Education & Training
Admission Criteria
First Bachelor’s degree GRE/GATE TOEFL/IELTS Remarks
Local Universities (NTU or NUS) At least 2nd Class (Upper) with CGPA/CAP 4.25 or above Waiver of GRE and TOEFL/IELTS for applicants with local degrees. We will also consider your research proposal, research and work experience, awards received and your publication records.
Overseas Universities  1st Class  Equivalent GRE
With validity of 5 years from date of application.
≥319 (Verbal + Quantitative)
≥3.5 (Analytical Writing)

• Min. V score = 153;
• Min. Q score = 149;
• Min. V+Q score = 319

Example, at least:
V:170 + Q:149 (Min.) = 319
V:153 (Min.) + Q:166 = 319

OR

GATE (India):
With validity of 3 years from date of application. Valid for Indian applicants who wish to use GATE instead of GRE.

Minimum Percentile ≥97%

Applicants with a Master’s degree from NTU or NUS with CGPA above 4.5 are exempted from GRE/GATE.
TOEFL
With validity of 2 years from date of application.
Internet-based ≥105


OR


IELTS
With validity of 2 years from date of application.
≥7.0

OR

An official letter stating that English is used as the medium of instruction from the University (for at least 3 years) for your Bachelor’s/Master's degree.

Applicants with a Master’s degree from NTU or NUS with CGPA above 4.5 are exempted from TOEFL/IELTS.
China Universities (Based on first degree) Average grade of 85% or above
India Universities  1st Class Honours with Distinction
SINGA applicants (Based on first degree) 1st Class Honours or Equivalent Waiver of TOEFL/IELTS & GRE/GATE for SINGA applicants.