Certificate of Merit (COM), Diploma with Merit (DWM), Course Medals and Outstanding Graduates Awards are awarded to deserving graduates.

Certificate of Merit (COM) / Diploma with Merit (DWM)

Certificate of Merit (COM) is generally awarded to the top 5% of the graduates from each Higher Nitec and Nitec course.

Diploma with Merit (DWM) is generally awarded to the top 8% of the graduates from each Work-Study Diploma course.

Graduates must have passed all core modules at the first attempt within normal course duration and have achieved outstanding performance in their course of study, with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above, at the point of graduation.


Course Medals

Course Medals are awarded to the outstanding COM / DWM holders in each course. The number of Course Medals awarded for each course is based on the number of graduates in the course, subject to a maximum of 3 medals.

Graduates will be awarded Gold, Silver or Bronze Course Medals based on their overall performance in their course of study, CCA achievements and other contributions.

Outstanding Graduate Awards

1     Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal  

2     Tay Eng Soon Gold Medal

3     The Ngee Ann Kongsi Gold Medal  

Gold Course Medallists from Higher Nitec and Nitec courses with outstanding performance and have contributed to the Colleges through active participation in campus and social activities.

4     Lee Hsien Loong Award for Outstanding All-round Achievement 

Gold Course Medallist who has done well academically and actively involved in Co-Curricular Activities, particularly one who has made outstanding contributions to the community and demonstrated the spirit of Innovation and Enterprise.

5     Institute of Engineers Singapore (IES) Engineering Award

Gold Course Medallist from Engineering course who has done well academically and demonstrated outstanding engineering skills, knowledge and application.

6     Employment and Employability (e2i) Gold Medal Award

Part-time graduate with outstanding academic performance and displayed exemplary qualities of lifelong learning and upgrading efforts. 

7     Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) Gold Medal Award

Gold Course Medallist from Work-Study Diploma course who has demonstrated excellent application of skills and knowledge, and made outstanding contributions to the company.