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Release of 2020 Singapore-Cambridge GCE O-Level Examination Results

11 January 2021

Candidates who sat for the 2020 Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level (GCE O-Level) Examination collected their results from their secondary schools today1.

2. Given the ongoing COVID-19 situation, arrangements have been made for school candidates to receive their results from their respective secondary schools with safe management measures in place. Private candidates will be notified of their individual result by post as per previous years. All candidates who are eligible for SingPass are also able to access their results online via the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board’s (SEAB) results release system at

3. A total of 23,688 candidates sat for the 2020 GCE O-Level Examination. 23,666 (99.9%) of these candidates have 1 or more O-Level passes2. 22,938 (96.8%) and 20,220 (85.4%) of the candidates have 3 or more and 5 or more O-Level passes respectively.

Joint Admissions Exercises

4. Students who wish to apply for admission to Junior Colleges (JCs), Millennia Institute (MI), polytechnics, and the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) may do so via the Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) using their O-Level examination results.

5. Eligible school candidates who sat for the 2020 GCE O-Level examination will receive Form A3 on Monday, 11 January 2021, when they collect their O-Level results in person. Private candidates who are eligible for JAE will continue to receive Form A via post sent to the address that they had provided to SEAB earlier. There will not be online copies of the Form A. Candidates’ proxies may also collect their Form A on behalf of the candidates by Wednesday, 13 January 2021. If candidates are not able to collect their Form A from their schools or appoint a proxy to do so, they may contact their school for assistance. The JAE-Internet System (JAE-IS) will be accessible from 3.00pm on Monday, 11 January 2021, to 4.00pm on Friday, 15 January 2021 for students to submit their course choices through the JAE website at

Education and Career Guidance (ECG)

6. Students who would like guidance on their education options can approach their teachers or the ECG Counsellors supporting their schools. Students can also refer to the interactive MySkillsFuture portal at to find out more about the range of education options and career pathways available to them.

7. To complement the ECG services provided by schools, students can make an appointment for online or phone counselling with an ECG Counsellor from the ECG Centre at MOE (Grange Road) via the e-Appointment system at, calling the ECG hotline at 6831 1420, or emailing The MOE ECG Centre will offer online or phone counselling from 6 to 20 January 2021, 9.00am to 5.00pm (Saturdays: 9.00am to 12.30pm).

1 The Cambridge Assessment International Education, the Ministry of Education, Singapore and the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) are the joint examining authorities for the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level Examinations.
2 Candidates who receive 1 or more GCE O-Level passes will be awarded certificates.
3 Form A will list the applicant’s GCE O-Level examination results, the courses which he/she is eligible to apply for under the JAE, and his/her JAE PIN (i.e. a personal password for the applicant to access JAE-IS).