Diploma awarded by a Polytechnic or equivalent institution in Singapore

You are a Polytechnic Diploma Holder or a Final Year Student from a local Polytechnic or equivalent institution in Singapore.

  • You must be at least 18 years of age as of 1st January of the year of matriculation or have completed a minimum of 12 years of formal education beginning with Primary 1 or equivalent.
  • You should have a relevant diploma from a local polytechnic or a recognised institution in Singapore (see List of Acceptable Diplomas below).
  • You are only eligible to apply for admission if you have graduated from the diploma before the commencement of the new Academic year
  • If you have a Diploma with Merit or Diploma with Distinction, you may apply for any programme in NTU, regardless of your diploma (except for LKCMedicine Programme).
  • If you are a graduating student at one of the local polytechnics, you may apply with your cumulative first 5 semester results. If you meet the admissions criteria, you will receive an offer. You are still required to submit your final semester results as a proof that you have graduated from the diploma course.
  • If you are a graduating student with results from 4 semesters only (due to exchange, internship, etc), you may apply with your cumulative 4 semesters results, first. You are required to submit your final 2 semester results as soon as they are available.

You are presenting a diploma from

Diploma from Polytechnics in Singapore:
Nanyang PolytechnicNgee Ann PolytechnicRepublic Polytechnic
Singapore PolytechnicTemasek Polytechnic 
Diploma from equivalent institutions:
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA)National Institute of Early Childhood DevelopmentLASALLE College of the Arts
BCA AcademyInstitute of Technical Education (Work-Study Diploma [WSDip])
Singapore Sports School – Auckland University of Technology (Diploma in Sports Management & Exercise Science only)
National Institute of Education

Applicants will be assessed based on their polytechnic results and any other academic or non-academic achievements presented for admission. Applicants may also be assessed by other additional means, such as interviews and tests. 

Applicants are required to submit the Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'O' Level results, if available, to fulfil the subject requirements for selected programmes where applicable.

Interactive List of Relevant Diploma

Click here to find out more information on the programmes that you can apply for based on your diploma.

Special Medical Conditions to Note

Please read the special medical conditions before selecting the programme you wish to apply.

Aptitude-based Admissions (ABA)
Aptitude-based Admissions (ABA) take into account students' passions, interests and strengths. Applicants with exceptional talents and/or outstanding achievements beyond schools’ co-curricular activities can be considered, subject to a minimum level of academic competence, for admissions under ABA. 

Please click here to find out more.

Adult Learners Scheme

The Adult Learners Scheme (ALS) is an alternative pathway for working adults to apply for admission into NTU full-time undergraduate programme.

Please click here to find out more.




LEE KONG CHIAN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE                                                                                              
ProgrammeMinimum Subject RequirementsSelection 
MedicineA good GPA in a Health Science related diploma
In addition, applicants are required to submit the following materials for admissions assessment:
1.   Academic results
2.   Personal statement
3.   Two online referee reports 
(One of the referees must be the applicant’s personal tutor/mentor. The online referee report is in question and answer format. The questions will take no more than 10 minutes to complete. Instructions and login details will be provided to applicants who will in turn forward the login information to their referees.)
Applicants are also recommended to provide details of exceptional talents and/or outstanding achievements beyond school co-curricular activities for admissions assessment.
University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT)
Applicants will have to register for the University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) and take the UCAT as part of the criteria for entry to the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine) programme. 
Applicants take the UCAT between July and September each year, prior to their application to LKCMedicine. Only results of the UCAT taken in the 12-month period prior to admission to LKCMedicine will be considered in the selection process. For more details on the UCAT, please refer to www.ucat.ac.uk/.

ProgrammeMinimum Subject RequirementsSelection 
Accountancy†£#Mathematics skills are essential for entry into Nanyang Business School (NBS).
Polytechnic applicants are therefore required to take a NTU Mathematics elective upon admission to NBS if 
• Applicants do not have ‘O’ level Additional Mathematics 
• Grade obtained for ‘O’ level Additional Mathematics is C6 or below
Successful polytechnic applicants who do not meet the minimum Mathematics requirement above will be advised on the registration for the Mathematics elective upon matriculation into the University.
 On a selective basis
Accountancy and
Business (Double Degree

For further details, please visit - https://www.ntu.edu.sg/medicine/education/bachelor-of-medicine-and-bachelor-of-surgery-(mbbs) 

£ The programme is also offered as a single degree programme with a Minor in International Trading.

The programme is also offered as a single degree programme with a Minor in Strategic Communication.

# The programme is also offered as a single degree programme with a Minor in Digitalisation and Data Analytics.

For additional subject requirements for other NTU undergraduate degree programmes, please refer to the footnote under the Interactive List of Relevant Diploma.

Application Procedures

Step 1: Submit application form

Application to undergraduate programmes is done online by submitting an electronic application form during the application period. You are required to submit only one (1) electronic application form. There is no hard-copy application form.

Implied choice scheme. Applicants choosing any programme with a second major will also be considered for its corresponding programme with no second major, in a manner succeeding any of the 1st to 5th choices if selected in the application form, and if they have not been earlier selected as one of the five choices. For example, an applicant indicated 1st choice Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering with a second major in Food Science & Technology, 2nd choice Mechanical Engineering and no other choices; he will be considered for Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering with a second major in Food Science & Technology, Mechanical Engineering, followed by Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering. If the applicant wishes to be considered for Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering over Mechanical Engineering, he should therefore indicate Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering as the second choice. To find out more about this scheme, click here.

Your online application has been submitted successfully if
  1. an Application Status Menu showing your application number and a summary of application items required to be completed by you is generated, and 
  2. an acknowledgment of your application is forwarded to the email address(es) you have provided in the online application form. Please provide a valid email address as you will be notified of your application outcome through email. 

 Take note of the unique application number assigned to you and keep the acknowledgement message as proof of application.

At the Application Status Menu, you may proceed to complete the application items required. You will be able to access and view the same page again and continue to complete the necessary items via the Check Status link above using your application number and password. Applicants who wish to apply for Scholarships may proceed to submit an application via the Application Status Menu.

Applicants selecting Arts (Academic Discipline & Education) and/or Science (Academic Discipline & Education) as one of their choices are also required to submit “MOE’s application form” online. For more information on MOE Teaching Scholarships/Award, please refer to this link.

Please note that your application cannot be processed until the application fee and required supporting documents are received within the stipulated deadlines.

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Step 2: Pay Application Fee

Application Fee is S$15 for Singapore Citizens/Singapore Permanent Residents and S$25 for International Students.  Payment can be made via PayNow/VISA/MasterCard at the Application Status Menu.

    Please note that the application fee is non-refundable.

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    Step 3: Submit Supporting Documents.

    The documents required for submission (if applicable) can be found in the Checklist after application.

    If there is/are no link(s) provided for you to upload the relevant documents, this means you are not required to submit any documents for verifications. If we require more information from you, we will contact you via email or your contact number.

    You are strongly encouraged to make use of the uploading feature as it saves cost and speeds up the processing of your application.

    Please refer to the sample formats by clicking on the following respective links.  You are to upload the results from earliest examination date to latest examination date; i.e. from 1st semester – 6th semester (if applicable).

    1. SPM (E1119)
    2. Nanyang Polytechnic
    3. Ngee Ann Polytechnic
    4. Republic Polytechnic
    5. Singapore Polytechnic
    6. Temasek Polytechnic

    To upload your documents (if applicable) to the Checklist, please take note of the following:

    • Ensure that the documents are scanned in its original colour and in the upright orientation.
    • Ensure that the scanned files are in JPEG or PDF format.
    • Save all pages of the same document to one file and then upload the file to the same location as one item. Each upload should not exceed 5 MB.
    • Ensure that you have selected the right file to the correct location for uploading as no re-uploading is allowed and there will be no option for viewing the uploaded file after uploading.
    • Submission of documents must be completed by the stipulated deadlines. Only complete applications will be processed.
    • You will not need to mail your documents after uploading them. Submission through email is not acceptable.
    • If you encounter any issues uploading your file (s) while using the Internet Explorer browser, you may wish to use other browsers like Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari.

    Instruction on how to upload e-transcript and/or e-cert

    • Open the link through the e-cert portal.
    • Do a screenshot of e-transcript (preferred to have the whole transcript in one screenshot).
    • Do a screenshot of e-cert.
    • Compile/Save/Print both screenshots of e-transcript and e-cert into 1 pdf file.

    Login to Check Status and upload it to the link provided.

    Instructions on how to provide shared link of the supporting document for your appeal.

    • Provide only relevant documents that is able to substantiate your appeal.
    • Collate/Scan all pages into 1.pdf file.
    • The name of the file must be your Application Number [e.g. PF02XXXXX.pdf]
    • Upload file to Google drive.
    • Set the Privacy Setting: 'Anyone with the link'.
    • Test the link before you paste the shared link in your write-up via the appeal portal. 

    Important note: No amendments to the shared link provided after submission/closing date of appeal. Do revert the Privacy Setting: "Off" after you have received your appeal outcome or by end of August.

    Art, Design & Media (ADM) Programme Portfolio Submission:
    It is compulsory to submit the required materials as determined by the School of Art, Design & Media for admission assessment if Art, Design & Media is one of your programme choices. The  ADM portfolio must be submitted to us by the stipulated deadline.

    Completion of Application for LKCMedicine Programme:
    Applicants who have chosen Medicine as their choice will be required to complete their application and upload the additional supporting documents required by the programme at the Application Tracking Page (via the Check Status link). (See Step 4 Item 10 below for more information.)

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    Step 4:Update/Track Progress of Application
    You can log in to the  Check Status link to do the following: 

    1. Pay your application fee.
    2. Complete the Criminal Records Declaration. (A declaration is also required if you do not have any criminal offences/convictions.)
    3. Access the Checklist for submission of supporting documents (where applicable).
    4. View and Check your application fee payment status and supporting documents submission status.
    5. View and Make Changes to your programme choices before the application closing date.
    6. View your contact information. Please contact us via the enquiry form (quoting your application number) if there is a change in your mailing address, email address and telephone number(s). It is important you update/inform any changes in your contact information for proper communication with the University.
    7. Update or Submit your Aptitude-based Admissions (ABA) application before closing date (if you have not applied earlier).
    8. Update or Submit your scholarship application before closing date (if you have not applied earlier).
    9. For applicants who have chosen Arts (Academic Discipline & Education) and/or Science (Academic Discipline & Education) as one of their choices: Submit the online application for teacher form to MOE before closing date.
    10. For applicants who have chosen Medicine as a choice: Complete application for the LKCMedicine by
        • Revising/Confirming UCAT Number
        • Revising/Finalising Personal Statement
        • Submitting two online Referee Reports
      Note: If you have applied to the Medicine programme at LKCMedicine and are shortlisted for admission, you will be required to attend the Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI) in April.
    11. For applicants who have chosen Renaissance Engineering Programme (REP) as a choice:  Complete application for REP by 
        • Completing the Personal Statement
        • Submitting one online Reference Report  
    12. Check your application outcome/status online.

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    Offer & Acceptance   

    If you are offered admission, you may proceed to accept and secure your offer via the acceptance portal by the stipulated deadline.

    If you are not offered admission or your choice of programme, you may make an appeal during the online appeal exercise. If successful, proceed to accept the offer with the instructions given.

    After Acceptance  
    If you have accepted the offer and are matriculating in the Academic Year 2024-25, you will receive an e-mail from mid-June directing you to the freshmen portal which contains detailed information on enrolment.  Please proceed to complete the enrolment procedures as displayed on the NTU Online Acceptance Form from mid-June 

    You are to refer to the detailed instructions and procedures, and make use of the forms provided in the Freshmen Guide.

    Note to successful applicants (Singaporean & Singapore Permanent Residents serving full-time national service) matriculating only after the Academic Year 2024-25:

    If you are matriculating only after Academic Year 2024-25, you will receive an acknowledgement letter in September (of the year of application) for the programme you have accepted.

    Keep the letter as proof of acceptance and remember your application number for future correspondence. A confirmation letter will be sent to you subsequently via email in November/December prior to the year of your matriculation. Please contact us via the enquiry form (quoting your application number) if there is a change in your mailing address, email address and telephone number(s).   

    RNS matriculating in August 2024

    You will receive an email pertaining to Health Screening in April 2024. If you are unable to matriculate in AY2024-25, click here to download the Form for Returning National Servicemen, complete and return it to us by the stipulated date.

    RNS matriculate in Special Term (May/June)

    You will receive an email pertaining to enrolment procedures in March 2024 if you have completed your full-time National Service and wish to matriculate earlier in May/June 2024. You may click on the following for reference:

    Admissions Stages Event Actions  Dates / Deadlines
    Application for Admission

    Online Application 1 - 21 February 2024
    Change of programme choices by 21 February 2024
    Payment of application fee by 26 February 2024
    ​Criminal Records Declaration
    (A declaration is also required if you do not have any criminal offences/convictions.)
    by 21 February 2024
    Submission of Art, Design & Media (ADM) portfolioby 21 February 2024
    MOE's Application Form (only applicable to applicants selecting Arts (Academic Discipline & Education) and/or Science (Academic Discipline & Education) as one of their choices) by 21 February 2024
    Submission of Appraisal Form for Aptitude-based Admissions (ABA) by 26 February 2024
    Online submission of supporting documents by 26 February 2024
    ​Submission of REP Online Reference Report ​by 26 February 2024

    Completion of Application for LKCMedicine programme

    • Update/Submission of Personal Statement by 21 February 2024
    • Submission of two Online Referee Reports by 26 February 2024
    Scholarship Application Online Application by 21 February 2024
     Submission of photograph and appraisal form by 28 February 2024
    Offer and Acceptance Offer/Release of application result From Mid March 2024
    Acceptance of offer (1st Window) 2 January – 24 May 2024
    Online appeal of application result 17 May – 2 June 2024
    Click here to appeal.
    Acceptance of offer (2nd Window) 1 June – 18 June 2024
    After Acceptance Online Matriculation Click here for details
    Qualifying English Test (QET) Click here for details
    Freshmen Welcome Ceremony Click here for details   
    For admissions matters and enquiries, please submit using the “Enquire Here” button.