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Primary 1 2023 Joint Madrasah Admission Exercise

Madrasah Alsagoff Al-Arabiah   Madrasah Al-Ma'arif Al-Islamiah  Madrasah Irsyad Zuhri Al-Islamiah  Madrasah Wak Tanjong Al-Islamiah 

Click on any one of the madrasah logos to find out more about the respective madrasahs! To begin your application process, please click here. Alternatively, you may key in this address: https://sms.learnislam.sg/madrasah 


Admission Process Date
P1 Application Period 11 to 22 April 2022
Madrasah Entrance Test 21 May 2022
Application Results Release 17 June 2022 at 9am
Appeal Period 20 to 24 June 2022
Registration 2 to 9 July 2022

 Updated as of 8 April 2022


  • Application starts on 11 April 2022 at 9am and ends on 22 April 2022 at 5pm. Each applicant is applying to sit for one entrance test only. P1 2023's cohort will be between 2 January 2016 and 1 January 2017 (both dates inclusive). 
  • A non-refundable administrative fee is charged for every application to be processed, charged upon submission of documents to the madrasah.
  • The entrance test will be conducted at the respective madrasahs. 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.
  • Information about Madrasah Education can be found here.


Child has special educational needs
If you feel that your child has special education needs, you are recommended to apply to mainstream or special education (SPED) school. There are also private centres such as My Inspiring Journey (MIJ) Special Education Hub which allow your child to continue to carry out their religious rituals such as prayers. 

Child is not assessed to be not ready or unsuitable for P1 (deferment cases)
If you feel that your child may not be ready for formal schooling due to their medical conditions, special educational needs, delayed or slower progression or other circumstances, you can apply to defer their commencement of P1 by 1 year. Your application must be supported by a qualified health professional. 
You will need to apply for a deferment between January and September 1 year before your child is due to start P1.
If your child is due to start P1 in 2022, you will have to apply for a deferment between January and September 2021 with MOE. Click here for more information.

Child is an International Student
Student will need to provide a local address during application.
Your child will need to apply for Student’s Pass with ICA once your child has been offered a place in the madrasah. Your child’s enrolment is contingent on the approval of your child’s Student’s Pass by ICA. Your child will need to renew his/her Student’s Pass before it expires.