Admissions & Aid

Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA)

​Part-time Diploma, Post Diploma and Workplace Skills Qualification Programme students may apply to withdraw their PSEA balances for course fee payment. No repayment is required.

Eligibility

  • Singapore Citizen students with balance in their PSEA (Edusave) accounts; OR
  • Students with Singapore Citizen siblings with balance in their PS​​EA (Edusave) accounts

Coverage/Value​

  • Up to ​100% of tuition fee and other fees, subject to sufficient balance in the account

How to Apply

  • Check available balance in your PSEA account, and/or your sibling’s if you are using his/her PSEA account
  • Applicant using the funds in your own PSEA account must submit the online PSEA Standing Order Application Form.
  • If you are above 21 years of age, please login with your own SingPass. If you are below 21 years old, your parent or legal guardian must complete the form with his/her SingPass.
  • Applicant using the funds in your sibling’s PSEA account OR using both you and your sibling’s PSEA account must download the hardcopy Standing Order form here.
  • For Ad-hoc withdrawal, download the hardcopy PSEA Adhoc Application Form.
  • Submit the completed form and relevant supporting documents to CET Academy.
  • Ensure that the information provided is complete and accurate, otherwise MOE will not be able to process your application.
  • For more information about PSEA and usage of funds, please click here.

Application Period

  • Before commencement of the course
  • If application is submitted past the closing date, it is deemed to be an application for the following semester’s fees
  • To check on your PSEA account balance or make enquiries, contact the PSEA Scheme Hotline: 6260 0777.​

MOE Bursary for Part-Time Diplomas

If you are a Singaporean student pursuing a part-time diploma course and your Gross Household Income falls below $9,000 or Per Capita Income falls below $2,250, you may apply for a Higher Education Bursary.

Eligibility and Value of Award

  • Singapore Citizens enrolled in a government-subsidized full qualification part-time diploma programme
Income Eligibility Criteria​​

​Award Quantum per modular certificate

​Per Capita Income (PCI) ​Gross Household Income (GHI)
​$1,000 or less ​$4,000 or less ​$400
​$1,001 to $1,725 ​$4,001 to $6,900 ​​$330
​$1,726 to $2,250 ​$6,901 to $9,000 ​​$150

How To Apply

  • ​​​​​Apply and upload supporting documents via NPAL Student Portal

Application Period

  • April Semester: 1 April – 30 April
  • October Semester: 1 October – 30 October
  • For more information on application procedures and checklist of required supporting documents, please click here.

Other Information

  • ​You are required to make full payment of course fees before the start of the course. The bursary will be disbursed to you upon successful application.
  • Students repeating modules will not be eligible for the bursary.
  • Students in the Work-Study Programme (WSP) will not be eligible for the bursary during the course of WSP.

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) provides funding (SDF, absentee payroll, etc.) to encourage employers to upskill their employees. Please visit SSG website to check out the list of courses approved for funding support by SSG.​​​​

The course fees can be found on individual course pages, or you can download the full course fee table here for reference.

Other fees are applicable for students taking diplomas, skills-based modular courses and NSA exam-free modules such as:

Insurance Fee
(All successful students enrolled into NP)
$5.10

Miscellaneous Fee
(All successful students enrolled into NP)
$8.00

Change of Citizenship​

Students who have officially informed Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) of their Singapore citizenship or Permanent Resident (PR) status before the start of each semester will have their fees adjusted and refunded for that semester.

However, for those who officially inform NP of their Singapore citizenship or PR status after the commencement of the semester, the fees will be adjusted to the rate of Singapore citizen or PR with effect from the next semester. No refund will be made for the difference in fees already paid in the current semester.​​​​​

You will be informed of the fees payable and payment deadline in our letter of offer. If fees are not paid by the due date, the admission offer will lapse and appeals are subject to available vacancies. You may pay your fees via AXS, Cheque, Online, Invoice or SkillsFuture Credits.

Using SkillsFuture Credit

From January 2016, all Singaporeans aged 25 years and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding.

This is only applicable for self-sponsored applica​nts and must be applied via the SkillsFuture Portal. More details on the SkillsFuture Credit Claims will be advised upon admission into the course.

Find out more about SkillsFuture Credit here.

Payment Mode 1: AXS (Station | Mobile App | Online Payment

Steps for AXS

1. Enter your Student ID. (e.g. 12345678A)

2. Follow on-screen instructions for payment.

3. Please keep the receipt for future reference.

4. Payment will be updated in 3 working days.

Note:

There is a daily withdrawal limit of S$2,000 set by the Bank and AXS does NOT allow partial payment of course fee. If your course fee exceeds the daily withdrawal limit, please make payment via other means.

Steps to making payment by AXS

Mode AXS Payment Instructions
AXS physical station – Select Education > Ngee Ann Polytechnic > Students > Outstanding
AXS mobile app – Select Education > Ngee Ann Polytechnic > Students > Outstanding
AXS online payment – Go to http://axs.com.sg
– Select AXS e-Station > Pay My Bills Now > eServices > Education/Ngee Ann Polytechnic > Outstanding

Payment Mode 2: Debit | Credit card

You may make an online payment via Student E-Services portal using credit card, debit card.

​1. Log in to NPAL > Main Menu > Self Service > Financial Services > Internet Transactions.

2. Follow on-screen instructions and take note of the payment reference as proof of payment.

3. An e-Receipt will be sent to your personal email address.

4. Please allow up to 3 working days for processing. You may be requested to submit an online payment receipt to the Course Administration Officer.

Payment Mode 3: OCBC Bank branches (Cheque/Cash)

1. For cheque payment, please pay to “Ngee Ann Polytechnic”.

2. Write your Student ID, Name and NP bank account no. ‘518-715297-001’ at the back of the cheque.

3. Drop the cheque at any 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.

By Invoice

For company-sponsored courses, please submit the Company Sponsorship Form to request for an invoice to be sent to your company. Course fee payment can be made with a company cheque or via company GIRO or company bank transfer only.

Download the CompanySponsorshipDeclarationForm.

We are unable to issue any invoice if payment is made prior to invoicing your company.

We do not accept cash payment.​​​

1. SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) Funding

  • Full Fee
  • Singaporeans and Permanent Residents
  • Singaporeans qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy
  • Singaporeans and Permanent Residents qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs*

Funding for employers

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) provides funding [Skills Development Fund (SDF), absentee payroll, etc]. Please visit SSG website https://www.skillsconnect.gov.sg to check out the list of courses approved for funding support by SSG.

SkillsFuture Credit

2. Fee Discounts

Ngee Ann Polytechnic provides fee discounts to our alumni and staff. Click here for details of these discounts.

3. NTUC Education and Training Fund @ SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace (NETF@SFDW)

The NTUC-Education and Training Fund (NETF) is set up to help our working people in skills-upgrading and reskilling. At present, NTUC union members are able to enjoy training subsidies under the following NETF programmes:

1. Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

2. UTAP for Online/Blended Courses by Institutes of Higher Learning

3. UTAP Development Series

4. SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace (SFDW) 2-Day Foundation Module Click here for the FAQ on NETF.

4. UTAP Funding

NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

5. Maritime Cluster Fund (MCF) Training Grant (Applicable only for Maritime Automation Systems course)

The qualifying criteria for the MCF Training Grant are:

  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • Employees sponsored by maritime business entities/organisations registered or incorporated in Singapore. They must not be receiving any other form of financial assistance from another government body for the same programme
  • Self-sponsored individuals may apply
  • Successfully complete the programme and awarded with certification

Please refer to www.mpa.gov.sg/mcf for information. To apply for the MCF Training Grant, please download the application form.

For more information on the MCF Training Grant, please write to mcf@mpa.gov.sg.

6. National Silver Academy funding 50% before GST

1. (SkillsFuture Credit & ETSS)

All Singaporeans aged 25 years and above can make use of SkillsFuture Credit to pay for course fees.

*WTS (Workfare Training Scheme) is for Singapore citizens who are 35 years old and above and not earning more than $2,000 per month. You may refer to the WSG website for more details on the qualifying criteria and application procedure

^Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) is defined as

  1. at least 30% local shareholding; AND
  2. Group1 annual sales turnover2 of not more than $100 million OR Group employment size3 of not more than 200 employees
  1. Group tracing: All corporate shareholder(s) holding more than 50% of total shareholding of the company and any subsequent corporate parents. All subsidiaries of the company.
  2. Annual sales turnover refers to the revenue or sales turnover stated on the company’s income statement.
  3. A company should include in its employment size any persons employed under a contract of service in accordance to the Employment Act. This is regardless of the nationality of the employee.

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) subsidy is only applicable to Singaporean and Permanent Residents with full-fee company sponsorship.

Change of Citizenship

Students who have officially informed NP of their Singapore citizenship or Permanent Resident status before the commencement of each semester will have their fees adjusted and refunded for that semester. However, for those who inform NP officially their Singapore citizenship or Permanent Resident status after the commencement of the semester, the fees will be adjusted to the rate of Singapore citizen or Permanent Resident with effect from the next semester. No refund will be made for the difference in fees already paid in the current semester.

1. SSG Funding

  • Full Fee
  • Singaporeans and Permanent Residents
  • Singaporeans qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy
  • Singaporeans and Permanent Residents qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs*
  • Singaporeans qualified for Workfare Training Support (WTS)**