Joint Admission Exercise
Ready to write a completely new chapter of your academic life? Join us via the Joint Admissions Exercise.
The Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) is conducted annually by the Ministry of Education (MOE) to allow Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level certificate holders to apply for admission to courses offered by the JCs /CI / Polytechnics / ITEs.
The following groups of students (not on Direct School Admission) are eligible to apply:
- All Singapore Citizens (SC) or Permanent Residents (SPR) with valid Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level Examinations results from any year.
- International students studying in a Government School, Government-Aided School or Independent School in Singapore with valid Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level Examination results of the preceding year.
Applicants may apply for the Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) registration via the JAE Internet System (JAE-IS) within 5 calendar days after the release of the Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level Examination results.
Cut-off L1R5 Points for Admission into ASRJC
Past cut-off points for L1R5 aggregate after deduction of bonus points for Joint Admission Exercise are shown in the table below. As posting of students is subject to availability of vacancies, not all students who have applied to ASRJC (with L1R5 aggregate as listed in the table) are posted here.
Calculation of L1R5 Score
|L1||EL/ Higher MTL|
|R1||Humanities/ Higher Art/ Higher Music/ Malay or Chinese (Special Programme)/ Bahasa Indonesian|
|R3||Any subjects stated in R1 and R2|
|R4+R5||Any other ‘O’ level subjects (except Religious Knowledge and CCA)|
Bonus Points Computation
|Students with A1 to C6 in both their first languages (English and Higher Mother Tongue)||2 bonus points|
|Students who obtained an 'Excellent' in CCA||2 bonus points|
|Students who obtained an 'Good' in CCA||1 bonus point|
Students can enjoy up to a maximum of 4 bonus points. However, a minimum raw score of L1R5 20 points is necessary to qualify for bonus points.
2019 Admission into ASRJC
The list of subject combinations offered in 2019 is downloadable here.
|Subject / Combination||Level||Subject / Combination requirements (O Level)|
|Mathematics||H2||Mathematics C6 or better and Additional Mathematics C6 or better|
|Further Mathematics||H2||Additional Mathematics A1 and Mathematics A1 and sit for a qualifying test|
|Biology||H2||Biology C6 or better or Science (Biology) C6 or better|
|H1||Biology C6 or better or Science (Biology) C6 or better|
|Chemistry||H2||Chemistry C6 or better or Science (Chemistry) C6 or better|
|H1||Chemistry C6 or better or Science (Chemistry) C6 or better|
|Physics||H2||Physics C6 or better or Science (Physics) C6 or better|
|H1||Physics C6 or better or Science (Physics) C6 or better
and C6 or better for Additional Mathematics
|MTLL||H2||Higher Mother Tongue Language B3 or better
or Mother Tongue Language A2 or better
|Art||H2||Diagnostic test and interview and submit portfolio|
|General Studies in Chinese||H1||Higher Chinese Language C6 or better or Chinese Language A2 or better|
|Four H2 Subjects||L1R5 (raw) of 10 or better
and English B3 or better
and relevant H2 subjects A1 or A2
Post-JAE Appeal Procedure
Appeal period starts after the JAE posting results are released.
Only students with net L1R5 equal or less than ASRJC cut-off points can be considered for appeal.
A walk-in appeal is not encouraged and the applicant will be advised to appeal online instead.
Only shortlisted candidates will be called up for an interview.
Shortlisted candidates are to bring along the original and a duplicate copy of:
- JAE Form A
- Latest ‘O’ level results slip
- Other relevant documents (e.g. Prelim results, CCA records, leaving school testimonial)