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 structur​e, 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 AY2022 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
2022 (more​ i​nfo)
2021 (more​ info)
2020 (more​ info)
2019 (more info)
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 Schemes

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

Students are notified of the actual course fees they have to pay via their Ngee Ann Polytechnic email accounts.

The fees are to be paid 2 times in a year.

Semester 1: End June
Semester 2: End December

Academic Year 2022 Semester 1 Semester 2
Due Date 29 Jun 2022 28 Dec 2022

There are two ways to check on your outstanding tuition fees.

Option 1: Online enquiry Log in to NPAL Student Self Service Portal
The navigation path to view outstanding tuition fees is: Main menu > Self Service > Financial Services > View Financial Account

Option 2: Mobile Enquiry

  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. You will see the outstanding tuition fees payable under 'Financial Summary'


Payment Mode 1: PAYNOW QR Code

  1. Log in to NPAL2 > Main Menu > Self Service > Financial Services > Internet Transactions.
  2. Please follow the payment instructions on-screen.

Payment Mode 2: Credit card

  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
  5. Payment will be updated in 3 working days

Payment Mode 3: OCBC Bank branches

  1. Go to a designated OCBC bank branch (refer to FAQ 11.4) if you want to make cash payment. You do not need to have a OCBC bank account.
  2. Write your student ID, Ngee Ann bank account number 518715297001 and your contact number at the back of your cheque.
  3. Drop the cheque into OCBC quick cheque deposit box.
  4. If payment by cash, please retain the deposit slip as proof of payment.
  5. Payment will be updated in 3 working days.

Giro Application (Direct Debit Authorisation)

Direct Debit Authoristion (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.

With effect from Feb 2020, POSB/DBS/OCBC account holders can submit the DDA electronicallyNew

To apply for the DDA, please click here.

Change in Citizenship

Students with changes in citizenship may inform NP by downloading the AA form called “Change of Personal Particulars” under Admin Forms Here.

Please bring both the completed form and original document(s) which should prove your new citizenship status (eg: NRIC / Passport) to the SSVC@Blk 1, The Atrium during operating hours*. Officers at SSVC will sight your original documents and endorse the photocopy as “certified true copy”. 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.

Students who have officially informed NP of changes to their citizenship before the commencement of each semester will have their fees adjusted and refunded for that semester.

Students who inform NP officially of changes to 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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