At SIT, we pride ourselves as a university that adopts an aptitude-based admissions assessment approach that looks beyond academic achievements. Through a rigorous selection process, all applicants are evaluated objectively, focusing on their passion, relevant work experience, and exceptional achievements related to their programme of choice. This ensures that SIT admits the right-fit students who will be able to excel in the university’s distinctive applied learning environment.

In the AY2020 admissions exercise, 6,814 out of 11,865 applicants were shortlisted and evaluated though the online video assessment tool, with the support of faculty members from SIT, our overseas university partners, as well as industry guests.

The selection process included a robust assessment of each candidate by focusing on their passion and giving due recognition to relevant work experience and exceptional achievements related to their preferred programme of study.

Applications vs Intake

AY2018/19 AY2019/20 AY2020/21
Applications 13,100 12,185 11,865
Intake 2,660 2,718 2,900

Profile of sitizens

2,900 new SITizens joined the SIT family in AY2020/21.


were polytechnic graduates.

Accountancy, Hospitality Business, and Physiotherapy remained the top three most popular programmes, admitting the highest number of students.

Infocomm Technology has overtaken Health and Social Sciences as the second largest academic cluster, admitting


of the 2020 intake as compared to


Engineering remained the largest cluster, admitting


of the 2020 intake.


of the students admitted were enrolled into their first- and second-choice programmes.


(2,900 as of 5 October 2020)


Infocomm Technology

Health and Social Sciences

Design and Specialised Businesses

Chemical Engineering and Food Technology