Discretionary Admission
Up to 10% of vacancies will be set aside for consideration of exceptional candidates for admission to NUS, where factors other than grades will be considered. The following are some examples of exceptional achievements that the University may take into consideration:

(i) Winner in the National Science & Talent Search

(ii) Represented Singapore in Arts and/or Sports

(iii) Active participation in community service and voluntary programmes

(iv) Work experience relevant to the course applied for (supporting documents are required)

(v) Key Leadership positions in community organizations, sports and athletic clubs, etc. (outside school)

If you wish to be considered for Discretionary Admission, you should provide details in the 'Discretionary Admission' section in the online application form and follow up by sending the relevant supporting documents to NUS, Office of Admissions by the due date stipulated on their website.