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2020 Direct School Admission (DSA)

Applications Details

Admiralty Secondary is offering DSA in the following 7 talent areas:

1.    Robotics (Girls and Boys)

2.    Community Youth Leadership (Girls and Boys)

3.      Band – Concert (Girls and Boys)

4.      Ensemble – Guzheng (Girls and Boys)

5.      Wushu (Girls and Boys)

6.      Netball (Girls)

7.      Rugby (Boys)

Application for DSA-Sec can be submitted through the online DSA-Sec Portal. The application is free-of-charge and will be open from 12 May 2020 to 5 Jun 2020. For more details, please refer to MOE website – www.moe.gov.sg/dsa-sec.


Click here for a summary of Key Dates for DSA.


Parents and students are encouraged to choose schools wisely based on the student’s aptitudes and strengths, bearing in mind the schools’ academic and non-academic requirements, and the programmes available to develop the area of talent.

In view of the COVID-19 situation, to ensure the safety of the DSA applicants, the school will conduct selection using electronic mode and applicants need not visit our school in person.


The following are the dates for e-interviews:


8 July (Wed)

10 July (Fri)

15 July (Wed)

17 July (Fri)


Shortlisted students will be notified by the school by end June regarding their e-interview session.

DSA Main Category

DSA Talent Area

(Click on links below in the respective Talent Area for more info)


Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Robotics (Girls and Boys)


           Represent school at national level robotic competition, or individual participation at national level (for applicants whose schools do not have robotics or similar clubs)


Leadership and Uniformed Groups

Community Youth Leadership (Girls and Boys)

           Currently holding or has held leadership positions in class, CCA, school, community or other external organisations


Performing Arts

Band – Concert (Girls and Boys)

  • Possess proficiency in selected musical group
  • Prior experience in selected performing art (preferably representation in their school/club in at least one recognised performance)


Ensemble – Guzheng (Girls and Boys)

Sports and Games

Wushu (Girls and Boys)

  • Possess proficiency in selected sports
  • Prior sports experience in selected sports (preferably representation in their school/club in at least one recognised tournament)


Netball (Girls)

Rugby (Boys)


For any clarifications or queries, please email Mr Phua Tian Peng at phua_tian_peng@moe.edu.sg