Key Activities and Milestones





Secondary (for ages 12 to 18+ years)





Create account on the 
Candidates Portal

  • User Guide on Account Creation
  • This can be done before the SPERS-Secondary application opens
  • Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents must use NRIC or Birth Certificate Number to create an account.

  • Apply for SPERS-Secondary

  • Check eligibility
  • How to apply
  • Note: Application will close when all places for the test are filled. 

    Login to Candidates Portal 

    Note: Status of approved applications will update from “Pending” to “Registered” at least 4 weeks from day of application. Candidates who have successfully registered may also retrieve useful information from ‘Getting Ready for Exams’ found on Candidates Portal.

    Receive an email to retrieve entry proof from Candidates Portal, after application has been verified


    SPERS-Secondary Tests 

  • Applicants will need to be familiar with the English Language and Mathematics topics taught in mainstream secondary schools
  • Test details
  • Reminders: 
  • Arrive at least 45 minutes before the test.
  • Instructions will be given 15 minutes before the test begins.
  • Bring along your entry proof and identification document (e.g. NRIC or birth certificate)

    Release of School Offers

    Please refer to this page on how you can check the outcome.

    Once you have received the outcome, you may report to the offered school.