MBBS in Singapore for Indian Students
Indian students can study MBBS in Singapore.
There are 3 Medical Schools in Singapore which are listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools:
1. Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
2. Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
3. Duke-NUS Medical School
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Established in 1905, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine is the oldest medical institution in Singapore.
It offers a 5 year MBBS program in English medium. Admission Process is as follows:
Applicants must apply online through the NUS Office of Admissions and submit a portfolio consisting:
1. A personal statement (500 words)*
2. List of co-curricular activities
3. Official testimonial from your junior college or high school
– Two referee reports (applicable only to shortlisted candidates. Instructions and login details will be provided to nominated referees to fill up an online questionnaire consisting of 6-8 questions.)
* This is a separate statement from the 2000 characters essay found in the NUS OAM application.
All shortlisted candidates then have to undergo 2 additional tests to be considered for admission:
1. Focused Skills Assessment (FSA) Test
2. Situational Judgement Test (SJT)
Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
Established in 2013, this institution offers 5 years MBBS program in English medium.
Candidates interested in applying have to fulfill the following requirements:
1. Appear for BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) and have a good score in that. BMAT is to be taken 1 year prior to selection process.
2. Applicants to the MBBS programme will have to submit a personal statement as part of the application process.
The personal statement is an essay of not more than 300 words, introducing the applicant including, but not limited to, the reasons for wishing to study medicine and of any experience that may have driven the desire to become a doctor.
Leadership experience and teamwork ability should be highlighted.
The personal statement must be furnished in the application form, and it may be followed up at the interview stage.
All applicants must have exceptional talent and should provide Non-Academic Achievements (NAA).
Applicants are selected after a personal interview which is held in the month of April.
Duke-NUS Medical School
Duke-NUS School of Medicine imparts MBBS education in English medium and was established in 2007 and the duration of MBBS is English Medium is 4 years.
Candidates are eligible to apply for MBBS admissions with MCAT or GAMSAT scores:
1. MCAT – The Medical College Admission Test is a standardized test administered by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) for prospective students seeking to study medicine in medical schools in the United States and Canada.
2. GAMSAT, or Graduate Medical School Admissions Test, is a requirement for Graduate Medical programmes in the UK, Ireland and Australia. It is developed by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) in conjunction with the Consortium of Graduate Medical Schools.