Study in Singapore
Situated on the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, the country's territory consists of a diamond-shaped main island and more than 60 significantly smaller islets.
Though very small in terms of area, it is a financial powerhouse and has set standards in efficient management of manpower and resources. Its globalised economy depends heavily on trade, especially manufacturing, and is among the top port cities. Singapore ranks high with regard to standard of living, education and healthcare. Singapore has one of the highest per capita incomes and one of the longest overall life expectancy in the world. Being an immigrant country with one-third of its citizens as foreign-born, Singapore is one of the most globalized countries in the world.
Why study in Singapore?
Singapore hosts a couple of top educational institutes in the world and is a popular destination for international students. Being a commercial trade hub, students in Singapore get exposure to the latest in industry and trade. Educational institutes in Singapore are known for their competitive programmes, especially in the field of information technology and management. World-class facilities and educational environment make universities and colleges in Singapore a lucrative destination for students. Singapore has six national universities, with its two largest universities having more than 30,000 students each.
Singapore universities/colleges have round-the-year intake.
August/September is the key intake period.
The tuition fee differs from one university to other and also varies widely with courses. It can vary from as low as S$ 6,500 a year to S$ 25,000 per annum. Visit institutions' website for exact fees structure. Students can also apply for tuition grants from the Singaporean ministry of education. However, you can only apply for a grant after having been offered a place on a course.
The approximate annual living expenses are S$ 7,500, which include food, accommodation, transportation as well as other daily expenses. However, expenses may vary depending on lifestyle.
Steps/Process for student Visa
Step 1: Attend a counseling session @ Our Office Consultant
Step 2: Documents gathering
Step 3: Apply for admission
Step 4: Issuance of offer letter
Step 5: Apply to ICA and wait for IPA (In-Principle Approval)
Step 6: Visa outcome
Step 7: Pay tuition fees
Step 8: Travel assistance (air tickets, overseas insurance, foreign exchange, etc)