SINDA collaborates actively with like-minded partners with the aim of maximising educational opportunities for all Indian students.

Such collaborative programmes are:

STU – Star Programme is a tuition programme that SINDA offers in collaboration with Singapore Teachers’ Union. It caters to Primary 4 – Primary 6 students. Classes are offered in selected centres island-wide. Subjects offered are English, Maths and Science. SINDA subsidises up to 50% of the tuition fees per Indian student each month. (Subjected to terms and conditions)

‘A’ Level Tuition Project is run by NUS Tamil Language Society (NUSTLS) with the support from SINDA and SIET. This programme runs yearly from March to October. It aims to provide affordable and quality tuition to Junior College and Pre-University students to prepare them for the GCE ‘A’ level exams. Tuition is offered for key ‘A’ Level subjects.

Under the Collaborative Tuition Programme, three Self–Help Groups – CDAC, Mendaki & SINDA come together to offer tuition to students of all ethnic groups. This programme is offered at 61 selected Tuition Centres.

Indian students are also able to register for tuition programmes in CDAC and Mendaki Tuition Centres.

Criteria for Indian students to enrol in CDAC/ Mendaki Centres


Eligibility Criteria

  • Open to all students who are Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • 2014 year-end examination results of between 35 and 65 marks per tuition subject (English and Mathematics for all levels and Science for Primary 4 to Secondary 5)
  • Gross Monthly household income of $3000 and below or the family’s per capita income (PCI) of $800 and below


English (All levels), Mathematics (All levels)
Science (Primary 4 – 6, Standard or Foundation)

English (All levels), Mathematics (All levels)
Combined Science – Physics & Chemistry (Secondary 3 to 5, Express or Normal Academic)

Go here ( for CTP centre listing.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Open to all Primary and Secondary students who are Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents.
  • Gross Monthly household income of $3300 and below or per capita income (PCI) of $900 and below


Primary 1-3 : 75% and below
Primary 4 – 6 : 69% or Band 3 and below
Primary 5 & 6 Foundation English and Mathematics : No Restriction

Secondary 1 – PSLE below Grade A*
English (Exp) – C5 or 60% and below
Mathematics (Exp) – C5 or 60% and below
Chinese – B3 or 69% and below
Normal (Academic /Technical) – No Restriction

Go here ( for list of Primary CTP centres

Go here ( for list of Secondary CTP Centres.