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Sixth Term Exam Paper Mathematics (STEP)
STEP (Sixth Term Examination Paper) Mathematics is a well-established Mathematics examination designed to test candidates on questions that are similar in style to Undergraduate Mathematics.
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Sixth Term Examination Paper (STEP)

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RELC Examinations Bureau (RELC EB) has been approved by Cambridge Assessment Admission Testing to administer the Sixth Term Examination Paper (STEP) Mathematics for candidates currently attending or have graduated from a school/college/polytechnic in Singapore.

 

STEP Mathematics is a well-established Mathematics examination designed to test candidates on questions that are similar in style to Undergraduate Mathematics.

 

STEP is used by the University of Cambridge and the University of Warwick. Other universities sometimes ask candidates to take STEP as part of their offer – in such cases, the university can advise on which papers to take.

 

There are also a number of candidates who sit STEP papers as a challenge.

 

 

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About The Test
Paper
Test Format
Questions
Timing
STEP Mathematics 1 (9465)

The paper consists of 11 questions –

Section A (Pure Mathematics) - eight questions

Section B (Mechanics, and Probability/Statistics) -three questions, with at least one on Mechanics and at least one on Probability/Statistics

Candidate choose 6 questions to answer
3 hours
STEP Mathematics 2 (9470)

The paper consists of 12 questions –

Section A (Pure Mathematics) - eight questions

Section B (Mechanics) - two questions

Section C (Probability/Statistics) - two questions.

Candidate choose 6 questions to answer
3 hours
STEP Mathematics 3 (9475)

The paper consists of 12 questions –

Section A (Pure Mathematics) - eight questions

Section B (Mechanics) - two questions

Section C (Probability/Statistics) - two questions
Candidate choose 6 questions to answer
3 hours

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Registration and Submission of Online Registration Form

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STEP Fees 2019 and AXS Payment Guide
Registration Period
Test Fee
Payment Deadline
Payment Mode

Standard Entry:

25 February - 02 May 2019

$279.00 (inclusive of GST)

02-May-19

(before 23:30hrs Singapore time)

AXS Station

(Diners or DBS/ POSB, VISA/ Master Credit Card or NETS from any major banks.)

Last Day of Standard Entry:  

On 03 May 2019

$279.00 (inclusive of GST)

03 May 2019

(before 15:00hrs Singapore time)

RELC Building, Level 3

RELC EB counter

Cash Only

Late Entry:

From 4 May to 9 May 2019

S$336.00 (inclusive of GST)

9 May 2019

(before 23:30hrs Singapore time)

 AXS Station

 (Diners or DBS/ POSB, VISA/ Master Credit Card or NETS from any major banks.)

Last Day of Late Entry:

On 10 May 2019

S$336.00 (inclusive of GST)

10 May 2019

(before 15:00hrs Singapore time)

RELC Building, level 3

RELC EB counter

Cash only
Note:

There will be no refund of total fees if candidate are found to be inelligible to register for the Sixth Term Examination Paper through RELC EB.

 

Please click here to view the steps of how to make Sixth Term Examination Paper payment via any AXS station.

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STEP Key Dates 2019
DATE
EVENT

25 February 2019 

To

2 May 2019

Standard Entry Registration Period

  • RELC EB accepts submission of Online Registration form and payment from this date.
  • Payment is to be made via AXS station only.
  • Online Registration form must be submitted to RELC EB by 15:00hrs the following day after payment has been made.

3 May 2019 (before 3.00pm)

Last Day of Standard Entry

  • Payment by cash must be made at RELC EB counter on this date no later than 15:00hrs Singapore time on this date.
  • Online Registration Form to be submitted to RELC EB prior to making payment at RELC EB counter.
4 May to 9 May 2019

Late Entry Registration Period

  • Payment is to be made via AXS station only.
  • Online Registration form must be submitted to RELC EB by 15:00hrs the following day after payment has been made.

 

10 May 2019 (before 3.00pm)

Last Day for Late Entry

  • Payment by cash must be made at RELC EB counter on this date no later than 15:00hrs Singapore time. 
  • Candidate who missed the 10 May deadline should contact Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing directly.

 

10 May 2019 (before 3.00pm)

Withdrawal and Request of Refund of STEP Standard Entry Fee

  • All withdrawal request must reach RELC EB by this date no later than 15:00hrs Singapore time.
  • All duly filled refund form all supporting documents must be submitted to RELC EB by this date no later than 15:00hrs Singapore time.

 

Note that only STEP Standard Entry Fee is refundable. The Centre Administration Fee, STEP Late Entry Fee and the Centre Late Fee are non-refundable and non-transferrable.

5 June 2019 onwards
Receive Letter of notification from RELC EB via email.

Monday 10 June 2019

STEP I take place at 15:00hrs.

Candidates must report to the assigned test venue by 14:30hrs. Venue at RELC Building.

Monday 17 June 2019

STEP II take place at 15:00hrs.

Candidates must report to the assigned test venue by 14:30hrs. Venue at RELC Building.

Friday 21 June 2019

STEP III take place at 15:00hrs.

Candidates must report to the assigned test venue by 14:30hrs. Venue at RELC Building.

15 August 2019

STEP Online Result Release Date 

 

  • All results will be released via The Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing Results Online System.
  • Candidate are strongly encouraged to download a copy for their university application. 
22 August 2019
Late Date for Submissions of STEP Results Enquiry to The Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing.
NOTE:
The Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing and RELC Examinations Bureau reserve the right at any time to change the above dates without prior notice.

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Preparing for STEP

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Documents to bring to the Test Venue
  • Permitted Writing Instruments / Items

    • Only soft pencil (e.g.: 2B) is allowed (Mechanical pencil is discouraged. Do bring along an eraser.)
    • Only black-ink pen is allowed
    • Rulers, protractors and compasses are allowed
    • Clear pencil cases
    • Clear water bottles without any labels
  • Non-Permitted Items

    • *Dictionaries of any kind
    • Erasable pens
    • Bags, handbags, luggage
    • Graph paper
    • Watches
    • Formulae booklets
    • Calculators
    • Correction fluid/tape
    • Mobile phones and all other electronic devices
*Bilingual dictionaries can be used by candidates where English is not their first language.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on STEP

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Withdrawal from STEP
  • Please note that candidates who decide to withdraw from the STEP may submit their withdrawal request via email.

    • No withdrawal is allowed after 10 May 2019, 15:00hrs Singapore time.
    • Only Standard Entry Fee is refundable. Centre Administration Fee and GST (as well as any and all Late Fees) are not refundable and not transferable. There will be a $20 admin fee applicable to each refund request.
    • All fees are non-transferable.
  • All withdrawal requests and supporting documents that are required to be duly completed must reach RELC EB by 10 May 2019, 15:00hrs Singapore time.

     

    Any late or incomplete submission whether in terms of the withdrawal (refund) form or in terms of submission of documents will not be entertained and any payment made will be forfeited.

  • An administrative charge of SGD 20.00 inclusive of GST will be levied for each successful withdrawal.

  • For withdrawal request, please email your Full Name, NRIC/ Foreign Identification Number, or Passport Number, contact number and a copy of the payment receipt to caat@relc.org.sg.

  • Any request for withdrawal submitted would be considered final and the entry will not be reinstated.

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Refund of STEP Fees

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Test Results

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