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Direct School Admission (DSA)

Dear P6 students,

Fajar Sec welcomes you!

If you have any skills, talents and potential in Leadership, we invite you to apply for Direct School Admission (DSA) to Sec 1 (2021).

Details on our Learning for Life Programme (LLP) on Community & Youth Leadership can be found here.

Selection Criteria

Applicants should

  • have assumed leadership position(s) such as Prefects, Student Councillors, CCA Leaders, Class Committee members in their primary school years; or
  • have actively served/led in community project(s); or 
  • attain a Conduct Grade of ‘Very Good’ or better in Primary 5 (overall) and Primary 6 (mid-year).


In view of the COVID-19 situation, to ensure the safety of the DSA applicants, the school will conduct selection using video conferencing and applicants will not visit our school in person. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview via video conferencing in July 2020.


Application Process

Application for DSA-Sec can be submitted through the online DSA-Sec Portal. The application is free-of-charge and will be open from 12 May to 5 Jun 2020. For more details, please refer to MOE website – www.moe.gov.sg/dsa-sec.

Parents and students are encouraged to choose schools wisely based on the student’s aptitudes and strengths, bearing in mind the schools’ academic and non-academic requirements, and the programmes available to develop the area of talent.

Students who are successfully admitted to the school via DSA are expected to honour their commitment to the school, and participate in the activities related to the talent they are selected for from year 1-4.

Key Dates



12 May to 5 Jun 2020

DSA Application begins.

Submit DSA application via the online DSA-Sec Portal: www.moe.gov.sg/dsa-sec

July 2020

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview via video conferencing.

By 14 Sep 2020

Applicants will be notified of the DSA-Sec offers.

Late Oct

Applicants to submit their preferred choice of school online via the DSA-Sec Portal or via the applicant’s primary school.

Late Nov

Applicants will receive DSA-Sec allocation results with the PSLE results.