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Primary 1 Joint Madrasah Admission Exercise for Year 2021

The Primary 1 Joint Madrasah Admission Exercise for Year 2021 is a joint effort between Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (Muis), and the 4 full-time madrasahs offering primary level education:

Interested parents and legal guardians whose children are born on or between 2 January 2014 and 1 January 2015 are invited to apply to either one of the four Madrasahs between 21 March to 3 April 2020:


Madrasah Irsyad Zuhri Al-Islamiah

Madrasah Wak Tanjong Al-Islamiah

Madrasah Al-Ma'arif Al-Islamiah

Madrasah Alsagoff Al-Arabiah 



Admission Process Date
P1 Application Weeks 21 March to 3 April 2020
Madrasah Entrance Test 18 July
Application Results Release 10 August to 16 August
Appeal Period 17 August to 21 August
Madrasah Registration Exercise 29 August

 Updated as of 10 June 2020


  • A non-refundable administrative fee is charged for every application to be processed, charged upon submission of documents to Madrasah.
  • The entrance test will be conducted at the Madrasah. The name of the applicant will be cancelled if the applicant did not attend the entrance test on the day/date and time specified.
  • Successful applicants will be required to register at the respective Madrasahs according to the date and time specified.
  • For unsuccessful applicants, please ensure that the child/ward is registered in a national school as required by the Compulsory Education Act (Cap 51). More information on the Compulsory Education can be found here.
  • Madrasahs have full discretion on admission matters and all decisions on the process will be final.
  • To see the frequently asked questions on this admission exercise, please click here.


Application can be made at ONE Madrasah only, via their respective websites. Application at more than one madrasah will be considered null and void. To complete the application, please pay the non-refundable administrative fee and submit the originals and photocopies of required documents. Below is a non-exhaustive list of documents needed to be submitted, please check with the respective madrasahs on their requirements:

  • Identity cards and passport documents of both parents/guardians  
  • Child's birth certificate and passport; and Certificate of Citizenship
  • Deferment Letter from Ministry of Education (if applicable)
  • The parent's marriage certificates 
  • Kindergarten development progress booklet (if applicable)
  • Child's health booklet personal particulars and illness & immunization records
  • Other related documents such as divorce papers, death certificate, adoption certificate, deed poll etc. (where applicable)
  • For application made by guardian, please bring along:
    • an authorisation letter from the parents; or;
    • the Marriage Certificate of step parents (where applicable)
  • For application made for international students, please bring along documents of the child and parents/guardians (where applicable):
    • Passport documents;
    • Work Permit;
    • Employment Pass;
    • Long Term Visit Pass;
    • Social Visit Pass;
    • Previous Student Pass, etc.