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Direct School Admission (DSA) 2019

Direct School Admission (DSA) 2019
Application for DSA to Hougang Secondary School starts on 8 May 2019, 9am and will end on 4 June 2019, 3pm.
We welcome students who are keen to develop their potential in any of the following areas to join us in Sec 1 in 2020:
·Language and Humanities – Debate
     -      Have passion and interest for the arts
     -      Possesses a good command of the English Language or Mother Tongue Language (Chinese/Malay)
     -      Has experience in public speaking / debates / oratorical competitions

·Performing Arts – Drama (English)
     -      Have passion and interest for the arts, and demonstrates interest in theatre productions
    -      Participated in Singapore Youth Festival (SYF) Arts Presentations, national  competitions, internationally-recognised certification / school  and/or public performances

·Performing Arts – Guzheng
     -      Has experience performing in Chinese ensemble, preferably in Guzheng.
     -      Participated in Singapore Youth Festival (SYF) Arts Presentations / national  competitions / internationally-recognised certification / school and/or public performances

·Sports and Games – Netball (Girls)
     -      Demonstrates interest and possesses technical knowledge of netball
     -      Participated in zonal / national netball competitions

·Sports and Games – Judo
    -      Demonstrates interest and talent in martial arts, and technical knowledge of Judo is preferred
    -      Participated in zonal / national martial arts competitions

Please go through all the instructions provided carefully before you start your application.

Students may apply online through the DSA-Sec portal.


8 May 2019, 9am to 4 June 2019, 3pm.

Application opens.

*If you are a student studying in an MOE mainstream primary school, you may login to the DSA-Sec portal to apply via a parent’s SingPass or through your primary school.

*If you are not from an MOE mainstream primary school, please obtain a registration number from MOE Customer Service Centre.

1 July to 30 August 2019

Selection period.

Shortlisted applicants will be notified to attend auditions / interviews / trials.

By 30 August 2019

Release of DSA-Sec application results to applicants.

21 to 25 October 2019, 9am to 3pm

Exercise School Preference online (DSA-Sec Internet System) for DSA-Sec applicants who have received an least 1 DSA offer.

For more information on Direct School Admission, please visit:

For further clarification, you may contact:
Mdm Jolin Chang
Tel. No: 6385-1990