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Student Guide to Singapore


Training System

In Singapore, there are four national universities. Then there is the Faculty of Applied Arts, which offers higher education courses through the dissertation, which are practical courses with a lot of teamwork. Certificates are available in the field of tourism, biotechnology, digital media, engineering, business studies, mass media, accounting and hotel management. Five Applied Science Institutions in Singapore – Nanyang Polytechnic, Applied Arts, Studying, Singapore Polytechnic and Applied Arts Niji Ann.

For international students acting Indian Level, 12 Lieutenant also qualifies for admission to undergraduate courses, whether CBSE, ISCE or State Council. Admission is based on academic merits, as well as competition among all qualified applicants to participate. In addition to meeting entry requirements for international students, Indian students must also implement the substantive demands of the courses they have been applying. For example, if you are looking for a reception in Business Administration, you need to pass math at level 12 or any other higher level. Or, if you are thinking of civil engineering, you need to give math, physics and chemistry at least at the school level. *

College Fit: At the highest level, students have a wide range of choices when choosing a college or university. Although there are agencies that try to put colleges and universities in order, it is also important concept of “fitness.” GPA accepted * serious students, but the main proposals, location, the number of students and campus culture are all factors in the prospective student decision.

* GPA is the average score. This is the average of all estimates.

Popular destinations Student: Singapore Higher University – Nanyang Technological University (National Taiwan University), National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and Singapore Management University (SMU), in a particular order.

International Baccalaureate (IB), Information Technology, Management and Finance / Accounting and Engineering – a few popular courses that Indian students spend in Singapore.

Security in Singapore: Singapore has a well-deserved reputation for the fact that it is relatively safe and helpless. Major crimes such as murder, rape and cruel treatment are quickly resolved. The Government also stated that extremism stemming from religion or race had no place in Singapore and that it did not hesitate to take action against any extremist, terrorist or individual groups.

Weather: The weather in Singapore is warm and humid, averaging 31 ° C during the day and 24 ° C at night. During the year, the rain with heavy rain during the monsoon season that lasts from November to January.


Singapore – A multicultural society, in which Malay and Chinese and Indian traditions coexist with Western world expectations. According to Asian cultural standards, elders are treated with respect. Today, however, wealth and status are more important than age differences. Social coach or authority treated with formality and respect. The Singaporeans claim that they are equal in society, such as Western countries, but have strong hierarchical relationships, such as between parents and children, teachers and students as well as employers and employees.

Indians living in Singapore

In 2013, there were about 351,700 Indian immigrants in Singapore. They make up 9% of the population.

Student Life


First, you decide whether you want to live in dormitories run by the university, or from your landlord. Choosing a controlled residence at the university, you can also order one or more options. Services provide the benefits of prepared meals to you, and a certain degree of confidence in food prices.

If you have an idea of ​​what you prefer, the employment office at your university will be able to tell you what accommodations they have – so it is a place to start. If you are considering renting from a private owner, or if your chosen university can not offer you anything in the space you live in, accommodation in the office should provide you with a list of facilities and private homes in the area.

Where you choose to live, you need to make sure that you know the contractual rights and obligations. In most cases, you will be asked to sign a lease, which must be read in full before you sign up.


Week orientation is mandatory for international students, so you want to be sure that you arrive before the start. This is when you know the university and its services, as well as enrol in the classroom. It is important to read your guide, which provides the college. Guide explains each part of the reception process.


Together with sports facilities, colleges offer extracurricular activities that can provide students with a broad range of possibilities – cultured, cultural and relaxing. All colleges offer music, drama, scientific and literary societies, and opportunities for other recreational activities and outdoor education. Visits to theatre, concerts and places related to training courses, such as art galleries, museums, spiritual centres or historical sites, research companies and projects that are part of university life.

3.Admission process


They vary between educational programs and levels. For each course, Indian students will need to meet the minimum requirements of English. However, the minimum required academic success of 70% or more in 12th grade, when considering a reception at a state university. For private institutions and technical institutes students who have received less than 60%, also accessible. The student had completed 18 years before joining the diploma program.

It is important to note that these figures are only for reference purposes, actual numbers may vary from university to university.

Also, the following documents must be submitted:

Check the standard copy paper characters X, XII and BA degrees (if any)

At least two scientific references from professors who have studied recently.

If you have experience, my letter of recommendation (LOR) from your employer/manager knows you well, and I can comment on their professional abilities

Purpose Statement (SOP)


GMAT / IELTS / TOEFL image evaluation reportsPortfolio (if students apply for courses in art, design and architectural programs)

Other (state / national / state-level certificates / achievements)

Proof of Funds


Most colleges in Singapore accept online applications. You will need to visit the website for each college to apply. In most cases, you will need to make an account on the college website to provide basic information, send a scanned copy of your documents and pay the registration fee. You will be notified about the application process and phases of this account. Please refer to the Colleges website for your application.

Fees for applying: All colleges require you to pay a fee to use at the time of filing. The payment amount varies depending on which institution you use and of course, so check with individual colleges for their application.

Next steps: General steps to apply to inputs:

Search for colleges and courses

Contact the school and visit the sites for more information.

Select a list of schools

You go through entrance exams such as GMAT, GRE, TOEFL, IELTS

Send SOP and ask the lure

Contact colleges that suit your interests

There are videos from colleges that were on the shortlist

If accepted, apply for a student visa

SOP: Statement of Purpose (SOP) – This is an introduction to the faculty and reception staff. It has always been written for the first time and describes treatment for a particular college issue. You must emphasise that, why you are perfect for college and why the university should take you. The style of writing may vary from casual to casual, but it is important to remember that it should reflect your personality.

Essay: Articles should also be submitted to the potential student. Articles are an important part of the reception process at universities. Students may be required to write one or two articles along with several additional items. Common themes include professional aspirations, strengths, weaknesses, skills, experience and reasons to consider a particular school.

LOR: A letter of recommendation (LOR) is a letter of recommendation written by a third party, which describes the attributes, characteristics, and future student potentials that the college recommends regarding that person’s ability to perform a particular task or function. The third party can be a professor, right director, and so on. D.

Intake seasons

Singapore public universities usually have two steps, that is August and February, private institutions are offering multiple links in January, February, July, August, September and October. Season refuelling for technical institutes typically – April and September. The receiving process must begin six months before the application deadline. As a general rule, an application for admission is open in October. You have to pass the language test and their abilities for three months ahead of time unless otherwise specified. Should focus during the last three months of completing the application form correctly.


 Language examinations

International English Language Testing System (IELTS), English as a Foreign Language Test (TOEFL) and Pearson’s English Language Test (PTE) – all standardised language tests, which must be taken for college admission. They correspond to different formats, structure and set of results. These tests vary in many ways, but many colleges require one of the results. Therefore, the student who decides must show the exam.

Repeat exams: IELTS, you can take an unlimited number of times. TOEFL can be taken as many times as you wish but can be made more than once during a 12-day period. Same with PTE, it can be taken as many times as necessary. You have to wait for your points so you can request the next test.

Fee: The fee for these examinations is 9300 rupees for the IELTS, 10,000 rupees for the TOEFL and 9350 Swiss francs. FF for PTE.

Ideally, if you are aiming to eat January, you should appear on these exams in June, so that can apply to the first period: it is time to submit. At the universities you referred to, you will tell what kind of results you will take the exams. But if they have the option to go to any of them, the choice is up to you. The time to prepare for IELTS / TOEFL / PTE depends on the level of English. You may need 2-4 months before the exam.

To score requirements: Undergraduate courses must have at least 6.5 points in IELTS and 80 in TOEFL. If you pass the postgraduate course, you need to accumulate 7.5 points in IELTS and 90 in TOEFL.

General examination

GMAT – Aptitude Testing Graduates for graduates used to assess the feasibility of potential MBA graduate students for higher education in business or management. It measures math, English and cognitive student skills.

The GRE – final exam – another test, which is required to take students to apply for graduate school to obtain a master’s or master’s degree. Increasingly, many business schools also accept the GRE assessment for the purpose of admission to the MBA.

Frequency and Payment: You can make an unlimited number of GMAT, provided five times a year there is a gap of 30 days between the two tests. GMAT cost 16000 rupees, and GRE – 12 000 rupiah.

Average: The average grade in GMAT, accepted at universities, is 520 and above 600 for best colleges. The average score is 145 for the verbal GRE, 160 cm and 4.0 for writing.

Cost of living

The cost of life is highly dependent on what part of Singapore will be staying at the same time and will continue. Some of the essential elements of life as an international student in Singapore:

Rental of housing (on campus or off campus)

Grocery stores and food

Utilities such as electricity, water, gas and the Internet

Phone bills

Texts and reference books

Trip to India

Other items that may vary from person to person are:


Travel and entertainmentCar Rental and Auto Insurance

Cable TV

School cost

Tuition fees vary depending on the different universities, courses and city. Spending on training in Singapore for undergraduate courses may range from 12,000 to 15,000 000 lasts a year college course. And if you are considering the application to graduate school costs approximately $ 17 000 to $ 25 000 per year.

Living expenses

International students in Singapore spend on average about $ 750 to the US $ 2000 per month for living expenses. This amount varies according to individual lifestyle. These estimated costs give a rough guide to basic monthly expenses for international students in Singapore.

Items       Monthly Cost (S $)

Rental of housing     $ 200 – $ 1500

Services      $ 50 – $ 80

Three meals a day     $ 300 – $ 450

Public transport      $ 20 – $ 100

Mobile  phones      $ 30- $ 80

Books and stationery     $ 30 – $ 100

Personal expenses     $ 100 – $ 200


Contributions to pay for services and the need to be granted to international students. Candidate with strong academics, good job in standardised examinations and extracurricular achievements will be eligible for scholarships and financial assistance. To take advantage of these opportunities, it is essential that all necessary documents be sent on time. Also, the submission of the application is equally important for each project evaluation image.

Required Documents: Documents needed for the application for scholarships and follow-up, although requirements may vary:

Academic record and copies

Recent Summary

Letter of Intent, which serves as a cover page

Certificate of Competence (TOEFL IELTS or Assessments)

Written guidelines


Student eligibility criteria: The first thing you need to know – is that if you are eligible to apply for a loan or not. General eligibility requirements, followed by all banks are as follows:

You must be an Indian citizen

You must have a strong academic record

You should look to get to a professional, technical or another course of study. Most banks say that the chosen course must be designed to work

Must have access to foreign universities institution

You must be over 18 years old, or your parents can take advantage of a loan

Eligibility, Of course, you can not get credit for each course. The following are types of classes that are suitable for educational loans.

For graduates: Professional and technical courses are focused on work while staying prestigious universities

College of Graduate Studies: MCA, MBA, MS, as well as certificates

These courses can be from foreign universities or institutions accredited by the state and central government

Loan amount: If your total fee of 10 rupees, that the bank offered to make an investment of 80% of the value, and you have to put the remaining 20%. This is called total margin. The maximum loan for study abroad, as a rule, about 20 rupees. If your tuition is Rs 30, you will need to manage the remaining funds. Some banks charge for processing, while others – no. This can be a fixed amount or a percentage of the total loan amount. So, if the bank will charge you a proportion of the processing, you will be the additional costs that you have to cover.

Required documents: You will need to provide a confirmation letter sent by the university, which will indicate that you have been selected for the course and fees. You will also need to display a mark for the last qualification exam to show their academic record.

Repayment: Payment shall commence only after the expiry of the session. If a student receives a job within one year after completing the course, the amount should start immediately after the expiration of one month from the date of employment.

If you do not provide a job for one year after completing the course, you will start paying no matter whether you work or not. The loan is usually repaid in 5-7 years after the beginning of maturity. If the student fails to complete the course in the planned time or extend the time of completion of the course, he may allow a maximum of two years. As a general rule, you will receive up to a maximum of 10 years to repay the loan.

 Visa (Student’s Pass)


New student transfer requests should be submitted at least one month, not more than two months before the start of the course. Applications must be submitted through the Online Registration and Student Registration System (SOLAR).

For application purposes the following documents will be required:

Valid Passport: Passport must be valid for at least three months after your stay in Singapore.

Completed applications for student visa – ICA model 16 and V36 model

Fees to apply for participation, because you have to pay $ 30, which is about Rs 1,500. Fees for issuance of $ 60 (Rs 3000) to be paid after approval and publication of passports to the student.

View Place – You have to offer from the Singapore Institute / University. Forms are usually issued after receipt of tuition fees.

Two size photo paper (if any)

Note. Additional documentation may be required. During the interview, the interview may require additional documents. These documents may be evidence academic or financial status –

Texts, certificates, diplomas or certificates from the schools studied

A test is required by college, for example, TOEFL, GRE or GMAT

How you will pay for all, living expenses and educational travel

Visa application process

Upon completion of the study program, students from all over the world can apply for an annual visit to the ICA (Immigration and Checkpoints in Singapore), if they want to look for jobs in Singapore. This can be done online through VP-e.

Work Permit

You can work part time up to 16 hours per week. A work permit is not required for those who wish to work during the holidays because they can work full-time without any restrictions on visas.


A visa for the husband

Husband and child graduates are enrolled full-time and can receive sponsorship from the university to visit the social corridor visit for your stay in Singapore. Graduates need to get your wife and children to feed a visa to Singapore Embassy. When the spouse and children arrive in Singapore, they will be given a social trip for four weeks at the airport.

Checklist before departure

List before leaving

Booking  flight

Accommodation arrangement in Singapore

Arrange transportation to/from the airport to your home in Singapore

Organise your banking activities – consider buying traveller’s checks

Check baggage and customs restrictions

Clean up all the documents in their school

Get the papers in the system and make copies to store your luggage and keep them at home, including:

Foreign passport


Travel insurance certificate

Acceptance letter from the Foundation

Headlines and phone numbers

Bank statement confirming the availability of funds

Recipes for any medicine you wear

Tourist checks – if any

Medical Records and Immunology

History and Academic University texts

8.Once you land

Nostalgia: nostalgia for home – a problem predictable by most students encountered at some point. This may happen early or later. An economic prize takes place. Be patient. Give it at least two weeks. If you feel sad, explain what is going on with your friends. Do not hide in his room. If you do, the homesickness will get worse. Search your counsellor you can talk to her about nostalgia or other problems. Economic deprivation may deteriorate due to frequent home phone calls. Most of the students living at home, feel homesick after the invitation home by the recipient raised. Try to limit yourself to a single home phone call each week. The more you integrate into the university experience, the more likely they will pass your homesickness.

Shopping in Singapore: Shopping malls like ION Orchard, Vivo City and Jurong Point Singapore are a station and for every day needs. Be careful to make sure that all your purchases are properly placed in the account, and that you keep the account down with them.

Primary Cooking Study: Cooking for yourself will save you money. Indian food is expensive in Singapore. Also, satisfy your desire to eat “your food” in moments of nostalgia home. You can easily find many shops that sell ingredients used in Indian cuisine.

Travel: In every big city, there are different ways of suggesting public transport, such as buses, taxis or trains. You can rely on private cars for transportation. Even with gasoline prices private vehicles are the most economical and convenient means of transportation because you get a lot of flexibility and freedom with your car. You can travel to any destination you want, and do not have to rely on public transit schedule. However, before you buy your car, you will need to use public transportation or ask your friends about the trip.

Stay in Student Data Sheet: At the end of the internship, international students can apply for a one-year transfer to the ICA, if they want to find a job in Singapore. This can be done electronically via VP-e.

Post Study Options

Work visa

In Singapore, if you agree with a job proposal to complete the study, the employer on your behalf must pass the work. If you do not provide work to complete the course, you can apply for a “formal business visa”, which allows you to stay for a limited time in finding a job at the same time.

The salary is only valid for a few years (3-5 years). Visa is related to the work you are doing until you hire an employee on a business visa.


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