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Eligibility Criteria for Qualifying Examination for foreign-trained dentists:

(i)         Offer of employment, and 

(ii)        Singaporean/PR, married to Singaporean/PR and children of PR's, or 

(iii)       possess recognised higher qualification. 

Applicant should fulfil criteria (i) and any of criteria from (ii) to (iii). 

The examination will be conducted in English.


Language Tests - For foreign-trained applications

Foreign-trained applicants whose first language is not English are required to submit examination results from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or Occupational English Test (OET), within the minimum score accepted by the SDC (below), subject to a 2-year validity period based on the date of the test.

IELTS   :  at least 7 for ALL components (Listening, Reading, Writing AND Speaking) in academic module.

TOEFL  : at least 250 marks for computer based test or 600 marks for paper-based test or 100 marks for internet- based test

OET     : at least Grade B




Last Updated :  04 Mar 2016 10:11