Fresh ITE graduates who
are Singaporeans or PRs with Nitec/ Higher Nitec from a relevant feeder course
may participate in the programme. However, only Singaporeans graduates who have
graduated within 36 months are eligible for the sign-on incentive.
Fresh graduates are
defined as those individuals who have graduated within 36 months from ITE
(based on graduation date as stated on the NITEC/Higher NITEC certificates).
Male applicants have to complete National Service to participate in the
programme. The 36 months period will start from their Operationally-Ready Date
Sarah graduated from
ITE on 1 May 2015, the date stated on her Nitec Certificate. She will be
considered a fresh graduate until 30 April 2018, which is 3 year after her
– Minimum GPA 2
Applicants can submit an appeal via the ITE website (www.ite.edu.sg) after the release of the DPP application results. Actual dates of the appeal period will be published on the ITE website upon release of the 2018 GCE N-Level examination results.
How do I apply for the DPP?
Upon the release of the GCE N-Level examination results, eligible Secondary 4N(A) students can apply for the DPP using their GCE N-Level examination results and school-based O-Level preliminary examination results (if applicable). Upon release of the DPP posting results, students who have been offered a place must indicate acceptance of the offer by end December, failing which the offer will lapse and the place will be offered to another student. More information on the admission procedures can be found in the January 2019 ITE Admission Booklet. Eligible Secondary 4N(A) students who have sat for both GCE N- and GCE O-Level examination subjects may also apply for the DPP.Successful applicants will be posted to respective DPP Higher Nitec courses, which will begin in January 2019. Students who have received and accepted a DPP offer by end 2018 need not report for Secondary 5 on 2 January 2019.