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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.

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) 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/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 
  • International Olympiad (IO) Medal Award (if applicable)
  • NUS transcript for undergraduate module taken (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 Art, Design and Media (ADM) applicants only:

ADM applicants must submit  additional materials for assessment.  

  • 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
  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 BMAT 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, 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.
  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 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.

Important Dates To note:

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

1. by 15 January 2022
2. from 16 January 2022
​Criminal Records Declaration​by 15 January 2022
Payment of application feeby 20 January 2022
Submission of supporting documentsby 20 January 2022
Submission of Art, Design & Media (ADM) additional materialsby 20 January 2022

Completion of application for LKCMedicine programme
1.Personal Statement
2.Two Online Referee Report 15 January 2022 18 January 2022

Application for ScholarshipsOnline applicationby 15 January 2022
Submission of photograph and appraisal formby 22 January 2022
Offer and AcceptanceOffer/Release of application outcomefrom March 2022
Acceptance of offer (1st Window)3 January – 
24 May 2022
Online appeal of application outcome10 May – 24 May 2022
Click here to appeal.
Acceptance of offer (2nd Window)1 June – 17 June 2022
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.