International Baccalaureate Diploma
You are offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma awarded by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).
Students sitting for the upcoming May 2023 IB exam may submit their applications (except for Medicine, Arts (Education), and Science (Education)) before closing date in on 21 February 2023 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 21 February 2023 (for students taking the October/November 2022 exam session or earlier) or before July 2023 (for students taking the May 2023 exam session). Failing which, the application will be deemed incomplete and not processed further.
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. You will need to provide your academic transcript for the last 2 years of studies prior to university admission for MOE’s assessment.
Special Medical Conditions to Note
Students are advised to check the special medical conditions for selective programmes before apply.
- Step 1: Submit application form
- Step 2: Pay application fee
- Step 3: Submit supporting documents
- Step 4: Update/Track progress of application
Step 1: Submit Application Form
At Application Tracking Page, proceed to complete the list of other items required. Ensure all items listed as ‘Compulsory’ are completed. 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.
Step 2: Pay Application Fee
Pay the application fee online by VISA/MasterCard. If you have a bank account in Singapore, you may use PayNow to make the payment. To learn more and make payment, go to Check Status link.
Payment by postal order, bank draft, electronic bank transfer or Western Union money transfer is not acceptable.
Step 3: Submit Supporting Documents
iii.Report/Record of Medical Condition/Special Need (if applicable)
Follow the guideline below to upload to the Checklist:
The documents must be uploaded within 3 days after application closing date.
Students are strongly advised to do so before their IB results are released in July, 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:
Follow strictly the ADM submission requirements.
Step 4: Update/Track Progress of Application
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.
If you have accepted the offer and are matriculating in the Academic Year 2023-24, 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.
- International Students matriculating in Academic Year 2022-23 (Last modified on 24 June 2022)
- Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents matriculating in Academic Year 2022-23 (Last modified on 24 June 2022)
Note to successful applicants enlisting or serving Full-Time National Service (NSF) matriculating only after Academic Year 2023-24:
If you have accepted the offer and are matriculating only after Academic Year 2023-24, 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 Stages||Event Actions||Dates / Deadlines|
|Application for Admissions||Online application|| 31 October 2022|
- 21 February 2023
|Change of programme choices||by 21 February 2023|
|Update of contact|
1. via Check Status
2. via enquiry form
1. by 21 February 2023
2. from 22 February 2023
|Criminal Records Declaration||by 21 February 2023|
|Payment of application fee||by 24 February 2023|
|Submission of supporting documents||by 24 February 2023|
|Submission of Art, Design & Media (ADM) additional materials||by 21 February 2023|
Completion of application for LKCMedicine programme
|Application for Scholarships||Online application||by 21 February 2023|
|Submission of photograph and appraisal form||by 28 February 2023|
|Offer and Acceptance||Offer/Release of application outcome||from April 2023|
|Acceptance of offer||from 3 January - 24 May 2023|
|Online appeal of application outcome||12 May – 28 May 2023|
Click here to appeal.
|After Acceptance||Online Matriculation||Click here for details|
|Qualifying English Test (QET)||Click here for details|
|Freshmen Welcome Ceremony||Click here for details|