Applicants (regardless of nationality) presenting the Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' Level results, including full-time National Servicemen (NSF) who have a course reserved in NUS and wish to apply for a change of course may use this form to submit an application.

Online application for Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' Level applicants will commence three working days after the release of 2019 Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Level results. Two types of online application forms are available, namely application form Type I and application form Type II.

You should also refer to the Application Guide for more information.

Application Form Type I

Candidates should use this form if they are:

  1. School candidates who sat for the Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' Level examination in 2019, and received a pre-assigned PIN (case-sensitive 8 alpha-numeric character) from NUS.
  2. Full-time National Servicemen (NSF) who have reserved places at NUS and wish to apply for a change in course in 2020.

You must log in to Online Application Form Type I using your NRIC/FIN and the PIN. Upon a successful login, you will be presented with a pre-filled form. You must verify the information presented (e.g. personal particulars and results) and fill in additional information if necessary.  You will required to reset your PIN when you apply for admission to NUS.

The PIN letter will be mailed to your postal address in February 2020.

If you do not receive the PIN letter, use the Online Application Form Type II to apply.

Please click here for detailed instructions for Form Type I

Application Form Type II

Candidates who do not belong to the two groups indicated above (under the ‘Online Application Form Type I’) should use this form instead. This will include:

  1. Candidates who have taken the Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ level before 2019
  2. Private Candidates for the 2019 Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ level

In the application form, you will be asked to create a PIN (8 alpha-numeric character, case sensitive).

Please note that the results of private candidates are not available to the University. As such, you will need to use the Type II form if you wish to apply to us.

Candidates using this Type II form must submit supporting documents listed on Application Checklist for the University's verification.

Please click here for detailed instructions for Form Type II


Inaccurate or false information or omission of material information will render your application invalid. NUS reserves the right to reject applications that are incomplete or inaccurate. Students admitted on the basis of inaccurate or false information may be expelled.

Aptitude Based Admissions

The University sets aside places for consideration of candidates who demonstrate a strong interest or aptitude for the courses they have applied for. The University will consider factors besides academic grades and admit applicants on other bases, including demonstrated ability and interest, work experience, leadership, community service and exceptional talent, subject to a minimum level of academic competence.

The following are some samples of exceptional achievements that may be taken into consideration:

  1. Medal winner at the International Olympiads (Biology, Chemistry, Informatics, Mathematics and Physics)
  2. Represented Singapore in Arts and/or Sports
  3. Active participation in community service and volunteer programmes
  4. Work experience relevant to the course applied for (supporting document/s is/are required)
  5. Key leadership positions in community organisations, sports and athletic clubs, etc (outside school)

Applicants who wish to be considered under this scheme must provide details under the 'Outstanding Achievements' section of the online application form. If you have indicated information this section, you are strongly encouraged to provide an elaboration of these activities at the ‘Essay’ portion of this section too. In addition, you may wish to discuss a special talent, a personal experience or an activity that you have been involved in that is of relevance to the course you are applying for at the university.

Applicants who wished to be considered under the Aptitude Based Admission scheme for Medicine should apply under the Exceptional Individual Scheme by 5th March 2020.


Exceptional Individual Scheme

The Exceptional Individual Scheme (EIS) was developed as a way of exercising discretionary criteria in admitting a small number of students to the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. Applications submitted through this route will be evaluated by the Selection Committee on the basis of exceptional talent and achievement in addition to academic results. For details and online application, please click here.

SAT scores are no longer considered in the computation of the UAS.

However, SAT scores can be used to meet the minimum subject requirement for Law-related courses, i.e. if you did not obtain the minimum B3 grade (for old syllabus) / B (for new syllabus) for General Paper (GP) or B in Knowledge & Inquiry (KI) (for new syllabus) required for Law-related courses, you may submit your GP result (at least a C6 / E grade) together with a minimum score of 700 for SAT Critical Reading/Evidence-Based Reading & Writing score, to satisfy the subject requirement.

Only SAT Critical Reading/Evidence-Based Reading & Writing scores obtained in the 5 years leading up to 19 March of the year of application will be considered. For applications closing on 19 March 2020, the validity period for SAT score is from 19 March 2015 to 19 March 2020 (both dates inclusive).