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Defer your offer

Deferment of course offer is only applicable to those who are admitted to a Polytechnic course for the first time and you are a National Service liable person and one of the following:

  • 19 years old (for secondary 4 students) and above as at 1 January of the year of admission,
  • 20 years old (for secondary 5 students) and above as at 1 January of the year of admission,
  • Currently serving National Service and your ORD is after the start of the new Academic Term,
  • Unable to seek NS deferment.


What is deferment of course offer?

​When deferring your offer, you are reserving your place in the course and choosing to delay starting your course. The Polytechnic allows you to defer your course until you have completed your National Service. There is no cost to defer and you will not be charged any fees while you are on deferment.

You are not required to pay fees, upload photo or submit any forms including Parent / Guardian Acknowledgement  Form.

When must I defer my offer?

You must defer your offer by the course registration deadline stated in your Acceptance of offer letter.

How do I defer my offer?

To defer your offer, you need:

  • A PC or mobile device with Internet access
  • Your User ID and Password, as stated in the Acceptance of offer letter

Indicate your intention to defer your offer and reserve a place by doing the following:

  • Log in to My Enrolment;
  • Go to Course Registration & Fees Payment > Course Registration and click 'Proceed with your Course Registration';
  • Check your eligibility for deferment;
  • Select the course offer you wish to defer and click 'Defer Offer';
  • Download, complete and upload the Request Form for Deferment of Commencement of Studies with supporting documents from MINDEF as proof of your enlistment or ORD by end May this year via My Enrolment

Note: If you have not received your Enlistment Notice from MINDEF by end May, please email to enrol@np.edu.sg with your personal particulars and contact details for permission to submit the notice at a later date.

If your deferment is approved, you will receive an email confirming the reservation of your place from us by August.

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Academic Affairs Office
- Ngee Ann Polytechnic​

Blk 1, Level 7, 535 Clementi Road Singapore 599489

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