Usually, the grading system in universities varies from one country to another. Being one of the most popular destinations for studying abroad and home to world-ranking universities, Singapore attracts several international students every year. If you are planning to study in Singapore, then understanding their grading system is a must for you! Read this blog to know everything about the Singapore grading system.
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Singapore Grading System in Top Universities
Before we proceed to understand Singapore’s grading system, here is a list of the top universities in Singapore whose grading system we will be taking into account.
|University||QS World Ranking 2022|
|National University of Singapore (NUS)||11|
|Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU)||12|
|Singapore Management University||511-520|
Singapore Grading System
While the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and The National University of Singapore (NUS) follow a grading system that computes up to 5.0-grade points, Singapore Management University (SMU) adopts a 4.0 grading system.
|Letter Grade||NTU and NUS5.0 Scale Grade Point||SMU4.0 Scale Grade Point (Mark Range%)|
|A+||5.0||4.3 (>= 86%)|
|F||0.0||0.0 (<= 49%)|
Most Common Singapore Grading System
Other than the grading system followed by the top universities in Singapore, here is a detailed structure of the most commonly followed grading system in Singapore.
|Grade||Scale||Grade Description||US Grade|
|A+||95.00 – 100.00||Distinction||A+|
|AD||95.00 – 100.00||Distinction||A+|
|A||90.00 – 94.00||Excellent||A|
|A-||80.00 – 89.00||–||A-|
|B+||75.00 – 79.00||Very Good||B+|
|B||70.00 – 74.00||–||B|
|C||65.00 – 69.00||Good||C+|
|C+||60.00 – 64.00||–||C|
|D||55.00 – 59.00||Pass||C-|
|D+||50.00 – 54.00||–||D|
|F||0.00 – 53.00||Fail||F|
International Universities that have Campuses in Singapore
Here is a list of the most popular international universities that have their campuses in Singapore:
- The University of Adelaide, Australia
- INSEAD, France
- University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, USA
- Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK
- James Cook University, Australia
- S.P Jain School of Global Management, Mumbai
- ESSEC Business School, France
- Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK
- University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA
- New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, USA
- Curtin University, Australia
- DigiPen Institute of Technology, USA
- Temple University, USA
- Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA
- Yale NUs College, USA
As these universities are from different countries, every university might have minor variations in its grading system. Check specific universities before applying.
Cost of Studying in Singapore
More or less the approximate cost of studying in Singapore comes down to the following amount.
|UG course||$6000(INR-445665.00) – $7000(INR-519942.50)|
|PG courses||$7000(INR-519942.50) – $10,000(iNR-7,42,775.00)|
Eligibility Requirements to Study in Singapore
For Undergraduate Courses:
- You must have completed your 12th or an equivalent exam from a recognized board, such as CBSE and ICSE and qualify with 85% minimum marks.
- TOEFL/IELTS scores are required to study UG courses in Singapore. The score required varies from University to University but it is usually around 6.5.
For Postgraduate Courses:
- Students must possess a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized and reputed University or institute.
- A minimum 50% score in tests like GMAT, GRE, MAT etc each test are eligible to take admission.The candidate must have a minimum 2.8 CGPA at the graduation level.
Also Read: Singapore Work Visa for Indians
Here is the list of documents that you must submit as a part of the requirement to study in Singapore.
- A letter of acceptance from a recognized institution in Singapore.
- A current passport valid for at least 6 months.
- Two recent photographs – passport sized photos are acceptable. (One photo will be attached to the application form and the other photo has to be produced in case of an interview.)
- A completed application form (to be submitted online).
- A receipt of payment of the visa application fee.
- A medical insurance policy that covers treatment costs up to SGD 30,000(INR-16,38,124.67) if required.
- The statement of purpose, which gives details about your reasons for wishing to study in Singapore.
- The academic certificates of the applicant are also required if you have studied before or if you have received your education from a school outside your own country.
- You also have to provide transcripts and/or diplomas with English translation as proof of your academic qualifications. It is best if these documents are stamped and signed by an authorized official from the issuing institution.
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