All Other International Qualifications

QualificationsSuitable to be considered for Direct AdmissionMinimum Requirement to Apply
Albania Certificate of MaturityNo, required additional qualification (see below)

9 out of 10 in each subject in Certificate of Maturity.

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

​Austria MaturaYesReifeprüfungszeugnis/Maturazeugnis with an overall average score of 1.5 or better and 1.0 in relevant subjects.
Bangladesh Higher Secondary Certificate No, required additional qualification (see below)

An overall GPA of at least 4.0 in Higher Secondary Certificate Exam.

AND

Additional qualification listed below.

Belarus Certificate of Secondary EducationNo, required additional qualification (see below)

Scores of 8 and 9 in all subjects in Certificate of Secondary Education.

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

Belgium Diploma van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs / Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur / Abschlusszeugnis der Oberstufe des SekundarunterrichtsYesAn overall average score of at least 85%.
Brazil Certificado de Ensino MedioNo, required additional qualification (see below)

Scores of 8 and 9 in all subjects in Certificate of Secondary Education.

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

Bulgaria Diploma Za Zavurcheno Sredno Obrazovanie (Diploma of Completed Secondary Education)YesAn overall score of at least 5.75.
Cameroon GCE Advanced LevelYesScore of 'A' in at least 4 Advanced Level subjects taken in the same sitting. 
Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Exam (Cape)YesCAPE Diploma with grade 1 in 3 subjects at 2-Unit courses.
Colombia Bachiller AcademicoNo, required additional qualification (see below)

At least 95% in each subject in ICFES Exam. 

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

Croatia Maturatna SvejdodzbaYesAn overall score of 5.0 and scores of 5.0 for relevant individual subjects.
Czech Maturitni Zkouška/ Maturita YesAn overall average score of 1 (vyborny).
Danish Studentereksamen/ Højere ForberedelseseksamenYesAn overall score of at least 10 and scores of 12 in relevant Level A subjects.
Ecuadorian High School Certificate No, required additional qualification (see below)

Good passes in each subject in high school graduation exam.

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

Egypt STEM DiplomaNo, required additional qualification

Good CGPA/marks in STEM Diploma

AND

A combination score of 4 and 5 in 3 or more Advanced Placement Tests from CollegeBoard.  AP Calculus BC is compulsory for application to Engineering and most of the Science programmes. The AP subjects should be chosen based on the subject prerequisites of the programmes applying for.

Note: AP refers to AP Exam scores obtained under CollegeBoard.  Visit https://www.collegeboard.org/ for details on AP Exams.
Egypt Thanaweya A'ama  / Al-Azhar General Secondary School CertificateNo, required additional qualification (see below)

Good passes in each subject in high school graduation exam.

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

Estonian High School CertificateYesScores of 5 in majority of the subjects, especially those relevant subjects to the programmes applying, in High School Final Exam and average score of at least 88% in State Exam. 
Ethiopian University Entrance Exam CertificateNo, required additional qualification (see below)

An overall average of at least 95%.

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

Fiji Year 12 Certificate ExaminationNo, required additional qualification (see below)

An overall average of at least 95%.

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

Finland Certificate of the Matriculation Exam (ylioppilaskirjoitukset/ studentexamen)YesA combination of grade 6 (Eximia cum laude approbatur) and 7 (Laudatur) in at least 5 subjects in Ylioppilaskirjoitukset/ studentexamen.
German AbiturYesAn overall grade of between 1.0 and 2.0 with points between 12 and 15 in individual subjects.
Greek  Apolytirion of LykeioYesObtained an overall score of at least 18 in the Apolytirion and at least 18 in three relevant Pan-Hellenic examination subjects or two relevant GCE A-Level subjects at grade AA.
High School Certificate (Azerbaijan) No, required additional qualification (see below)

Scores of 4 and 5 in all subjects in Certificate of Secondary Education.  Students with more 5s will have a more comparative advantage.

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

High School Certificate (Kazakhstan)No, required additional qualification (see below)
High School Certificate (Kyrgyzstan)No, required additional qualification (see below)
High School Certificate (Tajikistan) No, required additional qualification (see below)
High School Certificate (Turkmenistan)  No, required additional qualification (see below)
High School Certificate (Uzbekistan)No, required additional qualification (see below)
High School Certificate (Macau) No, required additional qualification (see below)

Good passes in each subject in high school graduation exam.

 AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

High School Certificate (Russia)No, required additional qualification (see below)
High School Certificate (Saudi Arabia)No, required additional qualification (see below)
High School Certificate (Ukraine)No, required additional qualification (see below)
High School Diploma with AP (Advanced Placement)No, required additional qualification

(for Diploma not accredited by the accreditation agencies listed here)

Good CGPA/marks in the High School Diploma 

AND

A combination score of 4 and 5 in 3 or more Advanced Placement Tests from CollegeBoard#. AP Calculus BC is compulsory for application to Engineering and most of the Sciences programmes. The AP subjects should be chosen based on the subject prerequisites of the programmes applying for.

 Note: AP refers to AP Exam scores obtained under CollegeBoard. 

Applicants studying in China can use Aptitude Scholastic Test (AST) in lieu of AP Exams under CollegeBoard.
Applicants must have taken at least 3 AST Subject tests (including English,Maths and Physics or Chemistry) under China Excellence Identification Scheme (CEIS). Refer to greater details at CEIS   website   http://www.ceischina.com/  
Hungarian Matura (Erettsegi)YesScore of 4 and 5, with 3 relevant subjects taken at Advanced/Higher Level with score of 5.
Iran High School DiplomaYesPeeshdaneshgahe (Pre-University Certificate)/Certificate of Completion of Public Education and Konkur (University Entrance Examination) with overall GPA of at least 18 out of 20.
Irish Leaving CertificateYesA1/H1 in 4 subjects taken at Higher Level.
Italy Diploma Di Esame Di StatoYesAt least 90% in the overall score of Diploma Di Esame Di Stato.
Japan Upper Secondary School Leaving CertificateYesAt least 4.5 in Upper Secondary School graduation examination and meet English Language requirements stated below.
Kazakhstan NIS Grade 12 CertificateYesScore of A in all subjects taken at NIS Grade 12 Certificate exam.
Kenya Certificate of Secondary EducationNo, required additional qualification (see below)

Score of A in all subjects.

AND

Additional qualification listed below.

Kuwait General Secondary School CertificateNo, required additional qualification (see below)

An overall average of at least 95%.

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

Liberia Senior High School Certificate ExaminationNo, required additional qualification (see below)
Libya Secondary Education Certificate No, required additional qualification (see below)
Madagascar Secondary School BaccalaureateNo, required additional qualification (see below)

At least 16 out of 20

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

Malawi School Certificate Of Education (MSCE)No, required additional qualification (see below)

Grade 1 in all subjects

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

Malaysia MatriculationNo, required additional qualification (see below)

At least 3.8 CGPA in Matriculation programme.

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

Macedonia Maturski ispit / Diploma o završenoj srednjoj školi (Secondary School Leaving Diploma)YesAn overall score of 5.0.
Mexico Bachillerato GeneralNo, required additional qualification (see below)

An overall average score of at least 9.0.

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

Moldova Diploma De Baccalaureat No, required additional qualification (see below)
Moroccan BaccalauréatNo, required additional qualification (see below)

Overall average grade of at least 15.

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

Namibia Cambridge Senior Secondary Certificate / Higher International General Certificate of Education (HIGCSE)No, required additional qualification (see below)

Grade 1 in at least 4 subjects.

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

Nepal Higher Sec EducationNo, required additional qualification (see below)

Good passes in each subject in high school graduation exam.

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

Netherlands Diploma Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO)YesA score of at least 8.0 in individual subjects.
New Zealand NCEAYesNCEA Level 3 with majority of results in 'Excellence'.
Nigeria NECO Senior School Certificate (SSCE)No, required additional qualification (see below)

Score of A in all subjects.

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

Norway Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole  (Upper Secondary Leaving Certificate) YesAt least 5.0 in each subject.
Pakistan Higher Secondary CertificateNo, required additional qualification (see below)

An average score of at least 85% in Higher Secondary Certificate Part I & II Annual Exam.

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

Polish MaturaYesAn overall score of at least 90% with at least 2 relevant subjects taken at Extended Level. 
Romania Diploma De BacalaureatYesAn overall average score of at least 9.0.
Rwanda Advanced Level Certificate of EducationNo, required additional qualification (see below)

73 in weighted aggregate.

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

SABIS DiplomaNo, required additional qualification

Good CGPA/marks in SABIS Diploma

AND

A combination score of 4 and 5 in 3 or more Advanced Placement Tests from CollegeBoard.  AP Calculus BC is compulsory for application to Engineering and most of the Science programmes. The AP subjects should be chosen based on the subject prerequisites of the programmes applying for.

Note: AP refers to AP Exam scores obtained under CollegeBoard.  Visit https://www.collegeboard.org/  for details on AP Exams. 
Scottish HighersYesGood passes in 3 subjects at Advanced Highers.
Senegal Baccalauréat  / Diplôme de Bachelier de l’Ensignement de Second Degre e [Diploma of Secondary Education] Yes

An average of at least 16 out of 20 and good score in each subject. 

Baccalauréat Technique not accepted.
Senior High School Certificate (Cambodia)No, required additional qualification (see below)

Good passes in each subject in Senior High School Certificate.

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

South African National Senior CertificateNo, required additional qualification (see below)

An overall average of at least 95%.

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

Switzerland

  • Maturitätszeugnis (Federal Maturity Certificate)
  • Certificat De Maturité
  • Baccalauréat
  • Attestato Di Maturità
  • Eidgenössisch Anerkanntes Kantonales Maturitätszeugnis
  • Certificat De Maturité Cantonal Reconnu Par La Confédération
  • Attestato Di Maturità Cantonale Riconosciuto Dalla Confederazione
  • Cantonal Maturity Certificate
YesAn overall score of at least 5.0 and grade of 5.5 in relevant subjects.
Tanzania Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE)YesScore of A in all Principal level subjects.
Tunisia BaccalaureateYesAt least 15 out of 20.
Turkish High School CertificateNo, required additional qualification (see below)

GPA of at least 90 or 4 in final high school exam.

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE)YesScore of A in all subjects.
University Foundation Studies No, required additional qualification (see below)

A good CGPA or marks or percentage in foundation studies

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

 

Upper Secondary School Diploma (Laos)No, required additional qualification (see below)

Good passes in each subject in Upper Secondary School Diploma exam.

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)No, required additional qualification (see below)

Score of A in all subjects

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

Yemen Al Thanawiya (General Secondary Education Certificate)No, required additional qualification (see below

Good passes in each subject in high school graduation exam

AND 

Additional qualification listed below.

Zimbabwe GCE Advanced LevelYesScore of A in all subjects.
Any other not listedAssess on a case-by-case basis

Good passes in High School National/Graduation exam

AND may be required to fulfil Additional qualification listed below.

 

Additional Qualification
A combination score of 4 and 5 in 3 or more Advanced Placement (AP) Tests from CollegeBoard. AP Calculus BC is compulsory for application to Engineering and most of the Sciences programmes. The AP subjects should be chosen based on the subject prerequisites of the programmes applying for.

Note: The AP score must reach our office by 15 July 2023.  Beyond which, test score submitted will not be considered. 

Visit https://www.collegeboard.org/  for details on AP Exams.

OR 

At least 3 GCE Advanced Level (UK) subjects taken within 12 months in not more than 2 sittings, either from the same or different examination boards (Cambridge, Edexcel, OCR, AQA). However, applicants must be able to submit actual A level or A2 results before June of the year of application. The A Level subjects taken must meet the minimum subject requirements of the programmes applying for.  A-Level Mathematics or A-Level Further Mathematics is required for applying to Engineering and most Science programmes

Direct Admission
Medallists (Gold, Silver or Bronze) of International Science Olympiads Competitions in Biology (IBO), Chemistry (IChO), Physics (IPhO), Mathematics (IMO), Informatics (IOI), Astronomy (IAO) and Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA) will be considered for admission more favourably to programmes related to their field of achievement. Admission to programmes not closely related to the field of achievement will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Interview may be conducted before the decision of admissions is made.

To apply, you must be in the final year of your high school or already completed your high school.

English Language Requirements
If English is not the medium of studies or learning in the high school or taken as a 2nd language (also called English as an Additional Language) , submission of IGCSE O-Level English language at first language (grade ‘A’) or IELTS/IELTS Indicator (a minimum Overall 6, Writing 6) or TOEFL/TOEFL iBT ® Special Home Edition  (a minimum of 90 - iBT) or SAT (a minimum of 1250 for redesigned SAT) or Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) (a minimum of 55) or ACT with Writing (a minimum of composite score of 30 in ACT with Writing in one sitting) or C1 Advanced (formerly known as Cambridge English Advanced (CAE))  is required.

Programmes Eligibility
Eligible to apply for all programmes if fulfil the minimum subject requirements of the programmes. 

Applicants with graduation results available after April 1st of the application year will not be eligible to apply for the LKCMedicine programme and Renaissance Engineering programme in this admission exercise.

Students whose actual high School graduation / national examination results avail after July 15 will not be eligible to apply for Art, Design & Media programme in this admission exercise. Students whose actual High School graduation/national examination results avail after 1 July will not be eligible for Arts (Education), Science (Education) programme in this admission exercise.

Note that Biomedical Sciences and Chinese Medicine programme is not applicable to Citizens of Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, Macao SAR and Taiwan.

Note:

1. Students in the final year of high school may apply with their predicted results or  up-to-date high school results during application period. However, they  must upload official final result slip within 3 days following the official release date for admission decision. Failing which, the application will be deemed incomplete and will not be processed. No provisional offer will be made with preliminary or predicted results.

2. Admission is highly competitive, especially for non-citizens, due to limited places available.  The admission point varies from year to year and between different programmes.  Meeting the minimum requirements to apply does not guarantee admission to any of the programmes in NTU.

This form is applicable only to students with other International Qualification

This form is NOT applicable to students with Indonesia SMA UAN, India Standard 12, Malaysia UEC/STPM, Vietnam High School Graduation Certificate, PRC National College Entrance Exam or Gao Kao, American High School Diploma, International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, NUS High School Diploma and UK ‘A’ Level (including Hong Kong / Brunei ‘A’ Level & Mauritius HSC).


If you are holding the mentioned qualifications, please click here to access the application form.  Please note that your application may be treated as void if you use the wrong form.

This form may take you 20 minutes or more to fill in and it must be completed in English. You will need the following information to fill in the form:

  • your passport / Identity Card number. Singaporeans / Singapore Permanent Residents to provide Singapore IC number.
  • your home, postal address (in English) and phone number
  • your education results
    • Senior high school national examination results, if already taken (Result slip must be submitted after application. If document not in English or Chinese or Bahasa Indonesia or Bahasa Melayu , a certified translation in English is required.) 
    • Senior High School predicted results/internal examination results, if still in final year of high school (If document not in English or Chinese or Bahasa Indonesia or Bahasa Melayu , a certified translation in English is required.) 
    • Junior / Secondary School examination results
    • University transcript (if applicable)
  • TOEFL or SAT or IELTS or PTE Academic or ACT with Writing score sheet (if applicable)

Please pay the application fee and submit the required supporting documents after your online application is successfully submitted. Your application cannot be processed until application fee and supporting documents are received.

The application is now OPEN.

Note: To establish your correct identity and facilitate processing of your application for admissions, your personal identification (NRIC for SG/SPR, FIN and/or Passport number for international students) is required.