Candidates who are holder of GCE 'A' Levels, International Baccalaureate or equivalent qualifications may be granted advanced placement and exemption of up to 20 modular credits for Programme requirements based on performance in placement tests set by the relevant host Faculty. Placement examination/test should be taken at the point of admission to the University.
Candidates who are eligible can apply to sit for a placement examination for CS1010/CS1010E/CG1101 Programming Methodology. Those who pass the examination (as determined by the examiners) will be deemed to have meet the learning outcome of CS1010 or its equivalent; they will receive 4 MCs and be exempted from taking CS1010.
Candidates will know the result of their placement examination, and hence the decision for being exempted from CS1010 or its equivalents, when they log into the CORS system for module registration (which will happen after they have matriculated as NUS students).
All candidates who are to be admitted in Semester 1, academic year 2012-2013 starting 6 August 2012 for a course in either Computing (CS courses) or Computing (IS courses) or Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Engineering) or Business Analytics in the School of Computing. Candidate must have passed Computing at GCE 'A' level or its equivalent with at least a grade B or has prior C programming experience. Freshmen from the Faculty of Engineering with such background and require CS1010E as their core may also apply to sit for this test..
Please bring along the following for the CS1010 placement examination:
(i) your matriculation card, if any, or other supporting documents
(ii) your identity card,
(iii) a 2B pencil, and
(iv) a non-programmable calculator
12 July 2013 (0900 to 1200 hrs) (Inclusive of 15 minutes of break)
School of Computing Seminar Room 1 (COM1 #02-06)
13 Computing Drive, Singapore 117417
For format and scope of this placement examination, please click here.
Duly completed application form must be submitted to:
Ms Nur Arifah Binte Mukaral
School of Computing Office of Undergraduate Studies
National University of Singapore
Computing 1 Level 2 Room 5
13 Computing Drive,
Fax : (65) 779-4580
no later than Wednesday, 3 July 2013.