RES Exam

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Since October 2010 the new regulation for anyone who want to register as a property agent in Singapore must passed a mandatory examination set by CEA or possess equivalent qualification.

In order to take this property agent exam or Real Estate Salesperson examination (RES exam), you need to complete a preparatory property agent course or RES Course conducted by any CEA approved course provider and obtain RES course completion certificate before you can register for RES Exam at NTUC LearningHub, the CEA appointed exam administrator.

Since implementing mandatory property agent exam, several revisions had been made to better equip these property agent to be in the property sector. Therefore, it is important to visit the CEA and NTUC LearningHub website to check for updates.

Let’s check out the revised RES Exam syllabus as of May 2014, according to the source, no change to the scope of topics covered between new and old syllabus. Rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to property agency practices are updated. Learning outcomes and expectations for each topic was also introduced to help understand the requirements of them. Another great revision is detailed elaboration on relevant topics was added in order to enhance practical knowledge.

Revised RES Exam Syllabus”
Paper 1 Competency Unit 1: Real Estate Agency Industry Overview (including Estate Agents Act & Regulation of Real Estate Industry)
Paper 1 Competency Unit 2: Basic Land Law Concepts & Dealings with Interest in Land
Paper 2 Competency Unit 3: Real Estate Marketing
Paper 2 Competency Unit 4: Property Transactions – Laws & Practices (including Sale & Lease of HDB and Private properties)
RES Exam Format”
Since May 2013, a new Case Study section with 15 multiple choice questions (MCQ) was included in both RES papers, and the new format as follow:
Paper 1: Section A: 50 MCQs (50 marks); Section B: 15 MCQs (Case Studies) (30 marks); Section C: 10 Fill-in-the-blank short questions (20 marks).
Paper 2: Exam format same as Paper 1

Modular passing will be allowed. Therefore if you passed either paper, you just need to retake the failed paper.

Congradulations for passing both papers and ready to be a property agent in Singapore, you must register with CEA within 24 months via a property agency, look for Leon Low at OrangeTee if you need assistance.

Are you ready to register for RES Exam? So where to register RES Exam? Read on.. and to find out RES Exam date, RES exam locations click here.

You can choose where to register your RES Exam conducted by NTUC LearningHub and your RES Exam venue will be reflected during your registration. Register your RES Exam early as there are limited seats per exam:

RES Exam Fees

1. $246.10 (including GST) for 2 Papers.
2. $149.80 (including GST) for 1 Paper.

NTUC LearningHub
Registration and payment can be made at any of their 4 customer service counters, bring along your ORIGINAL required documents for them to verify before making payment.

NTUC Trade Union House (NTUH)
NTUC LearningHub Pte Ltd
73 Bras Basah Road, #02-01, Singapore 189556.

LHUB Industry Skill Centre @ Benoi
NTUC LearningHub Pte Ltd
60 Benoi Road, #01-08, EMS Building, Singapore 629906.

Devan Nair Institute for Employment & Employability (DNI)
NTUC LearningHub Pte Ltd
80 Jurong East Street 21, #02-03, Singapore 609607.

TradeHub 21 @ Jurong East
NTUC LearningHub Pte Ltd
18 TradeHub21 #04-120, 18 Boon Lay Way, Singapore 609966.

Note: Since January 2013, Informatics no longer provide RES Examination registration or conduct RES Examination. All RES Examination matters, please refer to NTUC LearningHub.

For further information on RES Examination format and topics covered, please do not hesitate to give me a call @ 9369 5588 or drop me an email, I’ll be glad to assist you in this.


Sources from:
NTUC LearningHub –
Please visit the above organisations for details.

(Last edited: Feb, 2016)

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