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Thank you for your interest in applying to our University. To kick-start your application, check out useful information and updates below.

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Sep 23, 2019
Application for admissions AY2020-21 opens 15 Oct 2019 till 19 Mar 2020. Students enlisting in Full Time National Service (NSF) are encouraged to apply before serving the country. Jump-start your application? See Your Admissions Journey Map, Quick Start Q & A, Quick Step to Completing an Application and Programme Overview & Subject Prerequisites

Important: Mandatory granting access of official transcript via International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO):
Students applying for admissions to NTU Singapore are REQUIRED to grant NTU direct access to their official transcripts via IBO, latest by the NTU application closing date of 19 March 2020 (for students taking the Nov 2019 exam session or earlier) or before 5 July 2020 (for students taking the May 2020 exam session).
Students are strongly advised to do so before their IB results are released in January or July (depending on the exam session), by submitting their transcript requests through their schools' IB coordinators. After the results are released, each request will incur a USD $17 fee and must be submitted directly to IBO via the “IBO request for results service” link.  

Sep 10, 2019
Calling for aspiring doctors! Application is open for the BMAT exam. Register now.

Jul 17, 2019
Calling for aspiring doctors! Come find out what’s in store at the inaugural LKCMedicine Open Day 2019, Saturday 3 Aug 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at our award-winning Novena Campus.

Featured Stories

Aug 19, 2019
Butterflies at NTU Singapore #NTUsg #NTUsgSmartCampus
A new sci-art sculpture imitating fluttering of butterflies at the lush green campus of NTU Singapore unveils. Comprising 1,200 magenta and purple butterflies that move with the wind, Loop is a 4.5-metre tall work that evokes the mathematical infinity sign. Designed by NTU students, it is the latest addition to the NTU’s Campus Art Trail which now consists of more than 50 artworks all over the campus.
Watch on YouTube: Butterflies at NTU Singapore

Jul 03, 2019
NTU Singapore tops QS world young universities rankings for the sixth consecutive year
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has topped the rankings of the world's young universities by London-based education consultancy Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) for the sixth year running.
See QS Top 50 Under 50

Jun 20, 2019
NTU Singapore rises to 11th in QS world university rankings
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has risen one place to be ranked 11th in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) global league table of top universities. This makes NTU and the National University of Singapore, which is also ranked 11th, jointly the highest ranked universities in the Asia Pacific.

Apr 26, 2019
Tough time finding seats in the Library?
NTU students can now instantly find vacant seats in Lee Wee Nam Library from their mobile devices. Try it at 

Jan 29, 2019
NTU Singapore's 9th satellite successfully launched to space.
Watch on YouTube: #NTUsg latest satellite

Oct 29, 2018
Campus Art Trail
The NTU Singapore Campus Art Trail showcases more than 40 unique artworks around campus curated by the NTU Museum. Watch sneak peek: Explore the NTU Singapore Campus Art Trail

Oct 01, 2018
World’s Best Young University #1
NTU Singapore is the world’s best young university in the QS Top 50 under 50, for 5th consecutive year.


Dec 07, 2017
"I Know NTU" Series #6: NTU Libraries – Making Invisible Collections More Discoverable
The NTU E-book Gallery app, conceptualised and developed in-house, showcases constant streaming of NTU e-books thematically in 4 broad disciplines. It is designed to provide users seamless browsing, searching and accessing rich collection of e-books subscribed by the Libraries.

View the gallery from any browser with this link.

Dec 07, 2017
"I Know NTU" Series #5: NTU Libraries – Instructional Programmes
Information literacy competencies are increasingly important for students' academic success and lifelong learning. Between Jul 2016 and Jun 2017, NTU Libraries boast 450 workshops conducted, 641 instructional hours, with a total of 10420 participants.

Nov 02, 2017
Where is Mike now?
From swimming the Amazon river solo and unsupported to completing a one-year 6-month solo journey 40,075km circumnavigating the world around the equator without any motorised transport, catch the globally acknowledged world’s greatest modern day explorer Mike Horn in NTU on 8 Nov. Watch on YouTube: Mike Horn’s Latitude Zero
This public event is hosted by Asian School of the Environment, NTU. All are welcome.

Oct 26, 2017
“I Know NTU” Series #4: NTU’s Green Initiative – EcoCampus
NTU’s PowerZee app allows students to reduce its campus energy bills, simply by push of a button on their phone.
Co-developed by ENGIE Lab and NTU, the crowd-sourcing app is designed to engage and educate students and staff on energy savings and efficiency through user engagement and gamification, enabling them to take an active role in direct electricity savings, advocating better use and control of campus energy, water and waste. 
The app is launched to the public at the 2017 Singapore International Energy Week (23-27 October). 
Join NTU and be part of our green community. Watch on YouTube: PowerZee

Oct 26, 2017
“I Know NTU” Series #3: NTU’s Green Initiative – EcoCampus

In 2016, NTU managed to reduce its water consumption intensity by 6%. This equals to about 57 Olympic swimming pools full of water. NTU envisions to be the greenest campus in the world.

Oct 23, 2017
“I Know NTU” Series #2: NTU’s Engineering
NTU among world’s top 4 universities to study Engineering and Technology.
In the latest 2017 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject, NTU has come 4th worldwide and 1st in Asia for Engineering and Technology by faculty.

To learn more about NTU engineering schools and programmes, visit:

School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
School of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
School of Materials Science and Engineering
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Oct 17, 2017
NTU No.1 in Asia
NTU was today (Oct 17, 2017) named Asia’s top university in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asia University Rankings 2018, placing itself in the leading position ahead of 400 universities in Asia.
Watch on YouTube: The Top 10 Universities in Asia 2018

Oct 16, 2017
“I Know NTU” Series #1: NTU’s Engineering –
NTU’s Engineering Subjects ranked in the World’s Top 25
In this inaugural “I Know NTU” Series, we introduce NTU College of Engineering (COE).

In the latest 2017 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject, NTU was named among the world’s 10 best universities for two subjects – NTU’s Electrical & Electronic Engineering ranked 6th best in the world and Materials Science 7th best internationally.
NTU was also ranked
11th globally in the subject ranking of Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering,
17th globally in the subject ranking of Chemical Engineering,
20th globally in the subject ranking of Computer Science & Information Systems, and
22th globally in the subject ranking of Civil & Structural Engineering.

NTU is No. 1 in Singapore for Electrical & Electronic Engineering (6th globally), Materials Science (7th globally), and Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering (11th globally).

Jul 17, 2017
NTU named world's top young university for 4th straight year.
NTU ranks 11th in world rankings, highest position ever by a Singapore or Asian university.

Jul 17, 2017
Why Choose NTU Singapore? Don't miss NTU Corporate Video and NTU at a Glance.

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