SOTA: School of the Arts Singapore
Supplementary Intake Exercise [closed]

Download the Art Portfolio Requirements & Checklist for Dance, Literary Arts, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts here. *updated 19 November 2020

(Click here to find out more about the SIE.)

Direct School Admission Exercise [closed]

You may download the TA Preparation Notes and Checklists from this page. Click here if you are unsure which category you should apply to.

Notice Update – 18 May 2020

The Preparation Notes and Checklists for all art forms have been updated on 18 May 2020. Download the latest version now.
Notice Update – 13 May 2020

In view of the COVID-19 situation, all International Students who are not residing in Singapore are not eligible to take part in this year's DSA-Sec Exercise, and will not be able to apply for the Talent Academy. Please refer to for more details.
Notice Update – 11 May 2020

Application via the TA Portal begins 3 April and closes on 23 May 2020, 5:00 pm (SGT). You may continue to submit your application during this period. The Shortlisting Outcome will be released on 8 June 2020, 6:00 pm, via the TA Portal.
Notice Update – 6 May 2020

In view of the current COVID-19 situation, the TA Preparation Notes and Checklists have been updated. We are currently further reviewing the selection process and criteria. Updates will be posted on this website.
Notice Update – 27 March 2020

The Talent Academy is currently scheduled for 23-26 June 2020. However, in view of the current COVID-19 situation, these dates may change. More information will be provided as soon as possible. Applicants are advised not to make travel plans in June. Shortlisted applicants must attend and complete all scheduled TA activities. Incomplete attendance will result in disqualification.
Year 1 Applicants - DSA-Secondary / DSA-Secondary (Non-MOE)

Year 5 Applicants - DSA-JC / Non-DSA