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acronym for Primary School Leaving Examination.

compulsory nationwide examination 11-12 year old Singaporean students have to sit for to determine which secondary school they will be posted to.
Teacher: Boys, PSLE is in two weeks, have you started studyin?

Student: teacher, relax man! two weeks still long time what!
by hafiz asari December 04, 2007
initialism for Primary School Leaving Examination. a national examination in Singapore taken by students at the end of their final year in primary school

Regarded as a high-stake examination determining the ability to enter a secondary school of choice.

In Singapore, Primary 6 students (12 year olds) are required to take PSLE if they are in a government-approved institution.
The high-stakes Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) should be scrapped to counter the country's preoccupation with academic scores - one of three unhealthy trends plaguing the education system here, Ms Denise Phua (Jalan Besar GRC) said yesterday.
by keepthesingaporedreamalive June 26, 2016
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