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Today 01:58 AM
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If I enter one of the normal ministries (MX scheme) with a FCH (NS) starting salary of 4k and perform averagely for the next 10 years, roughly what will be the progression like? Will I likely hit 6k by then?
100% confirm can.

in fact, most of the normal degree holders i see enter CS at ard 3k-ish. then within 5 to 6 years, their salaries went up by at least 1.5 times by staying in the same M/SB.

u dont need 10 years to hit 6k. an average gauge would be 5 to 7 years. heck it may even be shorter since u are FCH with NS...
Today 12:53 AM
Unregistered If I enter one of the normal ministries (MX scheme) with a FCH (NS) starting salary of 4k and perform averagely for the next 10 years, roughly what will be the progression like? Will I likely hit 6k by then?
Yesterday 08:35 PM
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Hi on track for a 2:1 in my bachelor's degree. Would the class of honours of the masters affect the CEP significantly as well?

Would having a masters put me into a higher CEP when joining as a fresh grad?
no. unless the job specifically ask for a masters.

CEP does not change with a masters.
Yesterday 05:24 PM
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Hi on track for a 2:1 in my bachelor's degree. Would the class of honours of the masters affect the CEP significantly as well?

Would having a masters put me into a higher CEP when joining as a fresh grad?
nope. if the job requires a degree, they will base on ur degree that u have. its the same as applying for a diploma level position with a degree. they will base on your diploma and also give u diploma level salary.
Yesterday 03:03 PM
Unregistered DPM gg to speak tomorrow. The previous two budgets cut minister pay. I Guess it’s not enough and now I think cut all across cs Liao.
Yesterday 02:25 PM
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dont bother with the Masters. let me explain why below...

- u dun even know what class of honours u gonna graduate with, nowadays competition to enter Civil Service (CS) is dam intense. if u have only a pass degree, high chance u'll enter some low / sh1t tier M / SB, or maybe no chance to enter CS but only the pte sector.

- if the above rly happens to u, i rather u pursue a part-time Masters after getting your a55 INTO the CS. or at least ask for sponsorship / subsidies from your M / SB after joining them

- most of the advertised vacancies on [email protected] require just a degree



in short, focus on getting at least a second-upper from NUS / NTU / SMU (if u are even from any of these 3 unis to begin with) first. this is the most important part.

Hi on track for a 2:1 in my bachelor's degree. Would the class of honours of the masters affect the CEP significantly as well?

Would having a masters put me into a higher CEP when joining as a fresh grad?
Yesterday 03:49 AM
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Hi,

An undergrad here. Anybody knows if having a masters degree would give u a higher starting pay or better progression route? Weighing the pros and cons of taking a masters as it costs 30k and takes 1 more year for me to complete. Thinking of joining a ministry doing policy work and the masters is in public policy
dont bother with the Masters. let me explain why below...

- u dun even know what class of honours u gonna graduate with, nowadays competition to enter Civil Service (CS) is dam intense. if u have only a pass degree, high chance u'll enter some low / sh1t tier M / SB, or maybe no chance to enter CS but only the pte sector.

- if the above rly happens to u, i rather u pursue a part-time Masters after getting your a55 INTO the CS. or at least ask for sponsorship / subsidies from your M / SB after joining them

- most of the advertised vacancies on [email protected] require just a degree



in short, focus on getting at least a second-upper from NUS / NTU / SMU (if u are even from any of these 3 unis to begin with) first. this is the most important part.
Yesterday 12:51 AM
Jty
Will we get pay cut?

Given the economy situation now... Will we get a pay cut? 0
Yesterday 12:36 AM
Unregistered Relax. It is likely to be 0 mid year bonus.

If the cut goes deeper, MI is 0 too.

Reducing the current basic pay is tier 3. This may not happen at all (not mathematically zero though, just to quell arguments).

So, fingers crossed, just the first cut.




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I am not the original poster, but I know what he or she was referring to. Please search the straits times article “Firms hit by Covid-19 should take other measures before resorting to pay cuts, retrenchments: National Wages Council”. Specifically, the following paragraph “ The Government has accepted the NWC recommendations. Mr Kam said that discussions on pay are ongoing between the Public Service Division and public sector unions, and they are working towards the regular timeline of announcing the decisions and mid-year annual variable components in June“.

It seems like a few stat boards have announced pay freeze/cut. Generally, it seems like only the management staff are getting heftier pay cut. Let’s not waste time alleging fake news here. You should be informed of the pay revision in the coming weeks.
04-04-2020 10:36 PM
Unregistered Hi,

An undergrad here. Anybody knows if having a masters degree would give u a higher starting pay or better progression route? Weighing the pros and cons of taking a masters as it costs 30k and takes 1 more year for me to complete. Thinking of joining a ministry doing policy work and the masters is in public policy
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