International Baccalaureate Diploma

You are offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma awarded by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).

Students sitting for the upcoming May 2022 IB exam may submit their applications (except for Medicine, Arts (Education), and Science (Education)) before closing date in March and provide the actual IB results upon release in July.

Important: Mandatory granting access of official transcript via International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO):
Students applying for admissions to NTU Singapore are REQUIRED to grant NTU direct access to their official transcripts via IBO, latest by the NTU application closing date of 19 March 2022 (for students taking the October/November 2021 exam session or earlier) or before 5 July 2022 (for students taking the May 2022 exam session).
Students are strongly advised to do so before their IB results are released in January or July (depending on the exam session), by submitting their transcript requests through their schools' IB coordinators. After the results are released, each request will incur a USD $17 fee and must be submitted directly to IBO via the “IBO request for results service” link.  

Please note students who opt to retake exam papers must re-grant access. 

Minimum Subject Requirements
To be eligible for a programme, students must satisfy its minimum subject requirements

Note: For programmes requiring Mathematics as a prerequisite, both Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches (MAA) and Mathematics: Applications and Interpretation (MAI) are acceptable.

Mother Tongue Language (MTL) Requirement for Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents
All Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents applying for admissions must fulfil any one of the following minimum requirements under MOE mother tongue policy:

  • a grade D7 for Higher MTL at Singapore-Cambridge GCE O-Level; or
  • a pass in MTL 'B' or a grade S for H1 MTL or H2 MTL Language and Literature or General Studies in Chinese at Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level; or
  • a pass in MTL Language A or Language B at Standard Level or Higher Level at IB Diploma; or
  • an MOE-approved MTL-in-lieu*; or
  • an MOE-approved MTL-exemption*.

Students who have not satisfied the requirement above may still apply for admissions with no prejudice to their application. Admissions will be on a provisional basis and students are required to attain the MTL within the period of their University study.

* For students who have been away from Singapore's school system for some years, the University will submit the application for MTL-in-lieu or MTL-exemption on your behalf if you are offered admissions. MOE does not accept direct applications.

Special Medical Conditions to Note
Students are advised to check the special medical conditions for selective programmes before 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. Academic grades of relevant subjects may be an indication of aptitude as well. Applicants are encouraged to provide details on their achievements, an essay of not more than 500 words under ABA section of the application form and submit at least 1 (maximum 2) appraisal online to support their applications. Shortlisted candidates may be required to attend an interview and present relevant supporting documents for verification upon request.

Learn more about Aptitude-based Admissions (ABA).

 

Admissions Procedures:                                                                                                                         

Step 1: Submit Application For
Fill in one online application form, via Apply Now.

Before clicking the Submit button, preview your completed form and save a copy for reference. For help, see Guide to Filling In Application Form.

Your form is submitted successfully when 1) a confirmation page with your application number, i.e. the Application Tracking Page, is generated; 2) you receive an email acknowledging your application.

At Application Tracking Page, proceed to complete the list of other items required. To access the same Page later, login via Check Status, using your application number and password you created during application. Applicants who wish to apply for Scholarships may do so at this stage.

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Step 2: Pay Application Fee
To pay online by VISA/MasterCard, login to Check Status.

To learn more, login to Check Status.

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Step 3: Submit Supporting Documents    
Login to Check Status and upload items at the Supporting Documents Checklist:

i.Personal Identification

  • Singapore Citizens/Permanent Residents: NRIC (front & back)
  • Singapore Full-Time National Servicemen (NSFs): NS IC (front & back) and passport information page
  • International applicants: passport information page

ii.Academic Records

  • School-issued IB results slip/summary; or official IB Diploma transcript & certificate
  • Senior High School leaving/graduation certificate (if applicable)
  • Junior High/Secondary School exam results (e.g. 'O' Level, Year 4 IP transcript, IGCSE)
  • Junior High/Secondary School leaving/graduation certificate (if applicable)
  • Mother Tongue Language subject & grade; or
    MTL in-lieu subject & grade (along with MOE approval letter); or
    MOE approval letter for MTL exemption
  • International Olympiad (IO) Medal Award (if applicable)
  • AP Student Grade Report (optional)
  • SAT Subject Tests (optional)
  • IELTS/TOEFL/SAT/PTE Academic/ACT with Writing (optional)
  • University Academic Transcript (if applicable)  

iii.Report/Record of Medical Condition/Special Need (if applicable) 

Follow the guideline below to upload to the Checklist: 

  • Scan your document in original colour and upright orientation, and save as JPG or PDF format. For a document with multiple pages, scan and save as a single file.
  • Your file size must not exceed 5MB. DO NOT zip or compress file.
  • Each item can only be uploaded once. Ensure correct file is selected.
  • Check ALL compulsory items are uploaded BEFORE clicking 'Confirm' at the end of Checklist.
  • DO NOT further submit physical copies.

You are strongly encouraged to upload your document.

If you prefer to submit hardcopy:

  • Print Checklist for use as cover.
  • Arrange your hardcopies in order of Checklist.
  • Write your application number at top right corner of each document, and at top left corner of envelope.
  • Your documents should reach our Office no later than five days after the closing date of application.
  • DO NOT submit original documents.

Important Note: Unless instructed otherwise, DO NOT use a combination of both methods to submit your documents, i.e. either upload for all or submit hardcopy for all.

For applicants sitting for the May 2022 IB exam:

Submit your actual IB results at 'Provide Actual Results' via Check Status, within three days upon release in July.Important: Mandatory granting access of official transcript via International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO):
Students applying for admissions to NTU Singapore are REQUIRED to grant NTU direct access to their official transcripts via IBO, latest by the NTU application closing date of 19 March 2022 (for students taking the October/November 2021 exam session or earlier) or before 5 July 2022 (for students taking the May 2022 exam session).
Students are strongly advised to do so before their IB results are released in January or July (depending on the exam session), by submitting their transcript requests through their schools' IB coordinators. After the results are released, each request will incur a USD $17 fee and must be submitted directly to IBO via the “IBO request for results service” link.  

Please note students who opt to retake exam papers must re-grant access.

For Art, Design and Media (ADM) applicants only:
ADM applicants must submit  additional materials for assessment.  

Follow strictly the  ADM submission requirementsFor applicants sitting for the May 2022 IB exam:
Application outcome is available two to three weeks after submission of actual IB results in July. No conditional offer prior to submission of actual results will be provided.

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Step 4: Update/Track Progress of Application
You are advised to check the progress of your application online. By logging on to Check Status, you can

  1. Pay application fee online via VISA/Mastercard
  2. Access the Checklist for submission of supporting documents
  3. C​heck your fee payment and documents submission status (in 4-5 working days)
  4. Change your programme choice(s) (before application closes) (optional)
  5. Update your contact information (before application closes)

    Note: It is important to provide up-to-date contact details. For changes after closing date, please log a request by completing the enquiry form.

  6. Apply for scholarships (optional)

  7. Provide actual IB results (only if you did not provide earlier in your application)

    For applicants sitting for the October/November 2021 IB exam:
    Key in your results and upload your results slip/statement at 'Provide Actual Results', latest by 19 March 2022.

    For applicants sitting for the May 2022 IB exam:
    Key in your results and upload your results slip/statement at 'Provide Actual Results', within three days upon release in July.

    In addition, you must grant NTU access to your official transcript via International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) website. You are advised to do so before the release of your IB results (in January or July depending on your exam session), by submitting your transcript request to your school's IB coordinator. After results release, each request will incur USD $17 and must be submitted directly to IBO via the"IBO request for results service" link.  

    Important: Mandatory granting access of official transcript via International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO):
    Students applying for admissions to NTU Singapore are REQUIRED to grant NTU direct access to their official transcripts via IBO, latest by the NTU application closing date of 19 March 2022 (for students taking the October/November 2021 exam session or earlier) or before 5 July 2022 (for students taking the May 2022 exam session).
    Students are strongly advised to do so before their IB results are released in January or July (depending on the exam session), by submitting their transcript requests through their schools' IB coordinators. After the results are released, each request will incur a USD $17 fee and must be submitted directly to IBO via the “IBO request for results service” link.  

    Please note students who opt to retake exam papers must re-grant access.
     
     Note: For submission of revised grade(s), please log a request by completing the enquiry form.

  8. For LKCMedicine applicants only:
    Complete your application for LKCMedicine (before application closes)
    • Confirm/Update BMAT Number.
    • Review/Finalise Personal Statement.
    • Perform Online Criminal Records Declaration.
    • Submit two Online Referee Reports.

      Note:
      -The Online Referee Report is in question-and-answer format, and takes about 10 minutes to complete. Instructions and login details will be provided to applicants to forward to their referees.
      -Shortlisted applicants are to attend Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI) in April.

  9. Check your application progress/status

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Offer and Acceptance                                                                                                                       
If you are offered admissions, proceed to accept your offer online by the stipulated deadline.

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

After Acceptance                                                                                                                                       
If you have accepted the offer and are matriculating in the Academic Year 2022-23, you will receive from mid June an email directing you to the Freshmen Portal which contains detailed information on enrolment.  Proceed to complete from mid June the enrolment procedures as displayed on the NTU Online Acceptance Form. You are to refer to the detailed instructions and procedures, and make use of the forms provided in the Freshmen Portal.

Click on the relevant link below for a summary of the specific enrolment procedures applicable to you.

Note to successful applicants enlisting or serving Full-Time National Service (NSF) matriculating only after Academic Year 2022-23:
If you have accepted the offer and are matriculating only after Academic Year 2022-23, you will receive in September/October (of the year of acceptance) an acknowledgement letter 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 in December prior to the year of your matriculation. If there is a change in your mailing address, please log a request to update us by completing the enquiry form.

Verification of Original Documents 
All matriculated students, regardless of nationality, must complete Verification of Original Documents exercise, in the first semester of study around mid-September/early October. Details of the exercise will be provided via student's NTU email accounts prior to the verification period.

Those who fail to complete the exercise or who are unable to present the required original documents for verification without valid reasons will be required to withdraw or deemed to have withdrawn from the University.

 

Admissions StagesEvent ActionsDates / Deadlines
Application for ​Admissions Online application  15 October 2021
- 19 March 2022
Change of programme choicesby 19 March 2022
Update of contact
1. via Check Status
2. via enquiry form

1. by 19 March 2022
2. from 20 March 2022
​Criminal Records Declaration​by 19 March 2022
Payment of application feeby 24 March 2022
Submission of supporting documentsby 24 March 2022
Submission of Art, Design & Media (ADM) additional materialsby 24 March 2022

Completion of application for LKCMedicine programme
1.Personal Statement
2.Two Online Referee Report



1.by 19 March 2022
2.by 22 March 2022

Application for ScholarshipsOnline applicationby 19 March 2022
Submission of photograph and appraisal formby 26 March 2022
Offer and AcceptanceOffer/Release of application outcomefrom March 2022
Acceptance of offer from 3 January 2022
Online appeal of application outcome10 May – 22 May 2022
Click here to appeal.
After AcceptanceOnline MatriculationClick here for details
Qualifying English Test (QET)Click here for details
Freshmen Welcome CeremonyClick here for details
For admissions matters and enquiries, please submit using the “Enquire Here” button.