List of Recognised and Equivalent Qualifications

I. Recognised Industry Examinations

  1. Real Estate Salesperson examination (RES)
  2. Real Estate Agency examination (REA)

II. Qualifications Equivalent to RES and REA examination

Important Note: 

CEA is currently reviewing the list of qualifications deemed to be equivalent to a pass in the RES examination and a pass in the REA examination. The final stage of the review is expected to complete by this year.

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Students applying for the National University of Singapore's Bachelor of Science (Real Estate) course, and Ngee Ann Polytechnic's Diploma in Real Estate Business course from 2020 onwards, will be affected by the revised policies.

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

 

Note: 

  1. Individuals who have passed all 3 examinations in General Practice by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) shall be deemed to have obtained qualifications equivalent to a pass in the RES examination and a pass in the REA examination.
  2. 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.