O-Level Syllabuses Examined in 2020

Here are the 2020 GCE O-Level examination syllabuses that are offered to private candidates.

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

Subject TitleSubject CodePaper
Chinese11603
Malay11483
Tamil11573
Higher Chinese11163
Higher Malay11173
Higher Tamil11473

Check out the online tutorial for the Mother Tongue Language and Higher Mother Tongue Language e-Oral examination to understand the revised examination format.

Cambridge Subjects

Subject TitleLanguage MediumSubject Code
English Language English1128
Literature in EnglishEnglish2065
HistoryEnglish2174
GeographyEnglish2236
Humanities (Social Studies, Geography)English2272
Humanities (Social Studies, History)English2273
Humanities (Social Studies, Literature in English)English2274
Economics [Revised] English2286
Humanities (Social Studies, Literature in Chinese) [Revised] +English2287
Humanities (Social Studies, Literature in Malay) [Revised] +English2288
Humanities (Social Studies, Literature in Tamil) [Revised] +English2289
Spanish Spanish3034
Arabic Arabic3186
Hindi Hindi3194
UrduUrdu3196
Gujarati Gujarati3199
PanjabiPanjabi3203
Bengali Bengali3215
Burmese Burmese3249
ThaiThai3260
JapaneseJapanese3261
French [Revised]French3917
German [Revised]German3918
Additional Mathematics English4047
MathematicsEnglish4048
Science (Physics, Chemistry) English5076
Science (Physics, Biology)English5077
Science (Chemistry, Biology)English5078
PhysicsEnglish6091
ChemistryEnglish6092
Biology English6093
Business Studies [Revised] English7085
Principles of AccountsEnglish7175

+ Revision is only to Paper 2: Literature in Chinese (2287/2) / Literature in Malay (2288/2) / Literature in Tamil (2289/2).
There is no revision to Paper 1 Social Studies. 2287/1, 2288/1, 2272/1, 2273/1 and 2274/1 share a common paper.

Local Subjects

Subject TitleLanguage MediumSubject Code
Higher ChineseChinese1116
ChineseChinese1160
Literature in Chinese [Revised]Chinese2031
Higher MalayMalay1117
MalayMalay1148
Literature in Malay [Revised]Malay2032
Islamic Religious KnowledgeMalay2080
Higher TamilTamil1147
TamilTamil1157
Literature in Tamil [Revised]Tamil2033

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