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Release of 2021 Singapore-Cambridge GCE O-Level Examination Results

12 January 2022

1. Candidates who sat for the 2021 Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level (GCE O-Level) Examination collected their results from their secondary schools today1.

2. Arrangements have been made for school candidates to receive their results in their respective classrooms. Only school candidates collecting their results were allowed entry into the school premises, with Safe Management Measures (SMMs) in place. Private candidates will be notified of their individual result by post as per previous years. All candidates are also able to access their results online via the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board’s (SEAB) Candidates Portal at

3. A total of 23,555 candidates sat for the 2021 GCE O-Level Examination. 23,515 (99.8%) of these candidates have 1 or more O-Level passes. 22,716 (96.4%) and 20,152 (85.6%) of the candidates have 3 or more and 5 or more O-Level passes respectively. This is comparable to the performance of candidates for the GCE O-Level Examination in previous years, notwithstanding COVID-19.

Joint Admissions Exercise

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. The JAE registration period is from 3.00pm on 12 January 2022, to 4.00pm on 17 January 2022.

5. Eligible school candidates who sat for the 2021 GCE O-Level examination will receive Form A2 on 12 January 2022, when they collect their O-Level results in person. Private candidates who are eligible for JAE will receive Form A via post sent to the address that they had provided to SEAB earlier. If candidates are not able to collect their Form A from their schools or appoint a proxy to do so by 14 January 2022, they may contact their school for assistance. Alternatively, candidates eligible for JAE may download a copy of the Form A from the JAE-Internet System (JAE-IS) using Singpass during the registration period. The JAE-IS will be accessible from 3.00pm on 12 January 2022, to 4.00pm on 17 January 2022 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 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 5 to 21 January 2022, 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 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).