What is DSA-SEC (Direct School Admission - Secondary)?
Direct School Admission (DSA) allows students to seek admission to a secondary school based on a diverse range of specific academic and non-academic achieve...
Thu, 20 Apr, 2023 at 10:47 AM
What are the domains/talent areas offered under RI's DSA exercise?
RI offers a total of 23 talent areas spread across 4 domains for our DSA exercise. Please read the detailed information provided for each domain/talent ...
Thu, 20 Apr, 2023 at 10:35 AM
Can I apply for more than one talent area in RI?
Yes, you may apply for up to 2 talent areas in different domains for RI.  For example: Mathematics (Academic Domain) & Badminton (Sports Domain) ...
Tue, 16 Jan, 2024 at 4:19 PM
What is RI's indicative PSLE Achievement Level (AL) score range?
RI’s indicative PSLE score range, based on the 2023 cohort’s PSLE results, is AL 4 - 6.
Tue, 16 Jan, 2024 at 3:10 PM
If I apply for two talent areas in RI, is there a chance I will be given a Confirmed Offer in both talent areas?
No.  Students can only be given one Confirmed Offer in a specific talent area from each school.
Fri, 30 Apr, 2021 at 2:58 PM
Can I apply for DSA to more than one school?
According to MOE DSA Portal, you can indicate up to 3 choices and 3 talent areas, 2 of the talent areas can be selected under the same school. Only 1 offer ...
Fri, 21 May, 2021 at 1:42 PM
What are my chances of getting shortlisted/selected if I am an above-average student?
In our evaluation, we will first consider the student’s talent in the specific talent area.  We will then consider his results and other accomplishments to ...
Fri, 30 Apr, 2021 at 2:59 PM
Will I still be admitted to RI if my DSA application is successful (received a Confirmed Offer), but my PSLE score does not meet RI's PSLE AL cut-off (AL 4-6) under the MOE’s S1 posting exercise?
Your place in RI is reserved as long as you received a Confirmed Offer (CO), opted for RI during the School Preference Submission period, and achieved a PSL...
Tue, 16 Jan, 2024 at 3:11 PM
How many students does RI take in for DSA? Is there a quota for each domain?
The number of DSA offers we extend depends on the quality of students who apply each year. After many years of administering the DSA exercise, we have obse...
Tue, 16 Jan, 2024 at 3:16 PM
If I am accepted via DSA, what is the cut-off point for my PSLE results?
PSLE AL score of between 4 - 22 will qualify for the Posting Group 3. 
Mon, 22 May, 2023 at 11:35 AM