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Application for Academic Year 2016-2017 will commence on 15 October 2015.
Please note the application closing date for the various qualifications as follows:
Application Closing Dates
Documents Submission Deadline
Indonesian Ujian Nasional (UN)/Ebtanas
25 December 2015, Friday
30 December 2015, Wednesday
Vietnam National High School Graduation Examination
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
1 January 2016, Friday
6 January 2016, Wednesday
All qualifications except:
29 February 2016, Monday
5 March 2016, Saturday
Indian Standard 12 (CBSE, ISCE and Stateboards)
|31 March 2016, Thursday||
5 April 2016, Tuesday
(For applicants sitting for Indian Standard 12 examinations in 2016, your actual results slip should be submitted immediately upon the release of results)
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
- International Baccalaureate
- NUS High School Diploma
Admission requirements and closing dates
If you are an international applicant seeking admission to NUS, you should have completed or are completing high school, that is, at least twelve years of general education in the year of application. You may view the list of acceptable high school qualifications and applicant group types in the table below.
Please ensure that you select the correct qualification and applicant group type before submitting the online application.
Application closing dates apply according to your high school qualification. Unless otherwise specified, your complete application with all supporting documents must reach the Office of Admissions by the application closing date.
- If you are presenting any of the results in Group A, please select ‘I have completed the high school final examination’ in section 3 ‘High School Education’ of the application form.
- If you are presenting any of the results in Group B, please select ‘I will be completing the high school final examination after 1 March’ in section 3 ‘High School Education’ of the application form.
Applicant Group Type
|Group A - Choose ‘I have completed the high school final examination’ in Section 3 of the application form||Group B - Choose ‘I will be completing the high school final examination after 1 March’ in Section 3 of the application form|
|1. A' Level (AQA, Cambridge, Edexcel, London, OCR)||Advanced Level exam results||Advanced Subsidiary Level exam results|
|2. American High School Diploma||American High School Diploma Certificate and transcript||Not Applicable|
|3. Australian High School||ATAR and Scaled scores report||Not Applicable|
|4. Brunei 'A' Levels||Advanced Level exam results||Advanced Subsidiary Level exam results|
|5. Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE)||Advanced Proficiency exam results||Not Applicable|
|6. Danish Studentereksamen (Upper Secondary Leaving Examination)||Studentereksamen exam results||High School Year 11 exam results|
|7. European Baccalaureate||European Baccalaureate exam results||High School Year 11 exam results/Secondary School Year 6 exam results|
|8. French Baccalaureate||Baccalaureate exam results||High School Year 11 exam results|
|9. Gao Kao or PRC National College Entrance Examination||Gao Kao results||Senior Middle 3 Semester II results|
|10. German Abitur||Abitur exam results||Most recent high school exam results prior to Abitur exam|
|11. Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)/ Hong Kong 'A' Level||HKDSE results||High School Year 11 exam results/ Hong Kong Advanced Supplementary Level exam results|
|12. Indian Standard 12 (Central and ISCE Boards)||Indian Standard 12 (CBSE/ISCE Boards) exam results||High School Year 11 exam results|
|13. Indian Standard 12 (State and other Boards)||Indian Standard 12 (State and Other Boards) exam results||High School Year 11 exam results|
|14. Indonesian Ujian Nasional (UN)/Ebtanas||Ujian Akhir Nasional/Ebtanas results||High School Year 11 Semester II exam results|
|15. Mauritius High School Certificate||Mauritius-Cambridge Advanced Level exam results||Not Applicable|
|16. New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement Level 3||New Zealand Qualification Authority Records of Achievement||Not Applicable|
|17. Oman Thanawiya Amma (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)||Thanawiya Amma exam results||Not Applicable|
|18. Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) / Canadian International Matriculation Programme||Grade 12 Ontario Student Transcript||Grade 11 exam results|
|19. Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)||STPM overall results||STPM Term 1, 2 and 3 results|
|20. Swiss Matura/ Swiss Federal Maturity Certificate||Swiss Matura/Federal Maturity Certificate and exam results||Most recent high school exam results prior to Swiss Matura exam|
|21. Turkish High School||Turkish High School Graduation Certificate/Diploma||High School Year 11 exam results|
|22. Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)||UEC exam results||Not Applicable|
|23. Vietnam National High School Graduation Examination||Vietnam National High School Graduation exam results and High School Year 12 exam results||High School Year 11 Semester II exam results|
|24. Other High School Qualifications||High School Graduation Certificate and transcript||High School Year 11 exam results|
* Applicants presenting accredited Diplomas obtained from a Polytechnic in Singapore should apply under Polytechnic Diplomas from Singapore in February 2016.
* Home study students may submit SAT and SAT Subject Tests scores, or Advanced Placement score report to compete for undergraduate admissions. Students presenting the Foundation, Matriculation or Twining qualifications with appropriate university exam results may also apply and compete for admission to NUS.