About Us
Home > About Us > Admissions > Direct School Admission

Direct School Admission

Direct School Admission (DSA) into CHIJ Katong Convent

CHIJ Katong Convent (KC) welcomes students currently studying in Primary 6 to apply for admission into KC in 2021 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. 

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

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

Application for DSA-Sec can be submitted through the online DSA-Sec Portal. The application is free-of-charge and will be open from 12
May 2020 to 5 June 2020. For more details, please refer to MOE website:

Parents and students are encouraged to choose schools wisely based on the student’s aptitudes and strengths, bearing in mind the schools’ academic and non-academic requirements, and the programmes available to develop the area of talent.

Students who are successfully admitted to the school via DSA are expected to honour their commitment to the school, and participate in the activities related to the talent they are selected for from year 1-4.


  • Application via the MOE online DSA-Sec Portal is open from 12 May 2020 to 5 June 2020
  • Notification of short-listed applicants in early July
  • Auditions/trials/tests and interviews for short-listed applicants from July to August
  • Notification of application results by end August

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.

Contact Details


Ms Annie Lim
Tel: 6448 6433 Ext 102

HOD PE, CCA & Aesthetics

Ms Priscilla Humphries
Tel: 6448 6433 Ext 131

Updated: 11 May 2020