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Key Dates for 2021
|Start of DSA application process||5th May|
Application for DSA-Sec can be submitted through the online DSA-Sec Portal. Please refer to MOE website at: https://www.moe.gov.sg/dsa-sec
For applicants not studying in MOE mainstream primary schools, please refer to MOE website at: https://go.gov.sg/nmsdsa-sec-application for more information.
|Application Period (Login to Portal is via Parents’ Singpass)||5th May,11am to |
1st Jun, 3pm
|An applicant may indicate up to 3 choices through the DSA-Sec Portal. |
Information to provide in the portal:
- Valid email address and local number.
- Applicants studying in mainstream primary schools will have their primary school information shared directly with the DSA-Sec schools that they are applying to. It is optional to indicate non-school-based activities and achievements.
|Selection Exercise (Trials/auditions/interviews)||28th Jun |
Shortlisted applicants will be invited for trial/audition (CCA areas) and interview. This will be conducted through video-conferencing at applicant’s primary school.
Dates of the trial/audition will be provided to shortlisted applicants.
|Applicants will be informed of their application outcomes by the school.|
|School Preference Submission||25th Oct |
Applicants who receive at least one DSA-Sec offer (including from SOTA) will receive an email and SMS notification via Postman.gov.sg on the School Preference Submission in mid- Oct 2021. Both parents are required to login to the DSA-Sec Portal using their SingPass to submit up to 3 school preferences. If parents are unable to submit online, they may approach their child’s primary school for assistance to submit the school preferences on their behalf.
DSA-Sec offers not taken up will be considered as lapsed at the end of the School Preference Submission period.
|Results Release||Between 25th |
27th Nov (Tentative)
|Successful DSA-Sec applicants are NOT allowed to participate in the S1 posting exercise and are not allowed to transfer to another school after the release of results.|
The results of the DSA-Sec Exercise will be released to students, on the same day as the release of PSLE results.
Unsuccessful DSA-Sec applicants will be issued with a Sec 1 option form, informing them that their applications are unsuccessful.
Updated on 5th May '21'