Graduate Programmes (by Research)



Academic year in NTU commences in August and ends in July of the following year. 

School of MAE has two MEng/PhD intakes per academic year, one in August and another in January.


Last day for submission of online application with supporting documents​

August (Semester 1)

 31 January

January (Semester 2)

 31 July








For more details on research programmes, please click here.


Application Process 

·         Fill in the online application form
·         Electronic copies of your supporting documents must be uploaded via the online portal.
·     With effect 1 June 2018, all applicants will need to pay application fee of $53.50.
Important: All aca​demic documents not in English language must be accompanied by official English translations, either by the home university or any official authorized parties, with an original ink signature and seal.
General Admission Requirements
·         A Bachelor's degree with minimum 2nd class honours upper or *Honours (Distinction)
·         A Master’s degree (research-based) from a reputable university
·         For applicants whose native language is not English, a good TOEFL score of ≥600 (paper-based) / ≥250 (computer-based) / ≥100 (internet-based), or a minimum of IELTS score of 6.5 is required.
·         International applicants are also required to have a Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) score of at least 90th percentile or Total GRE score of ≥ 319/3.5 where score for verbal (V) and quantitative (Q) sections must be i) V170(max) + Q149(min) or ii) V153(min) + Q166(max) and analytical writing score is at least 3.5.
·         The official GATE/GRE/TOEFL/IELTS score sheets are required upon admission​​
      *All NTU first degree students graduating from January 2018 onwards will be awarded degrees according to the new classfication nomenclature, regardless of their intake year. Please click on the link (Point 5) below for the new nomenclature:-

Status of application

You can check the status of your application online here.

What to expect next

·         An interview will be arranged if your application has been shortlisted by an MAE supervisor
·         NTU admission letter will be issued to successful applicants
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