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About the course

Course Title

Preparatory Course for Admission to Government Schools

Course Description

International students seeking admission to a Government School must take the Admission Exercise for International Students (AEIS) Test conducted by the Ministry of Education (MOE). The AEIS Test will involve a centralized test on English and Mathematics and is held in September/ October of each year.
International students who missed or failed the AEIS Test may sit for the Supplementary Admission Exercise for International Students (S-AEIS) Test in February / March of each year. From 2013 onwards, the S-AEIS Test will be for admission to the Primary 2 to Primary 4 and Secondary 1 to Secondary 2 levels only. There will be no admission to the Primary 5 and Secondary 3 levels under the S-AEIS.
This course prepares international students for the AEIS test in both English and Mathematics to gain admission into Singapore Government Primary and Secondary School. This is done through a classroom based curriculum, taught by professionals assuring students a well rounded education.
Applicants who have taken part in AEIS Test previously and were unsuccessful may apply to take AEIS Test again at the same or higher level, subject to MOE Terms and Conditions.
For further details, please visit the MOE website at www.moe.gov.sg

Module Structure

The course is made up of 2 subjects, following MOE syllabi.

  • English
  • Mathematics

Both subjects are taught for Primary 2 – 5 and Secondary 1 -2.

For further details, please visit the MOE website www.moe.gov.sg

Delivery Method

Classroom lessons include some or all of the following:

  • Skills presentation by instructors
  • Group discussions

Teacher: Student Ratio


Entry Requirements

Level                              Age as at 1st January of the Year of Admission
Primary 2                          7 to 9+
Primary 3                          8 to 10+
Primary 4                          9 to 11+
Primary 5                          10 to 12+
Secondary 1                      12 to 14+
Secondary 2                      13 to 15+

Assessment and Grading

AEIS Test (in September / October of each year) or Supplementary AEIS Test (S-AEIS) in February / March of each year. Please refer to the MOE website www.moe.gov.sg for further details.

Graduation criteria


Progression Pathways

International students who are successful in the AEIS or test will be assigned by the Ministry of Education to join a Government School in January on the following year.

Course Duration

6 months (fulltime)

Intake Dates

06 January 2014 


03 February 2014 


10 March 2014


31 March 2014


05 May 2014 


02 June 2014 


30 June 2014 


03 November 2014  


01 December 2014 


Application Procedures

Link to Application Procedures


Course Fees – S$5,564.00 including 7% GST.

Payment Method

  • Cash
  • NETS
  • T/T
  • Credit Card
  • Cheque (Singapore Bank)







Local Admission

+65 62684515




AEC College Campus

167 Jalan Bukit Merah
Connection 1, Tower 4
#02-12A, Singapore 150167


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