Entry Requirements

Application Process

September to OctoberRegister for The BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT)
OctoberSit for BMAT
October to Mid-MarchOnline Admission Application
AprilSelection Interview (Multiple Mini Interviews)
April to JuneOffer and Acceptance
June to JulyHealth Screening
July Matriculation

All applications to LKCMedicine must be submitted online between October and mid-March via the NTU application portal here​.

 Applications must include the following information:
  • Academic results
  • BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) scores
  • Personal statement
  • Essay on achievements beyond schools' co-curricular activities and online appraisal form from one to two appraisers (If applicant would like to be considered under the Aptitude-based Admissions scheme)
  • Two referee reports (One of the referees must be the applicant's Civics tutor/form teacher (GCE A-level, IB, NUSHS and international qualifications) or personal tutor/mentor (Polytechnic).)

Academic Qualifications

Applicants should possess the requisite pre-university qualifications to be admitted to the LKCMedicine MBBS programme. Predicted grades are not accepted for admissions. Current final-year high school students, whose actual high school graduation / national examination results, would be available after April of the Academic Year will not be eligible to apply for Medicine programme in that same Academic Year.

GCE A-Level Certification
  • H2 Pass in Chemistry and H2 Pass in either Biology or Physics.
  • All H2 subjects and attempted General Paper (GP) or Knowledge & Inquiry (KI) must be taken at one sitting.
  • Meet Mother Tongue Language (MTL) requirement.
  • More details can be found here.
​International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Pass in HL Chemistry and Pass in either HL Biology or Physics.
  • Meet Mother Tongue requirement.
  • More details can be found here​.
National University of Singapore High School Diploma
  • Major CAP of 2.0 in Chemistry and either Biology or Physics
  • CAP of 1.0 in one other major and in English Programme
  • Meet Mother Tongue requirement
  • More details can be found ​here.
Polytechnic Diploma
  • ​A good GPA in a Health Science-related diploma.
  • A list of relevant diplomas can be found here.
International Qualifications
  • ​A list of acceptable international qualifications can be found here.
  • For further advice on other international qualifications, you may contact NTU Office of Admissions​.



BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT)

Applicants will have to register for the BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) and take the BMAT as part of the criteria for entry to the LKCMedicine MBBS programme.

Those applying to the AY2023/24 intake of LKCMedicine, should take BMAT in October 2022, prior to applying to LKCMedicine. Only results of the BMAT taken in the 12-month period prior to admission to LKCMedicine will be considered in the selection process.

The BMAT is produced, administered and marked by the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing, which is working with two test agents in Singapore: Regional Language Centre Examinations Bureau (RELC EB) and British Council, Singapore (BC). Students from the Singapore school system may register with the RELC EB. Students outside the Singapore school system may do so with the British Council, Singapore. A copy of the BMAT leaflet can be downloaded  here.

Students who are not residing in Singapore can find an authorised test centre here.

For more details on the BMAT, including information on how to prepare for it, please click her​e. You may also watch the BMAT introductory video here.​

BMAT Registration
Regional Language Centre Examinations Bureau (RELC EB)
​British Council, Singapore
  • Download form from the British Council, Singapore​ website (for students outside the Singapore school system).
  • Submited completed form in person at the British Council, Singapore office, or post it to the British Council, Singapore, together with a cheque.
Key Dates
September​​​​BMAT registration opens
​OctoberBMAT standard registration closes
(Late fees will apply for late registration)
End October​BMAT takes place
​Late November​Release of BMAT results
BMAT Fees & Financial Assistance
The BMAT 2022 fee is published on the RELC EB and British Council, Singapore websites.

Financial Assistance
BMAT Financial assistance is available for students currently under the MOE Financial Assistant Scheme (MOE FAS). MOE FAS guidelines can be found here​. Students should submit their online registration form via RELC EB website, and pass a copy of the printed online registration form and non-subsidised portion of the fees to their schools. For more details, visit the RELC EB website.

Polytechnic students should seek advice from their polytechnics on their eligibility for financial assistance.



Referee Reports

Applicants are required to nominate two individuals to complete the online referee report. One of the referees must be the applicant's Civics tutor/form teacher (GCE A-level, IB, NUSHS and international qualifications) or personal tutor/mentor (Polytechnic). 

The online referee report is in question-and-answer format. There are two questions which will take no more than 10 minutes to complete. Instructions and login details will be provided to applicants who will in turn forward the login information to their referees. 



Personal Statement

Applicants to the MBBS programme will have to submit a personal statement as part of the application process.

The personal statement is an essay of not more than 300 words, introducing the applicant including, but not limited to, the reasons for wishing to study medicine and of any experience that may have driven the desire to become a doctor. Leadership experience and teamwork ability should be highlighted. The personal statement must be furnished in the application form, and it may be followed up at the interview stage.


Non-Academic Achievements (NAA) / Aptitude-based Admissions (ABA)

All applicants must achieve the minimum academic requirements. Applicants who are nevertheless concerned about the competitiveness of their academic scores, and have other exceptional talents they wish to draw attention to, should also complete the NAA/ABA portion of the online application form.



Applicants will be selected for interview around April each year on the basis of their online applications and BMAT scores. The interview will be conducted in the Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI) format. To understand the MMI process better, click here​.


Health Requirements

Applicants offered admission to LKCMedicine must fulfill the standardised set of screening and vaccination requirements stipulated by the Ministry of Health, Singapore. The health requirements can be found here​. These requirements are subject to changes by the Ministry of Health, Singapore.



Criminal Record Declaration

Applicants to LKCMedicine undertaking the MBBS programme are required to complete a Criminal Record Declaration Form in the NTU online admissions application portal. It should be noted that a positive criminal record declaration may not necessarily prevent an applicant from being accepted into the MBBS programme.