|September to October||Register for The BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT)|
|October||Sit for BMAT|
|October to Mid-March||Online Admission Application|
|April||Selection Interview (Multiple Mini Interviews)|
|April to June||Offer and Acceptance|
|June to July||Health Screening|
All applications to LKCMedicine must be submitted online between October and mid-March via the NTU application portal here.
- 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).)
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
|International Baccalaureate Diploma|
|National University of Singapore High School Diploma|
Those applying to the AY2021/22 intake of LKCMedicine, should take BMAT in November 2020, 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.
|Regional Language Centre Examinations Bureau (RELC EB)|
|British Council, Singapore|
|September||BMAT registration opens|
|October||BMAT 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 2020 fee is published on the RELC EB and British Council, Singapore websites.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.