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Admissions for Returning Singapore Citizen / Permanent Resident and International Student


ADMISSION FOR RETURNING SINGAPORE CITIZEN / SINGAPORE PERMANENT RESIDENT

Returning Singapore Citizen (SC) or Returning Singapore Permanent Resident (SPR) refers to:

  • SC / SPR who is currently residing and studying overseas
  • SC / SPR who is currently residing in Singapore but not studying in a Singapore mainstream school

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


Returning SC or SPR who missed the above admission periods may write to [email protected] for alternative test date. The deadline for both Year 1 and Year 3 is 31 October 2022.


ADMISSION FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENT

International Student (IS) refers to:

  • IS who is currently residing and studying overseas
  • IS who is currently residing in Singapore and studying in a Singapore mainstream school or non mainstream school

Admission to Year 1

IS who is residing in Singapore and currently studying at Primary Six or equivalent in Singapore is eligible to apply for the Year 1 Direct School Admission Secondary (DSA-Sec) Exercise via MOE. Please visit Admission to Year 1 for more information. IS who is not residing in Singapore is not eligible to take part in the Year 1 DSA-Sec Exercise this year. 

Admission to Year 3

IS who is residing in Singapore and currently studying at Secondary Two in a Singapore mainstream schools (non IP school / non IP track) and was not posted to a secondary school under the DSA-Sec Exercise or Admissions Exercise for International Students (AEIS) is eligible for the Year 3 Admission to NUS High School. Please visit Admission to Year 3 for more information. 

IS who is not residing in Singapore or is not studying in a Singapore mainstream school is not eligible to apply for Year 3 Admission to NUS High School. In alignment to the MOE policy, IS who wishes to seek admission to Singapore mainstream school must take part in the Admissions Exercise for International Students (AEIS) conducted by MOE. Please visit MOE's website Admissions for International Students (AEIS) for more information.