The NUS High School online application form is meant for applicants (regardless of nationality) presenting the NUS High School Diploma seeking admission to NUS. . It includes full-time National Servicemen (NSF) with the NUS High School Diploma who have a course reserved in NUS but wish to apply for a change of course.

This application form must be submitted online. Forms which are downloaded and printed from our website will not be accepted. An acknowledgement screen showing your application number will be displayed if your online application has been successfully submitted. You should print a copy of the acknowledgement screen for future reference.

To cut down on your application time, you are advised to have the following documents stated on the Application Checklist

It takes about 15 to 20 minutes to complete the online form if you have the documents stated on the checklist on hand before applying.

Please complete the Application Checklist and submit it together with a set of supporting documents to the Office of Admission via the Online Application Status Facility.

Please arrange the Application Checklist on top of the supporting documents, in the above order. The Checklist will be the cover page for your document submissions.

Please do not submit original certificates and documents. The Office of Admissions will not be held responsible for damage or loss of original certificates or documents submitted. All documents submitted will not be returned.

You may check if your supporting documents have been received by the University through the Online Application Status Facility (OASF) 7 working days after your online submission.


Inaccurate or false information or omission of material information will render your application invalid. NUS reserves the right to reject applications that are incomplete or inaccurate. Students admitted on the basis of inaccurate or false information may be expelled.

Aptitude Based Admissions

The University sets aside places for consideration of candidates who demonstrate a strong interest or aptitude for the courses they have applied for. The University will consider factors besides academic grades and admit applicants on other bases, including demonstrated ability and interest, work experience, leadership, community service and exceptional talent, subject to a minimum level of academic competence.

The following are some samples of exceptional achievements that may be taken into consideration:

  1. Medal winner at the International Olympiads (Biology, Chemistry, Informatics, Mathematics and Physics)
  2. Represented Singapore in Arts and/or Sports
  3. Active participation in community service and volunteer programmes
  4. Work experience relevant to the course applied for (supporting document/s is/are required)
  5. Key leadership positions in community organisations, sports and athletic clubs, etc (outside school)

Applicants who wish to be considered under this scheme must provide details under the 'Outstanding Achievements' section of the online application form. If you have indicated information this section, you are strongly encouraged to provide an elaboration of these activities at the ‘Essay’ portion of this section too. In addition, you may wish to discuss a special talent, a personal experience or an activity that you have been involved in that is of relevance to the course you are applying for at the university.

Applicants who wish to be considered under the Aptitude Based Admission scheme for Medicine should apply under the school’s Aptitude-Based Admissions Scheme (ABAS) from January 2021 to March 2021.

Medicine Aptitude-Based Admissions Scheme (ABAS)

The Medicine Aptitude-Based Admissions Scheme (ABAS) was developed as a way of exercising discretionary criteria in admitting a small number of students to the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. Applications submitted through this route will be evaluated by the Selection Committee on the basis of exceptional talent and achievement in addition to academic results. For details and online application, please click here.