Admission to Singapore universities for international students - NUS, NTU, SIM, SIT Application Deadlines
International students who want to do their higher studies from Singapore can choose their study domain from the three categories of study institutions available. The undergraduate programs’ intakes are once a year whereas graduate (or post graduate) programmes have two intakes. The intake month varies from university to university. Following are the application dates for your references along with their intake months.
Start shortlisting your colleges you want to study and apply according to their application dates.
The universities of Singapore are of two types – autonomous and private. There are 6 government funded, local universities. The following list comprises of deadlines of those 6 autonomous universities as well as of top private institution. The deadlines are for the international candidates with foreign degrees.
|University||Type of Program||Intake||Start Date of application||End Date of application|
|January||16 November||15 May|
|PG*||Varies from course to course|
|January||10 September||23 September|
|SUTD||UG||May||8 October||19 March|
|PG||Varies from course to course|
|Singapore University of Social Sciences||UG||Full Time – July||NA||19 March|
|Part Time – January||NA||30 September|
|Part Time – July||NA||31 March|
|INSEAD||PG||September||NA||Round 1 - Mid – September|
|NA||Round 2 – Mid November|
|NA||Round 3 – 9 January|
|NA||Round 4 – 06 March|
|January||NA||Round 1 – Mid -February|
|NA||Round 2 – Mid – April|
|NA||Round 3 – Early June|
|NA||Round 4 – End July|
|James Cook University||Rolling Admissions #*|
|MDIS (Tashkent) – Foundation Year||PG||September||Mid – May||Mid – July|
|Qualification Type||Closing dates of application|
|Indonesian Ujian Nasional||January 01, 2019 (Tuesday)|
|Vietnam National High School Graduation Examination|
|Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)|
|All other Qualifications except – Indian Standard 12 (CBSE, ISC and Stateboards)||February 28, 2019|
|Indian Standard 12 (CBSE, ISC and Stateboards)||March 31, 2019|
# All Masters’ programs offered at SMU have different intakes with distinct application deadlines. Please refer to the individual program to know more about their intake sessions and the respective last dates.
#* Rolling Admissions take place in James Cook University. It is also important to note that for every intake, the application lines close one month prior to that particular intake.
Singapore has 5 Polytechnic colleges. The application dates for these five are given below for your reference to fill the form timely.
|University||Type of Program||Start Date of Application||End Date of Application|
|Ngee Ann Polytechnic||Full time Diploma||Mid – December||Mid – January|
|Nanyang Polytechnic||12 January||31 January|
|Republic Polytechnic||15 – March||19 - March|
|Singapore Polytechnic||Mid – November||November - End|
|Temasek Polytechnic||18 December||17 January|
There are two arts schools available in Singapore with more than 4000 creative minds. Refer the dates given below to understand the admission cycle of both these universities.
|University||Type of Program||Intake||Start Date of Application||End Date of Application|
|LASALLE College of Arts||UG||August||October||16 November|
|PG||January||-||October - End|
|August||Early - October||-|
|Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts||UG||July||August||March|