Admissions in Singapore For International Students

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Admissions in Singapore For International Students




Is Singapore on your mind for higher studies?

No doubt it is a great choice. Singapore is expeditiously emerging as the most popular study destination in Asia, thus outpacing the other Asian countries in terms of a world-class education. Singapore has close proximity with India, which has increased the number of Indian students in Singapore.

To , is no less than a dream with its universities having affiliations with UK, USA and Australia. This helps in offering, the exceptional benefit of degrees awarded by these highly acclaimed universities.There are various types of educational institutions in Singapore such as Public Universities, Polytechnics, Foreign University Campuses and Private Education Institutes.

Admissions in Singapore For International Students

There are Six Public Universities in Singapore. The government funds them and they are given the flexibility to strategize, innovate and differentiate themselves.

  1. National University of Singapore
  2. Nanyang Technological University
  3. Singapore Management University
  4. Singapore University of Technology and Design
  5. Singapore Institute of Technology
  6. Singapore University of Social Sciences

International Students can opt for the following Colleges and Universities in Singapore other than the Public Universities.

  1. Singapore Institute of Management
  2. Management Development Institute of Singapore
  3. James Cook University Singapore Campus
  4. PSB Academy
  5. Curtin University of Technology, Singapore Campus
  6. S P Jain School of Global Management, Singapore
  7. LASALLE College of the Arts

Now, the question of arises.

Before you apply for any University or Private Institutions abroad it is very important to have a right mindset. The preparations for applications must begin much before in hand. International students, are subject to more stringent admission criteria, admitted over and above the places set aside for Singaporeans and are subject to a cap.

Few basic steps you need to follow before you apply are:

  • Plan your admission in Singapore well in advance, at least 6 months
  • All the academic certificates, mark sheets, transcripts should be in place
  • If you have any backlogs you should be extra careful with your documents
  • If you are aiming to apply for Top Rank Universities then the relevant exam language and aptitude for studying abroad i.e.IELTS/TOEFL, SAT/ACT, GRE, GMAT should be taken and score requirement must be fulfilled
  • Usually, Private Institutions do not require SAT, GRE, GMAT scores
  • Fund arrangement for the necessary tuition fees
  • Shortlisting the colleges or universities relevant to your further study plans

This is just the preparations for applications, now the actual document requirements for university application are:

 Standard X, XII attested copies of mark sheets and the Bachelor’s degree (if applicable)

 It is not mandatory to submit the Letter of Recommendations from the employer/manager commenting on your professional abilities for Master’s unless the application is for top ranking Universities like NUS and NTU or Institutions like SIM.

 Statement of Purpose (SOP)

 Resume

 If at all the University needs the score report of GMAT / GRE, IELTS / TOEFL, they need to be submitted

 Portfolio (in the case of you are applying for art and design courses and architecture programs)

 If the application is for Top Ranking Universities, then other achievements like State and National level Certificates and extracurricular activities is considered

 Proof of funds are required at the time of Visa

The admission criteria for application to the Public Universities of Singapore are decided by the University based on:

 The principles of merit

 Extra-Curricular Activities and Social contribution (Volunteering Activities)

 Open competition amongst the pool of eligible applicants

This long list is just the beginning. A lot of preparation, apt requirement verification and timely execution are the keys to have a smooth process to reach your dream study destination. But don’t worry, you can always reach out to who will assist you in the entire process of overseas education.

Go fulfil your dream and study in Singapore! All the very best!

Admissions in Singapore For International Students

Manjiri Thakkar Photo I am an overseas education consultant, having ten years of experience in overseas education. I am interested in writing articles on careers and education abroad and she also guides students for .
Admissions in Singapore For International Students