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List Of Recognised and Equivalent Qualifications

I. Recognised Industry Examinations

a. Real Estate Salesperson examination (RES)
b. Real Estate Agency examination (REA)

II. Qualifications Equivalent to REA examination

Name of Qualifications Issuing Body
Bachelor of Science (Real Estate) National University of Singapore
Bachelor of Science (Estate Management)
Bachelor of Real Estate (Property Management)
Bachelor of Real Estate (Valuation)
Diploma In Building Management Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Diploma In Building & Real Estate Management
Diploma in Real Estate Business
Diploma In Property Development & Facilities Management Singapore Polytechnic
Diploma In Building & Property Management


1. Holders of any diploma or higher academic qualification which has real estate as a major are advised to check with CEA whether they are required to take the REA/ RES examination.
2. Individuals who have passed all 3 examinations in General Practice by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) will be considered as having obtained equivalent qualification to the REA examination.
3. Holders of qualifications in non-real estate related fields such as business administration, economics, marketing, law etc will be required to take the REA/RES examination.

Last Updated on 15-Sep-2011

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