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Direct School Admission 2018

Direct School Admission (DSA) into CHIJ Katong Convent

CHIJ Katong Convent welcomes students currently studying in Primary 6 to apply for admission into KC in 2019 via the Direct School Admission (DSA) Exercise.

We are looking for girls with special talents who will contribute to the dynamic and vibrant community at KC.

Read about MOE’s press release on the DSA-Sec Exercise 2018 and the Frequently-Asked Questions.

You are eligible to apply if you have special talent or ability in:
1. Performing Arts; or
2. Sports and Games; or
3. Language and Humanities; or
4. Visual Arts, Design and Media

Please click on the links below for details.

* Evidence of achievements must accompany the candidate’s application.

Selection Process & Criteria

You will be notified, if applicable, for auditions, selection trials/tests and/or interviews.

For Selection Process and Criteria, click here

For Selection Process and Criteria, click here

For Selection Process and Criteria, click here

For Selection Process and Criteria, click here

Application Procedure

Interested students can download the application form or visit the General Office to obtain the form. Submission should be made to:

CHIJ Katong Convent
346 Marine Terrace
Singapore 449150
Attn: Direct School Admission (Sec)

Applications by fax and/or email will not be considered.

Supporting documents: Photocopies of primary school report book, testimonial, CCA records, teacher’s / instructor’s / coach’s recommendation, portfolios, etc will be required only if a candidate is shortlisted.


  • Deadline for application submission: 29 June 2018, Friday (Applicants are advised to submit the forms early) 
  • Notification of short-listed applicants: 10 July 2018, Tuesday
  • Completion of interviews / auditions / trials / tests for short-listed applicants: 17 Aug 2018, Friday
  • Notification of application results: 31 Aug 2018, Friday

Applicants are to note that:

Successful DSA-Sec candidates are NOT allowed to participate in the Secondary One posting exercise to opt for secondary schools; and are also NOT allowed to transfer to another school after the release of the PSLE results. They are expected to honour the commitment to the posted DSA school for the duration of the programme admitted to.

CHIJ KC reserves the right not to release the results and reasons for non-selection. Do note that all documents submitted in connection with the application are non-returnable.


Vice-Principal (Admin)

Mr. George Cheah
Tel: 6448 6433 Ext 102
Email: CHEAH_Kok_Keong@schools.gov.sg
SH Discipline (CCA Covering)

Mrs Algena Lim
Tel: 6448 6433 Ext 142
Email: koh_jiun_algena_louisa@moe.edu.sg