You are offering the NUS High School Diploma awarded by NUS High School of Mathematics and Science.

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. If you do not meet the requirements, you will need to provide your schooling history from Primary 1 in the form enclosed and upload it to your application for assessment of your eligibility for admission after you have applied for admission.

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

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
    • 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.

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.

Application Procedures

Step 1: Submit Application Form
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) an application number is generated as shown on the login page on screen; 2) you receive an email acknowledging your application.

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.

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Step 2: Pay Application Fee
The application fee payable is SGD25 for international applicants, SGD15 for Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents. The fee is non-refundable and payable whether your application is ultimately successful or not. 

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. 

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Step 3: Submit Supporting Documents
Login to Check Status and upload items at the Supporting Documents Checklist and make payment for the application fee. Incomplete application after the deadline will not be considered.

i. Personal Identification

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

ii.  Academic Records

  • Transcript of Academic Record (all results pages) & Diploma certificate
  • School Leaving Certificate, Testimonial & Transcript of Student Development Record
  • Transcript of Research Record
  • Mother Tongue Language subject & grade at 'O' or 'A' Level; or
    MTL in-lieu subject & grade (along with MOE approval letter); or
    MOE approval letter for MTL exemption. If you have misplaced the letter, request for a replacement from MOE Customer Service at
  • International Olympiad (IO) Medal Award (if applicable)
  • NUS transcript for undergraduate module taken (if applicable)
  • AP Student Grade Report (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.

The documents must be uploaded within 3 days after application closing date.

For Art, Design and Media (ADM) applicants only:

ADM applicants must submit additional materials for assessment by 20 January 2024.

  • Follow strictly the ADM submission requirements.

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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 your application fee online via VISA/Mastercard or PayNow.
  2. Access the Checklist for submission of supporting documents
  3. Check 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. For LKCMedicine applicants only:
    Complete your application for LKCMedicine (before application closes)              

    • Confirm/Update UCAT Number
    • Revising/Finalising Personal Statement
    • Perform Online Criminal Records Declaration 
    • Submit two online Referee Reports
    - The Online Referee Report is in question-and-answer format. Applicants are required to refer to ‘this instruction’ at ‘Check Status and forward the instructions to the 2 referees to complete the submission online no later than 3 working days after the application closing date.
    - Shortlisted applicants are to attend Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI) in April.

  8. 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 2024-25, you will receive from early June an email directing you to the Freshmen Portal which contains detailed information on enrolment.  Proceed to complete the enrolment procedures by the stipulated deadline. A summary is available at Freshmen Guide under Important Dates (download a PDF version.) Information will be updated periodically.

Note to successful applicants enlisting or serving Full-Time National Service (NSF) matriculating only after Academic Year 2024-25:
If you have accepted the offer and are matriculating only after Academic Year 2024-25, 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 email address, please log a request to update us by completing the enquiry form.

Verification of Original Documents 
NTU checks the authenticity of your academic results directly with your high school.   You may be required to come in person for verification of specific documents sometime in August/September after matriculated as a student of NTU. Such notification will be sent to student's NTU email account closer 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.

Returning National Servicemen 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.

Returning National Servicemen matriculating 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:


Important Dates To note:

Admissions StagesEvent ActionsDates / Deadlines
Application for ​Admissions Online application  1 December 2023
- 20 January 2024
Change of programme choicesby 20 January 2024
Update of contact
1. via Check Status
2. via enquiry form

1. by 20January 2024
2. from 21 January 2024
​Criminal Records Declaration​by 20 January 2024
Payment of application feeby 23 January 2024
Submission of supporting documentsby 23 January 2024
Submission of Art, Design & Media (ADM) additional materialsby 20 January 2024

Completion of application for LKCMedicine programme
1.Personal Statement
2.Two Online Referee Report 20 January 2024 23 January 2024

Application for ScholarshipsOnline applicationby 20 January 2024
Submission of photograph and appraisal formby 25 January 2024
Offer and AcceptanceOffer/Release of application outcomeFrom April 2024
Acceptance of offer (1st Window)2 January - 24 May 2024
Online appeal of application outcome17 May – 2 Jun 2024
Click here to appeal.
Acceptance of offer (2nd Window)1 – 18 Jun 2024
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.