A-Level Syllabuses Examined in 2025

Here are the 2025 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 TitleSubject CodePaper
Chinese Language86552
Malay Language86562
Tamil Language86572
H2 Chinese Language & Literature95752
H2 Malay Language & Literature95762
H2 Tamil Language & Literature95772

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 TitleLanguage MediumAO Subject CodeA Subject Code
Islamic LawMalay8058-
Islamic TheologyMalay8059-
Islamic LawMalay-9018
Islamic TheologyMalay-9019

Cambridge Subjects

Subject TitleLanguage MediumH1 Subject CodeH2 Subject CodeSpecimen Papers for
Revised Syllabus
[Year of Posting]
French #French8831--
Literature in English [Revised]English8841-Paper 1
German #German8833--
GeographyEnglish8834-Paper 1 | Insert
Japanese #Japanese8835--
History English8838-Paper 1
Mathematics [Revised]English8865-Paper 1 | Printed Answer Booklet
Physics # English8867--
Chemistry # English8873--
Biology # English8876--
Art #English8879--
General Paper English8881-Paper 1
Paper 2 | Insert
GeographyEnglish-9173Paper 1 | Insert
Paper 2 | Insert
History English-9174Paper 1
Paper 2
English Language and LinguisticsEnglish-9508-
Literature in English [Revised]English-9539

Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3


Software required:
• Python IDLE 3.6.4
• Flask 0.12.2
• PyMongo 3.6.0
• Jupyter Notebook 5.5.0
• DB Browser for SQLite 3.10.1
• Notepad++ 7.5.4
• MongoDB Community Server 3.4.9
• Chrome
Management of BusinessEnglish-9587-
Principles of AccountingEnglish-9593-
China Studies in EnglishEnglish-9628-
Further Mathematics [Revised]English-9649Paper 1 |Printed Answer Booklet
Paper 2 |Printed Answer Booklet
Chemistry English-9729-
Biology English-9744-
Physics English-9749-
Mathematics [Revised]English-9758Paper 1 |Printed Answer Booklet
Paper 2 |Printed Answer Booklet

# Last year of exam in 2025

List of Formulae and Results (MF27) for the H1 Mathematics (8865), H2 Mathematics (9758) and H2 Further Mathematics (9649) syllabuses.

Local Subjects

Subject TitleLanguage MediumH1 Subject CodeH2 Subject CodeSpecimen Papers for
Revised Syllabus
[Year of Posting]
Chinese LanguageChinese8655--
Translation (Chinese)Chinese-9571-
Chinese Language & LiteratureChinese-9575-
China Studies in Chinese [Revised]Chinese-9629

Paper 1
Paper 2

Malay LanguageMalay8656--
Malay Language & LiteratureMalay-9576-
Tamil Language Tamil8657--
Tamil Language & LiteratureTamil-9577-

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