Information for Freshmen


 Calendar of Events for Freshmen

On behalf of the staff and students of both Departments of Electrical & Computer Engineering (CDE), and Computer Science (CS) of NUS, a warm welcome to you.

Even though the first semester begins on 7 August 2023, we have lined up a series of events for you as early as one month before the semester begins.

It is important that you attend these activities to familiarise yourself with the course structure and degree requirements, and at the sametime, be oriented on the use of computing facilities and academic culture in the School. Please also remember to submit your application for various placement tests that are applicable to you by our closing dates.

Please visit this site regularly for updates to the calendar of events.

Online interactive campus map is available at:

Date (2022) Start End Event Venue
21 to 24 Jun 2023
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Freshmen Social Camp 

23 Jun 2023
- 1700

Deadline to submit applications form for 

CS1010 Programming Methodology Placement Examination

Registration link.

Queries on registration can be directed to SoC UG Office at

28 June 2023
- 1700

Deadline to submit applications form for 

MA1301 Introductory Mathematics Proficiency Test   

Registration link 

Queries on registration can be directed to SoC UG Office at

Those with Maths at H1 may be allowed to sit for this proficiency test.  Please register by the same deadline. 


3 Jul 2023

0900 1130

Briefing and Mock exercise for CS1010 Programming Methodology Placement Test

Details can be found at:

5 July 2023



MA1301 Introductory Mathematics Proficiency Test 


7 July 2023 (deadline to apply: 23 June, 5pm)



CS1010 Programming Methodology Placement Examination for prospective Computing freshmen

You may wish to take self-diagnostic assessment:

to assess whether you should take the placement test (and/or opt out from diploma exemption for this module. 


Details can be found at:

10, 12, 13, 14 July 2023



Math Refresher Course (Optional)

Registration: Please apply by 30 June Click here to apply

11 July 2023
Registration Dates for Briefing: 19 June to 29 June







Qualifying English Test (QET) 

Students in the undergraduate programmes who do not possess the necessary English language qualifications are required to sit for the Qualifying English Test (QET) set by the Centre for English Language Communication (CELC). The objectives of the QET are available at the CELC website.


  • Session 1 (reporting time: 9:00 am; test duration: 10:00 am to 11:45 am), or
  • Session 2 (reporting time: 2:00 pm; test duration: 3:00 pm to 4:45pm)

It is compulsory for students to attend at least one briefing session before they can sit for the test.

More details on registration deadline can be found at:

21 July 2023



CEG Freshmen Welcome Talk  LT7A
26 to 29 Jul 2023



Freshmen Orientation Week 

7, 8 and 10 Aug 2023



Freshmen Finale Camp 

30 Aug 2023




Poly freshmen are welcome to attend the Welcome Tea session for Year 2 students, Info Talks on SEP/NOC Programme will be included. More details will be sent via emails.



For administrative queries, please email

Module Registration for Semester 1, AY2023-24

Course Registration at Education Records System ( CourseReg@EduRec ) is the University's new consolidated module registration platform, designed to provide students with an improved user experience.

By ensuring parity in the allocation of courses, while taking into consideration students’ needs and preferences, this system will streamline the registration of courses to allow students to fulfil their graduation requirements in a timely manner. Students who are new to CourseReg@EduRec  are strongly encouraged to read the information here to understand the process of course registration and how to navigate the CourseReg@EduRec > (via Path: ( myEduRec > Academics > Course Registration)

The list of Computing courses that are available to students may be accessed by clicking here.