SOTA: School of the Arts Singapore

About

The School may conduct the Ad-hoc Admission Exercise for admission to Year 2 and Year 3 subject to available vacancies.

How To Apply

Date For What To Do
From 12 September 2022
All Applicants

  • Application for admission to Year 2 for AY2023 will open in October for the following art forms only:
    • Dance
    • Music
    • Theatre

Check Your Eligibility Criteria:
  1. Secondary 1 Express students:
    • Studying in a mainstream MOE secondary school
    • Must be promoted to Sec 2E for AY2023
Note:
Students who have been admitted to a school through the DSA-Sec exercise or enrolled in the IP programme are not eligible to apply.

  1. Grade 7 students:
    • Born in 2009
    • Completing Grade 7 by December 2022
    • Returning Singaporean/Singapore Permanent Residents only
From 16 September 2022
All Applicants

  • Art forms accepting applications:
    • Dance
    • Music
    • Theatre
  • Download the Preparation Notes and Checklist for the art form that you wish to apply here, and
  • Prepare your portfolio for submission

Note:You may apply for ONE (1) art form only.
1 October – 21 October 2022
All Applicants

  • Sign Up for an account and submit your application from 1 October, 10:00 am (SGT) HERE
  • Application closes on 21 October, 5:00 pm (SGT)
  • It takes about 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete the entire application provided that the portfolio submission and all supporting documents have been prepared in advance
  • Submit your application early, as the TA Portal may experience slower connectivity due to high traffic towards the close of the application period
  • Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Appeals for late submissions will not be considered
22 October 2022
Theatre and Music Applicants Only

  • Theatre – Download the prescribed monologues (link will be published on 22 October)
  • Music (Performance) for Piano, Violin, Voice, Woodwind and Brass applicants – Download the 3rd set piece (link will be published on 22 October)
By 29 October 2022
Applicants who have successfully submitted their application and promoted to Sec 2E/Grade 8 for AY2023

  • Submit a copy of your AY2022 End-of-Year examination results slip (Sec 1E) or any latest result slips (Grade 7) via Form.SG.
  • Sec 1E applicants : you must be promoted to Sec 2E for AY2023 to be considered for shortlisting
  • Grade 7 applicants : you must be promoted to Grade 8 for AY2023 to be considered for shortlisting

Applicants who have submitted their application via the TA Portal but are not promoted to Sec 2E/Grade 8 for AY2023 are not eligible for shortlisting. They are not required to submit the above.
3 November 2022, 6:00 pm (SGT)
Applicants who have successfully submitted their application and promoted to Sec 2E/Grade 8 for AY2023

Log in to the TA Portal to:
  • Check your Shortlisting Outcome
  • Download your TA Schedule
7 November – 8 November 2022
Shortlisted Applicants only

Complete all scheduled TA activities in person at SOTA comprising:
  • Individual auditions or portfolio presentations and interview
  • Panel interview
  • Online Questionnaires
  • Entrance tests (English, Mathematics, Science)*
  • Make payment of S$60.00 for the entrance tests fee*
  • Modes of payment to be advised*

Shortlisted applicants must complete all scheduled TA activities within the stipulated time. Incomplete attendance will result in disqualification.

*applicable to shortlisted Grade 7 applicants only
11 November 2022, 6:00 pm
Shortlisted Applicants only

Log in to the TA Portal and check the status of your final TA Outcome
(Confirmed Offer, Unsuccessful)
14 November 2022
Confirmed Offer Applicants only

Sec 1 Express applicants:
  • Submit the Acceptance Form
  • Complete the MOE School Transfer Form

Grade 7 applicants (Returning Singaporeans/SPR)
  • Submit the Acceptance Form by the deadline provided
December 2022 [TBC]
Confirmed Offer Applicants only

Complete your registration online.