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Direct School Admission (DSA) To SJI Year 5 In 2019

1. SJI welcomes current Secondary 4 students, both boys and girls, to apply for DSA to Year 5 in 2019 (IBDP). The SJI JC education leads to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma.

2. Further information on the IB Diploma Programme (IBDP) can be found at SJI IB Diploma Programme. You can also read up on SJI IBDP in our Frequently Asked Questions. Information on the DSA process can be found at http://www.moe.gov.sg/education/admissions/dsa-jc/.

3. The school is located at 38, Malcolm Road, Singapore 308274.

Domains

4. The SJI DSA-JC exercise invites interested applications in ONE of the following domains:

a) Language and Humanities
b) Leadership and Uniformed Groups
c) Performing Arts
d) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
e) Sports and Games

Selection Criteria

5. The criteria for selection are based on the following:

a) Evidence on engagement and achievements in the domain applied for;
b) Quality of mind
c) Personal and relational characteristics
d) Academic performance in Secondary 3 (mid-year and end-of-year) and Secondary 4 (mid-year) School Examination with the L1R5 Aggregate Score based on the following subject groups:

L1
First Language
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English / Higher Mother Tongue
R5
Relevant Subject 1
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Humanities / Higher Art / Higher Music / Malay (Special Programme) / Chinese (Special Programme) / Bahasa Indonesia
Relevant Subject 2
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Mathematics / Science
Relevant Subject 3
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Humanities / Higher Art / Higher Music / Mathematics / Science / Malay (Special Programme) / Chinese (Special Programme) / Bahasa Indonesia
Relevant Subject 4
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Any GCE ‘O’ Level subject excluding CCA and Religious Knowledge
Relevant Subject 5
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Any GCE ‘O’ Level subject excluding CCA and Religious Knowledge

e) Results from the two written tests – English and Math conducted by SJI.
f) Results from the interview.

6. Only shortlisted applicants will be invited to sit for two written tests on English and Maths (in separate sittings) and attend an interview.

Application Process

7. Applications for the SJI DSA are to be made online at http://app.sji.edu.sg/dsa_ib from 18 May 2018.

8. Upon completion of the online application form:

a) Click ‘Submit’
b) Print a hardcopy of the completed form for submission to SJI.

9. The online application portal will be locked on Monday, 25 June 2018 at 2.00pm. Submission of the hardcopy is to be made by 4.00pm on Monday, 25 June 2018.

Hardcopy Submission

10. The hardcopy submission must include the following:

a) A print-out of the completed application form duly signed.
b) Certified true copy of Secondary 3 (mid-year and end-of-year results) and Secondary 4 (Mid-year results). Students whose Secondary 4 mid-year results are not ready at the point of submission can do so when the results are available in July 2018.
c) A copy of CCA records
d) Supporting documents for the domain applied for.

12. Hardcopy submission can be made either by hand or by post to:

St Joseph’s Institution
Student Services and Programmes Office
38, Malcolm Road, Singapore 308274

8.30am to 4.00pm - Mondays to Fridays (except Public Holidays)
Closed on Saturdays and Sundays

12. Please be advised that your application is only considered complete when all the following are fulfilled:

a) The online application has been made and an application number has been issued by the system;
b) A hardcopy of the completed application form with the documents have been submitted to SJI.

Incomplete applications will not be processed.

Payment

13. An administrative fee of $30 is payable upon submission of the application. This fee is non-fundable regardless whether the applicant is shortlisted. Payment at SJI can be made by cheque crossed in favour of ‘St Joseph’s Institution’ or by cash only (exact amount). Applicants who are recipients of the MOE Financial Assistance Scheme (FAS) will have their fees waive upon producing the necessary documentation.

Written Tests and Interview

14. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to sit for two written tests and attend an interview. The tentative dates are as follows:

Date Activity
10 July 2018 Math Test
13 or 14 July 2018 English Test followed by Interview

More information will be provided to shortlisted applicants when the invitation is made via email.

SJI reserves the rights not to release the results and reasons for non-selection.

Fees paid and documents submitted in connection with the application are non-returnable regardless of whether the applicant is shortlisted.

Information accurate as of May 2018.