NUS' bonus admission points benefit more

Figures provided by NUS show that 1,050 applicants landed a place in a course they listed as their top choice this year because of the bonus point scheme.
Figures provided by NUS show that 1,050 applicants landed a place in a course they listed as their top choice this year because of the bonus point scheme.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

1,050 applicants gain entry into first-choice course this year, compared with 700 last year

The National University of Singapore's (NUS) move to award bonus admission points for first-choice courses has enabled more incoming students this year to win a place in their top-choice course.

Figures provided by NUS show that 1,050 applicants landed a place in a course they listed as their top choice this year because of the bonus point scheme. The university's intake for the year was 7,800.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 03, 2019, with the headline 'NUS' bonus admission points benefit more'. Print Edition | Subscribe