Raffles Institution

Year 5 Direct School Admission (DSA) - Criteria & Schedule



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    (UPDATED 08 MAY 2017)

    criteria

    DSA-JC Exercise allows students with special talents and achievements to apply to RI 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.

    2017 Application Schedule

    Application Period starts 11 May 2017 (Thu) 12 noon
    Application Period ends 09 June 2017 (Fri) 12 noon
    Announcement of DSA Results by 25 July 2017 (tentative)

     

    Sports

    ► You should be able to demonstrate interest and talent in a specific sport beyond the abilities of your peers. You must have a history of accomplished performance in this particular sport at the national level or international level.

    ► You can apply through one of the following sports:

    Badminton Basketball Cricket Cross Country
    Fencing Floorball Football Golf
    Hockey Judo Netball Rugby
    Sailing Shooting Softball Squash
    Swimming Table Tennis Tennis Tenpin Bowling
    Track & Field Water Polo    

     

    Performing Arts

    ► You should be able to demonstrate interest and talent in one of the performing arts beyond the abilities of your peers. You must have a history of accomplished performance in this area at the national or international level.

    ► You can apply though one of the following musical groups:

    Chamber Ensemble Chinese Orchestra Choir Symphonic Band

     

    Academic

    ► You should be able to demonstrate interest and talent in the Science or Mathematical Olympiads or in science research beyond the abilities of your peers. Have a history of accomplished performance in Science/Maths Olympiad or Science Research at the national or international arena.

    ► You can apply through one of the following:

    Mathematics / Science Olympiad Science Research

     

    Submitting your application form, supporting documents and payment

    Please submit the following set of documents to RI Administrative Centre (Level 2) by 9 June 2017:

    1. Printout of completed Online Application Form

    2. Photocopies of these supporting documents (which will not be returned):

    ▆  Photocopies of Sec 3 (EOY) and Sec 4 (MYE) results. (If the Sec 4 (MYE) results are not ready at the time of application, apply first and subsequently submit a photocopy of your results once it is ready).

    ▆  Records of CCA achievements, additional qualifications (highest level required only), awards, scholarships (for admission on the strength of special talents, if any).

    ► Please check that your email address (as indicated in the Application Form) is valid; we will inform you of test and/or interview dates via email.

    ► We will not process late and/or incomplete applications.

     


     

    Only shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend the selection tests, interviews and/or sport trials.

     


     

    Notes

    ► We will notify all applicants of the outcome by 25 July 2017 (tentative). Please note that:

    ▆   vacancies will not be completely filled if there are not enough suitable candidates

    ▆   we reserve the right to not discuss the results or reasons for non-selection; and

    ▆   we will not provide information on application status or outcome over the phone.

    ► Please email [email protected] for more information.

    ►►► Apply at http://apply.ri.edu.sg