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Admission to AY2021-22 Undergraduate Programmes
 
 NTU Admissions FAQs for International Qualification holders
 
 
 
Admission and scholarship applications can be completed fully via online. Shortlisted applicants who are unable to participate in any admissions tests or interviews should contact the schools directly for alternative arrangements. For other requests, please send an email to adm_intnl@ntu.edu.sg.

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Admission Criteria
- Minimum Subject 
  Requirements

- Entry Requirements by
  Qualifications

- NTU Entrance 
  Examination

- Special Medical 
  Conditions to note


Fees

Estimated Living Expenses

Scholarships

Living on Campus

Instructions to Apply

Use the Correct Application Form & Observe Deadline

Pay Application Fee

Upload Supporting Documents at Checklist Page

Complete Application for LKCMedicine programme(if applicable)

Send Additional Documents for Art, Design & Media (ADM) Programme
(if applicable)

Check Status

Check Estimated Outcome Period

Apply for Scholarship
(if applicable, same closing date as application for admissions)

Submit Actual Results within 3 days when available
(if applicable)

Appeal Period

Enrolment Procedures

Student's Pass Application
(for foreigners only)

Check on/Update of English Proficiency (if applicable)

Upload of High School Official Results Certificate/Transcript
(if applicable)

NTU Honour Code

Verification Exercise

 

Admission Criteria:

 

General Requirements
You must have completed at least 12 years of general education or will be taking High School national examinations in the year of application in order to be considered for admission.

Submission of IELTS++ (a minimum Overall 6, writing 6) or TOEFL++(a minimum of 90) or SAT (a minimum of 1250 for SAT taken for March 2016 onwards) 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 AST English score or C1 Advanced (formerly known as Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)) are only compulsory for applicants

  • with PRC Gao Kao qualification (i.e. applicants who will be taking Gao Kao in June 2021 and those who have already taken Gao Kao) OR
  • with Taiwan General Scholastic Ability Test (GSAT) qualification OR
  • with South Korean College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT)/High School Diploma (Ilbankye Kodung Hakkyo) qualification OR
  • who do not take up English language in Junior and Senior High School or taken English language only as a 2nd language.
 
For IELTS, TOEFL and PTE Academic, only scores obtained in the 2 years leading up to the application deadline will be considered. The validity period for SAT and ACT is 5 years.

++IELTS Indicator and TOEFL iBT ® Special Home Edition are also acceptable.

Minimum Subject Requirements
In addition to fulfilling the minimum entry requirements, you must also satisfy the minimum subject requirements for the programmes you apply. Check the minimum subject requirements of the programme you wish to apply.

Mother Tongue Language (MTL) Requirement for Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents

All Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents applying for admission must fulfil any one of the following minimum requirements under MOE mother tongue policy
  • a grade D7 for Higher MTL at Singapore-Cambridge GCE O-Level; or
  • a pass in MTL 'B' or a grade S for H1 MTL or H2 MTL Language and Literature or General Studies in Chinese at Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level; or
  • a pass in MTL A: Literature or MTL A:  Language and Literature or  Language B MTL at Standard or Higher Level at IB Diploma; or
  • an MOE-approved MTL-in-lieu*; or
  • an MOE-approved MTL-exemption*.


Students who have not satisfied the requirement above may still apply for admission with no prejudice to their application. Admission will be on a provisional basis and students are required to attain the MTL within the period of their University study.

* For students who have been away from Singapore’s school system for some years, the University will submit the application for MTL-in-lieu or MTL-exemption on your behalf if you are offered admission. MOE does not accept direct applications. If you have previously been approved a MTL-in-lieu or are exempted from MTL, please upload the MOE approval letter to the ‘Checklist’ after you have submitted your application.

NTU Entrance Examinations
Applicants with qualifications as deemed fit by the university may be required to sit for an NTU Entrance Examination before a final decision on admission can be made. Please click here for more information.

Special Medical Conditions to Note
Please read the special medical conditions before selecting the programme you wish to apply.

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Estimated Living Expenses:  


It is important to have a good idea of the financial costs involved over the length of your undergraduate education in NTU. Besides the Tuition fee and Miscellaneous fee for full-time programmes, the estimated monthly cost of living is as below.
 
Access this link to estimate your financial need.
 
 Type of CostsEstimated amount (S)
Accommodation (On-campus)S$265 - S$605*
MealsS$300 - S$400
Transport, Books & Personal Expenses S$320 - S$540
 Totals$885 - S$1545
* The estimated cost of accommodation is based on the rate of a single room or twin-sharing room.

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How to Apply:
  

The Office of Admissions does not engage any 3rd party agent / organization / company  to represent the university or work with any 3rd party agent / organization / company to enrol full-time undergraduate students. All undergraduate admission related correspondences, notifications and e-mails are only sent by authorised personnel from the Office of Admissions. For information on applications and admissions, please e-mail to adm_intnl@ntu.edu.sg.

Step 1: Apply Online
Application to undergraduate programmes is done online at your own comfort any time during the application period. There is no hard-copy application form. You will receive a confirmation email with your application number after you have successfully submitted the application form.

Types of Application Forms & Deadlines
Click on the appropriate link showing your qualification to submit an application. Only one electronic application form corresponds to your high school qualification can be submitted. Existing students with more than one acceptable high school qualifications and wish to be considered for admission with all the available qualifications should apply using the application form that shows the first qualification they have received. The University reserves the right to reject application submitted after the deadline using a wrong form.

Students currently in final year of high school with actual high school graduation / national examination results available after April 1ST will not be eligible to apply for the LKCMedicine programme and Renaissance Engineering programme.

Students currently in final year of high school with actual high school graduation / national examination results available after mid -July will not be eligible to apply for Art, Design & Media programme.

International Qualifications/ Admission  RequirementsApplication statusApplication PeriodDeadline for  document submission
American High School DiplomaOpen 15 Oct 2020 -
19 Mar 2021
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Upload/Submit documents according to the Checklist within 5 days after application closing date.

This will not include the submission of additional materials for admissions to Art, Design & Media Programme.  These materials must be submitted within the application period. 
Australia NSW HSC / Western Australia TEE / Victoria Cert of Education / Tasmania HSC / Queensland OP / South Australia MatriculationOpen 15 Oct 2020 -
15 Jan 2021
Canada Ontario Secondary School Diploma/British Columbia High School and equivalentOpen 15 Oct 2020 -
15 Jan 2021
French Baccalaureate/ Spanish Baccalaureate/ European BaccalaureateOpen
15 Oct 2020 - 19 Mar 2021
Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE)Open 

15 Oct 2020 - 19 Mar 2021

India Standard 12 [2] Open 15 Oct 2020- 19 Mar 2021
Indonesian SMA Ujian Akhir Nasional (UAN)Closed          15 Oct 2020 - 
15 Dec 2020
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma [2][3] Open 15 Oct 2020- 19 Mar 2021
Malaysia Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) [1][2]

Open 

15 Oct 2020- 19 Mar 2021
Malaysia Unified Exam Certificate (UEC) [1][2]

Open 

15 Oct 2020 -
19 Mar 2021

Mauritius High School Certificate (HSC) Open 

15 Oct 2020 - 19 Mar 2021

Myanmar Matriculation ExamOpen 15 Oct 2020 -
15 Jan 2021
NUS High School Diploma

 

Check here
Philippines High School Certificate (HSC) Open 15 Oct 2020 -
15 Jan 2021
PRC National College Entrance Exam (NCEE) Open 

15 Oct 2020 -
15 Jan 2021

South Korean College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT)/High School Diploma (Ilbankye Kodung Hakkyo)Open​15 Oct 2020 -
15 Jan 2021
Sri Lanka A-Level Certificate Open 15 Oct 2020 - 19 Mar 2021
Taiwan General Scholastic Ability Test (GSAT) Open​15 Oct 2020 -
15 Jan 2021
Thai Mathayom 6  Open 

15 Oct 2020 -
15 Jan 2021

UK A-Level certificates/Cambridge Pre-U [2][4]

Open 

15 Oct 2020 - 19 Mar 2021

A-Level (Brunei / Hong Kong) [2][4]Open 
15 Oct 2020 - 19 Mar 2021
Vietnam High School Graduation Certificate

Closed 

15 Oct 2020 - 
15 Dec 2020
All other international qualifications not listed above (including German Abitur, Turkish High School, New Zealand NCEA, Bangladesh HSC, Pakistan HSC, Iran High School Certificate etc)   Open 15 Oct 2020 -
15 Jan 2021


Footnotes:

[1] A good pass in E1119 English (preferably score of ‘A’) or IGCSE O Level at First language (A grade) or MUET (at least 4) or SAT (at least 1250) or TOEFL/ TOEFL iBT ® Special Home Edition (at least 90) or IELTS/ IELTS Indicator (at least 6 overall, writing 6) or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) is compulsory if applying for scholarships and/or non-Engineering/non-Science programmes except Chinese programme.
[2] Applicants awaiting actual results are required to key in their actual results and upload their result slip online under 'Provide Actual Results' at 'Check Status' link within 3 days from the release date. Failing which, your application will be deemed incomplete and will not be processed. No provisional offer will be given before the actual results are available.
[3] You must authorise IBO to release your results directly to NTU for verification purpose.  Please refer to https://www.ibo.org/programmes/diploma-programme/assessment-and-exams/requesting-transcripts/ for details.
[4] You must have taken at least 4 subjects in a single sitting in 'A' (A2) Level or Cambridge Pre-U or a combination of both. Advanced Level subjects taken over separate sittings are unacceptable. Students with only 3 subjects are not precluded from applying and such applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  This is, however, not applicable to international students applying for admission on subsidised tuition fee basis due to limited places available.

Step 2: Pay Application fee 
The application fee payable is USD30 /SGD30 (by bank draft), or SGD20 (discounted price for internet payment only) for international applicants. Fee is SGD10 for Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents. The fee is non-refundable and payable whether your application is ultimately successful or not. Payment by postal order (except Singapore Post postal order), electronic bank transfer or Western Union money transfer is not acceptable. 

Pay the application fee by one of the following methods:

  • Internet Payment (VISA/MasterCard). 
  • Bank draft made payable to 'Nanyang Technological University' with name and application number written on the back of the bank draft. The original bank draft must be posted to NTU.
         

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Step 3: Submission of Supporting Documents

You are required to submit the required supporting documents by the deadline to complete your application. Failing which, your application will be treated as cancelled. The documents required for submission can be found in your Checklist after application at the ‘Application Tracking Page’. You are able to access the tracking page again Check Status link. The documents include:

  • Personal Identity (to establish your correct identity and facilitate processing of your application).  International applicants to provide passport particulars page. Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents must provide Singapore Identity Card or NS Identity Card (along with copy of passport particular page or birth certificate if colour of IC is not reflected in NS Identity Card) if serving Full-time National Service. International applicants without passport may submit birth certificate or personal Identity Card; 
  • *High school result slip/certificate/Diploma, e.g. American High School Diploma and transcript, GCE 'A' Level Statement of Results & Certificate, Indonesia SMA Rapor Sekolah & SMA UAN, India Standard 12, International Baccalaureate Diploma, Malaysia STPM, Malaysia UEC, PRC Gao Kao/Gao 1, 2 & 3 results slip, Vietnam Grade 10, 11 & 12 results slip/ Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong (Tam Thoi);  
  • Secondary school result slip or certificate, e.g. IGCSE, GCE 'O' Level, India Standard 10, Malaysia SPM & E1119, Grade 10 transcript, PRC Zhong Kao; 
  • University academic transcripts (for current or former university student only); 
  • TOEFL/ TOEFL iBT ® Special Home Edition , SAT, IELTS/ IELTS Indicator or PTE Academic or ACT with Writing (if applicable);
  • International Olympiad Award Certificate (if applicable).
                 

*Students' awaiting final results should provide the actual results within 3 days after the release date. The certified copy of the result slip or results downloaded from official website must be uploaded online at Check Status link.

Please use only one of the following methods (preferably by uploading) for submission:

1.    By Uploading Online
You are strongly encouraged to make use of the uploading feature as it saves cost and speeds up the processing of your application. Uploading of scanned image from original result slip/certificate in its original colour is acceptable. Photocopies of academic results must be certified by your school teachers/principal or any gazetted officers before uploading.  You WILL NOT need to mail your documents after uploading them. Submission through email is not acceptable.  If you are admitted, you must be able to produce the original copy of the uploaded document for verification upon request.

 

Please take note of the following when uploading the documents to the Checklist (contact us at adm_intnl@ntu.edu.sg if you need assistance):

    • Ensure that the documents are scanned in its original colour.
    • Ensure that the scanned files are in Word (insert image file, copy & paste is not acceptable) or PDF format.
    • Save all pages of the same document to one file and then upload the file to the same location as one item. The file size should not exceed 5MB.
    • Ensure that you have selected the right file to the correct location for uploading as no re-uploading is allowed and there will be no option for viewing the uploaded file after uploading.
    • Ensure that all items listed under 'Compulsory Submission' are uploaded. 
    • After complete uploading, click on the 'Confirm' button at the bottom of the page to declare complete uploading of documents. Only complete applications will be processed.  
    • If you are awaiting final results, you must also click the 'Confirm' button after complete uploading of the available documents. Uploading of final results can be done later but within 3 days after the results release date and the link for uploading can be found at the Check Status link.

      Note: Ensure that you have uploaded ALL required/available documents BEFORE you click the 'Confirm' button as you will not be able to access the Checklist again once the button is clicked.

       

2.    By Post or Hand Delivery

If you are unable to upload the required documents, please print the Checklist, clip as cover page of your documents for submission to the following address. You should write your application number on the top right hand corner of all documents and top left hand corner of the envelope. All academic results must be certified by your school teachers/principal or any gazetted officers before posting. DO NOT send original certificates and documents.


Office of Admissions
Nanyang Technological University
Student Services Centre, #03-01
42 Nanyang Avenue
Singapore 639815             

 

Completion of Application for LKCMedicine Programme
You are required to complete the following at 'Tracking Page' after submitting the online application form.  You may access the page again through the Check Status link.

  • Forward to two referees, the instructions to complete the online referee report, no later than 3 working days after the application closing date. One of the referee must be your Form Teacher.
  • Complete the detailed Criminal Records Declaration.


Submission of Application Documents for Art, Design & Media Programme:

It is compulsory to submit the required materials as determined by the School of Art, Design & Media for admission assessment if Art, Design & Media is one of your choices of study. 

  • Refer to the NTU School of Art, Design & Media website for specific submission instructions and details.
  • Submission of portfolio must be uploaded at this link by the closing date of application for admission. No work will be accepted if sent by email attachment. Late submission will not be accepted.   

 

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Step 4: Check Status

 

At this Check Status link, you are able to:

  • Access the Checklist for submission of supporting documents.
  • Pay application fee online via VISA/MasterCard.
  • Check your documents submission status; application fee payment status.
  • Update choices of your programmes, your contact information within application period.
  • Submit scholarship online application form within application period.
  • Upload final results within 3 days once available. Failing which, your application will be deemed incomplete and no longer be processed.
  • Check application outcome.


We do not email an applicant on receipt of the supporting documents. Applicants are required to track their submission online.

Do note that the application outcome is estimated to be released during the period stated in 'Estimated Application Outcome' column.

 

International Qualifications/ Admission RequirementsShortlisting for Entrance ExamEstimated Application OutcomeAppeal Period
American High School Diploma-Mid Jun - mid Jul 2021

TBA
 

Australia NSW HSC / Western Australia TEE / Victoria Cert of Education / Tasmania HSC / Queensland OP / South Australia Matriculation-
Mid Jun - mid Jul 2021TBA
Canada Ontario Secondary School Diploma/British Columbia High School and equivalent-
Mid Jun - mid Jul 2021TBA
French Baccalaureate/ Spanish Baccalaureate/ European Baccalaureate-Mid Jul 2021

TBA

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE)[3]-Mid Jul 2021
TBA
India Standard 12 -Mid Jun 2021
TBA
Indonesian SMA Ujian Akhir Nasional (UAN)Early Feb 2021
Mid Mar - end Jun 2021

TBA

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma [2] - End Apr - end Jul 2021TBA
Malaysia Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) -End Apr - end Jun 2021
TBA
Malaysia Unified Examination Certificate(UEC) -Early Apr - end Jun 2021

TBA

Mauritius High School Certificate (HSC) - End Jun - mid Jul 2021

TBA

Myanmar Matriculation Exam April 2021
End Jun - mid Jul 2021
TBA
NUS High School Diploma - Check here-
Philippines High School Certificate (HSC)[3]  - Mid Jul 2021TBA
PRC National College Entrance Exam (NCEE)-
Mid Mar 2021 - Notification on whether or not invited for admission interview.
End Jun 2021 - Interview outcome.
TBA

​South Korean College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT)/High School Diploma (Ilbankye Kodung Hakkyo)​-​Mid Mar 2021 - Notification on whether or not invited for admission interview.
End Jun 2021 - Interview outcome.
TBA
Sri Lanka A-Level Certificate -Mid Jul 2021
TBA
​Taiwan General Scholastic Ability Test (GSAT)
​-
Mid Mar 2021 - Notification on whether or not invited for admission interview.
End Jun 2021 - Interview outcome.
TBA
Thai Mathayom 6[3] 
 -Mid Aug 2021
TBA
UK A-Level certificates/Cambridge Pre-U[1] - End Jun 2021(Applicants sitting 2021 Jun 'A' Level exams will be notified outcome in Aug 2021)TBA
A-Level (Brunei / Hong Kong) [1]-End Jun 2021 (Applicants sitting 2020 Jun 'A' Level exams will be notified outcome in Aug 2020)

TBA

Vietnam High School Graduation Certificate Early Feb 2021
Mar - end Jun 2021

TBA

All other international qualifications not listed above (including German Abitur, Turkish High School, New Zealand NCEA, Bangladesh HSC, Pakistan HSC, Iran High School Certificate, etc)April 2021 (if applicable)
Mid Jun - end Jul 2021
TBA

TBA - To be announced

Footnotes:
[1] If your actual A Level results are released in August 2021, the outcome will be made known within 1 to 2 weeks after the submission of your actual results. You are required to key and upload result slip (screen capture from official website acceptable) under ‘Provide Actual Results’ at ‘Check Status’ link within 3 day from the release date. No provisional offer will be made based on predicted grades.
[2] The outcome of IB Diploma applicants sitting for May exams will be made known within 1 to 2 weeks after the submission of actual results. You are required to key and upload result slip (screen capture from official website acceptable) under ‘Provide Actual Results’ at ‘Check Status’ link within 3 days from the release date. No provisional offer will be made based on predicted grades.
[3] The admissions decision will be made known within 2 to 3 weeks after the submission of actual results. Actual results must be submitted within 3 days from the release date. No provisional offer will be made based on predicted grades.
[4] If you have applied to the Medicine programme at LKCMedicine and are shortlisted for admission, you will be required to attend the Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI) in April. If you did not receive an invitation for the MMI in early April, it will deem that your application for the Medicine programme is unsu
ccessful.

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After Acceptance:                                                                                                                       

If you are matriculating in Academic Year 2020-21, proceed to complete the enrolment procedures as displayed in the online acceptance link and click on the relevant link below for the summary of the admission procedures applicable to you. 


Please ensure that your contact numbers and email address are valid. If there is any change, please inform via adm_intnl@ntu.edu.sg  immediately as various confirmations such as Hall allocation notifications will be sent to you via email only.

Singaporean & Singapore Permanent Residents (serving full-time national service) matriculating after Academic Year 2020-21 will receive an acknowledgement email in September/October of the acceptance.  A confirmation email will be sent subsequently in December prior to the year of matriculation. If there is a change in your email, please update us, quoting your application number, via email to adm_local@ntu.edu.sg

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Verification of Original Documents

NTU checks the authenticity of your documents with one of the following methods:

1.  At Official website

If available, you are required to provide the login credential along with the result slip at submission or authorise NTU to access your results directly.

2.   From Source by Email or Post

We may check directly with the organisation, school or college who awarded the qualification or inform student to request the organisation, school or college who awarded the qualification to forward their academic results directly to us by email or post. Email submission is preferred.   

  • By Email - It must be from the organisation, school or college email and a suitable member or staff of the organisation, school or college.   Student's name and application number must be included in the subject of the email and email directly to us at adm_intnl@ntu.edu.sg
     
  • By Post – It has to be directly from the organisation, school or college who awarded the qualification in sealed envelope and post it to us at:  Office of Admissions, Nanyang Technological University, Student Services Centre #03-01, 42 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639815


3.
   In person

Student may be required to come in person for verification of specific documents sometime in mid-September/ early October after matriculated as a student of NTU. Such notification will be sent to student's NTU email account closer to the verification period.

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