O-Level Syllabuses Examined in 2022

Here are the 2022 GCE O-Level examination syllabuses that are offered to private candidates:

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 O-Level subjects will be conducted in the e-Examination format (for example, e-Oral). These subjects are as follows:

Subject Title Subject Code Paper
English 1128 4
Chinese 1160 3
Malay 1148 3
Tamil 1157 3
Higher Chinese 1116 3
Higher Malay 1117 3
Higher Tamil 1147 3
Online Tutorial for the Mother Tongue Language and Higher Mother Tongue Language e-Oral examination to understand the revised examination format.

Cambridge Subjects

Subject Title Language Medium Subject Code Specimen Papers for
Revised Syllabus
[Year of Posting]
English Language # English 1128 -
Literature in English [Revised] English 2065 -
History # English 2174 -
Geography English 2236 -
Humanities (Social Studies, Geography) English 2272 -
Humanities (Social Studies, History) English 2273 -
Humanities (Social Studies, Literature in English) English 2274 -
Economics English 2286 -
Humanities (Social Studies, Literature in Chinese) English 2287 -
Humanities (Social Studies, Literature in Malay) English 2288 -
Humanities (Social Studies, Literature in Tamil) English 2289 -
Spanish Spanish 3034 -
Arabic Arabic 3186 -
Hindi Hindi 3194 -
Urdu Urdu 3196 -
Gujarati Gujarati 3199 -
Panjabi Panjabi 3203 -
Bengali Bengali 3215 -
Burmese Burmese 3249 -
Thai Thai 3260 -
French French 3917 -
German German 3918 -
Japanese Japanese 3919 Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3
Paper 3 (Transcript)
[2020]
Mathematics # English 4048 -
Additional Mathematics English 4049 Paper 1
Paper 2
[2020]
Science (Physics, Chemistry) English 5076 -
Science (Physics, Biology) English 5077 -
Science (Chemistry, Biology) English 5078 -
Physics # English 6091 -
Chemistry # English 6092 -
Biology # English 6093 -
Business Studies English 7085 -
Principles of Accounts English 7087 Paper 1
Paper 2
[2020]

# Last year of exam in 2023

Local Subjects

Subject Title Language Medium Subject Code
Higher Chinese Chinese 1116
Chinese Chinese 1160
Literature in Chinese Chinese 2031
Higher Malay Malay 1117
Malay Malay 1148
Literature in Malay Malay 2032
Islamic Religious Knowledge Malay 2080
Higher Tamil Tamil 1147
Tamil Tamil 1157
Literature in Tamil Tamil 2033

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