O-Level Syllabuses Examined in 2024

Here are the 2024 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 TitleLanguage MediumSubject CodeSpecimen Papers
for Revised Syllabus
[Year of Posting]
Arabic as a 3rd LanguageArabic1135-
Bahasa Indonesia as a 3rd LanguageBahasa Indonesia1136-
English LanguageEnglish1184Paper 1|Insert
Paper 2|Insert
Paper 3|Texts
Paper 4|Video Clip
[2022]
Literature in EnglishEnglish2065-
History [Revised]English2174Paper 1
Paper 2
[2023]
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]
Economics + English2286-
Humanities (Social Studies, Literature in Chinese) # English2287-
Humanities (Social Studies, Literature in Malay) # English2288-
Humanities (Social Studies, Literature in Tamil) # English2289-
DramaEnglish2299-
SpanishSpanish3034-
HindiHindi3194-
UrduUrdu3196-
GujaratiGujarati3199-
PanjabiPanjabi3203-
BengaliBengali3215-
BurmeseBurmese3249-
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]
ElectronicsEnglish6063-
MusicEnglish6085-
Higher MusicEnglish6086-
Physics [Revised]English6091Paper 1
Paper 2
[2023]
Chemistry [Revised] English6092Paper 1
Paper 2
[2023]
Biology [Revised] English6093Paper 1
Paper 2
[2023]
Nutrition and Food Science [Revised] English6097Paper 1
Paper 2
[2021]
ArtEnglish6123-
Higher ArtEnglish6124-
Design & TechnologyEnglish7059-
Business Studies +English7085-
Principles of Accounts [Updated] ^English7087Paper 2 | Insert
ComputingEnglish7155-

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

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

# Last year of exam in 2024; for 5N(A) candidates only.

Applied Subjects

Subject TitleLanguage MediumSubject Code
BiotechnologyEnglishNP04
Design StudiesEnglishNP05

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 TitleLanguage MediumSubject CodeSpecimen Papers for Revised Syllabus
[Year of Posting]
Higher Chinese [Revised] Chinese1116

Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3

[2023]

Chinese B + [Revised] Chinese1153

Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3 - Oral
Paper 3 - LC

[2023]

Chinese [Revised] Chinese1160

Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3 - Oral
Paper 3 - LC

[2023]

Chinese (Special Programme)Chinese1166-
Literature in ChineseChinese2031-
Higher Malay [Revised] Malay1117

Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3

[2023]

Malay (Special Programme)Malay1133-
Malay [Revised] Malay1148

Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3 - Oral
Paper 3 - LC

[2023]

Malay B + [Revised] Malay1151

Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3 - Oral
Paper 3 - LC

[2023]

Literature in MalayMalay2032-
Higher Tamil [Revised]Tamil1147

Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3

[2023]

Tamil B + [Revised] Tamil1152

Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3 - Oral
Paper 3 - LC

[2023]

Tamil [Revised] Tamil1157

Paper 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]
Exercise And Sports ScienceEnglish6081-

+ Mother Tongue B is not a GCE O-Level subject.