Application for admission in Academic Year 2020-2021 has closed.

Applicants (regardless of nationality) seeking admission to NUS should present the NUS High School of Mathematics and Science Diploma.

This includes full-time National Servicemen (NSF) with NUSHS Diploma who have a course reserved in NUS, but wish to apply for a change of course.

Applicants will be considered for admission based on the strength of their academic achievements and additional interviews/tests if required.

For courses that require additional interviews/tests, applicants will also be assessed based on their performance during interviews and/or tests.

You should also meet the Mother Tongue Language (MTL) requirement for admission by having one of the following:

  1. Minimum of D7 grade for Higher MTL at Singapore-Cambridge GCE O-Level
  2. Minimum of 'S' grade for the H2 MTLL paper taken at the Singapore Cambridge GCE 'A' Level examination;
  3. Pass in MTL ‘B’ or a S grade for H1 MTL/ MTL-in-lieu or H2 MTL Language and Literature or H1 General Studies in Chinese at Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level;
  4. Pass in MTL-in-lieu subject approved by Ministry of Education, Singapore;
  5. Exemption from MTL approved by Ministry of Education, Singapore

Applicants who are unable to fulfill the MTL requirement for admission but satisfy all other admission requirements will be admitted on a provisional basis. During the course of study, these students will be required to attend the MTL course (Chinese/ Malay/ Tamil) conducted by the University; or attain the minimum requirement as listed above by retaking the MTL paper at the Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Level examinations before they are allowed to graduate.

Submission of the official MTL examination results slip/ transcript/ exemption approval is required for the University to review your fulfilment of the MTL requirement. Please refer to the Application Checklist for more information.