Junior College (Direct School Admission)
Direct School Admission into 2-year JC Programme for Academic Year 2024 – DSA-JC Exercise 2023
The Direct School Admission-JC (DSA-JC) is an annual exercise for students seeking admission directly to a Junior College. We invite all interested 2023 O-Level graduands to apply to National Junior College.
Students who are successful are guaranteed a place, provided that they meet the eligibility criteria for admission to a JC based on their GCE O-Level results. Students admitted under DSA-JC are expected to honour their commitment to the JC. They will not be allowed to take part in the Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) in 2024. They will also not be allowed to transfer to another JC after the release of the GCE O-Level results.
For 2023, the DSA-JC Exercise will take place from May to September.
We invite students with special talents and/or achievements in the following areas to apply:
|1. CCA Excellence
Please refer to this page for a description of CCAs offered in NJC.
|Sports and Games
Canoeing & Dragon Boating
Football (Boys Only)
Hockey (Boys Only)
Netball (Girls Only)
Rock Wall Climbing
Touch Rugby (Girls Only)
Track and Field / Cross Country
Clubs & Societies
AVA & PA club
Chinese Language, Drama and Debating
English Language, Drama and Debating
Greenlink Club (Environmental Science)
Indian Language, Drama and Debating
Interact Club (Community Youth Leadership)
Makers’ Society (Innovation)
Malay Language, Drama and Debating
Production Society (Film & Photography)
|2. Art Excellence
||MOE Art Elective Programme (AEP)
(must offer A-Level H2 Art)
|3. Music Excellence
(must offer A-Level H2 Music)
|4. Science Research Excellence (refer to this page for details)
||Science Training and Research Programme
(must offer A-Level H3 Science Research)
|5. Language Elective Programmes
||Malay Language Elective Programme
(must offer A-Level H2 Malay Language & Literature)
Tamil Language Elective Programme
(must offer A-Level H2 Tamil Language & Literature)
Applications for the DSA-JC to National Junior College are free-of-charge and must be submitted online at https://go.gov.sg/njc-dsa-jc-2023
4 May 2023 (Thu), 12 pm and 26 June 2023 (Mon), 5 pm.
In the event that you are unable to upload your documents through the online application, you may email your documents to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “DSA-JC Supporting Documents”.
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; and
- Display a commitment to contribute to the school, through the area of interest as well as other opportunities to serve.
as well as criteria specific to each talent area.
All shortlisted candidates will be notified via email by mid-July 2023 to attend an in-person audition / trial held in National Junior College. More details on the performance task will be provided in the email notification.
Thereafter, applicants who are further shortlisted will be notified via email to attend an in-person interview, also held in National Junior College. The interview panel will comprise School Leaders, HODs and/or the CCA teachers.
Offer of Places
Applicants who are shortlisted for interviews will be notified via email of the results of the DSA-JC application by 8 August 2023. Successful applicants will be offered a place in National Junior College for the academic year 2024.
For further enquiries on DSA-JC, you may call our General Office at 6466 1144 during office hours (9 am to 5 pm) or drop us an email at email@example.com with the subject “DSA-JC”.
For more information on DSA-JC, please refer to the MOE website: www.moe.gov.sg/dsa-jc
We thank you for your interest in our College.