Looks like there's a new system in place of the paper format for taking BTT and FTT. It's called the Computerised Theory Test (CTT). Below are some FAQs on CTT from the traffic police
.What is CTT?
CTT is the acronym for Computerised Theory Test. It allows the candidates to take the tests on Basic Theory of Driving, Advanced Theory of Driving and Riding Theory via a computerised environment. What are the benefits of CTT?
CTT will better serve the public because it
- Provides instant test result;
- Conducts the theory tests in the four official languages - English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil; and
- Offers user-friendly, efficient and convenient touch-screen terminals so candidates can answer the test questions by "touching" the selected answer.How does candidate take the theory tests under CTT?
Under CTT, candidates will take the theory tests by answering the questions on a touch-screen computer. There will be simple instructions on the computer screen to guide candidates through the questions. An invigilator will also be present to provide a short briefing before the test and render assistance throughout the test. Candidates will be given 1 hour to complete the test. After the test, candidates will be able to see their results on the computer screen. Where and how can I book for the CTT?
The booking for CTT can be done at any of the three driving centres at Singapore Safety Driving Centre, Bukit Batok Driving Centre and Comfort Driving Centre. To book the CTT, you will need to first open an account with any one of the three driving centres. After you have opened an account, you may book for the CTT at either self service kiosks or the internet website of the specific driving centre.What are the various charges involved?
To apply for theory tests at the driving centres, an account has to be opened with them. The driving centres charge an administrative fee of $5.25 inclusive of GST (non-refundable) when opening an account. This account provides candidates with the following services: Schedules of test dates, timings and classroom allocations
Booking of test dates via Internet, including changing and canceling bookings
Eyesight tests conducted by the Driving Centre
The test fee under CTT remains at $6.00, the same as the paper-based test. What time/days would the CTT be available?
The CTT will be conducted from 8.30 am to 9 pm on Monday - Friday and from 8.30 am to 12 pm on Saturday. No tests will be conducted on Sundays and public holidays.Can I choose the date and time of the test?
Yes. You can choose the test slot displayed on the respective school 's self-service kiosks and internet website.How long do I have to wait before a CTT test date is available?
When you apply for the test at any driving centre, you can book the next available slot and sit for the test. On average, a test slot will be available 2 weeks from the date of booking. However, candidates are urged to book their test date well in advance so as to allow them time to prepare for the test.If I book for a test at a particular test centre, can I take the test at another centre?
No. Candidates can only take their test at the driving centre which they have opened their account and placed their booking with. As such, candidates are urged to decide carefully which Test Centre best suits their needs before opening an account and booking a test date. To apply for a test at another centre, the candidate will need to open an account with the new Test Centre which he is making the booking. The same charges stated in item 8 will apply.What is the duration of the test?
The test will take one hour, excluding briefing time.How long would a candidate take to complete CTT? Is it any faster than taking the written theory test?
This will depend on how well the candidate has prepared himself for the test.If I am late for the test, will I be allowed to sit for the test?
No. Late comers will not be allowed to sit for the test to avoid disrupting the class.Will there be any invigilators?
Yes, there will be an invigilator to present a short briefing and oversee the smooth running of the test. He will also render necessary assistance to those who are not familiar with CTT.What if I need help during the tests, if I am unfamiliar with how to use the computer?
The invigilator will render whatever assistance necessary. However, candidates are encouraged to attend the training and trial tests conducted by the driving centres to familiarize themselves with CTT before taking the test. Bookings can be made at the respective centres.How soon can I know the test result?
Upon completion of test, CTT will display the result to the candidates. Can I get a copy of the test result?
Yes. You can print a copy of the test result upon completion of the test at the self-service kiosk located outside the classroom. What is the passing mark of the test?
Out of a total of 50 questions, not more than five mistakes can be made. Will I get the same questions if I retake the test?
No. CTT has a database of questions. The questions for each test will be randomly selected from the database. What are the kinds of theory tests that will be tested on computers?
All theory tests, namely: basic theory, final theory and riding theory. How many pc terminals are there in each classroom? How many classrooms are there?
There is one classroom with 44 terminals in each of the 3 Driving Centres. Are training available to prepare candidates to take the CTT?
Yes, the three driving centres have each set up a classroom to train candidates in CTT. These classes are available to students from the driving schools and those taking driving classes from the private driving instructors. Can I book for a Final Theory Test immediately after passing my Basic Theory Test?
Yes, you can book the Final Theory Test at the school's self service kiosk or via its internet web-sites.