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No matter who you are, we will help nurture you into a complete student, excelling in the academic arena and beyond. We will ensure you are well-equipped, not just to meet the challenges of a global economy, but also to face life. You will find that application to NUS is now a simple processwith our 4-step approach.

Also, our admission criteria allow for admission of talented students beyond the narrow definition of their academic results. So, if you wish to take this exciting journey with us, apply now.

To begin, please review the following student profiles and select the one that best describes you.

Local applicants

You would be considered a Local Applicant if you are a:

  1. Student who has attended a junior college, polytechnic or selected high schools in Singapore and attained any of the following qualifications:
    • Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' Level
    • Diploma (from local Polytechnics)
    • NUS High School Diploma
    • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
  2. Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents who had attained other International qualifications other than the Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Level or accredited Diploma from a Local Polytechnic in Singapore.  ‘A’ Level (AQA, Cambridge, Edexel, London, Maldives)
    • Australian High School
    • Brunei/Hong Kong ‘A’ Levels
    • French Baccalaureate (FB) Diploma
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  3. Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident who has attained qualifications in addition to the Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' Level and/or an accredited Diploma from a local Polytechnic in Singapore.
  4. Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident who has attained university degree(s).
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  1. You would be considered an international applicant if you are neither a Singapore Citizen nor Singapore Permanent Resident (SPR) and not presenting the qualifications listed below:
    • Singapore-Cambridge GCE A level
    • Diploma from a Polytechnic in Singapore
  2. Student who has obtained the following qualifications:
    • NUS High School Diploma
    • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
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transfer applicants
You would be considered a Transfer Applicant if you are currently studying in NUS, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) or Singapore Management University (SMU) when making an application to NUS.

Former students of NUS/NTU/SMU seeking readmission would also be considered as transfer applicants.

Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents seeking a transfer from other universities to NUS would be considered as transfer applicants.

All transfer applicants would be evaluated based on their high school qualifications and performance at their current University course. Applicants may be required to undergo an interview to assess their suitability for the courses they have applied.  Such interviews would be scheduled at the discretion of NUS.


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