17,086 pupils in the Secondary 4
Normal Course sat the 2003 Singapore-Cambridge GCE Normal Level Examination in
September/October this year. Of these, 10,611 pupils were from the Normal
(Academic) Course and 6,475 pupils were from the Normal (Technical) Course.
A certificate is awarded to a
candidate who obtains a Grade 5 or better in at least one subject. 10,545
(99.4%) pupils from the Normal (Academic) Course and 6,374 (98.4%) pupils from
the Normal (Technical) Course are awarded certificates in the 2003 examination.
Pupils in the Normal (Academic)
Course who obtain an aggregate not exceeding 10 points in their 3 best subjects
and a Grade 5 or better in English Language (Syllabus A) will be promoted to the
Secondary 5 Normal Course in 2004. 8,300 pupils (78.2%) are eligible for
For progression to the Secondary 5
Normal Course, pupils from the Normal (Technical) Course have to obtain a Grade
1 in English Language (Syllabus T) and Mathematics (Syllabus T) and a Grade 3 or
better in a third subject, in one sitting. Based on the 2003 results, no pupil
from Normal (Technical) Course is eligible for S5N in 2004.
All Normal course students who have
completed their secondary education in 2003 can apply to further their studies
at the Institute of Technical Education (ITE).
Of the 1,292 private candidates who
sat the examination, 651 (50.4%) are awarded certificates.
School candidates have been issued
with their results slips by their respective schools today. Private candidates
will be informed of their results by post and may also obtain their results
through the MOE Internet address moe.edu.sg/exams
after 2pm from 18 December 2003.