Admission announcement for 2013 to National University of Singapore


Today many Indian students want to pursue their higher education in foreign universities and institutes in order to expand their job prospects. There are many good universities and institutes across the world that offer the best educational facilities and infrastructure to the students to live their dreams. One such university is the National University of Singapore. In this article the students can find the details about the undergraduate courses and application criteria for the NUS university.

The National University of Singapore

The National University of Singapore is a prominent global university that is located in the heart of Asia and offers outstanding and world class education opportunities to the students from all over the world. The university takes pride in enhancing and touching all the aspects of students to make them responsible and intellectual world citizens of tomorrow. The university offers students with remarkable undergraduate courses that would make them forerunners and pioneers in changing their communities for the benefit of our world. NUS stands among the best universities in the world and according to QS World University Rankings 2012/2013 was placed at 25th in the world and also 2nd in Asia. The university has over 37, 0000 students from 100 countries. It offers about 56 bachelor's degree programs and over 100 dual and joint degree programs. NUS also offers student exchange programmes with 300 best universities in about 40 countries. The university has 7 overseas colleges in Beijing, India, Israel, Philadelphia, Shanghai, Silicon Valley and Stockholm.

Admission Announcement 2013 for Undergraduate courses

NUS has announced the admission to its various undergraduate programs for the academic session 2013 from Indian students of 10+2 level from state boards, ICSE and CBSE boards. The university offers various undergraduate programs in different streams. The following is a list of some of the major streams that students can opt for:-
  • Architecture

  • Arts and Social Sciences (18 majors)

  • Building and Real Estate

  • Business Administration

  • Computer Engineering

  • Computing

  • Dentistry

  • Industrial Design

  • Environmental Studies

  • Law

  • Medicine

  • Music

  • Engineering

  • Bioengineering

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Engineering Science

  • Environmental Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Industrial and Systems Engineering

  • Materials Engineering

  • University Scholars Programmes

  • Apart from these streams there are concurrent degree programmes (CDP), dual degree programmes (DDP), joint degree programmes and also part time programme that are being offered by the university.

    Eligibility Criteria for Indian Students

    NUS states that if the candidate who is applying for any of the undergraduate course is an international student, then he/she must have cleared or would clear the 12 years of general schooling i.e. must have completed 10+2 levels of education by May this year.
    The other requirements for Indian students according to their educational boards are:-
  • Indian Standard 12 (CBSE and ICSE): The student must have passed in 5 subjects including English with good marks and must be able to submit the school results before June 2013. The student whose result are available while applying is eligible for all courses. However, students whose results would come later are not eligible for dentistry/ law/ medicine/nursing.

  • Indian Standard 12 (state and other boards): The student must have passed in 5 subjects including English with good marks and must be able to submit the school results before June 2013. The students of these boards are required to submit their SAT and other subject tests scores also. The student whose results are available while applying is eligible for all courses. However, students whose results would come later are not eligible for dentistry/ law/ medicine/nursing.

  • Important dates and notes


  • Issue of application forms started on: 15th October 2012

  • Last Date of Receipt of Application Forms: 31st March 2013

  • The students must immediately fax their actual results when they are released to the NUS Office of Admissions at (65) 6778 7570, (65) 6774 4021. The fax must contain full name and application number of student on every document. Alternatively, one may upload the actual results through the uploading facility available on website.

  • The results must be submitted to the NUS Office of Administration before the last week of May 2013.

  • The student must submit a copy of their standard 12th results from internet to NUS immediately.

  • If the application of student is successful then one must keep all their travel documents and VISA ready by June 2013.


  • NUS offers various other facilities like hostel, loan facility and scholarships to international students. The details for these would be available on their website.

    Contact details and website details

    To apply for admission in NUS for academic year 2013-14 kindly refer to the website of the university:-www.nus.edu.sg/admissions/undergrad. For further details related to admission one may contact at:-
    Office of Admissions
    University Town,
    2 College Avenue West #01-03 (EduSports)
    Singapore 138607
    Telephone Number: (65) 6516 1010
    http://www.askadmissions.nus.edu.sg


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