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successful PR application

Postby dazzlego » Thu, 26 Apr 2012 6:46 am

I would like to share with you guys since I just got my application approved by ICA recently. My application was approved after 4-5 weeks time.
Here is my details:
- worked for 6 months (private company)
- salary around 35K per annum (Q1 pass holder)
- stayed in Singapore around 5 years
- higher qualification is a degree from local university

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 26 Apr 2012 6:58 am

And your ethnicity is?

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Postby Mad Scientist » Thu, 26 Apr 2012 7:59 am

I sniffed the Singapore Version of Aryan Race on the ethnicity
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Postby nakatago » Thu, 26 Apr 2012 8:51 am

Somebody's gonna get a hurt real bad...

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 26 Apr 2012 9:12 am

I just thought I'd get that out of the way before half a dozen of our friends here with masters ask for it so they can cookie-cutter their applications...... :P

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 26 Apr 2012 9:15 am

When you think about it, considering how many posts we've had regarding Singapore Tertiary Institution graduates who have been working here for 6-12 months and have bonds and have been rejected for PR. We are all kind of working blind anymore. There seems to be no rhyme nor reason for the decisions (or should I say less than before). They've always kept all in the dark but now it's almost like they are deliberate sending our decoys to keep all guessing..... :-/

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Postby nakatago » Thu, 26 Apr 2012 9:25 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:They've always kept all in the dark but now it's almost like they are deliberate sending our decoys to keep all guessing..... :-/


It's like what I said in another thread, it's now like talking to someone with multiple personality disorder.

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Nothing's certain until it actually happens. Schroedinger's Decision: it's approved and rejected at the same time. You won't know the answer until you get the decision.

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Postby Mad Scientist » Thu, 26 Apr 2012 11:24 am

There is an analogy , I think, " One step forward two step back "

It is more like " Half step forward, three steps back"

GO ahead throw a decoy . It is ground hog's day
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Postby dazzlego » Tue, 01 May 2012 1:55 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:And your ethnicity is?


I am an indonesian chinese

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 01 May 2012 1:57 pm

BINGO! :cool:

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Postby butterdogpoppy » Tue, 01 May 2012 10:58 pm

Very good luck indeed. My salary is at least double than yours but not stand a chance. You must be fresh graduate.

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Postby nanamar » Wed, 02 May 2012 1:00 am

butterdogpoppy wrote:Very good luck indeed. My salary is at least double than yours but not stand a chance. You must be fresh graduate.


I do not think that you should be comparing applications like this.

OP was a graduate from a local university and is now working here - putting his total stay in Singapore at around 5 years (as mentioned by him). This would be different compared to your own stay since 2010.

Other points of difference are salary (as you have mentioned) and the fact that he is single and indonesian chinese. The latter being the magic words observable from latest trends.

And of course, there is always the caveat that each case is handled on its own standing and there can never be any 'confirm-approved' applications.

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 02 May 2012 1:07 am

^^ +1

Points well made.

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Postby butterdogpoppy » Sat, 05 May 2012 1:25 pm

nanamar wrote:
butterdogpoppy wrote:Very good luck indeed. My salary is at least double than yours but not stand a chance. You must be fresh graduate.


I do not think that you should be comparing applications like this.

OP was a graduate from a local university and is now working here - putting his total stay in Singapore at around 5 years (as mentioned by him). This would be different compared to your own stay since 2010.

Other points of difference are salary (as you have mentioned) and the fact that he is single and indonesian chinese. The latter being the magic words observable from latest trends.

And of course, there is always the caveat that each case is handled on its own standing and there can never be any 'confirm-approved' applications.


Thanks. I should not have compared like this. My apology.

Congratulations to the OP for his successful application.

I will work on my part to improve my skill and salary before my next application.

Thank you guys.

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Postby dazzlego » Mon, 07 May 2012 11:42 pm

butterdogpoppy wrote:Very good luck indeed. My salary is at least double than yours but not stand a chance. You must be fresh graduate.


Yes I was a fresh grad (4 years uni + almost 1 year work)
And you can say that I am lucky (since luck is needed in everything :D)
1 of my friend whose salary 50-60K is still waiting though we applied almost at the same time

butterdogpoppy wrote:Thanks. I should not have compared like this. My apology.
Congratulations to the OP for his successful application.
I will work on my part to improve my skill and salary before my next application.
Thank you guys.


Thanks. And wish u a good luck!


nanamar wrote:
I do not think that you should be comparing applications like this.

OP was a graduate from a local university and is now working here - putting his total stay in Singapore at around 5 years (as mentioned by him). This would be different compared to your own stay since 2010.

Other points of difference are salary (as you have mentioned) and the fact that he is single and indonesian chinese. The latter being the magic words observable from latest trends.

And of course, there is always the caveat that each case is handled on its own standing and there can never be any 'confirm-approved' applications.



I agree with your magic words (also through an observation from a few friends)
But I agree more to the last statement. Singapore is always unpredictable in all fields (understand it very well after went through a lot of things here)


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