Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is a young, research-intensive university on a rapid global rise. Its eco-friendly campus, named one of the world's 15 most beautiful campuses, is home to 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the colleges of Engineering, Business, Science, and Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. Helmed by Professor Bertil Andersson, winner of the Wilhelm Exner Medal, an honour bestowed on the world's best scientists, the University is a melting pot of international award-winning scientists, young talents and eminent global partners such as BMW, Rolls-Royce and Lockheed Martin.
When applying to NTU, students must list at least 10 courses per semester on the host university application form to ensure that they have sufficient courses approved prior to arrival. The University accepts SAT, IELTS, GRE, TOEFL scores as eligibility for admissions, however expects applications of high standards. A cosmopolitan university with more than 100 nationalities, NTU has its main garden campus in Jurong. 32 percent of the total numbers of intake are international students and every year the numbers are reported to be increased. The yearly cost of living expenses would be Rs. 10000 approximately, however students are offered accommodation in their 18 Halls of Residence, each with a capacity of between 500 and 659 residents. There are no arrangement of employment opportunities for graduate students, so the university advices students to have sufficient funds to cover expenses for their study and living.
NTU is currently in a proactive mode to strengthen relations with Indian Universities with the NTU-India Connect Research Internship program. This program is a university-wide short-term research program lasting upto six months. It is initiated to enable U.G and P.G students from Indian universities and institutes to avail higher learning in research. The participants will be supervised by the faculty members of NTU to develop a strong research aptitude and expertise in their respective field of interest. Alongside a multicultural living and experiencing a global platform to hone their skills is a great opportunity in itself.
Having more than 179,800 alumni in 127 countries, NTU Singapore has several world-class national institutes such as the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering and various leading research centres such as the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute, Energy Research Institute and the Institute on Asian Consumer Insight. The University is ranked 7th in the World University Ranking by subject (Engineering) and 6th in the QS World University Rankings by faculty. It so placed 1st among the World's best young universities according to QS Top 50 under 50.