Canada Qualifications

Minimum Requirement to Apply

QualificationsMinimum Requirement to Apply
​Alberta High School Diploma​At least 89% each in five Grade12 subjects at high school final examination.
​British Columbia Senior Secondary Graduation Diploma​At least 89% each in five Grade 12 subjects at high school or provincial examinations.
​Manitoba High School Diploma​At least 89% each in five Grade12 subjects at high school graduation examination.
​Nova Scotia Senior High School Diploma​At least 89% each in five Grade12 subjects (ACAD or ADV Credit Type) at high school final examination.
​Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)​At least 89% each in six Grade12 U or M courses at OSSD.
​Prince Edward Island High School Graduation Diploma​At least 89% each in five Grade12 subjects at high school graduation examination.
​Quebec CEGEP​Diploma d-Etudes Collegiales (DEC) with a final average of at least 89%.
​Saskatchewan Grade 12 Standing/Division IV (Secondary School Diploma)​At least 89% each in five acceptable Grade12 courses at final examination.

Note: Apprenticeship & Workplace Maths or Workplace Maths at Grade 10 or 11 or 12 is insufficient to apply for most of our programmes, except for programmes that do not require Mathematics as part of minimum subject requirements.

Direct Admission
Medallists (Gold, Silver or Bronze) of International Science Olympiads Competitions in Biology (IBO), Chemistry (IChO), Physics (IPhO), Mathematics (IMO), Informatics (IOI), Astronomy (IAO) and Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA) will be considered for admission more favourably to programmes related to their field of achievement.  Admission to programmes not closely related to the field of achievement will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Interview may be conducted before the decision of admissions is made. Medalists who have not studied/have not been studying in a two year full-time programme are not exempted to sit for NTU Entrance Examination if applying for admission to Medicine, Sports Science & Management, Maritime Studies, non-Engineering and non-Science programmes.

To apply, you must be in the final year of your high school or already completed your high school.

English Language Requirements
If English is not the medium of studies or learning in the high school or taken as a 2nd language, submission of IGCSE O-Level English language at first language (grade ‘A’) or IELTS (a minimum Overall 6, Writing 6) or TOEFL (a minimum of 90 - iBT) or SAT (a minimum of 1250 for redesigned SAT) or Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) (a minimum of 55) or ACT with Writing (a minimum of composite score of 30 in ACT with Writing in one sitting) or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) is required.

NTU Entrance Examination (NTU EE)
Required if not studied/studying in a two year full-time programme. NTU EE is on invitation only.  No separate application is required.  Students who have previously sat for the exam will not be invited again and the application may not be considered further.

Programmes Eligibility
Eligible to apply for all programmes if fulfil the minimum subject requirements of the programmes. 

Applicants with results available after April of the application year will not be eligible to apply for the LKCMedicine programme and Renaissance Engineering programme.

Note that Biomedical Sciences and Chinese Medicine programme is not applicable to Citizens of Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, Macao SAR and Taiwan.

1. Admission is highly competitive, especially for non-citizens, due to limited places available.  The admission point varies from year to year and between different programmes.  Meeting the minimum requirements to apply does not guarantee admission to any of the programmes in NTU.

2. The primary factor in admission decision is the high school academic performance. Decision will be made with actual results only. No provisional offer will be made with preliminary results. Applicants who are in the final year of high school and not required to sit for NTU EE, official final result slip must be submitted within 3 days following the official release date for admission decision.

3. The admission decision for students who are required to sit for the NTU Entrance Examinations will be determined by their performance in the entrance examinations.

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