBS), or
  • Post-Secondary RP-SSP Diploma in Business (DBIZ)

Step 2: Selection
  • Shortlisting and interview by Sports School

Step 3: Application on EAE Portal
After you clear Sports School’s shortlisting, you may then submit your application in the EAE Portal during the EAE application window from:
  • 6 to 12 June 2024 for final year ITE students, and
  • 20 to 26 June 2024 for graduating O-Level students

Step 4: Offer and Acceptance
After that, please wait for the respective polytechnics to contact you for further selection process, before a conditional offer can be granted by the respective polytechnic.