2018/2019 Nursing Training Forms : Requirements & How to Apply

2018/2019 Nursing Training Forms : Entry Requirements and How to Apply

INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICATIONS INTO HEALTH TRAINING INSTITUTIONS

MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for entry into any of the Health Training Institutions in Ghana.

Applicants must:

1.Purchase application codes from any Agricultural Development Bank (ADB)or Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) branchat a cost of One Hundred Ghana cedis (GH¢100.00). (This includes the cost of verification of results, SMS alerts and all other correspondence). Candidates are to note that the total processing cost is still One hundred Ghana Cedis (GH¢100.00), same as last year.

Alternatively, applicants can pay with MTN mobile money by going to www.mohschools.edu.gh. Click mobile money link and follow the instructions.

2.Upon payment, applicants will receive a voucher giving them a unique serial Number (SN) and PIN.

3.Have a dedicated phone number and an e-mail address.

4.Use their serial number(SN) and PIN code to access the application form online at www.mohschools.edu.gh

5.Note that the online registration form is accessible only by the SN and PIN.

6.Follow the instructions carefully and fill the relevant stages of the admission processonce the online application is opened.

7.Use the reference number you would receive on submission of your form to track the status of the admission process.

8.Note that only Applicants who meet admission requirements will be invited to attend a competitive interview at the school of choice.

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2.0. NURSING PROGRAMMES

2.1ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR NURSING PROGRAMMES

2.1.1Auxiliary Programmes

1.Community Health Nursing (CHN)

2.Health Assistant Clinical (HAC)

Table 5: Requirements for Auxiliary Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

WASSCE

SSSCE

Age

18 – 35 years

Overall Aggregate

A cutoff aggregate score of Forty Eight

A cutoff aggregate score of Thirty

(48) or better in six subjects, comprising

(30) or better in six subjects,

3 core and 3 elective

comprising 3 core and 3 elective

Core Subjects and Minimum

AT LEAST credits(A1-E8) in three core

AT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three core

Grades

subjects

subjects

i.e. English, Mathematics and

i.e English, Mathematics and

Integrated Science.

Integrated Science.

Elective Subjects and Minimum

AT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in three

AT LEAST passes (A-E) in three

Grades

Elective subjects

Elective subjects

2.1.2 Diploma Programmes

Diploma Nursing programmesoffered in Health Training Institutions are as follows:

1.Registered General Nursing

2.Registered Mental Nursing

3.Registered Midwifery (Females only)

4.Registered Community Health Nursing

Table 6: Requirements for BasicNursing Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

WASSCE

SSCE

Age

18 – 35 years

Overall Aggregate

An aggregate score of thirty (30) or better

An aggregate score of Twenty Four

in six subjects, comprising 3 core and 3

(24) or better in six subjects,

elective

comprising 3 core and 3 elective

Core Subjects and Minimum

Credits (A1 – C6) in three Core Subjects i.e.

Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects

Grades

English, Mathematics and Integrated

i.e. English, Mathematics and

Science.

Integrated Science.

Elective Subjects and Minimum

Credits (A1 – C6) in three Elective Subjects.

Credits (A – D) in three Electives

Grades

Subjects.

2.1.3 Post Basic Programmes (BSc)

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Requirements for qualification to post basic nursing and midwifery programmes vary according to the programme of study. Programme specific requirements are given in Table 7 below.

Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness

Table 7: Programme Specific Requirements for Post Basic programmes

PROGRAMME

SERVICE REQUIREMENT

QUALIFICATION REQ

Peri-Operative Nursing

a.

Mandatory one year

RGN

Critical Care Nursing

rotation/internship/national service

RMN

ENT Nursing

b. Three years’ experience in a relevant

RM

Ophthalmic

Basic area OR two years’ work

RCN

experience upon a request from a

(BSc)

facility after internship.

Public Health Nursing

a.

Mandatory one year

RGN

rotation/internship/national service

RMN

b. Three years’ experience in a relevant

RM

(BSc)

Basic area OR twoyears’ work

RCN

experience upon a request from a

facility after internship.

Post Basic Midwifery

a. At least three (3) years’ experience in a

Community Health Nurse

relevant Auxiliary area.

Health Assistant Clinical

Anesthesiology (BSc)

a. At least one year

General Nurse

rotation/internship/national service

Mental Nurse

b. Two years’ experience in a relevant

Midwife

Basic area OR one year work

Registered Community Health Nurse

experience upon a request from a

facility after internship.

BSc Environmental Health

a. Products from Accra School of

d.

Possess Diploma in

Hygiene.

Environmental Health from

b. Foreigners with HND Diploma

KNUST, Kumasi

c. WASSCE students with Pure

e.

Possess WAHEB/GHAHEB

Science (Physics, Chemistry,

Pure Science WASSCE

Biology)

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ALLIED HEALTH PROGRAMMES

3.1ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

3.1.1Certificate Programmes

1.Environmental Health (HO AND TAMALE SCHOOL OF HYGIENE)

Table 7: Requirements for Certificate Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

WASSCE

SSSCE

Age

18 – 35 years

Overall Aggregate

A cut off aggregate score of Forty Eight

A cutoff aggregate score of Thirty Six

(48) or better in six subjects, comprising

(36) or better in six subjects,

3 core and 3 elective

comprising 3 core and 3 elective

Core Subjects and Minimum

AT LEAST credits(A1-E8) in three core

AT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three core

Grades

subjects

subjects

i.e. English, Mathematics and

i.e English, Mathematics and

Integrated Science.

Integrated Science.

Elective Subjects and Minimum

AT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in three

AT LEAST passes (A-E) in three

Grades

Elective subjects

Elective subjects

3.1.2 Diploma Programmes

1.Environmental Health (Diploma)

2.Technical Officer (Dental Technology)

3.Occupational Therapy

4.Physiotherapy

5.Community Nutrition

6.Health Informatics

7.Prosthesis and Orthotic Technology

8.Optical Technology

Table 8: Requirements for Diploma Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

WASSCE

SSCE

Age

18 – 35

years

Overall Aggregate

An aggregate score of thirty Six (36)

An aggregate score of Twenty Four

or better in six subjects, comprising 3

(24) or better in six subjects,

core and 3 elective

comprising 3 core and 3 elective

Core Subjects and Minimum Grades

Credits (A1 – C6) in three Core

Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects

Subjects i.e. English, Mathematics

i.e. English, Mathematics and

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and Integrated Science.

Integrated Science.

Elective Subjects and Minimum Grades

Credits (A1 – C6) in three Elective

Credits (A – D) in three Electives

Subjects.

Subjects.

COLLEGE OF HEALTH, KINTAMPO (CoHK)

The College of Health and Wellbeing,Kintampo, formerly known as the Rural Health Training School runs about 14 different programmes.These programmes range from Certificate through to the Bachelors level and cover both preventive and curative health care. Some of the programmes are direct entry programmes (for SSSCE graduates) whilst others are Post basic Entry Programmes (for serving officers)

4.1 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

4.1.1Certificate Programmes

1.Field Technician (Community Health)

2.Health Records Management

Table 10: Requirements for Certificate Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

WASSCE

SSSCE

Age

18 – 35 years

Overall Aggregate

A cutoff aggregate score of Forty Eight

A cutoff aggregate score of Thirty

(48) or better in six subjects, comprising

Six(30) or better in six subjects,

3 core and 3 elective

comprising 3 core and 3 elective

Core Subjects and Minimum

AT LEAST credits(A1-E8) in three core

AT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three core

Grades

subjects

subjects

i.e. English, Mathematics and

i.e English, Mathematics and

Integrated Science.

Integrated Science.

Elective Subjects and Minimum

AT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in three

AT LEAST passes (A-E) in three

Grades

Elective subjects

Elective subjects

4.1.2 Diploma Programmes

Requirements for entry into these programmes vary according to the programme offered.

Direct Entry (using SSSCE or WASSCE) Programmes requiring General Science as an elective

Direct Entry (using SSSCE or WASSCE) Programmes which do not require General Science as an elective

Post Basic Entry (for serving officers)

1.Direct Entry Diploma Programmes

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a.Programmes Requiring General Science as an Elective 1. Technical Officer (Medical Laboratory Technology)

Table 11: Requirements for Programmes which require General Science as an Elective

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

WASSCE

SSCE

Age

18 – 35 years

Overall Aggregate

An aggregate score of thirty (30) or

An aggregate score of Twenty Four

better in six subjects, comprising 3

(24) or better in six subjects,

core and 3 elective

comprising 3 core and 3 elective

Core Subjects and Minimum

Credits (A1 – C6) in three Core

Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects

Grades

Subjects i.e. English, Mathematics

i.e. English, Mathematics and

and Integrated Science.

Integrated Science.

Elective Subjects and Minimum

Credits (A1 – C6) in three Science

Credits(A– D) in three Science

Grades

Elective Subjects. i.e. Biology,

Elective Subjects. i.e. Biology,

Physics, Chemistry

Physics, Chemistry

b.Programmes which do not Require General Science as an Elective

1.Technical Officer (Health Information Option)

2.Technical Officer (Community Health – Disease Control& Surveillance Option)

3.Technical Officer (Community Health- Nutrition Option)

4.Technical Officer (Health Promotion and Social Marketing Option) – Direct Entry

5.Technical Officer (Dental Surgery)

Table 12: Requirements for Programmes which do not require General Science as an Elective

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

WASSCE

SSCE

Age

18 – 35 years

Overall Aggregate

An aggregate score of thirty six

(36) or

An aggregate score of Twenty Four

better in six subjects, comprising

3 core and

(24) or better in six subjects,

3 elective

comprising 3 core and 3 elective

Core Subjects and Minimum

Credits (A1 – C6) in three Core Subjects i.e.

Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects

Grades

English, Mathematics and Integrated

i.e. English, Mathematics and

Science.

Integrated Science.

Elective Subjects and Minimum

Credits (A1 – C6) in three Elective Subjects.

Credits (A – D) in three Electives

Grades

Subjects.

2.Post Basic Entry Programmes

1.Technical Officer (Health Information Option)

2.Technical Officer (Community Health – Disease Control& Surveillance Option)

3.Technical Officer (Community Health- Nutrition Option)

4.Technical Officer (Health Promotion and Social Marketing Option)

5.Community Mental Health

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Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness

PROGRAMME

SERVICE REQUIREMENT

QUALIFICATION REQ

Technical Officer (Health Information

Option)

a. At least one year

rotation/internship/national

Technical Officer (Community Health –

Certificate as a

Disease Control& Surveillance Option)

service

b. Two years’ experience in a

1.

Field Technician

relevant Basic area OR one

Technical Officer (Community Health-

2.

Community Health Nurse

year work experience upon a

Nutrition Option)

3.

Health Assistant Clinical

request from a facility after

4.

Health Records Assistant

internship.

Technical Officer (Health Promotion and

Social Marketing Option)

Technical Officer (Dental Surgery)

Community Mental Health

4.1.4Diploma Community Mental Health – 2 Years ( Previously Community Mental Health – 1 year)

Table 13: Requirements for Diploma Community Mental Health

PROGRAMME

SERVICE REQUIREMENT

QUALIFICATION REQ

i.

A practising officer and

Certificate as a

must have served two

1.

Field Technician

years minimum in

2.

Community Health Nurse

Community Mental Health

deprived areas or three

3.

Health Assistant Clinical

years minimum in non-

4.

Health Records Assistant

deprived areas.

5.

Environmental Health

Assistant

NB: Foreign students may be considered for admission if they hold qualification equivalent to those stated above, proved they are proficient in English, Equivalent qualifications include; A-levels, High School Certificate. Applicants will be required to pass an entrance examination before gaining admission to the programme

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4.1.5Direct Entry Bsc. Community Medicine and Health – 4 years

(Previously Direct Medical Assistant)

Table 14: Requirements for Direct Entry Bsc. Community Medicine and Health

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (BSc.Community Medicine & Health – Direct Entry)

WASSCE

SSCE

Age

18 – 35 years

Overall Aggregate

An aggregate score of thirty (36) or better

An aggregate score of Twenty Four

in six subjects, comprising 3 core and 3

(24) or better in six subjects,

elective

comprising 3 core and 3 elective

Core Subjects and Minimum

Credits (A1 – C6) in three Core Subjects i.e.

Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects

Grades

English, Mathematics and Integrated

i.e. English, Mathematics and

Science.

Integrated Science.

Elective Subjects and Minimum

Credits (A1 – C6) in three Elective Subjects,

Credits (A – D) in three Electives

Grades

Physics, Chemistry and Biology only

Subjects. Physics, Chemistry and

Biology only

4.1.6Post Basic BSc. Community Medicine and Health -2 years (Previously Post Basic Medical Assistant)

Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness

Table 15: Programme Specific Requirements for Post basic programmes

PROGRAMME

SERVICE REQUIREMENT

QUALIFICATION REQ

Community Medicine & Health

a. At least one year

Diploma as a

rotation/internship/national service

1.

Registered General Nurse

(BSc)

b. Two years’ experience in a relevant

2.

Registered Mental Nurse

Basic area OR one year work

3.

Registered Midwife

experience upon a request from a

facility after internship.

NB: Graduate Nurses from the Universities can also apply for the Post Basic Programmes

4.1.7 Direct Entry BSc. Community Mental Health – 4 Years

Table 16: Requirement for Direct Entry Bsc. Community Mental Health

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (BSc.Community Mental Health – Direct Entry)

WASSCE

SSCE

Age

18 – 35 years

Overall Aggregate

An aggregate score of thirty (36) or better

An aggregate score of Twenty Four (24) or

in six subjects, comprising 3 core and 3

better in six subjects, comprising 3 core and

elective

3 elective

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Core Subjects and Minimum

Credits (A1 – C6) in three Core Subjects i.e.

Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects i.e.

Grades

English, Mathematics and Integrated

English, Mathematics and Integrated Science.

Science.

Elective Subjects and Minimum

Credits (A1 – C6) in three elective subjects

Credits (A – D) in three elective subjects the

Grades

the following: General Arts, General

following: General Arts, General

Science, Home Economics (Food

Science, Home Economics (Food

and Nutrition Option) and

and Nutrition Option) and Agricultural

Agricultural Science (excluding crop

Science (excluding crop and animal

and animal husbandry).

husbandry).

NB: Foreign students may be considered for admission if they hold qualification equivalent to those stated above and prove that they are proficient in English. Equivalent qualifications include; A-levels, High School Certificate, Bachelors Degree in Science (BSc.).

4.1.8 BSc. Dental Therapy

Table 17: Requirements for BSc. Dental Therapy

PROGRAMME

SERVICE REQUIREMENT

QUALIFICATION REQ

i.

Registered Dental

Certificate as a

Surgery Assistants with

BSc. Dental Therapy

two years work

1.

Registered Dental Surgery

experience will be

Assistant.

admitted to level 300

NB: In the case of foreign students, their equivalent qualifications may be considered for admission by the college. The applicant should prove they are proficient in English.

Table 18: Requirements for MSc. Community Medicine and Health (Clinical Psychiatry Option)

PROGRAMME

SERVICE REQUIREMENT

QUALIFICATION REQ

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i.

Applicants must have

BSc. in Community

Medicine and Health

Certificate as a

MSc. Community Medicine and

(Physician Assistant)

BSc. in Community Medicine

Health (Clinical Psychiatry Option)

and must have worked

and Health.

for at least two (2)

years.

NB: Applicants must add their research proposal to the Application Form when submitting.

HEALTH TRAINING INSTITUTIONS

INSTITUTIONS OFFERING NURSING PROGRAMMES

AUXILLIARY PROGRAMMES

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING SCHOOLS

HEALTH ASSISTANT CLINICAL SCHOOLS

CHNTS TANOSO

HATS ASANKRAGUA

CHNTS AKIM ODA

HATS ASANTA

CHNTS, ESIAMA

HATS ZUARUNGU

CHNTS HO

HATS DAMANGO

CHNTS JIRAPA

HATS DUNKWA-ON-OFFIN

CHNTS KROBO ODUMASE

HATS DADIESOABA

CHNTS NAVRONGO

HATS KOKOFU

CHNTS WINNEBA

HATS KPEMBE

CHNTS FOMENA

HATS LAWRA

CHNTS TAMALE

HATS MAMPONG ASH (FEMALES ONLY)

CHNTS BOLE

HATS NALERIGU

CHNTS TECHIMAN

HATS SEFWI WIAWSO

HATS SUNYANI

HATS TEPA

HATS TWIFO PRASO

HATS PANTANG

HATS WA

HATS YENDI

HATS TESHIE

CHNTS KWAPONG B/A

HATS OSEIM –E/R

HATS SEIKWA

HATS, KETE KRACHI

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BASIC PROGRAMMES – DIPLOMA

REGISTERED COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING SCHOOLS

NURSING TRAINING COLLEGES

CHNTS WINNEBA

NTC CAPE COAST

CHNTS AKIM ODA

NTC KORLE-BU

CHNTS NAVRONGO

NTC BAWKU

CHNTS FOMENA

NTC BOLGATANGA

CHNTS TAMALE

NTC KUMASI

CHNTS BOLE

NTC KOKOFU

CHNTS JIRAPA

NTC WA

NTC HOLY FAMILY TECHIMAN

CHNTS TANOSO

NTC YENDI

CHNTS HO

NTC NALERIGU

CHNTS KORLE-BU

NTC SAMPA

MIDWIFERY TRAINING SCHOOLS

NTC NKAWKAW (FEMALES ONLY)

MTS TWIFO PRASO

NTC TAMALE

MTS KORLE-BU

NTC JIRAPA

MTS BEREKUM

NTC AGOGO

MTS CAPE COAST

NTC SDA-KWADASO

MTS SEKONDI

NTC ANKAFUL (MENTAL NURSING)

MTS KUMASI

NTC KOFORIDUA

MTS BOLGATANGA

NTC PANTANG (MENTAL NURSING)

MTS MAMPONG

NTC COLLEGE OF HEALTH (MENTAL NURSING)

MTS KOFORIDUA

NTC SUNYANI

MTS JIRAPA

NTC HO

MTS ATIBIE

NTC BEREKUM

MTS OFFINSO

NTC DUNKWA-ON-OFFIN

EOHOSTSTM

NTC SEKONDI

MTS TAMALE

NTC TWIFO PRASO

MTS TEPA

COLLEGE OF NURSING, NTOTROSO

MTS TARKWA

NTC KPEMBE

MTS PANTANG

NTC ZUARUNGU

MTS GOASO

NTC SEIKWA

MTS KPEMBE

NTC TESHIE

MTS DORMAA

NTC ATIBIE

MTS HOLY FAMILY TECHIMAN

NTC DORMA

MTS TUMU

NTC KETA

MTS NANDOM

NTC DAMANGO

HFNMTC KENTEN, TECHIMAN

NTC DADIESOABA

MTS TESHIE

HFNMTC KENTEN, TECHIMAN

MTS, DUAYAW NKANTA

NTC, SAVIOUR CHURCH -OSIEM

MTS, KETA

NTC, GOASO

MTS, SDA –KWADASO

NTC, LAWRA

MTS, KETE KRACHI

MTS, ASAMANG

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POST-BASIC PROGRAMMES

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY MAMPONG

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY NANDOM

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY PRAMSO

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, TUMU

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY DORMAA

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, PANTANG

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, ATIBIE

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, BOLGA

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, GOASO

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, KETE KRACHI

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, JIRAPA

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, ASANKRAGUA

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, GUSHIEGU

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY AGOGO

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, KPEMBE

OPHTHALMIC NURSING, KORLE-BU

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, ASANTA

PERI-OPERATIVE NURSING, KORLE-BU

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY SCHOOL, YEJI

CRITICAL CARE NURSING, KORLE-BU

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, KENTEN, TECHIMAN

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING, KORLE-BU

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, TESHIE

ENT NURSING,KUMASI

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, KETA

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, ASAMANG

INSTITUTIONS OFFERING ALLIED HEALTH PROGRAMMES

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES

PROGRAMME

INSTITUTION

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

SCHOOL OF HYGIENE, TAMALE AND HO

DIPLOMA PROGRAMME

PROGRAMME

INSTITUTION

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICER

SCHOOL OF HYGIENE, ACCRA, TAMALE AND HO

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH THERAPY

SCHOOL OF HYGIENE, KORLE –BU, ACCRA

PHYSIOTHERAPY

PHYSIO/ORTHOTIC SCHOOL, DUAYAW NKWANTA

COMMUNITY NUTRITION

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCE KINTAMPO

HEALTH INFORMATICS

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCE KINTAMPO

PROSTHESIS AND ORTHOTIC TECHNOLOGY

PROSTHESIS AND ORTHOTIC TRAINING COLLEGE,

NSAWAM

OPTICAL TECHNOLOGY

OYOKO

SSSCE OR WASSCE AND NOT A COMBINATION OF BOTH.

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BACHELOR DEGREE PROGRAMMES

PROGRAMME

INSTITUTION

ANAESTHETIST ASSISTANT TRAINING SCHOOL-

RIDGE

ANAESTHESIOLOGY (BSc)

ANAESTHETIST ASSISTANT TRAINING SCHOOL-

KUMASI

ANAESTHETIST ASSISTANT TRAINING SCHOOL-

CAPE COAST

PROGRAMME

INSTITUTION

BSc COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH

COLLEGE OF HEALTH, YAMFO

BSc. COMMUNITY MEDICINE AND HEALTH

COLLEGE OF HEALTH , YAMFO

BSc. HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

COLLEGE OF HEALTH , YAMFO

BSc. COMMUNITY HEALTH (NUTRITION)

COLLEGE OF HEALTH , YAMFO

CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF FORMS IS MONDAY, JUNE 18TH 2018

You will be prosecuted for any forged attachment or false declaration

Applicants (excluding serving officers) can apply using

NB:

Applicants from the Science Option Programme may be considered with English, Mathematics and an additional Science subject in lieu of Integrated Science as a requirement for admission.

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