​Common Engineering Programme


The one-year Common Engineering Programme (CEP) is specially designed to help you gain a better understanding of the different engineering disciplines before making a more informed decision. You’ll be able to choose your preferred engineering diploma from either the Mechanical Track or Electrical & Electronic Track at the end of your first semester.

All freshmen from the nine courses listed below, including those who opt for CEP, will share a common curriculum in the first semester.


Explore First, Decide Later 

Explore First, Decide Later

Get more time to explore your interests and make an informed decision on which engineering course to pursue later.

Get Exposure 

Get Exposure

Common foundational modules expose you to different engineering disciplines.

Career Head Start 

Career Head Start

Gain real-world experience through career talks and industry visits.


Year 01

Build a broad-based foundation in mechanical, electronic and electrical engineering, as well as mathematics and programming. Work on an integrated real-world project and gain real-world experience through industry visits and dialogues. You’ll also get to choose either the Mechanical Track or Electrical & Electronic Track at the end of your first semester.

Check out the complete listing and description of the modules here

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Common Engineering Programme (N71)

For Students with O-Levels

Range of Net ELR2B2 for 2019 JAE
7 to ​21

Planned Intake (2019​)

Entry Requirements


To be eligible for consideration, candidates must have the following GCE O-Level examination (or equivalent) results.

  • Subject‘O’ LEVEL GRADE
  • English Language*​1 - 7
  • Mathematics (Elementary/Additional)1 - 6
  • Science1 - 6
  • (with Physics, Chemistry or Biology component)
  • ​or Biotechnology
  • or Computing/Computer Studies
  • or Design & Technology
  • or Electronics/Fundamentals of Electronics

You must also fulfil the aggregate computation requirements.

*Candidates with English as a second language must have attained a minimum grade of 6.

Candidates with severe vision deficiency should not apply for the course. Those with colour vision deficiency may be considered, subject to an in-house test.







For Students with Other Qualifications

Please click here to find out more on entry requirements and admissions exercise periods for qualifications such as N(A)-Level, A-Level, ITE, IP, IB and more.

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