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CEA Real Estate Agency (REA) Examination
The REA Examination is intended for those taking up the role of the Key Executive Officer (KEO) or Practising Director or Practising Partner of an estate agent.
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CEA Real Estate Agency (REA) Examination

Under the new regulatory framework administered by the Council for Estate Agencies (CEA), persons who intend to assume the role of the Key Executive Officer (KEO) or Practising Director or Practising Partner of an estate agent are required to possess a pass in the Real Estate Agency (REA) Examination.

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  ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

REA MARCH 2019 EXAM RESULTS will be released 4 – 6 weeks after the examination is held.

 

REGISTRATION FOR REA JULY 2019 EXAM will be opened from 30th March (Sat) to 5th July 2019 (Fri).

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EXAMINATION INFORMATION
EXAM FORMAT

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes for each paper.

 

Paper 1 (100 Marks)

Choose any 5 out of 8 questions.

 

Paper 2 (100 Marks)

Same format as Paper 1.

 

Paper 3 (100 Marks)

Same format as Paper 1.

EXAM SYLLABUS

The current REA Examination syllabus was revised and took effect from July 2015.

Please note that candidates would not be tested on new policies implemented one month prior to the examination.

 

For latest syllabus, please visit the CEA Website.

EXAM FEES

Full-Sitting (3 Papers): $556.40 (incl. GST)

Modular Re-Sitting (2 Papers): $438.70 (incl. GST)

Modular Re-Sitting (1 Paper): $288.90 (incl. GST)

 

Please note that examination fees are subjected to revision and may be changed without prior notice.

 

Modular Re-Sitting is only applicable for candidates who have passed at least one paper of the REA Examination.

 

The accepted payment modes for the examination fees are:

1.  Direct Credit (You will receive instructions through email on how to make payment via Direct Credit once you submit your examination registration), or

 

2.  AXS (A payment code will be sent to you through email by the next working day. Please make payment via any AXS Stations with the payment code).

 

 

Before you can make payment for your examination, you must ensure the following has been completed:

- Upload the required documents for your examination registration

[ eg. REA Course Completion Certificate, Highest Qualification Certificate, CEA Assessment Letter AND/OR Results Slips within the timeframe of 2 years (for re-takers only) ].

 

Once payment is made, you will receive an email from us within 5 working days on the status of your examination registration.

 

Should your examination registration be rejected, please note that your fees will not be refunded.

 

For latest examination fees, please visit the CEA Website.

EXAM VENUE

All REA Examinations will be held in RELC Building.

 

For address and parking charges, please click here.

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PRE-REQUISITES

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EXAMINATION SCHEDULE & REGISTRATION PERIOD
Month
Date / Time
Paper Type
Registration Period
Mar 2019

    20 Mar, Wed

(7pm - 9.30pm)

    21 Mar, Thu

(7pm - 9.30pm)

    22 Mar, Fri

(7pm - 9.30pm)

Paper 1

 

Paper 2

 

Paper 3

 

CLOSED

Jul 2019

    24 Jul, Wed

(7pm - 9.30pm)

    25 Jul, Thu

(7pm - 9.30pm)

    26 Jul, Fri

(7pm - 9.30pm)

Paper 1

 

Paper 2

 

Paper 3

30th Mar 2019 (Sat) to

05th Jul 2019 (Fri)

Nov 2019

    20 Nov, Wed

(7pm - 9.30pm)

    21 Nov, Thu

(7pm - 9.30pm)

    22 Nov, Fri

(7pm - 9.30pm)

Paper 1

 

Paper 2

 

Paper 3

03rd Aug 2019 (Sat) to       

01st Nov 2019 (Fri)

Registration and Timing
Registration and Timing
Feb 2019

23 Feb, Sat
(9:30am - 12pm)

 

24 Feb, Sun
(9:30am - 12pm)

Paper 1

 

Paper 2

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EXAMINATION RULES & REGULATIONS

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION
How do I register and make payment for the Examination?

To register, click on the Apply Now! icon at the top of this page. 

 

Before you can make payment for your examination, you must ensure the following has been completed:

- Upload the required documents for your examination registration.

[ eg. REA Course Completion Certificate, Highest Qualification Certificate, CEA Assessment Letter AND/OR Results Slips within the timeframe of 2 years (for re-takers only) ].

 

Once payment is made, you will receive an email from RELC within 5 working days on the status of your examination registration.

 

Should your examination registration be rejected, please note that your fees will not be refunded.

 

What are the accepted modes of payment?

1.  Direct Credit (You will receive instructions through email on how to make payment via Direct Credit once you submit your examination registration).

 

2.  AXS (A payment code will be sent to you through email by the next working day. Please make payment via any AXS Stations with the payment code).

When can I expect to receive the Examination results?

The REA Examination results are released 4 – 6 weeks after the examination is held.

Notification of results will be e-mailed to all candidates as soon as possible.

Can I defer or cancel my examination any time before the Examination day?

Candidates are allowed to defer their examination, up till 5 working days after the examination, under the following circumstances:


(i) Hospitalisation on examination day
(ii) Bereavement of next of kin
(iii) NS duties


Candidates who are unable to turn up for the examination would be considered “absent” and fail the examination.


Candidates who are recalled for National Service (NS) duties or hospitalised during the examination day may submit an application to defer their examination. Candidates who have bereavement cases would be allowed to defer their examination on compassionate grounds.


Please note that medical certificates issued by hospitals and clinics would not be accepted as valid reasons to defer the examination.


Candidates are required to submit the relevant supporting documents to RELC Examinations Bureau in person within 5 working days from the examination date.


An administrative fee of S$107 (incl. GST) will be levied on each examination deferment application.


Candidates who were approved for deferment would be allowed to attempt the next examination only. Candidates would not be allowed to select their next examination date.


Under no circumstances will RELC Examinations Bureau be able to refund the examination fee or administrative fee once the candidate has made payment.

What happens if I am absent on the Examination day?

If you are absent from an examination, it is deemed that you have failed the examination that you have registered for.

 

Candidates who are recalled for National Service (NS) duties or hospitalised during the examination day may submit an application to defer their examination. Candidates who have bereavement cases would be allowed to defer their examination on compassionate grounds. Please note that medical certificates issued by hospitals and clinics would not be accepted as valid reasons to defer the examination.

 

Candidates must submit the relevant supporting documents to RELC Examinations Bureau in person within 5 working days from the examination date.

 

All deferments are subjected to the approval of RELC Examinations Bureau. An administrative fee of S$107 (incl. GST) will be levied on each examination deferment application.

 

No refund of the examination fees will be made for candidates who are unable to attempt the examination on the examination date.

Can I appeal to review my Examination results?

Candidates may appeal to reassess their results by writing in to RELC Examinations Bureau at REA@relc.org.sg to obtain the Appeal Form.

 

The form and payment are to be submitted within 5 working days after the results are released.

 

Candidates may only appeal for the failed examination paper.

 

The appeal outcome will be sent via email within 14 working days after the appeal submission closing date.

 

Candidates will not be shown their answer scripts.

 

An administrative fee of $64.20 (incl. GST) per transaction will be imposed.

 

Candidates are advised not to register for the next exam until the appeal outcome is out.

Who do I contact for clarifications?

For any examination enquiries, you can email us at RES@relc.org.sg (for RES candidates) or REA@relc.org.sg (for REA candidates). Alternatively, you can call us at 6734 1292 (during office hours).

 

You may also be interested to visit the CEA website at https://www.cea.gov.sg/professionals/estate-agents-licensing-matters/apply-for-the-real-estate-agency-examination#lnkG

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