Republic Polytechnic DAE A Level

Direct Admissions Exercise (DAE)

The Direct Admissions Exercise (DAE) allows applicants with other local qualifications to apply for admission to our full-time diploma courses. 
Admission is based on academic merit and subject to available vacancies of the diploma courses.

A-Level graduates who are looking to further their studies in RP can look forward to obtaining a diploma within a shortened timeline.

Eligible A-Level graduates can now be exempted from one semester or one year of studies for courses starting in April or October. For more details, click here.

Who can apply? 

All A-level holders may apply, except for current RP students.

Entry Requirements

  • You must fulfil the Minimum Entry Requirements (MER) of our full-time diploma courses.
  • A-level holders who do not meet the minimum entry requirements can apply for admission to our full-time courses using their O-level results.

What Course to apply? 

To find out more about the diploma courses offered by RP, you may:

  • Read up on RP courses online 
  • Some courses may require additional medical check-up or specific tests, click here to find out more.

When and How to apply?

  • The DAE application schedule is as follows:
  • Application is made online through the DAE Application Portal. Please refer to our User Guide on how to apply.
  • You may indicate up to 3 course choices in your application.
  • Please consider your choices very carefully, and check that all your information entered are accurate before submitting the application, as you will not be able to make any amendments upon submission.
  • If you already have a course offer from RP through other admissions exercise, you are advised to complete the online enrolment by the date stipulated in the enrolment letter, so that it will not lapse while awaiting the outcome of your DAE application.
See also  Republic Polytechnic DAE

What to Expect?

Posting

  • The outcome of your DAE application will be sent to your email account (indicated in your DAE application) on the following dates. 
IntakeDate
For Intake Year 2022 Semester 1 (April 2022)By 31 March
For Intake Year 2022 Semester 2 (October 2022)September

Enrolment

If your application is successful, you will receive an email with instructions on how to complete the online enrolment within 3-4 weeks. For more information on the online enrolment, please click here.

For more information on the online enrolment, and what to do after enrolment, please click here.

Please note:

  • If your DAE application is successful, and you have previously accepted a course offer from RP through other admissions exercise, you are required to accept the new course offer to supersede the earlier course acceptance.