It may be small, but in the realms of higher education and research, Singapore is a big hitter. A whole series of global reports have recognized Singapore as a world leader in research and innovation over the past few decades.
Within this context of global competitiveness and innovation, universities in Singapore are also gaining growing recognition, as Asian nations more generally strengthen their position in the global education market. Singapore’s two leading universities are now both ranked within the world’s top 15, and the city itself is ranked 15th in the QS Best Student Cities 2018, reflecting its combination of educational excellence, high quality of life, and diverse student community.

Singapore is a cosmopolitan city and a multi-social country. It’s likewise one of the most secure spots to live in and a standout amongst the most understudy benevolent nations. Understudies can encounter a dynamic way of life, with current offices, for example, human services, relaxation and diversion, transportation, and city luxuries.

Another incredible thing about being an understudy in Singapore is you can go to other Asian nations (Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, Vietnam) on a thrifty spending plan. There are additionally standard flights from India to Singapore, which guarantees a problem free encounter for understudies.

Financial Assistance to Study in Singapore

Contrasted with most Asian nations, the typical cost for basic items in Singapore is generally high. Nonetheless, to facilitate the money related weight of abroad understudies, the Singapore Government gives numerous chances to get budgetary help. There are a ton of association and grant projects offered by different offices and the Singapore Government. Understudies with great scholastic aptitudes can apply for the grants. In any case, not just great scholastic abilities, grant suppliers additionally have different factors as their thought in granting the grant. That is the reason it is critical to do look into on the qualification of the grants advertised. SIA Youth Scholarships is a program for Indian understudies given by Singapore Airlines. The motivation behind the program is to help understudies who wish to proceed with their instruction in Pre-University . There is likewise a Singapore-based association, the Singapore Millennium Foundation that gives grants to universal post-graduate and post-doctoral understudies. 

Why Study in Singapore

Singapore provides one of the top education systems in the world and is regulated by the Ministry of Education. It provides education right from diplomas to advanced diplomas (for students after 10th standard and the traditional Bachelor’s as well as Master’s degree programs. Singapore also has short term PG-Diploma Courses, therefore catering to all types of students at all levels of education. They have a range of courses in various disciplines, starting from Management to Technology and from Hospitality to culinary arts.

Diploma – S$5000 – S$20000 for 6 months to 2 years duration

Undergraduate – S$24000 – S$55000 for 2- 4 years

Graduate – S$18000 to S$30000 for 1-1.5 years

 IELTS and TOEFL not required


For State funded universities, a high score is needed in 10th or 12th.

Some Universities might ask for 70% aggregate marks.

SAT scores are optional but a high score can help in application in most cases. NUS exempts Indian students from appearing for SAT if they are from the CBSE or ISE boards.

Some universities might ask for the university entrance test.



Students must have completed at least 15 years of education. Bachelor’s course scores should be from 65% and above and GRE is mandatory.

For Business schools a GMAT score is strongly encouraged.

Entry requirements basically vary from program to program and are different for each university depending on what background the students are applying from, such as the academic boards they study under.

But in some cases certain tests may be waived or replaced by university entrance tests.