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Selection of applicants for undergraduate courses will be based on academic merit. Due to keen competition for limited vacancies, the choice order of courses will also determine the selection outcome. Hence, applicants are advised to list out their course choices in their order of preference.


Singapore-Cambridge 'A' Level

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Polytechnic Diplomas from Singapore

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Who should use this form

The online application form for Polytechnic Diploma holder is meant for: 

  • Applicants (regardless of nationality) presenting a diploma from one of the local polytechnics in Singapore. This includes full-time National Servicemen (NSF) with local polytechnic diplomas, who have a course reserved in NUS and wish to apply for a change of course.

 

Do not use this form if you are:

  • Presenting an international diploma or one that was obtained from a private institution.
  • Presenting the Singapore-Cambridge CGE 'A' Level examination results.
  • Presenting an International qualification.
  • A current or former undergraduate or graduate student applying for a change in course, transfer, or admission.

 

Submitting a complete application

A complete application consists of the following:

A) Application form

Please submit only one application form as duplicate applications will not be considered.  

This application form must be submitted online. Forms which are downloaded and printed from our website will not be accepted. An acknowledgement screen showing your application number will be displayed if your online application has been successfully submitted. You should print a copy of the acknowledgement screen for future reference.

Necessary preparation before filling in the online form:

To cut down on your application time, you are advised to have the following documents ready:

  • Polytechnic results – To count the number of grades obtained and/or indicate cummulative GPA for all semesters or first 5 semesters
  • Secondary Education results – To fill in subjects and grades for Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level results; SPM results (if applicable)
  • ITE certificate (if applicable)
  • High School Education Results (if applicable; especially for international qualifications)
  • Essay of 2000 characters (approximately 300 words) under Outstanding Achievement section. It is advisable that you craft your essay in word document first before copying it into this section. This section is an opportunity for you to list the activities/ achievements that you have been involved/ attained besides your academic work. If you choose not to fill in this section, you will not be considered under the Aptitude-Based Admissions Scheme.
  • National Service documents (male applicants only/if applicable) - Date of Enlistment and Operationally Ready Date

It takes about 15 to 20 minutes to complete the online form if you have the above documents ready on hand before applying.


B) Application Checklist and Supporting documents

Please complete the Application Checklist and submit it together with a set of supporting documents to the Office of Admission via the Online Application Status Facility:

  • Complete set of polytechnic examination results (or first 5 semester results for current final semester student)
  • Secondary School / Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level results (all sittings) / SPM results (if applicable)
  • ITE certificate / Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'N' Level result / Polytechnic Foundation Programme examination results / certificate (if applicable)
  • High School Examinations / Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Level results (if applicable)
  • Diploma Plus Programme certificate / transcript (if applicable)
  • Certificate of Merit (if applicable, only for those graduated students)
  • Additional result slips e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, AP, SAT and SAT Subject Tests (if applicable)
  • NRIC (front and back)/ Birth Certificate / Passport
  • Re-entry permit if you are a Singapore Permanent Resident
  • Medical reports if you have or had any major illnesses or disabilities (if applicable)
  • Criminal records (if applicable)


Please arrange the Application Checklist on top of the supporting documents, in the above order. The Checklist will be the cover page for your document submissions.

Please upload your polytechnic results in chronological order; i.e. from the 1st semester or earliest examination date to the 5th (for current final semester students) / 6th semester (for graduated students) / latest examination date (if applicable). The results have to be official documents taken from polytechnic website with your polytechnic name indicated on the results or transcripts. The university does not accept results without the polytechnic name or unofficial copies.

Please refer to the sample of the required documents at the following links:


Please also note the following before you upload your documents:

  • Ensure the documents are in upright or portrait orientation.
  • Save all documents to a single .Zip file and upload it at the Online Application Status Facility. Ensure your .Zip file is correct and does not exceed 2 MB  as the option for viewing the uploaded file after submission is unavailable.
  • Ensure submission of documents by 21 February as only complete application will be considered.
  • You are not required to mail or fax your documents after you have uploaded your documents. Unless requested by the Office, submission through email is not required; please  also do not re-upload the documents after you have successfully uploaded the first round as duplicate submissions may slow down the application processing process.

More instructions are provided in the Online Application Status Facility.

You may check if your supporting documents have been received through the online status enquiry 3 – 5 work days after you have submitted the documents online.




Full-time National Service status

Male applicants who are or will be serving or had served full-time National Service in Singapore should indicate their full-time national service status on the online application form accordingly.  

If you are waiting to be enlisted for NS, please do not choose your NS status as “NOT APPLICABLE” in the online form.  Please choose your NS status as “Registered/Waiting to be enlisted” instead.

If you have completed or are completing your NS by July 2018, please choose you NS status as ‘COMPLETED’ or ‘COMPLETING/DISRUPTING BY JULY 2018’ respectively.  Please do not choose your NS status as “SERVING”.

Those who have registered but have not enlisted or have not yet been notified to enlist need not provide the date of enlistment and/or ORD in the application form.  However should you have registered at any point in time, you should inform Office of Admissions immediately.

You are required to indicate your Enlistment Date & ORD if you have chosen the following NS status:

  • COMPLETING/DISRUPTING BY JULY 2018
  • COMPLETED, OR
  • DISRUPTED TO REPEAT PRE-U Studies

You are required to indicate your Enlistment Date if you have chosen the following NS status:

  • SERVING
  • PENSIONABLE/CONTRACT SAF, SPF OR SCDF OFFICER
  • RSAF PILOT TRAINEE/OFFICER

If you are exempted from NS, please choose ‘EXEMPTED’ and you are required to send the necessary documents (endorsed by MINDEF) to Office of Admissions for our processing.  


NUS High School Diploma

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International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma

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