Information from SEAB
The Revised JC curriculum was implemented in 2006.
Click here to find out more about the revised A-Level curriculum framework (H1, H2 & H3) and subject requirements.
Click here to find out the syllabus for different subjects.
Subjects & Subject Combinations offered in HCI
For Information about Subjects offered in HCI, click here
For the proposed list of Subject Combinations for 2024, click here
Please note that the list of subject combinations above is subjected to change. The list is NOT indicative of subject combinations that would be offered.
During selection, JC 1 students will be able to indicate their choice of subject combination from the standard list. Students are allowed to replace any subject offered in the combinations above with H2 Art or H2 Foreign Language, provided that two conditions are met.
The two conditions are:
1. One of the content subjects is contrasting and;
2. The respective subject requirements / pre-requisites are satisfied.
In addition, students can also put in an Odd Subject Combination choice (i.e. for subject combination not found in the standard list).
Note: In addition to taking the above subjects, ALL students are required to take H1 General Paper (GP) and Project Work (PW).
JAE students are only allowed to offer subject combinations in the stream they are posted.
Choosing your Subject Combination
When choosing subject combination, you should consider the following:
- Aptitude & Strength (Arts or Science?)
- What are the pre- requisite subjects (to be taken at JC) for the university course/faculties that you are interested in?
The links below provide a summary of pre-requisites for the various courses / admission requirements at the local universities (NUS, NTU, SMU & SUTD)
NUS’s Courses Pre-requisites
NTU’s Courses Pre-requisites
SMU’s Courses Pre-requisites
SUTD’s Admission Requirements
Students considering an overseas education may use the local university pre-requisites as a guide or check the respective overseas universities’ websites for admission information.
Links to the ‘indicative grade point’ for admission to courses in NUS, NTU and SMU are provided below. Based on 3H2 and 1H1 with GP and PW set at grade C.
Indicative Grade point for NUS
Indicative Grade point for NTU
Indicative Grade point for SMU
Special Programmes offered in HCI
For information about Special Programmes offered in HCI, click here
A) MOE Special Programmes
- Humanities Programme (HP)
- Language Elective Programme (Chinese) (LEP)
- Art Elective Programme (AEP)
- Bicultural Studies Programme (Chinese) (BSP)
B) Hwa Chong Special Programmes
- Science and Math Talent Programme (SMTP)
- Computing Talent Programme (CTP)
For general enquiries with regard to subjects and subject combinations for 2024 JC 1 (Yr 5), please email:
For enquiries with regard to Special Programmes, please email:
For enquiries with regard to specific subjects, please email:
Note: Responses to enquiries in the month of December may be delayed due to the school holidays.