18 Feb '12, 2am

IPPT won't be changed for now as Mindef has found that it is still adequate: Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen

IPPT won't be changed for now as Mindef has found that it is still adequate: Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen

Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on Friday said that the Individual Physical Proficiency Test (IPPT) will remain as it is for now. -- ST PHOTO: AIDAH RAUF By Lin Zhaowei Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on Friday said that the Individual Physical Proficiency Test (IPPT) will remain as it is for now. The Ministry of Defence (Mindef) has reviewed the test a number of times over the years, and found that it is still adequate, said Dr Ng. Dr Ng was responding to questions by Nee Soon GRC MP Lim Wee Kiak in Parliament about the IPPT and medical screenings of servicemen taking the test. The minister said an efficient and effective test is needed because 116,000 people take the IPPT every year. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus

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