Are You Eligible?


The Singapore HR Challenge is open to adult learners, fresh graduates and students according to the following categories:

Open Category (Subject to sufficient teams)

This category is for all students from relevant private institutions offering HR, people management and business-related programmes and non-students/fresh graduates with less than 2 years of working experience.


1. Polytechnics

This category is for students currently taking their modules/ programmes in the local polytechnics

2. ITEs

This category is for students currently taking their modules/programmes in the local ITEs 

Note: You will need to show proof that you belong to one of the categories upon request.

Competition Format and Processes

  • Form a team of 4-6 members and register online by emailing to
  • From the registrations, qualified teams will be notified for entry into Round 1 on the following dates:
    • 12, 13 April 2017 (For ITE Category)
    • 8 May 2017 (For Polytechnic Category)
  • Report requirements and assessment criteria will be revealed during the briefing session.
  • Qualified teams will be given sufficient time to submit a written report by the following dates:
    • 2 weeks before Grand Final (ITE Category)
    • 30 June 2017 (Poly Category)
  • Finalists will be short-listed and notified 2 weeks from the time of report submission
  • Finalists will present to a judging panel consisting of distinguished HR and business leaders at the Grand Final on the following dates.
    • 29 July 2017 (For Polytechnic Category)
    • 5 August 2017 (For ITE Category)
  • Schools of the finalists will be given free tickets to cheer on their school team and display their school spirit!