Here are the conditions for obtaining Singapore-Cambridge GCE Ordinary Level (O-Level) bonus points for junior college (JC) admission in Singapore.
The bonus points apply to secondary school students who are taking the O-Level examination.
If you fulfill the conditions below, you deduct points from your O-Level gross (or raw) L1R5 aggregate score. The deduction takes place when you apply to JCs during the Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE).
List of Bonus Points for JC Admission
|Condition||O-Level Bonus Points|
|‘Excellent’ grade in co-curricular activity (CCA)||2|
|‘Good’ grade in CCA||1|
|‘C6’ grade or better in both English and Higher Mother Tongue Language (HMTL)||2|
|‘C6’ grade or better in the Chinese Special Programme||2|
|‘C6’ grade or better in the Malay Special Programme|
|‘C6’ grade or better in Bahasa Indonesia|
|Selected a JC with affiliation to your secondary school as your 1st choice in the JAE||2|
|Enrolled in the Chinese Language Elective Programme in JC||2|
|Enrolled in the Malay Language Elective Programme in JC|
|Enrolled in the Tamil Language Elective Programme in JC|
How many bonus points for JC admission can you deduct from your O-Level gross (or raw) L1R5 aggregate score?
If you are not enrolled in a JC’s Language Elective Programme, you can deduct a maximum of 4 bonus points from your O-Level gross L1R5 aggregate score.
If you are enrolled in a JC’s Language Elective Programme, you can deduct a maximum of 6 bonus points from your gross L1R5 aggregate score.
How do bonus points for JC admission affect the JC cut off points?
The deduction of bonus points from your O-Level gross L1R5 aggregate score improves your net L1R5 aggregate score.
This makes the cut off points for JC easier for you to meet.