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Admission to AY2017-18 Undergraduate Programmes

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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 or TOEFL or SAT (previously known as SAT Reasoning Test or SAT 1)  or Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) or ACT with Writing or Ameson English scores are only compulsory for applicants
  • with PRC Gao Kao qualification (i.e. applicants who will be taking Gao Kao in June 2017 and those who have already taken Gao Kao) 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.

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 be admitted on a provisional basis and will be required to attain the MTL within the period of their University study.

 

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$245 - S$425*
MealsS$300
Transport, Books & Personal Expenses S$350
 Totals$895 - S$1075
* 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 & Financial Aid 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 & Financial Aid. For information on applications and admissions, please e-mail to adm_intnl@ntu.edu.sg.

Apply Online
Application to undergraduate programmes is done online at the comfort of your home or anywhere else you prefer. 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 with actual high school graduation / national examination results available after April will not be eligible to apply for the LKCMedicine programme.

International Qualifications/ Admission  RequirementsApplication statusApplication PeriodDeadline for  document submission
American High School Diploma Open15 Oct 2016 -
19 Mar 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Upload/Submit documents according to the Checklist within 5 days after application closing date.
Australia NSW HSC / Western Australia TEE / Victoria Cert of Education / Tasmania HSC / Queensland OP / South Australia Matriculation Open15 Oct 2016 -
15 Jan 2017
Canada Ontario Secondary School Diploma/British Columbia High School and equivalent Open15 Oct 2016 -
15 Jan 2017
French Baccalaureate/ Spanish Baccalaureate Open15 Oct 2016 - 19 Mar 2017
Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE) Open

15 Oct 2016 - 19 Mar 2017

India Standard 12 [2]  Open15 Oct 2016 - 19 Mar 2017
Indonesian SMA Ujian Akhir Nasional (UAN) Open                  15 Oct 2016 - 
15 Dec 2016
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma [2][3]  Open15 Oct 2016 - 19 Mar 2017
Malaysia Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) [1][2][5]

Open

15 Oct 2016 - 19 Mar 2017
Malaysia Unified Exam Certificate (UEC) [1][2]

Open

15 Oct 2016 -
15 Jan 2017

Mauritius High School Certificate (HSC)  Open

15 Oct 2016 - 19 Mar 2017

Myanmar Matriculation ExamOpen15 Oct 2016 -
15 Jan 2017
NUS High School Diploma

 

Check here
Philippines High School Certificate (HSC)  Open15 Oct 2016 -
15 Jan 2017
PRC National College Entrance Exam (NCEE)  Open

15 Oct 2016 -
15 Jan 2017

Sri Lanka A-Level Certificate  Open15 Oct 2016 - 19 Mar 2017
Thai Mathayom 6   Open

15 Oct 2016 -
15 Jan 2017

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

Open

15 Oct 2016 - 19 Mar 2017

A-Level (Brunei / Hong Kong) [2][4] Open15 Oct 2016 - 19 Mar 2017
Vietnam High School Graduation Certificate

Open

15 Oct 2016 - 
15 Dec 2016
All other international qualifications not listed above (including South Korean Scholastic Exams, German Abitur, Turkish High School, New Zealand NCEA, Bangladesh HSC, Pakistan HSC, Iran High School Certificate, Taiwan High School, etc)    Open15 Oct 2016 -
15 Jan 2017


Footnotes:

[1] A good pass in E1119 English or MUET or SAT or TOEFL or IELTS 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 results slip online under 'Provide Actual Results' at 'Check Status' link within 3 days from the release date.  No provisional offer will be given before the actual results are available.
[3] You are strongly encouraged to authorise IBO to release your results directly to NTU.  Please check with your IB School Counsellor for assistance or refer to http://www.ibo.org/informationfor/alumni/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. Students with only 3 subjects are not precluded from applying. Such applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
[5]Applicants who have re-sat for any subject in STPM may upload their revised overall STPM results even after the document submission deadline or as a supporting document for their online appeal via Check Status link.

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. 

Payment may be made 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 sent by post to NTU.
  • DBS/POSB Automated Teller Machine (ATM) in Singapore only.     

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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 null and void. The documents required for submission can be found in the Checklist after application at the ‘Application Tracking Page’. The page can be accessed again via Check Status link. The documents include:

  • 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 results 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 Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong (Tam Thoi);  
  • Secondary school results slip or certificate, e.g. GCE 'O' Level, India Standard 10, Malaysia SPM & E1119; 
  • University academic transcripts (for current or former university student only); 
  • TOEFL, SAT, IELTS 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 should be uploaded online atCheck 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 (except for the additional documents required for the Art, Design & Media (ADM) programme) 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 will then be required to produce the original copy of the uploaded document for verification.

 

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 Winword (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.
    • 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 & Financial Aid
Nanyang Technological University
Student Services Centre, Level 3
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 appraisal report, no later than 3 working days after the application closing date.
  • 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.  The Checklist (this is a separate Checklist, printable at Check Status link, under items - Additional Supporting Documents for Art, Design & Media programme) must be printed as the cover for the submission and the required materials must be hand delivered, or sent by courier service or using standard mail to reach us within 1 week after the closing date of application for admission. No work will be accepted if sent by email attachment.

Please refer to the NTU School of Art, Design & Media website for specific submission instructions and details.

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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.
  • Submit scholarship online application form.
  • 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 Outcome [4]Appeal Period
American High School Diploma-Mid Jul 2017

TBA

Australia NSW HSC / Western Australia TEE / Victoria Cert of Education / Tasmania HSC / Queensland OP / South Australia MatriculationMid Apr 2017
(if applicable, for students who study outside Australia only)
Mid Jul 2017TBA
Canada Ontario Secondary School Diploma/British Columbia High School and equivalentMid Apr 2017
(if applicable, for students who study outside Canada only)
Mid Jul 2017TBA
French Baccalaureate-Mid Jul 2017

TBA

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE)-End Apr - end Jun 2017TBA
India Standard 12 -End Jun 2017TBA
Indonesian SMA Ujian Akhir Nasional (UAN)Early Jan 2017Mid Mar - end Jun 2017TBA
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma [2] - End Apr - end Jul 2017

TBA

Malaysia Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) -End Apr - end Jun 2017TBA
Malaysia Unified Examination Certificate(UEC) -Early Feb - end Jun 2017TBA
Mauritius High School Certificate (HSC) - End Jun - mid Jul 2017TBA
Myanmar Matriculation Exam Mid Apr 2017End Jun - mid Jul 2017TBA
NUS High School Diploma - Check here-
Philippines High School Certificate (HSC) Mid Apr 2017 End Jun - mid Jul 2017TBA
PRC National College Entrance Exam (NCEE)-Early Apr - end June 2017TBA
Sri Lanka A-Level Certificate -Mid Jul 2017TBA
Thai Mathayom 6 Mid Apr 2017End Jun - mid Jul 2017TBA
UK A-Level certificates/Cambridge Pre-U[1] - End Jun 2017 (Applicants sitting 2017 Jun 'A' Level exams will be notified outcome in Aug 2017)TBA
A-Level (Brunei / Hong Kong) [1]-End Jun 2017 (Applicants sitting 2017 Jun 'A' Level exams will be notified outcome in Aug 2017)TBA
Vietnam High School Graduation Certificate Early Jan 2017Mar - end Jun 2017TBA
All other international qualifications not listed above (including South Korean Scholastic Exams, German Abitur, Turkish High School, New Zealand NCEA, Bangladesh HSC, Pakistan HSC, Iran High School Certificate, etc)Mid Apr 2017
(if applicable)
Mid Jul 2017TBA

TBA - To be announced

Footnotes:
[1] If your actual A Level results are released in August 2017, the outcome will be made known within 1 to 2 weeks after the submission of your actual results. Actual results must be submitted 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. Actual results must be submitted within 3 days from the release date. No provisional offer will be made based on predicted grades.
[3] The outcome of HKDSE applicants sitting for Apr/May exams will be made known within 1 to 2 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 2016-17, 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 2016-17 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

The exercise will be conducted in the first semester of study, sometime in mid-September/ early October. All matriculated students with provision of international qualifications during application are required to appear for the exercise, regardless of their nationality.
 
Details on the date and venue for the verification will be sent to student's NTU email account closer to the verification period.
 
The University reserves the right to expel students who fail to report for the exercise or unable to produce the original documents provided at application or the official Certificate/Transcript/Result slip.

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