A-Level Syllabuses Examined in 2023

Here are the 2023 GCE A-Level examination syllabuses that are offered to private candidates. These subjects are examined at Higher 1 (H1) and Higher 2 (H2) levels.

For syllabuses that have been revised, the specimen papers are available on the website for three years, including the year of posting. We seek your understanding that some items / images / resources may not be available in these online specimen papers, due to copyright restrictions. In such cases, a description of the item / image / resource, and/or a web-link may be provided. The full specimen paper, in printed format, may be purchased from SEAB.

From 2017, certain papers of selected GCE A-Level subjects will be conducted in the e-Examination format (for example, e-Oral, e-Written). These subjects are as follows:

Subject Title Subject Code Paper
Chinese Language 8655 2
Malay Language 8656 2
Tamil Language 8657 2
H2 Chinese Language & Literature 9575 2
H2 Malay Language & Literature 9576 2
H2 Tamil Language & Literature 9577 2
Online Tutorial for Mother Tongue Language e-Oral examination and H2 Mother Tongue Language and Literature (H2 MTLL) e-written examination to understand the revised examination format.

Subjects Examined at A- and AO-Levels

Subject Title Language Medium Subject Code
AO A
Arabic Arabic 8187 -
Islamic Law Malay 8058 -
Islamic Theology Malay 8059 -
Islamic Law Malay - 9018
Islamic Theology Malay - 9019

Cambridge Subjects

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Subject Title Language Medium Subject Code Specimen Papers for
Revised Syllabus
[Year of Posting]
H1 H2
China Studies in English ## English 8628 - -
General Paper # English 8807 - -
Geography English 8813 - -
History English 8821 - -
Economics English 8823 - -
Bengali Bengali 8827 - -
Gujarati Gujarati 8828 - -
Hindi Hindi 8829 - -
French French 8831 - -
Literature in English English 8832 - -
German German 8833 - -
Japanese Japanese 8835 - -
Panjabi Panjabi 8836 - -
Urdu Urdu 8837 - -
Economics [Revised] English 8843 - Paper 1
[2022]
Mathematics English 8865 - -
Physics English 8867 - -
Chemistry English 8873 - -
Biology English 8876 - -
Art English 8879 - -
English Language and Linguistics English - 9508 -
Literature in English English - 9509 -
Economics [Revised] English - 9570 Paper 1
Paper 2
[2022]
Management of Business English - 9587 -
Principles of Accounting English - 9593 -
Further Mathematics English - 9649 -
Chemistry English - 9729 -
Biology English - 9744 -
Physics English - 9749 -
Geography English - 9751 -
History English - 9752 -
Economics English - 9757 -
Mathematics English - 9758 -

## Last year of exam in 2023. Not offered from 2024 onwards.

+ Last year of exam in 2024

List of Formulae and Statistical Tables (MF26) for the H1 Mathematics (8865), H2 Mathematics (9758) and H2 Further Mathematics (9649) syllabuses.

Local Subjects

Subject Title Language Medium Subject Code Specimen Papers for
Revised Syllabus
[Year of Posting]
H1 H2
Chinese Language Chinese 8655 - -
Translation (Chinese) Chinese - 9571 Paper 1
Paper 2
[2021]
Chinese Language & Literature Chinese - 9575 Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3
[2021]
Malay Language Malay 8656 - -
Malay Language & Literature Malay - 9576 Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3
[2021]
Tamil Language Tamil 8657 - -
Tamil Language & Literature Tamil - 9577 Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3
[2021]

Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents who would like to register for Mother Tongue Language Syllabus B can write to SEAB with their request.