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JUNIOR COLLEGES (JCS )
CENTRALIZED INSTITUTE
 (MILLENNIA INSTITUTE)
POLYTECHNICS
INSTITUTE OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION
 (ITE)
PRIVATE SCHOOLS


               JANSEN JM            1
  ADMISSION CRITERIA FOR JCS


A1 – C6      (English Language)
A1 – D7      (Mother Tongue)
Merit / Pass (Mother Tongue ‘B’
               Syllabus)
A1 – D7      (Maths or A Maths)

Aggregate   (20 points or less for
             L1R5)



                 JANSEN JM            2
            JC INTAKE : L1 R5


                       L1R5
L1   First Language   English / Higher Mother Tongue

R5   Relevant Sub 1   Humanities

     Relevant Sub 2   Maths / Science

     Relevant Sub 3   Humanities / Maths / Science

     Relevant Sub 4   Any GCE ‘O’ Level subjects
                      (excluding CCA and Religious
     Relevant Sub 5   Knowledge)



                      JANSEN JM                        3
 THE NEW ‘A’ LEVEL CURRICULUM



Humanities grade must be included in
 L1R5

Students must take a Contrasting
 Subject




                 JANSEN JM              4
      ADMISSION CRITERIA FOR
      CENTRALISED INSTITUTE
        (Millennia Institute)

 L1 R4
Total aggregate of 20 points or less for
 the first language and 4 relevant
 subjects

CCA grade may be used




                   JANSEN JM               5
           ADMISSION CRITERIA FOR
           CENTRALISED INSTITUTE
             (Millennia Institute)

                       L1 R4
     Eligibility requirements for Admission to MI
L1    First Language   English / Higher Mother Tongue

R4    Relevant Sub 1   Humanities / Mathematics /
                       Science
      Relevant Sub 2   Humanities / Mathematics /
                       Science
      Relevant Sub 3   Any GCE ‘O’ Level subjects
                       (excluding Religious
      Relevant Sub 4   Knowledge)

                        JANSEN JM                       6
      ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR
      POLYTECHNICS = EL R2 B2

EL : English Language
 (EL grade requirement is based on the
             course of study)

R2 : Maths / A Maths
 (Grade A1-C6 for all courses)

B2 : Best 2 other subjects
 (excluding CCA )


                  JANSEN JM              7
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR INSTITUTE
 OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION (ITE) FOR
        ‘O’ LEVEL STUDENTS


     Eligibility requirements for ITE : ELR1B3
EL        English Language
                                    Business
R1        Mathematics
                                    Courses
B3        Best 3 other subjects
          excluding CCA




                        JANSEN JM                8
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR INSTITUTE
   OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION (ITE)
      FOR ‘O’ LEVEL STUDENTS


Eligibility requirements for ITE : ELR2B2

EL    English Language
                              Engineering
R2    Mathematics              Courses

B2    Best 2 other subjects
      excluding CCA



                  JANSEN JM                 9
JANSEN JM   10
      Frequently Asked Questions

 What can my child expect from the ‘A’ Level
  course?
 Students are challenged to think critically
  and creatively. It caters to different interests
  and talents. Focus is more on academic,
  content-based subjects.



                      JANSEN JM                  11
     Frequently Asked Questions

 What does the ‘A’ level course look like?
 Students opt to study subjects at H1, H2 or
  H3
 Students study a ‘contrasting subject’
 General Paper (compulsory) or Knowledge
  & Inquiry
 Project work (compulsory)

                    JANSEN JM                   12
     Frequently Asked Questions
 I heard that Humanities is an important
  subject and would help the students to
  get into JC. Is that true?

 Yes, Humanities is a compulsory subject
  under R5.




                  JANSEN JM                 13
     Frequently Asked Questions
 My child scored an A1 for CCA. Can I
  use his CCA point for application to
  post-secondary institutions?
 CCA points CAN be used for entry to
  Millennia Institute
 CCA points CANNOT be used for entry to
  Junior Colleges or Polys or ITEs



                  JANSEN JM                14
     Frequently Asked Questions

 Is the Mother Tongue ‘Merit’ and ‘Pass’
  grades used to calculate the aggregate
  points for application to post secondary
  institutions?
 No, the grades cannot be used. But they are
  accepted as meeting the minimum Mother
  Tongue requirement for entry to the Pre
  University course.

                   JANSEN JM                15
     Frequently Asked Questions

 What does a Polytechnic education look
  like?
 Polytechnics prepare students for various
  industries. Courses focus on skills and
  application of knowledge.




                    JANSEN JM                 16
     Frequently Asked Questions

 What courses are available?
 Engineering (aerospace, marine)
 Business (accountancy, banking, finance,
  tourism)
 Chemical & Life Sciences (food, pharmacy)
 Health Sciences (nursing, sports)
 Design (Digital Media, Animation, Games,
  Interior design, industrial design)

                   JANSEN JM                  17
     Frequently Asked Questions

 What courses are available at ITEs?
 Accounting, Business Studies,
  Biotechnology, Information Technology,
  Engineering, Wireless Technology,
  Hospitality Operations




                   JANSEN JM               18
             WEBSITES


 For more information on curriculum
  matters for ‘A’ level:

 http://www.moe.gov.sg/cpdd/alevel2
 006




                JANSEN JM          19
             WEBSITES


 For more information on
  polytechnic and ITE courses:
  Refer to the various polytechnic
  and ITE websites.




                JANSEN JM            20
    Conduct during GCE Exam
 Be punctual. Students may not be
  allowed to sit if later than 20 mins after
  start of paper.
 Eat breakfast and/or lunch
 Be neat in appearance, with hair short
  and neat, dressed in school uniform.



                    JANSEN JM                  21
   Conduct during GCE Exam
 Bring necessary authorised instruments,
  e.g. calculators and dictionaries
 Bring Entry proof and NRIC/Student Pass
 Do not communicate during exam until
  after the scripts have been collected.
 Do not bring your hand phones, PDAs to
  school.


                  JANSEN JM             22

				
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