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S PASS Issues

Postby ElDiavolo » Mon, 07 Apr 2014 7:11 pm

Hi Everybody,

I want to share my experiences in getting S Pass and hope that someone has an answer for me.

I recently got a job with an MNC, and they were applying S Pass for me. It was rejected, then the company appealed, then rejected again.
Does anyone has any idea on why was i rejected?

To tell you more about myself, I am indonesian chinese and i have a Bachelor's Degree in Informations Systems(Australian Degree, though i took it in the Malaysia Branch), Have been working in Singapore for 2.5 years, the Salary that the company is offering is 3k.

I thought for sure i can get an S Pass without any problems seeing that i have been working in Singapore for 2.5 years and having all the correct requirement for S Pass.

I asked the company HR to check with MOM, MOM states that the problem is the candidate, not the company.

Does anyone have any similar experiences or any insight to this matter?
Please, any help is very much appreciated.

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Re: S PASS Issues

Postby the lynx » Mon, 07 Apr 2014 7:44 pm

ElDiavolo wrote:Hi Everybody,

I want to share my experiences in getting S Pass and hope that someone has an answer for me.

I recently got a job with an MNC, and they were applying S Pass for me. It was rejected, then the company appealed, then rejected again.
Does anyone has any idea on why was i rejected?

To tell you more about myself, I am indonesian chinese and i have a Bachelor's Degree in Informations Systems(Australian Degree, though i took it in the Malaysia Branch), Have been working in Singapore for 2.5 years, the Salary that the company is offering is 3k.

I thought for sure i can get an S Pass without any problems seeing that i have been working in Singapore for 2.5 years and having all the correct requirement for S Pass.

I asked the company HR to check with MOM, MOM states that the problem is the candidate, not the company.

Does anyone have any similar experiences or any insight to this matter?
Please, any help is very much appreciated.


For 2.5 years worth of experience and a salary of $3K in IT, I think the answer is clear on why.

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Re: S PASS Issues

Postby taxico » Mon, 07 Apr 2014 7:52 pm

ElDiavolo wrote:...I thought for sure i can get an S Pass without any problems seeing that i have been working in Singapore for 2.5 years and having all the correct requirement for S Pass.

I asked the company HR to check with MOM, MOM states that the problem is the candidate, not the company.

Does anyone have any similar experiences or any insight to this matter?
Please, any help is very much appreciated.


what did the MOM website's self assessment tool say?
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 07 Apr 2014 8:35 pm

The self assessment tool is only to figure out if your application will even be accepted for review. Even if you qualify based on that, it only means you are qualified to apply, not automatically get a pass issued based on that alone.

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Re: S PASS Issues

Postby Akimbo » Tue, 08 Apr 2014 9:00 am

the lynx wrote:
ElDiavolo wrote:Hi Everybody,

I want to share my experiences in getting S Pass and hope that someone has an answer for me.

I recently got a job with an MNC, and they were applying S Pass for me. It was rejected, then the company appealed, then rejected again.
Does anyone has any idea on why was i rejected?

To tell you more about myself, I am indonesian chinese and i have a Bachelor's Degree in Informations Systems(Australian Degree, though i took it in the Malaysia Branch), Have been working in Singapore for 2.5 years, the Salary that the company is offering is 3k.

I thought for sure i can get an S Pass without any problems seeing that i have been working in Singapore for 2.5 years and having all the correct requirement for S Pass.

I asked the company HR to check with MOM, MOM states that the problem is the candidate, not the company.

Does anyone have any similar experiences or any insight to this matter?
Please, any help is very much appreciated.


For 2.5 years worth of experience and a salary of $3K in IT, I think the answer is clear on why.


Yep, I think this is the best answer on why. Get them to give you 4.5, maybe MOM will think about it.
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Re: S PASS Issues

Postby ElDiavolo » Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:06 am

the lynx wrote:
ElDiavolo wrote:Hi Everybody,

I want to share my experiences in getting S Pass and hope that someone has an answer for me.

I recently got a job with an MNC, and they were applying S Pass for me. It was rejected, then the company appealed, then rejected again.
Does anyone has any idea on why was i rejected?

To tell you more about myself, I am indonesian chinese and i have a Bachelor's Degree in Informations Systems(Australian Degree, though i took it in the Malaysia Branch), Have been working in Singapore for 2.5 years, the Salary that the company is offering is 3k.

I thought for sure i can get an S Pass without any problems seeing that i have been working in Singapore for 2.5 years and having all the correct requirement for S Pass.

I asked the company HR to check with MOM, MOM states that the problem is the candidate, not the company.

Does anyone have any similar experiences or any insight to this matter?
Please, any help is very much appreciated.


For 2.5 years worth of experience and a salary of $3K in IT, I think the answer is clear on why.


Sorry, but i am not very clear on why? Care to elaborate more?
I thought the salary for S Pass is $2.2k ??

@Taxico, MOM SAT tools said that i can get S Pass but not an EP.

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Re: S PASS Issues

Postby Barnsley » Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:17 am

Akimbo wrote:
the lynx wrote:
ElDiavolo wrote:Hi Everybody,

I want to share my experiences in getting S Pass and hope that someone has an answer for me.

I recently got a job with an MNC, and they were applying S Pass for me. It was rejected, then the company appealed, then rejected again.
Does anyone has any idea on why was i rejected?

To tell you more about myself, I am indonesian chinese and i have a Bachelor's Degree in Informations Systems(Australian Degree, though i took it in the Malaysia Branch), Have been working in Singapore for 2.5 years, the Salary that the company is offering is 3k.

I thought for sure i can get an S Pass without any problems seeing that i have been working in Singapore for 2.5 years and having all the correct requirement for S Pass.

I asked the company HR to check with MOM, MOM states that the problem is the candidate, not the company.

Does anyone have any similar experiences or any insight to this matter?
Please, any help is very much appreciated.


For 2.5 years worth of experience and a salary of $3K in IT, I think the answer is clear on why.


Yep, I think this is the best answer on why. Get them to give you 4.5, maybe MOM will think about it.


Aren't "IT" folk "10 a penny" therefore supply and demand should dictate that the salaries should be relatively low???
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Re: S PASS Issues

Postby the lynx » Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:24 am

Barnsley wrote:
Akimbo wrote:
the lynx wrote:
ElDiavolo wrote:Hi Everybody,

I want to share my experiences in getting S Pass and hope that someone has an answer for me.

I recently got a job with an MNC, and they were applying S Pass for me. It was rejected, then the company appealed, then rejected again.
Does anyone has any idea on why was i rejected?

To tell you more about myself, I am indonesian chinese and i have a Bachelor's Degree in Informations Systems(Australian Degree, though i took it in the Malaysia Branch), Have been working in Singapore for 2.5 years, the Salary that the company is offering is 3k.

I thought for sure i can get an S Pass without any problems seeing that i have been working in Singapore for 2.5 years and having all the correct requirement for S Pass.

I asked the company HR to check with MOM, MOM states that the problem is the candidate, not the company.

Does anyone have any similar experiences or any insight to this matter?
Please, any help is very much appreciated.


For 2.5 years worth of experience and a salary of $3K in IT, I think the answer is clear on why.


Yep, I think this is the best answer on why. Get them to give you 4.5, maybe MOM will think about it.


Aren't "IT" folk "10 a penny" therefore supply and demand should dictate that the salaries should be relatively low???


You have a valid point but I was alluding to the fact that her role can be easily be filled with many local Informatic Systems graduates here. And her degree is from a Malaysian campus, despite being awarded by a Australian institution.

We have many foreigners trying to get "good" degrees from Malaysian private colleges/universities serving as off-shore campuses. Names that come up are Sunway, Inti, Nilai etc (excluding the ones with 3+1 or 2+2 twinning programmes).

I have many friends who are in similar profiles as OP (and most of them are from those schools) and they get rejected too. The only successful ones that I know of so far are only those who did the twinning programmes.


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