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Study in Singapore

Singapore is considered in the top 10 countries of education hub for pursuing your studies in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate programs or short-term courses. Every year, more than 80,000 international students study in singapore, wherein maximum strengths comes from ASEAN, China, and India.

Education is provided in common speaking language, English medium in every public & private university. Singapore consists of six publicly funded universities; the National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University are included in the top 20 worldwide universities.

Procedure for study in Singapore Student Pass

The students receiving their admission offer letter from the applied college/institute for a particular course have to go for Student Pass to get a visa for Singapore. Applicants have to submit their visa application form through the Students Pass On-Line Application & Registration (SOLAR) system. You must fill your application and submit it two months before the date of the commencement of the course.

Registration through Institutes of Singapore: First your selected college has to register your application through SOLAR with the required details such as;

  • Basic information: Name, nationality of student, date of birth (DOB), and gender
  • Course information: Course name, commencement, and end date
  • SOLAR reference number

Candidate has to submit e Form 16: After successful registration by college, the student has to submit e form 16 with the below general information that includes;

  • Passport information: Passport number, expiry date, etc.
  • Recent passport size photograph
  • Email id
  • Registration acknowledgment notice with the login details provided by the college

Next, the student has to take a printout of the e Form 16 which has to submit to the Student’s Pass Unit, ICA for further paperwork to confirm you are eligible for Student Pass.

Documents Required For Study in singapore, Visa At Time Of Interview

The applicants are required to deposit few more required documents which subjected to serve as proof of evidence for your academic and financial position that includes;

  • An original national passport that must be valid for at least 3 months out there for stay
  • Two recent passport size photographs
  • Previous educational degree, diploma, or foundation course certificate
  • Admission Offer letter from Singapore Institute
  • Print out a copy of completed student pass application e form ICA 16 and V36
  • Evidence of fee payment receipt
  • Proof of Funds’ to show the required tuition fees & $8400 to demonstrate that you can support all your living expense and other liabilities
  • Work experience letter (if asked)
  • Bank Fixed deposit receipt (if inquired
  • Bank loan sanction letter (if questioned)

Note: All documents are mandatory to complied in English Language or English translated versions.

Cost of Study Visa in Singapore

Processing Fee: The processing fee can cost up to $30 (Rs 1637 approx.) for a student visa application form submitted to Singapore Immigration and Checkpoint Authority. You can make the payment by the online mode such as credit/debit card or internet banking. It is non-refundable.

Issuance Fee: The issuance fee is paid after the successful completion of the student visa application and ready to collect his/her Student Pass which is $60 (Rs 3275 approx.) as well as $30 for the multi-entry visa fee.

Cost of Study in Singapore Universities

Mostly the cost of study in pubic universities in Singapore can be roughly about SGD 8,000 to 9,000 per year for a program. While non-subsidized or private universities can cost up to SGD 10,000 for a particular program. The average tuition fee for Singapore universities depends on three factors majorly on:

  • Applicant Nationality
  • Public or Private university
  • Course or Degree Program

In addition to the above information nationality is the main concern for the Singapore University and has further four different categories as per student’s status:

  • Annual Subsidized Fees Payable by Singapore Citizens
  • Annual Subsidized Fees Payable by Permanent Residents
  • Annual Subsidized Fees Payable by International Students
  • Annual Non- Subsidized Citizens

Ministry of Education (MOE) offers international students Service Obligation Scheme under a subsidized program. The provided scheme help students to pay reduced tuition fees as well as allow them to work in Singapore after their program completion to repay their tuition fees.

Cost of Study in Singapore Universities

The applicants should apply to different colleges in October because it is considered to be the right time as you should start the application process 6 months before the deadline. As per the guidelines Public Singapore Universities invites international students in two intakes that include August and February month. Nevertheless, private universities take students in multiple intakes such as January, February, July, August, September, and October.

We advise the student to start applying for different colleges in 6 months’ advance as it involves different criteria for a specific college. In addition to this, you may have to appear for IELTS, TOEFL ibT, and other language ability exams or may have to give entrance tests such as GMAT AND GRE.

So NoUniversity NameTimes Higher Education RankingU.S News & World Report Ranking(2021)Aisa University RankingPercentage of international Students
1National University of Singapore25323rd26%
2Nanyang Technological University47382nd (young university)25%
3Singapore Management University76958%
4Singapore University of Technology and Design%
5INSEAD Asia Campus%

Only full-time graduate international students can sponsor their spouses or children to come to Singapore. They have to apply for an entry visa at the Singapore embassy and after arriving at the airport they will be given 4 weeks Social Visit Pass.

The processing time is different from person to person; but it mostly takes 4 to 5 months for 75% application. Make sure to mention you have fill all the information up-to date without any mistake or else this will increase the time of processing.

The Australia Student Visa (subclass 500) is a temporary visa. It is valid for up to 5 years or may vary on the time of course. The primary school children can stay for up to maximum period of 3 years. In this, visa you can travel in & out of Australia and get 40 hours after every 2 week to work once your course started.

The long list of documents you may require to submit in the visa application are mentioned below:

  • Original Passport
  • Confirmation of Enrollment (CoE) (electronic confirmation)
  • Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) declaration
  • Academic certificate
  • Work experience of a previous company
  • English language program test score (IELTS, TOEFL, PTE Academic, C1 Advance)
  • Proof of Financial Resource
  • Registration slip/receipt of Overseas Student Health Cover health insurance policy
  • Statement of Purpose (SOP)
  • Scanned Passport-size photograph
  • Character Certificate
  • Signed Australian Values Statement

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