14 January 2019
Last year, Singapore students did very well in the GCE O-Level examinations, with 84.8 per cent of the cohort attaining five or more passes.
Some 26,750 students who took the O-level exam last year. According to the Ministry of Education and Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board, 96.4 per cent of students scored three or more passes.
An SEAB spokesman said that another 1,389 private candidates sat the O-level exams last year, of which 89.6 per cent passed and were awarded certificates.
Students who wish to apply for admission to junior colleges, Millennia Institute, polytechnics, and the Institute of Technical Education can apply via the Joint Admissions Exercise, which is open from 3pm on Monday to 4pm on Friday (Jan 18).