Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level
General 'A' Level Entry RequirementsIf you are applying using the Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' level Examination in the English medium, you need to obtain the following:
- at least two passes in subjects at H2 level and attempted General Paper (GP) or Knowledge & Inquiry (KI) in the same sitting;
- meet one of the following Mother Tongue Language (MTL) requirement:
- a minimum of 'S' grade in H1 MTL or General Studies in Chinese or H2 Mother Tongue Language & Literature (MTLL) taken at 'A' level; or
- pass in MTL ‘B’ syllabus taken at ‘A’ level; or
- a minimum of D7 in Higher MTL taken at 'O' level; or
- an MOE-approved MTL-in-lieu; or
- an MOE-approved MTL-exemption
A Mother Tongue subject (Chinese/Malay/Tamil) taken at a separate sitting of the GCE 'A' level examination is acceptable for purpose of admission. H1 non-Tamil Indian Language (Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu) or H1 Foreign Language (French, German, Japanese) may be taken in lieu of MTL.
Candidates who do not satisfy the MTL requirement may still submit an application for admissions. If selected, he/she will be admitted on a provisional basis. During their course of study, they will be required to meet the minimum MTL requirement before they are allowed to graduate.
Minimum Subject Requirements
To be eligible for a programme, you need to satisfy its subject requirement. Check the minimum subject requirements and 'A' level cut-off grades of the programme you wish to apply.
Computation of University Score
In computing the University Score, the University will take into consideration the following:
- General Paper (GP) or Knowledge & Inquiry (KI)
- Project Work
- Best four content-based subjects (i.e. 3 H2 and 1 H1 content-based subjects, of which one must be a contrasting subject. Students may take KI in lieu of GP. KI is considered a H2 subject and can be considered as a contrasting subject to both Arts and Science. Students who take KI need not take a H1 content-based subject. Possible subject combinations and subjects to be counted in the University Score are given here.
A H1 subject will be counted as half of a H2 in terms of points computation.
MTL may be included in the computation of the University Score. The better of the two scores (i.e. with and without MTL) will be the University Score of the candidate.
SAT is not required for applicants presenting A-level certificates.
If your subject combination is beyond the norm, please click here for more details.
Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not indicate that the applicant can be admitted as admission to the University is based on open competition.
H3 programmes will not be considered in the computation of the University Score. Candidates who have taken H3 programmes may be considered for admission under Aptitude-based Admissions (ABA).
Some programmes require additional assessment such as selection test, interview, or portfolios on top of academic results. The details are available here.
Special Medical Conditions to Note
Please read the special medical conditions before selecting the programme you wish to 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.
Please click here to find out more.
Adult Learners Scheme
The Adult Learners Scheme (ALS) is an alternative pathway for working adults to apply for admission into NTU full-time undergraduate programme.
Please click here to find out more.
- 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
Take note of the unique application number assigned to you and keep the acknowledgement message as proof of application.
At the Application Status Menu, 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.
Applicants selecting Arts (Double Major/Education) and/or Science (Double Major/Education) as one of their choices are also required to submit the "application for teacher form" online to MOE.
Please note that your application cannot be processed until the application fee and required supporting documents are received within the stipulated deadlines.
Step 2: Pay Application Fee
Please note that the application fee is non-refundable.
Step 3: Submit Supporting Documents;
To upload your documents (if applicable) to the Checklist, please take note of the following:
Instructions on how to provide shared link of the supporting document for your appeal.
Important note: No amendments to the shared link provided after submission/closing date of appeal. Do revert the Privacy Setting: "Off" after you have received your appeal outcome or by end of August.
Art, Design & Media (ADM) Programme Portfolio Submission:
Step 4: Update/Track Progress of Application
Offer and Acceptance
If you are offered admissions, you may proceed to accept and secure your offer via the acceptance portal by the stipulated deadline.
If you are not offered admissions or your choice of programme, you may make 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 an email in early June directing you to the Freshmen Portal which contains detailed information on enrolment. Proceed to complete 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 Guide.
Note to successful applicants (Singapore Citizens & Singapore Permanent Residents serving
Full-Time national service) matriculating only after the Academic Year 2023-24:
If you are matriculating only after Academic Year 2023-24, you will receive an acknowledgement letter in September (of the year of application) 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 via email in November/December prior to the year of your matriculation. Please contact us via the enquiry form (quoting your application number) if there is a change in your mailing address, email address and telephone number(s).
RNS matriculating in August 2023
You will receive an email pertaining to Health Screening in April 2023. If you are unable to matriculate in AY2023-24, click here to download the Form for Returning National Servicemen, complete and return it to us by the stipulated date.
RNS matriculate in Special Term (May/June)
You will receive an email pertaining to enrolment procedures in March 2023 if you have completed your full-time National Service and wish to matriculate earlier in May/June 2023. You may click on the following for reference:
|Admissions Stages||Event Actions||Dates / Deadlines|
|Application for Admission||Online Application||Day of A-level results release- 19 March 2023|
|Change of programme choices||by 19 March 2023|
|Payment of application fee||by 22 March 2023|
Criminal Records Declaration
(A declaration is also required if you do not have any criminal offences/convictions.)
|by 19 March 2023|
|Submission of Art, Design & Media (ADM) portfolio||by 19 March 2023|
|Online application for teacher form to MOE (only applicable to applicants selecting Arts (Double Major/Education) and/or Science (Double Major/Education) as one of their choices)||by 19 March 2023|
|Submission of Appraisal Form for Aptitude-based Admissions (ABA)||by 22 March 2023|
|Online submission of supporting documents||by 22 March 2023|
|Submission of REP Online Reference Report||by 22 March 2023|
Completion of Application for LKCMedicine programme
|Scholarship Application||Online Application||by 19 March 2023|
|Submission of photograph and appraisal form||by 26 March 2023|
|Offer and Acceptance||Offer/Release of application result||from end-March 2023|
|Acceptance of offer (1st Window)||3 January – 24 May 2023|
|Online appeal of application result|
12 May – 21 May 2023
|Acceptance of offer (2nd Window)||1 June – 18 June 2023|
|After Acceptance||Online Matriculation||Click here for details|
|Qualifying English Test (QET)||Click here for details|
|Freshmen Welcome Ceremony||Click here for details|