Entrance Test and Pre-course Counselling

Last Updated: 30 June 2023

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Statement of Understanding for Entrance Test

Thank you for choosing San Yu Adventist School (SYAS).  Please note that sitting for the entrance test does not guarantee the applicant a place as a registered student in our school.  This test allows the school to assess the applicant’s academic suitability, and selection is based on merit, vacancy and interview. The school reserves the right to invalidate the application in the event of incomplete submission of documents. there is no refund of fees paid in such instances.

Terms and regulations

  1. The applicant is required to sit for 2 test papers:  English and Mathematics.
  2. The total Application and Entrance Test fee is SGD800 (In-person) or SGD1,000 (Online) and is non-refundable, even if the applicant does not show up for the test.  Full payment is to be made before registration to confirm participation for the entrance test.  An official receipt will be issued to the applicant.  Each applicant will be required to bring along the receipt, original documents for verification and the applicant’s passport on the entrance test date.
  3. Please note that there will be no refund / compensation of any should applicant does not meet the entrance test standards and requirements.
  4. Please note that stationery will not be provided.  Each applicant must bring his/her own stationery. Scientific calculator and mathematical instruments are applicable to Preparatory Secondary 1 Foundation to Secondary 3 applicants.
  5. Mobile phones, smart watches, and dictionaries / electronic dictionaries are not allowed in the examination venues.
  6. The invigilators reserve the right to terminate / remove any applicant if he/she is found cheating or exhibits irregularities during the test and will not be permitted to sit for any other papers.
  7. The applicant and the appointed guardian are required to attend Pre-Course Counselling and Student Orientation Session.
  8. The applicant is required to attend the interview session conducted by SYAS.
  9. The results of the application will be released between one (01) and two (02) months from the test date and no grade will be given. Results will be released as “Successful” or “Unsuccessful” application via email.
  10. Please note that the result of the entrance test should not be used to meet other school’s entry requirements. It is used exclusively for SYAS admission.
  11. The school reserves the decision-making rights of the applicant’s admission based on the outcome of the entrance test and interviews. No reason will be given for non-acceptance.
  12. Receiving an offer from the school does not guarantee the applicant a Student’s Pass or Letter of Consent. Applicant must obtain the approval letter from Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) before he/she can officially sign up as a student in our school.
  13. The entrance test papers and scripts are the property of the school and will not be released to any applicant.
  14. For matters not provided for in this agreement, the applicant/guardian/parent has to bear the responsibility to clarify any doubts with the school.

Pre-Course Counselling

Prior to commencement with any private education institution, pre-course counselling is essential. Through these sessions, prospective students will gain a better understanding of the school and what the course entails.

Attendance is compulsory for all applicants as well as their appointed guardians.

Student recruitment agents are an integral part of SYAS. For prospective students, parents and guardians, they provide invaluable information pre and post enrolment and should be consulted whenever necessary. For our list of Active and Expired student recruitment agents, click here.