Course Fees

Tuition fees at NP are highly subsidised by the Singapore Government for eligible students under the Tuition Grant (TG) Scheme. For AY2019, 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 in AY2019 is inclusive of GST.

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 Year Ngee Ann Logo Singaporeans Ngee Ann Logo Permanent Residents Ngee Ann Logo International Students Ngee Ann Logo
2019 (more info)
2018 S$2,800 S$5,600 S$10,000
2017 S$2,700 S$5,400 S$9,600
2016 S$2,600 S$5,200 S$9,050
2015 S$2,500 S$5,000 S$8,350
2014 S$2,400 S$4,800 S$8,000
2013 S$2,300 S$4,600 S$7,650
2012 S$2,300 S$4,600 S$7,650

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 referhere.


All new students are required to pay their fees via the following modes:

  1. Cash or crossed cheques (addressed to Ngee Ann Polytechnic) at selected Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation branches
  2. AXS stations islandwide, using ATM card (Payment can only be made at the physical AXS kiosk and not via AXS mobile app)
  3. Internet e-Payment (eNets Debit and eNets Credit) - available unless specified otherwise during enrolment

All students have to participate in the GIRO Scheme from the first semester onwards. Deductions will be made from the students' or their guardians' savings / current accounts with the bank.

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 term

  • 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 term on valid grounds **

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

Withdrawal after 1st week of term

  • 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.