Integrated Programme (Direct School Admission)
Direct School Admission into 6-year IP Programme for Academic Year 2022 – DSA-Sec Exercise 2021
The Direct School Admission-Sec (DSA-Sec) Exercise is conducted annually. We invite all interested 2021 Primary 6 students to apply for National Junior College’s 6-year Integrated Programme via the DSA-Sec Exercise.
Parents and students are encouraged to choose schools wisely based on the student’s aptitudes and strengths, bearing in mind the schools’ academic and non-academic requirements, and the programmes available to develop their potential and talents.
Students who are successfully admitted to National Junior College via DSA-Sec are expected to honour their commitment to the school for the duration of the six-year Integrated Programme, and participate in the activities related to the talent they are selected for throughout Junior High (i.e. Years 1 – 4).
We invite students with special talents and/or achievements in the following areas to apply:
Please refer to this page for a description of CCAs offered in NJC.
|Sports and Games
|Music||Music Programme (will be required to take Music as an academic subject for 4 years in Junior High)|
|Science, Technology, Engineering, Aesthetics and Mathematics||STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Aesthetics & Mathematics) (will be required to be engaged in and lead STEAM-based activities for 4 years in Junior High)|
|Visual Arts, Design and Media||MOE Art Elective Programme (will be required to take Art as an academic subject for 4 years in Junior High)|
Applications for the DSA-Sec are free-of-charge and must be submitted through the online DSA-Sec Portal. Applications open on 5 May 2021 (Wed), 11 am and close on 1 June 2021 (Tue), 3 pm.
Please refer to the MOE website: www.moe.gov.sg/dsa-sec for more details.
Applicants not studying in MOE mainstream primary schools need to apply for a registration number to access the DSA-Sec Portal. More information on this can be found at http://www.moe.gov.sg/secondary/dsa/application?pt=Non-mainstream%20school.
Applicants will be shortlisted and selected based on the following general criteria:
- Demonstrate passion for and commitment to the area of interest;
- Exemplify positive character traits, including resilience, motivation and integrity;
- Display a commitment to contribute to the school, through the area of interest as well as other opportunities to serve; and
- Possess good academic potential to thrive in the Integrated Programme.
as well as criteria specific to each talent area.
All shortlisted candidates will be notified via email by mid-July 2021 to attend an e-interview via video conferencing with the School Leaders, HODs and/or the CCA teachers. The video conference may also include an audition / trial. More details on the performance task will be provided in the email notification. In light of the Covid-19 situation, we will not be conducting any in-person interviews, auditions or trials.
All e-interviews will take place by 13 September 2021. Applicants must attend the e-interview from their current primary school.
Offer of Places
Applicants who are shortlisted for interviews will be notified via email of the results of the DSA-Sec application by 13 September 2021. Successful applicants will be offered a place in National Junior College’s 6-year Integrated Programme for the academic year 2022.
If you have any enquiries on DSA-Sec, you may call our General Office at 6466 1144 during office hours (9 am to 5 pm) or drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “DSA-Sec”.
For more information on the DSA-Sec exercise, please refer to the MOE website: www.moe.gov.sg/dsa-sec.
We thank you for your interest in National Junior College.