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Application Process

To apply, download the application form:

DSA@NBSS Application Form 2018.pdf

Submit the completed application form, together with supporting documents either by hand, mail, e-mail or fax to:

            Naval Base Secondary School
            901 Yishun Ring Road
            Singapore 768689
            Fax: 67557706
            Email: nbss@moe.edu.sg (Attn: Mr Saiful Idris)

 Application deadline: 5pm on Monday, 6 August 2018.

Supporting Documents

  • Evidence of participation and/or achievement in competitions, exhibitions, VIA projects, etc. relevant to talent area
  • Primary 5 and 6 result slips
  • Letter(s) of recommendation/reference from primary school principal or teacher describing applicant’s behaviour and conduct as well as citing evidence of interest in and passion for art (if any)
  • For Art, printed or digital portfolio of artworks (Please do not submit actual artworks. We will accept printed or digital images of artworks only.

We do not require certified true copies of the supporting documents at this stage.

For e-mail submission, where necessary, please scan and submit the documents in PDF format. Please include “DSA Application” in the email subject.

Interview & Aptitude Test

An appointment will be made for the applicant to come to the school for an interview and aptitude test, either on:

Friday, 17 August 2018 (from 3.00 pm), or
Monday, 20 August 2018 (from 3.00 pm)

Applicants are to bring the actual or certified true copies of the supporting documents (including portfolio of artworks) to the interview.


A letter or email notifying the outcome of the application will be sent to the applicant by Wednesday,  29 August 2018. The letter or email will indicate whether the applicant has been given a Confirmed Offer, put on the Waiting List or not accepted.