SIT was established in 2009 as an initiative by the Ministry of Education to provide upgrading opportunities primarily for polytechnic graduates.
Applicants, regardless of nationality, may apply with a Diploma from one of the following polytechnics in Singapore:
- Nanyang Polytechnic
- Ngee Ann Polytechnic
- Republic Polytechnic
- Singapore Polytechnic
- Temasek Polytechnic
Final semester polytechnic students can apply by submitting their results for the first five semesters of their studies. Results for the sixth semester must be furnished once available.
Applicants with certain medical conditions may still apply for some programmes. Please refer to Health Requirements for more information.
Former or current students from the local Autonomous Universities - National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) or Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) seeking admission may also apply.