Examinations for DSA Applicants


The Examinations for Direct School Admission (DSA) applicants are part of the Chinese Instrumental Music Grading Examinations, held for candidates who wish to apply to schools of their choice via DSA.


Only Primary 6 and Secondary 4/5 students in the same academic year can register for the Examinations.


The Examinations for DSA applicants cover the following instruments: Guzheng, Erhu, Dizi, Pipa, Yangqin, Ruan, Liuqin, Gaoyin Sheng, Zhongyin Sheng, Gaoyin Suona, Zhongyin Suona, Cello, Double Bass, Hulusi, Guanzi, Percussion and Guqin.


Registration is open from 13 March 2023 to 31 March 2023. Please click on 'Registration' tab on the Menu to submit your registration online.

Dates of Examinations

The Examinations will be held on 3 & 4 May 2023. Candidates will be notified of the examination details by 14 April 2023.

In view of the Covid-19 situation in Singapore, the dates and procedures relating to the Examinations is subject to change. In such an event, an official announcement will be made and candidates will be notified.

Examination Venues

The Examinations will be conducted at either Confucius Institute-NTU or The TENG Academy office.

Results and Certificates

Results and certificates will be posted to candidates by Singpost Registered Service from 22 May 2023.