1. Are GRE / TOEFL compulsory at the point of application? I have good command of the English language; can I be exempted from the GRE/TOEFL tests?
GRE is compulsory for all students who graduate from overseas universities / institutions. Please take the GRE General Test.
TOEFL / IELTS is compulsory for applicants whose
is not English. Either TOEFL or IELTS can be used.
can I still apply for the Scholarship? Should I wait before sending in the rest of my documents?
You may still complete and submit your application for the Scholarship, less the GRE and TOEFL/IELTS results.
When completing the online application form, please provide
Generally, GRE and TOEFL/IELTS results - especially GRE - should be submitted to NGS approximately ONE month after the application deadline. Please refer to "GRE" and "TOEFL/IELTS" on how the results should be submitted to NGS immediately upon its release.
3. What is your requirement of GRE & TOEFL results?
Generally and indicatively, the following GRE scores are sought
However, please note the entire review process will be a holistic one. It WILL take into consideration the applicant's academic and research background and history, achievements, performance and publications (if available), one's Referee Reports, Statement of Purpose, etc.
4. Does NGS only accept the English score sheets (GRE and TOEFL) that are directly posted by ETS? I wonder whether I can send the copy of the score sheets I have received from ETS as my application materials?
Where possible, please send us the official PDF or certified true copy of your score sheets received from ETS.
If you are requesting ETS to send us your score sheets directly, please note the following codes.
Institution code: 0677
Department code: 000
Institution Code: 3720