PhD and MEng Programmes

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Admission Requirement

General Admission Requirements

Applicants from Local Universities
 
Applicants from autonomous universities in Singapore must have a relevant Bachelor’s degree with at least 2nd Upper Honours or equivalent. Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and International English Language Testing System (IELTS) are not required.
 
 
Applicants from Overseas Universities (based on the first degree)
 
Applicants from overseas universities must have a relevant Bachelor’s degree with at least 2nd Upper Honours or equivalent.
All applicants from overseas universities must provide GRE and TOEFL scores. Applicants from India may use GATE to replace GRE. IELTS may be used in place of TOEFL.
 
 
GRE requirement (Test date must be within 5 years or less from the date of application):
 
Minimum GRE Verbal Reasoning (V) and Quantitative Reasoning (Q) scores must be at least 149 for each category with a total GRE scores (V + Q) equivalent to or more than 319. In addition, GRE Analytical writing score (AW) must be at least 3.5.
 
 
GATE requirements (Test date must be within 3 years or less from the date of application):
 
Minimum GATE score must be at least 90 percentile.
 
 
TOEFL requirements (Test dates must be within 2 years or less from the date of application):
 
Minimum TOEFL score must be at least :
600 for paper-based test
250 for computer-based test
100 for internet-based test
 

IELTS requirements (Test date must be within 2 years or less from the date of application):
 
Minimum IELTS score must be at least 6.5.
 
 
Waiver of TOEFL/IELTS requirements for applicants from overseas universities:
 
The TOEFL/IELTS requirement may be waived if the applicant can submit documentation that English was used as the medium of instruction during tertiary studies. The documentary proof is usually in a form of a letter or certificate.
 

Note: Official original test scores are not required during the application stage. However, if successfully accepted, the applicant must produce original hardcopy documents during matriculation in NTU.
 
 
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