O-Level Syllabuses Examined in 2024

Here are the 2024 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 TitleSubject CodePaper
English11284
Chinese11603
Malay11483
Tamil11573
Higher Chinese11163
Higher Malay11173
Higher Tamil11473

Online Tutorial for Mother Tongue Language and Higher Mother Tongue Language e-Oral examination to understand the revised examination format.

Cambridge Subjects

Subject TitleLanguage MediumSubject CodeSpecimen Papers for
Revised Syllabus
[Year of Posting]
English LanguageEnglish1184Paper 1 | Insert
Paper 2 | Insert
Paper 3 | Texts
Paper 4 | Video Clip
[2022]
Literature in English [Revised]English2065-
Geography # English2236-
Humanities (Social Studies, Geography)
[Revised]
English2260Paper 1
Paper 2 | Insert
[2023]
Humanities (Social Studies, History)
[Revised]
English2261Paper 1
Paper 2

[2023]
Humanities (Social Studies, Literature in English)
[Revised]
English2262Paper 1
[2023]
Humanities
(Social Studies, Geography)
#
English2272-
Humanities
(Social Studies, History)
#
English2273-
Humanities
(Social Studies, Literature in English)
#
English2274-
Geography [Revised]English2279Paper 1 | Insert
Paper 2 | Insert
[2023]
EconomicsEnglish2286-
Humanities
(Social Studies, Literature in Chinese)
#
English2287-
Humanities
(Social Studies, Literature in Malay)
#
English2288-
Humanities
(Social Studies, Literature in Tamil)
#
English2289-
SpanishSpanish3034-
Arabic Arabic3186-
Hindi Hindi3194-
Urdu Urdu3196-
GujaratiGujarati3199-
PanjabiPanjabi3203-
Bengali Bengali3215-
Burmese Burmese3249-
ThaiThai3260-
FrenchFrench3917-
GermanGerman3918-
JapaneseJapanese3919-
Additional MathematicsEnglish4049-
Mathematics [Revised] English4052Paper 1
Paper 2
[2022]
Science (Physics, Chemistry) # English5076-
Science (Physics, Biology) # English5077-
Science (Chemistry, Biology) # English5078-
Science (Physics, Chemistry) [Revised] English5086Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3
Paper 5
[2023]
Science (Physics, Biology) [Revised] English5087Paper 1
Paper 5
[2023]
Science (Chemistry, Biology) [Revised] English5088Paper 1
Paper 3
Paper 4
Paper 5
[2023]
Physics [Revised]English6091Paper 1
Paper 2
[2023]
Chemistry [Revised]English6092Paper 1
Paper 2
[2023]
Biology [Revised] English6093Paper 1
Paper 2
[2023]
Business StudiesEnglish7085-
Principles of Accounts [Updated] ^ English7087Paper 2 | Insert

# Last year of exam in 2024

^ Change is to response format for Paper 2. The new response format requires candidates to write their answers on the question paper.

Local Subjects

Subject TitleLanguage MediumSubject CodeSpecimen Papers
for Revised Syllabus
[Year of Posting]
Higher Chinese [Revised] Chinese1116Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3
[2023]
Chinese [Revised] Chinese1160Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3 - Oral
Paper 3 - LC
[2023]
Literature in ChineseChinese2031-
Higher Malay [Revised] Malay1117Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3
[2023]
Malay [Revised] Malay1148Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3 - Oral
Paper 3 - LC
[2023]
Literature in MalayMalay2032-
Islamic Religious KnowledgeMalay2080-
Higher Tamil [Revised] Tamil1147Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3
[2023]
Tamil [Revised] Tamil1157Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3 - Oral
Paper 3 - LC
[2023]
Literature in TamilTamil2033-
Humanities (Social Studies, Literature in Chinese)
[Revised]
English2263Paper 1
[2023]
Humanities (Social Studies, Literature in Malay)
[Revised]
English2264Paper 1
[2023]
Humanities (Social Studies, Literature in Tamil)
[Revised]
English2265Paper 1
[2023]

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