Approved Dictionary List

Please click here for the approved PSLE dictionary list and here for the approved GCE N(T), N(A), O and A-Level Examinations.

Application for Approval of Dictionary for use in National Examinations:

  • Distributors/vendors who wish to obtain approval for a dictionary (including e-dictionary) for use in national examinations will need to download the application form and submit to SEAB between 1 June to 31 July. Applications received after 31 July will not be considered.
  • Please note that there is a fee of $642 for printed dictionary and $963 for e-Dictionary (inclusive of 7% GST).
  • Approval for use in national examinations is valid only for 5 years for a specific edition/version starting from the examination year following the year of application. Vendors need to apply for an extension of the validity period of the approved dictionaries between 1 June to 31 July on the year of expiry date and an administrative fee of $107 (including GST) will be applicable for each printed dictionary or e-dictionary.
  • Vendors will be informed of the outcome of their applications by 30 November.
  • All applications are to be submitted personally to :
  • Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board
    8 Lower Delta Road
    Singapore 169198

    Attn : Ms Sally Siew

    Email: sally_siew@seab.gov.sg