The Singaporean government has reduced its education qualifications lists on the Employment Pass Online (EPOL) and myMOM portals.

Key Points:

  • Authorities have reduced the list of recognized education institutions and removed the bachelor degree class types within the online portals.
  • Individuals who are applying, renewing or appealing applications should re-enter their educational information as needed.
  • Applicants can check if their qualifications or education institution is listed using the Employment/S Pass Self-Assessment Tool.

BAL Analysis: Authorities may be intending to increase the education requirements for getting an employment pass by reducing the education qualifications lists.

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