Course Fees

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees at NP are highly subsidised by the Singapore Government for eligible students under the Tuition Grant (TG) Scheme. For AY2022, the polytechnics will continue to adopt a cohort-based fee structure, which means that fees will remain constant for the entire duration of the course.

The Government will continue to absorb the GST chargeable on tuition fees payable by Singapore Citizen and Permanent Resident Students.

The tuition fees for International Students are inclusive of GST, and subject to increase with effect from 1 January 2023 in view of the 1%- increase in GST rate.

The table below shows the annual tuition fee payable by students enrolling in a full-time diploma course and who have opted for the Tuition Grant (TG) Scheme.

Admitted in Academic YearSingaporeansPermanent ResidentsInternational Students
2022 (more info below)S$3,000S$6,200S$11,400
2021 (more info below)S$2,900S$6,000S$11,000
2020 (more info below)S$2,900S$6,000S$10,800
2019 (more info below)S$2,900S$5,800S$10,400
2018S$2,800S$5600S$10,000
2017S$2,700S$5,400S$9,600
2016S$2,600S$5,200S$9,050
2015S$2,500S$5,000S$8,350
2014S$2,400 S4,800S$8,000
2013S$2,300S$4,600S$7,650
2012S$2,300S$4,600S$7,650

​​​​​​​​​​​​​INFORMATION SHEET FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2022 (AY2022) TUITION FEES FOR NGEE ANN POLYTECHNIC

The annual tuition fees for Singapore Citizens (SCs), Singapore Permanent Residents (PR) and International Students (IS) admitted in AY2022 to full-time diploma courses can be found in Table 1 below.

Table 1: Tuition Fees for AY2022 Full-Time Polytechnic Diploma Intake

 Course Nationality Tuition Fees*
New Students (AY2022 Intake)
$
 Diploma SC 3,000
 PR 6,200
 IS 11,400

* SC and PR fees are before GST. The Government absorbs the GST chargeable on tuition fees payable by SC and PR students. Fees for IS are inclusive of GST.

Compared to the AY2021 intake, the fees for SC, PR and IS will increase by $100, $200 and $400 respectively.

The polytechnic adopts a cohort-based fee structure for full-time diploma courses, which means that a student’s fees will remain unchanged for the duration of their course. Existing students will therefore pay the tuition fees that they have paid in AY2021 for the remaining duration of their course.

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and adjusted where necessary to defray the cost of education and enable the polytechnic to continue to invest in capability-building initiatives to deliver high-quality education.

​​The Government continues to heavily subsidise the cost of a polytechnic education for Singaporeans. Additional financial support is also available to SC students from low to middle-income families through various financial assistance schemes, so that no student will be denied the opportunity of a polytechnic education because of financial difficulties. For more information on the financial assistance schemes available, click here.

For further queries, you can contact fin_student@np.edu.sg.​

​​​​​​​​​​​​​INFORMATION SHEET FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2021 (AY2021) TUITION FEES FOR NGEE ANN POLYTECHNIC

There will be no change to the annual tuition fees for Singapore Citizen (SC) and Singapore Permanent Resident (PR) students admitted in AY2021 to full-time diploma courses, which remains at $2,900 and $6,000 respectively. Annual fees for International Students (IS) admitted in AY2021 to full-time diploma courses will be increased by $200, to $11,000. The tuition fees for the AY2021 cohort can be found in Table 1 below.

Table 1: Tuition Fees for AY2021 Full-Time Polytechnic Diploma Intake

 Course Nationality Tuition Fees*
New Students (AY2021 Intake)
$
 Diploma SC 2,900
 PR 6,000
 IS 11,000

* SC and PR fees are before GST. The Government absorbs the GST chargeable on tuition fees payable by SC and PR students. Fees for IS are inclusive of GST.

The polytechnic will continue to adopt a cohort-based fee structure for the full-time diploma courses, which means that a student’s fees will remain unchanged for the duration of their course. Existing students will therefore pay the tuition fees that they have paid in AY2020 for the remaining duration of their course.

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and adjusted where necessary to defray the cost of education and enable the polytechnic to continue to invest in capability-building initiatives to deliver high-quality education.

​​The Government continues to heavily subsidise the cost of a polytechnic education for Singaporeans. Additional financial support is also available to SC students from low to middle-income families through various financial assistance schemes, so that no student will be denied the opportunity of a polytechnic education because of financial difficulties. For more information on the financial assistance schemes available, click here.

For further queries, you can contact fin_student@np.edu.sg.​

​​​​​​​​​​​​​INFORMATION SHEET FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2020 (AY2020) TUITION FEES FOR NGEE ANN POLYTECHNIC

There will be no change to the annual tuition fees for Singapore Citizen (SC) students admitted in AY2020 to full-time diploma courses, which remains at $2,900. Annual fees for Singapore Permanent Residents (PR) and International Students (IS) admitted in AY2020 to full-time diploma courses will be increased by $200 and $400, to $6,000 and $10,800 respectively. The tuition fees for the AY2020 cohort can be found in Table 1 below.


Table 1: Tuition Fees for AY2020 Full-Time Polytechnic Diploma Intake

 Course Nationality Tuition Fees*
New Students (AY2020 Intake)
$
 Diploma SC 2,900
 PR 6,000
 IS 10,800

* SC and PR fees are before GST. The Government absorbs the GST chargeable on tuition fees payable by SC and PR students. Fees for IS are inclusive of GST.

The polytechnic will continue to adopt a cohort-based fee structure for the full-time diploma courses, which means that a student’s fees will remain unchanged for the duration of their course. Existing students will therefore pay the tuition fees that they have paid in AY2020 for the remaining duration of their course.

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and adjusted where necessary to defray the cost of education and enable the polytechnic to continue to invest in capability-building initiatives to deliver high-quality education.

​​The Government continues to heavily subsidise the cost of a polytechnic education for Singaporeans. Additional financial support is also available to SC students from low to middle-income families through various financial assistance schemes, so that no student will be denied the opportunity of a polytechnic education because of financial difficulties. For more information on the financial assistance schemes available, click here.

For further queries, you can contact fin_student@np.edu.sg.​

​​​​​​​​​​​​​INFORMATION SHEET FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2020 (AY2020) TUITION FEES FOR NGEE ANN POLYTECHNIC

The annual tuition fees for Singapore Citizen (SC) students admitted in academic year (AY) 2019 for full-time diploma courses will be increased by $100 to $2,900. Annual fees for Singapore Permanent Residents (PR) and International Students (IS) admitted in AY2019 to full-time diploma courses will be increased by $200 and $400 to $5,800 and $10,400 respectively. The polytechnics will continue to receive a substantial subsidy from the Government to cover the bulk of the costs.

The polytechnics will continue to adopt a cohort-based fee structure, which means that a student’s fees will remain constant for the entire duration of their course. This applies to all full-time diploma courses at Ngee Ann Polytechnic. This fee structure will provide greater certainty regarding tuition fees and help students to better plan the financing of their studies. Students enrolling into Ngee Ann Polytechnic in AY2019 will be informed of the annual tuition fees for their respective courses prior to enrolment. Existing students will continue to pay the tuition fees that they have paid in AY2018 for the remaining duration of their course.

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and adjusted where necessary to defray the increased cost of quality education and allow polytechnics to continue to invest in capability-building initiatives to deliver a high-quality education to Singaporeans. Similar to past years, the Government will continue to absorb the GST chargeable on tuition fees payable by SC and PR students. Tuition fees for IS will be subject to GST.

The tuition fees for the new cohort to be admitted in AY2019 can be found in Annex A below. 

There are various financial assistance schemes in place to ensure no student will be denied the opportunity of a polytechnic education because of financial difficulties. For more information on the available financial assistance schemes, click  here.

For further queries, you can contact fin_student@np.edu.sg.​

Annex A

 Course Nationality Tuition Fees*
New Students (AY2019 Intake)
$
 Diploma SC 2,900
 PR 5,800
 IS 10,400

Note: SC and PR fees are before GST. The Government continues to absorb the GST chargeable on tuition fees payable by SC and PR students. Fees for IS for the AY2019 intake is inclusive of GST.

Tuition Grant Scheme

The Singapore Government provides tuition grants to subsidise your education at the polytechnic.

Permanent residents and foreigners who accept the tuition grant must sign a bond to work in Singapore for 3 years upon graduation. To find out more about the Tuition Grant Scheme, please refer here.

Fees Payment Schedule

Fees are payable two times in an academic year:

 Academic Year 2022 Semester 1 Semester 2
 Payment Due Date 29 June 2022 31 January 2023*
* Please note that fee billing and collection for the October 2022 semester is later than usual due to GST rate change transition.

Students will be notified via their Ngee Ann Polytechnic email accounts when details of fees payable are available in NPAL. There are two ways to check on outstanding fees:

  1. Go to https://bit.ly/3u8dwGH
  2. Follow navigation path: Main menu > Self Service > Financial Services > View Financial Account
  1. Download 'NPal2 mStudent' from the App Store or Play Store
  2. Log in using your NPal2 User ID and Password
  3. Go to the page using 'Outstanding Fee' icon and click on it
  4. View the outstanding fees payable under 'Financial Summary'

Payment

For Newly-enrolled Students who have no access to NPAL student portal:

  1. Log in to your preferred iBanking app
  2. Enter NP's UEN "T08GB0039AFEE"
  3. Enter your student ID in the reference field, e.g. 1020XXXXA (remember to indicate your Student ID)
  4. Follow the instructions in the app and proceed with payment
  1. Go to eEnrol Portal
  2. Click ‘My Enrolment’ and log in with your User ID and Password
  3. Follow on-screen instructions and take note of the payment reference as proof of payment
  4. An e-Receipt will be sent to your personal email address

Cash

  1. Deposit the cash at any OCBC bank branch, into Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s OCBC account 518-715297-001
  2. Indicate your student ID for reference on the deposit slip, and retain the deposit slip as proof of payment

Cheque

  1. Make cheque payable to "Ngee Ann Polytechnic"
  2. Indicate NP’s OCBC bank account number 518-715297-001, your student ID, and contact number on the back of the cheque
  3. Drop the cheque into OCBC quick cheque deposit box.

For Existing Students:

  1. Log in to NPAL2 > Main Menu > Self Service > Financial Services > Internet Transactions
  1. Log in to your preferred iBanking app
  2. Enter NP's UEN "T08GB0039AFEE"
  3. Enter your student ID in the reference field, e.g. 1020XXXXA (remember to indicate your Student ID)
  4. Follow the instructions in the app and proceed with payment
  1. Transfer to Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s OCBC account 518-715297-001, and indicate your student ID for reference.

Cash

  1. Deposit the cash at any OCBC bank branch, into Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s OCBC account 518-715297-001
  2. Indicate your student ID for reference on the deposit slip, and retain the deposit slip as proof of payment

Cheque

  1. Make cheque payable to "Ngee Ann Polytechnic"
  2. Indicate NP’s OCBC bank account number 518-715297-001, your student ID, and contact number on the back of the cheque
  3. Drop the cheque into OCBC quick cheque deposit box.

Giro Application (Direct Debit Authorisation)

Direct Debit Authorisation (DDA) is an arrangement where you authorise your bank to deduct money from the account indicated in your DDA form to pay Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

Once you have set up the DDA, fees will be deducted from the account that you indicated in your DDA form. You must ensure you have sufficient funds in the bank account at the time of deduction.

POSB/DBS/OCBC account holders can submit the DDA electronically

To apply for the DDA, please click here.

Change in Citizenship

Students with a change in citizenship must officially inform NP of their new citizenship via the following steps:

  1. Complete the “Change of Personal Particulars” form available under Admin Forms here, and
  2. bring the following documents to the SSVC@Blk 1, The Atrium during operating hours*
    • The duly completed “Change of Personal Particulars” form
    • Original and photocopy of proof of new citizenship. #

Officers at SSVC will sight your original document and endorse the photocopy as “certified true copy”. Please note that submission of the completed form without endorsement of the true copy will not be accepted.

*Operating hours of SSVC: Mon-Thu: 8:30am – 6:00 pm, Fri: 8:30am – 5pm, closed on public holidays.

# Only original NRIC or Passport is accepted as proof of citizenship. The NRIC collection slip is NOT accepted.

Students who officially inform NP of the change in their citizenship BEFORE the commencement of each semester will have their fees adjusted and refunded for that semester.

Students who officially inform NP of the change in their citizenship AFTER the commencement of the semester will have their fees adjusted with effect from the NEXT/FOLLOWING semester. No refund will be made for the difference in fees already paid in the current semester.

Withdrawal & Refund

Students who wish to withdraw from their course must complete a prescribed withdrawal form and submit it to their respective Academic Schools/Divisions.

Withdrawal before commencement of semester

  • 100% refund, excluding S$50 administrative charge *
  • Refund of all other fees paid (except application/amendment fee and tertiary student ez-link card application fee)

Withdrawal within 1st week of semester on valid grounds **

  • 75% refund
  • Refund of examination, sports and miscellaneous fees only

Withdrawal after 1st week of semester

  • No refund

* Administrative charge of S$50 is only applicable to new students.

** Refunds will only be made if the reasons for withdrawal are on valid grounds such as to study in another approved institution in Singapore, or on medical grounds.

Disbursement to Student

To find out more about the disbursement, please click here.

Financial Assistance Scheme (FAS)

Students who need financial assistance to pay the tuition fees, please click here for details.

Permanent Residents (PR) and International Students (IS) must execute the Tuition Grant deed with MOE before they are eligible to apply for FAS.

FAS available for Full-Time Students subject to terms and conditions

Singapore Citizen:PSEA, Mendaki, CPF and Tuition Fee Loan
PR:Mendaki, CPF and Tuition Fee Loan
International:CPF and Tuition Fee Loan

Other fees are not covered by Mendaki , CPF and Tuition Fee Loan.

Frequently Asked Questions

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