Disclaimer: This guide has not been updated since 2017, so it may not be entirely accurate and/or relevant to your application.
If you’re reading this, you’ve probably been looking around for more info on whether your grades will make the cut for local med, or what the application timeline is like. I remember being in your shoes last year, equally lost and worried as to whether I would be able to make it to a local medical school, and googling for tips didn’t really dig up any results. So, I’ve written this post to shed some light on the application process for NUS & NTU, as well as to give y’all some
useless tips on how to prepare your portfolio and the subsequent Focused Skills Assessment + Situational Judgement Test.
Below are some of the topics I’ll be covering in this post:
- Timeline for NUS
- Grade requirements
- NUS Application + Portfolio + EIS
- NUS: FSA + SJT
- NTU Application
- NTU: MMI
- Admission outcome & the waitlist
- Is Medicine for you?
Timeline for NUS
|Early March||A-level results release|
|Mid March||Submit application|
|End March||Shortlisting for the interview + preparation of portfolio|
|Mid – End April||NUS Selection (FSA + SJT)
NTU Selection (MMI)
|Early May||Notice of acceptance!!|
|May – End July||Accepted/rejected + waitlist|
Sorry but I can’t really remember the timeline for NTU, but if you follow the NUS timeline, you won’t miss any of the NTU deadlines either, cos both have extremely similar application processes. And you can’t apply for NTU unless you took the BMAT last November.