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Admission for Returning Singapore Citizen / Returning Singapore Permanent Resident and International Student


ADMISSION FOR RETURNING SINGAPORE CITIZEN / SINGAPORE PERMANENT RESIDENT

Returning Singapore Citizens (SC) or Returning Singapore Permanent Residents (SPR) refers to:

  • Children who are currently living and studying overseas 
  • Children who are returning home having lived and studied overseas 

Returning SC or SPR who are interested in NUS High School are encouraged to participate in the Year 1 Direct School Admission (DSA) or Year 3 Admission according to the age eligibility. The details are stated at the link:

Returning Singaporean who missed the above admission period may write to newton@highsch.nus.edu.sg for alternative test date. The deadline for both Year 1 and Year 3 is 31 October 2019.


ADMISSION FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENT


In alignment to the MOE policy, international students who seek admission to Singapore mainstream schools are required to sit and pass Admissions Exercise for International Students (AEIS). 

NUS High School Year 1 admission is open to all Singapore Citizens (CS), Singapore Permanent Residents (SPR) and International Students (IS). International students seeking for Year 1 admission may participate in our Direct School Admission Exercise before sitting and passing the AEIS. More information on AEIS is available here:
https://www.moe.gov.sg/admissions/international-students/admissions-exercise.


NUS High School Year 3 admission is only open to Singapore Citizens (SC), Singapore Permanent Residents (SPR) and International Students (IS) who are currently studying in Secondary Two in the local mainstream schools and were NOT posted to a secondary school under the DSA-Sec Exercise or Admissions Exercise for International Student (AEIS). IS who are not from local mainstream schools are not eligible for Year 3 admission to NUS High School.