19 April 2019
The Singapore Institute of Technology is enjoying increased popularity with school leavers. This year, 12,000 students have applied for the 2,700 vacancies the university offered for its 42 degree courses.
Nearly 80 per cent of the 12,000 applicants are polytechnic diploma holders, while the remainder are A-level and International Baccalaureate Diploma holders.
SIT’s allied health sciences, including nursing and occupational therapy, drew 2,800 applicants for about 540 places.
Courses related to computing attracted 2,500 applicants for 500 places.
SIT has also mentioned that around 6,000 applicants will be shortlisted for the aptitude-based admission process, where they will attend interviews and submit portfolios.