Study in Singapore


Singapore, one of Asia’s biggest economies, can be an excellent destination for your study abroad program. Singapore is world famous for its education infrastructure and pro student policies. Being close to India, just a 4.5 hours of flight from Hyderabad or Chennai with a ticket costing as low as Rs.15,000 and a big Indian community will give you a homely feeling while staying abroad.

Singapore Education system

Singapore’s National University is consistently ranked among the world's top 30 universities and Asia's top 2 universities. This shows the standard of education for Singapore education. There are 6 public universities apart from numerous private education provides who provide superior quality of education mostly by collaborating renowned universities from the US, UK and Australia.

Students can enroll in Singapore universities for undergraduate, master’s and PhD programs. Medium of instruction in all the universities (private or public) is English only. While for undergraduate programs, TOEFL or IELTS may not be compulsory but for Mater’s or PhD programs university prefer TOEFL or IELTS score apart from GRE and GMAT score for different courses apart from experience for courses like MBA.

Entry criterion

  • Bachelors programs - 10+2 or equivalent
  • Master’s program - Bachelor's degree in respective field
  • Doctoral programs - Master's degree in respective field

Admission Intakes

  • August & January – for postrgraduate programs
  • August – mostly for undergraduate programs

Education Cost

Tuition fee (approx.)

  • Undergraduate programs – Rs.10 lakhs – Rs.12 lakhs per year
  • Post graduate programs - Rs.10 lakhs - Rs.15 lakhs per year
  • Living costs – Rs.2.5 lakhs per year (approx.)

Adept in its 14 long years of existence has helped hundreds of students acquiring degrees from universities including those from Singapore. We understand the requirements of Singaporean universities more than anybody in the industry. From Admission to Visa and post landing assistance, Adept provides all kind of assistance to its students.

Singapore is multicultural, safe and friendly for students. Living expenses and university fees are cheaper than US and UK. As a student you can work 16 hours per week and full time during vacation time so you save a good amount on your monthly budget.

Let us explore why Singapore is popular destination for International students.

World-class Education

Singapore universities offer world class education and excellent research facility. Singapore National University finds place among top 30 in QS World University rankings. Institutions deliver practical and career-orientated training so you feel confident to meet the skills and requirements by best employers from the globe.

Suitable climate for Indian students

Singapore has a warm and humid climate. The average temperature of Singapore throughout the year is around 30 degrees which is very suitable to Indian students. Singapore is full of greenery parks and gardens offering an excellent environment. Most of the people use public transport making the city green and pollution free.

Dynamic, vibrant country with energetic and friendly people

Singapore ranks pretty higher in these parameters. It’s a dynamic and vibrant country with energetic people making it one of the best countries to live in the world.

A beautiful city state, full with modern wonders

Singapore is place for seeing many human wonders like the Marina Bay Sands, Night Safari, Mrlion Park, River Safari, University Studios Singapore, Singapore Zoo, Botanic Gardens, Sentosa, Singapore Flyer, Jurong Bird Park and Orchard Road.

Better job opportunities

Singapore is considered the hub of south Asia. Apart from its own big business houses almost all the US business houses have their South Asian office in Singapore. This way Singapore offers plenty of quality job opportunities and that too in multiple disciplines. After you complete a graduate program you get a minimum of 3 months period of work visa. You may find a job in this period and continue to stay in Singapore with your career.

Admissions Process for Australian Universities

Step 1 – Knowing about you

Fill your details in our student enquiry form Details include your academic qualifications, IELTS and TOEFL score, work experience (if any), financial status, career goals, life interests and aspirations. This helps us to know you and your actual requirement.

Step 2 - University & Program Selection

Shortlisting 3-4 universities and course that match your profile and requirement.

Step 3 – Documents for admission

We ensure that your documents including mark sheets, essays, statement of purpose, recommendation letters, and resume are ready to sending to the universities.

Step 4 - Application submission

We guide you in filling the University application form carefully without any mistakes. Now we send the application form and documents to the chosen universities.

Step 5 - University interview

Some universities prefer to interview applicants prior to the admission. If so, we prepare you for this so you can confidently answer the universities officials.

Step 6 – Receiving offer letter

You may receive an admission offer letter from the universities within 2-4 weeks of application submission. It can be longer depending upon the university and program of study you choose.

Getting Singapore Student Visa

You need to apply for a Student PAss so you can stay in Singapore to study in a recognized university or college and do part time works.

Key requirements for student visa:

  • Admission letter from a recognized university or college from Singapore
  • Valid passport alongwith a copy of the particulars page.
  • You get the Disembarkation/Embarkation card once entered into Singapore country.
  • One recent colour passport-sized photograph. The photograph should have a white background.
  • The eForm 16 printout submitted through SOLAR;
  • A copy of the IPA letter; and
  • A medical report in the format available available on ICA’s website.

Generally It takes 10 working days to process the student pass for students. You receive your student Pass issued by the ICA via your university only. The visa for students, who require it, is attached to the IPA. It is your primary duty to report to the Student’s Pass Unit for completion of further formalities.

The current processing fee for a Student’s Pass is S$30. However, applicants are also required to file an additional S$60 for issuance of the Pass.

At Adept we offer all required guidance so you can arrange the right documents needed to apply for your student visa. To know more about Visa requirements and preparation meet our visa expert for Singapore at our office or just call at: 9000511144, 9010811144


Call our Singapore Counselor



Get Started now