O-Level Syllabuses Examined in 2022

Here are the 2022 GCE O-Level examination syllabuses that are offered to school 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.

Cambridge Subjects

Subject Title Language Medium Subject Code Specimen Papers for
Revised Syllabus
[Year of Posting]
English Language * English 1128 -
Arabic as a 3rd Language Arabic 1135 -
Bahasa Indonesia as a 3rd Language Bahasa Indonesia 1136 -
Literature in English 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 -
Drama English 2299 -
Spanish Spanish 3034 -
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 -
Electronics English 6063 -
Music English 6085 -
Higher Music English 6086 -
Physics # English 6091 -
Chemistry # English 6092 -
Biology # English 6093 -
Nutrition and Food Science [Revised] English 6097 Paper 1
Paper 2
[2021]
Art English 6123 -
Higher Art English 6124 -
Design & Technology English 7059 -
Business Studies ^ English 7085 -
Principles of Accounts English 7087 Paper 1
Paper 2
[2020]
Computing English 7155 -

* Last year of exam in 2023; for 5N and repeat 4E students only

# Last year of exam in 2023

^ These subjects are applicable only for candidates from schools approved to offer the subjects

Applied Subjects

Subject Title Language Medium Subject Code
Biotechnology English NP04
Design Studies English NP05
The above Applied Subjects are applicable only to candidates from schools that are approved to offer the subjects. If you are registering for Applied Subjects, you will need to pay the subject fees quoted by the examining agencies.

Local Subjects

Subject Title Language Medium Subject Code
Higher Chinese Chinese 1116
Chinese B + Chinese 1153
Chinese Chinese 1160
Chinese (Special Programme) Chinese 1166
Literature in Chinese Chinese 2031
Higher Malay Malay 1117
Malay (Special Programme) Malay 1133
Malay Malay 1148
Malay B + Malay 1151
Literature in Malay Malay 2032
Higher Tamil Tamil 1147
Tamil B + Tamil 1152
Tamil Tamil 1157
Literature in Tamil Tamil 2033
Exercise And Sports Science English 6081
+ Mother Tongue B is not a GCE O-Level subject