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Release of the 2021 Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level Examination Results

22 February 2022

1. Candidates who sat for the 2021 Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCE A-Level) examination received their results from their 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 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. 11,070 candidates sat for the 2021 GCE A-Level examination. 10,353 (93.5%) of these candidates have attained at least 3 H2 passes, with a pass in General Paper (GP) or Knowledge and Inquiry (KI).  This is comparable to the performance of candidates for the GCE A-Level Examination in previous years, notwithstanding COVID-19.

Applications to Autonomous Universities

4. Interested applicants for admissions and/or scholarships to the Autonomous Universities (AUs) should submit their applications online. There is no need to submit a hard copy of their A-Level certificates. More information on the AUs’ admissions processes can be found on their respective websites, and applicants can approach the AUs directly for further clarifications. 

Applications to Polytechnics

5. Eligible A-Level graduates who are looking to further their studies at the polytechnics can benefit from module exemptions in about 120 courses. This will reduce the time taken for them to obtain a polytechnic diploma by up to one year. Interested students can apply to the polytechnics directly from 22 February to 7 March 2022, for matriculation in April 2022. Students can also apply in August 2022 for matriculation in October 2022. More details can be found on the respective polytechnics’ websites.

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 education options, career pathways and courses that are suited to their strengths, interests and abilities. Students may also visit the websites of AUs and polytechnics to understand more about the institutions’ offerings and their curricula, which cater to different learning preferences.

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 is offering online or phone counselling from 14 February to 19 March 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 are the joint examining authorities for the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Advanced Level examination.