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Deadlines & essays updated for 2021 intake

NUS Essays & Deadlines


NUS Essay Review package

INR 14000

NUS Deadlines ( for Aug 2021 intake)

Application Window 1 Sep 2020 – 31 March 2021 (Before SGT 23:59:59 for all deadlines).

Round 1: 27 January 2021 (Scholarship consideration round)
Round 2: 31 March 2021

Note: NUS follows rolling admissions


NUS Essays (Class Entering in 2021)

NUS Essay 1: How do you plan to spend your time on The NUS MBA to transform yourself personally & professionally? Briefly describe your experience to date, and how this and The NUS MBA can help you achieve your mid and long term career goals. (350 words)

NUS Essay 2: How have people, events, and/or situations in your life influenced who you are today? (250 words)

NUS Essay 3: OPTIONAL: Is there any additional information relevant to your application that you’d like to share with the Admissions Committee? (200 words)


NUS Essays ( Previous years: Class netering in 2020)

NUS essay 1: Please introduce yourself to your NUS MBA classmates. (300 words)

NUS essay 2: Please answer ONE of the following short essay prompts. (300 words) *
a. I am passionate about…
b. My greatest challenge has been…
c. My biggest failure was ….

NUS essay 3: Tell us about your intermediate (5 yrs) post-MBA career goal, describing your industry, function and country of choice and a plan on how you would achieve this goal.(300 words)

Optional essay : If there is anything else you would like to share with the Admissions Committee that was not covered in your application, please include here (eg. unexplained gaps in work, choice of recommenders, inconsistent or questionable academic performance). (150 words)

NUS Essay 4: ( For Reapplicants only)
Please provide an update on any new aspects of your professional, international, academic or personal profile that would not have been included in your previous application. Please also explain your motivation for re-applying to NUS. (Maximum: 300 words)