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Singaporeans/SPRs applying for transfer/admission to NUS from a Foreign University

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Type III

Application for admission in Academic Year 2017-2018 has closed.


Current and Former or Graduates from NUS, Yale-NUS, NTU, SMU, SUTD, UniSIM or SIT seeking a change of course/admission to another undergraduate course

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Type IV

Application for admission in Academic Year 2017-2018 has closed.

Please note that current undergraduates of the Local Universities1 may apply in the October exercise and the February exercise for a change of course. All other applicants are to apply in the February exercise only.

Do not use this application form if you are

  • presenting solely the following qualifications:
    • Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Level examination results
    • Accredited Diploma from a polytechnic in Singapore
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma
    • NUS High School Diploma 
  • an international applicant with international qualifications

 

Application Forms

 Type of Applicants

Type III

Type IV

Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents who are:
Current Undergraduates in a Foreign University
Former Undergraduates in a Foreign University
Bachelor’s Degree holder from a Foreign University

Yes

 

Non-Singaporeans or Non-Singapore Permanent Residents who have taken the following High School Qualifications and are/were not enrolled in  Local University1:

Singapore-Cambridge A Levels
Polytechnic Diploma from a Polytechnic in Singapore
International Baccalaureate Diploma
NUS High School Diploma 
Yes  
Applicants who are:
Current Undergraduates in a Local University1
Former Undergraduates in a Local University1
Bachelor’s Degree holder from a Local University1
  Yes

Explanatory Notes:

1Local University refers to the following Universities:

    • National University of Singapore(NUS)
    • Yale-NUS College
    • Nanyang Technological University(NTU)
    • Singapore Management University(SMU)
    • Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)
    • SIM University (UniSIM)
    • Singapore Institute of Technology

Submitting a complete application

A complete application consists of the following:

a) Application form

Submit only one application form. 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.

b) Online submission of Application Checklist and Supporting documents

Print and complete the Application Checklist, and submit it with a legible set of supporting documents to the Office of Admissions at the Online Application Status Facility (OASF):

  • University academic transcripts (if applicable)
  • High school examination result slip (if you are presenting the Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' levels, please submit your Project Work score result slip)  
  • Secondary school examination result slip   
  • Mother Tongue Language result slip (if applicable)
  • Additional result slip e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, SAT or ACT with Writing and SAT Subject Tests (if applicable)
  • Co-curricular Activities records (if available)  
  • Birth certificate or passport  
  • Medical reports if you have or had any major illnesses or disabilities
  • Criminal records (if applicable)
  • Re-entry permit if you are a Singapore Permanent Resident      
  • 2 Referee Reports (For application to the 3-years Graduate LL.B. Programme)

Arrange the supporting documents in the above order. You are encouraged to submit the Application Checklist and supporting documents electronically through the Online Application Status Facility (OASF) or by post. 

Arrange the supporting documents in order with the Application Checklist as the first cover page. Full name and Application Number must be indicated on the top right hand corner on all documents. 

Non-English supporting documents must be accompanied by an English translation, except for applicants submitting the Indonesian SMU UAN (Ebtanas) or STPM result slips.  

Do not submit original certificates and documents. The Office of Admissions will not be held responsible for the damage or loss of original certificates or documents submitted. All documents submitted will not be returned.  

You may check if your supporting documents have been received by the University through the Online Application Status Facility (OASF) 7 working days after your online submission.


NUS Tuition Fee Loan

NUS students who successfully transfer to another course at NUS need not reapply for the NUS Tuition Fee Loan. Their records with the Office of Finance will be updated and they will continue to receive the loan until they graduate or leave the University. 

However, NUS students who withdraw from NUS must settle all outstanding loans at NUS including the tuition fee loan, the study loan as well as the notebook computer loan. This is also applicable to NUS students who withdraw from their current course of study and are admitted to another course of study in NUS. They must also apply for a fresh loan for their study in the new course. 

MOE Tuition Grant Subsidy

For information on the MOE Tuition Grant Subsidy for students who have transferred courses, please refer to http://www.nus.edu.sg/registrar/edu/UG/fees.html.

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.
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 JUL 2017
  • COMPLETED, OR
  • DISRUPTED TO REPEAT ‘A’ LEVELS

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. 


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