Junior College (Direct School Admission)

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Direct School Admission into 2-year JC Programme for Academic Year 2020 – DSA–JC Exercise 2019

Direct School Admission to JC Programme

The Direct School Admission–JC (DSA–JC) is an annual exercise administered by our College. It allows students with special talents and achievements to apply to National Junior College directly. The DSA–JC Exercise usually takes place from May to July.

The DSA–JC Exercise 2019 will open on 8 May 2019, Wednesday 9am and close on 31 May 2019, Friday 5pm.

Direct School Admission to JC Programme for Malay Language Elective Programme or Tamil Language Elective Programme NEW! (28 May 2019) 

As announced on 28 May 2019 by Minister for Education Mr Ong Ye Kung, NJC is offering linguistically talented students to pursue the Malay language or Tamil language course at H2 Level under the Malay Language Elective Programme (MLEP) or Tamil Language Elective Programme (TLEP) respectively. The announcement by MOE can be found here.

The DSA–JC Exercise 2019 for MLEP or TLEP will close on 14 June 2019, Friday 5pm.

Application Categories

  1. CCA Excellence (refer to NJC website for full list of CCAs offered in NJC)
  2. Art Excellence (must offer H2 and H3 Art)
  3. Music Excellence (must offer H2 Music)
  4. Science Research Excellence

Eligibility

The DSA-JC Exercise allows all 2019 ‘O’ Level graduands with special talents and achievements to apply to NJC directly. Students who are successful are guaranteed a place provided they meet the eligibility criteria for admission to a JC based on their GCE ‘O’ Level results. Students admitted under DSA–JC would not take part in the Joint Admission Exercise (JAE) in 2020.

Selection Process

Applicants go through two selection phases:

Phase I:          Auditions / Trials / Portfolio Reviews

Applicants who apply may be invited by the respective teachers-in-charge to attend a portfolio review session / audition / trial.

Phase II:         Interview

Only applicants who successfully cleared selection Phase 1 will be notified via email to attend an interview with the Principal, Vice-Principals, HODs/Year Heads and/or the CCA teachers. These applicants will be notified of the interview date and time by 14 June 2019. Upon receipt of the email notification to attend an interview, applicants are required to mail the corresponding supporting photocopied documents, e.g. certified true copies of testimonials, CCA and VIA reports, examination results or any other relevant documents for fields that are marked with “#” to 37 Hillcrest Road Singapore 288913, by 21 June 2019. Please indicate DSA-JC on the envelope.

The interviews will be held between 26 June and 12 July 2019.

For MLEP or TLEP only (New!)

Shortlisted applicants for the MLEP or TLEP will be notified via email to attend an interview with the Principal, Vice-Principals, HODs/Year Heads and/or the Language teachers. These applicants will be notified of the interview date and time by 5 July 2019. Upon receipt of the email notification to attend an interview, applicants are required to mail the corresponding supporting photocopied documents, e.g. certified true copies of testimonials, CCA and VIA reports, examination results or any other relevant documents for fields that are marked with “^” to 37 Hillcrest Road Singapore 288913, by 12 July 2019. Please indicate DSA-JC on the envelope.

The interviews will be held between 15 July and 19 July 2019.

Offer of Places

Applicants who are selected for interviews will be notified (by post) of the result of their interview by 22 July 2019. Successful applicants will be offered a place in NJC for the academic year 2020.

Inquiry

For further enquiries on DSA–JC, you may call our General Office at 64661144 during office hours (9am to 5pm) or drop us an email at njc@moe.edu.sg with the subject DSA–JC.

For more information on DSA–JC, please refer to MOE DSA–JC website.

We thank you for your interest in our College.

Online Application

Application must be done online. Apply Here.

Application for MLEP or TLEP is to be done here. (New!)