The minimum requirement for admission is a Bachelor’s degree with 2nd Class Honors Upper (or equivalent eg CGPA >3.2). The degree does not have to be a Geo Science / Earth Science degree. You do not need a Master's degree to take the PhD.
All applicants are required to submit their GRE test scores for the general test (GATE in lieu of GRE for applicants from India) in support of their applications. Test dates must be within 5 years or less from the date of your application. In some circumstances, special arrangement can be made for selected good applicants to sit for Technical Proficiency Test (TPT) in place of GRE.
International applicants for whom English is not their first language are required to submit their TOEFL/IELTS test scores as well. Test dates must be within 2 years or less from the date of your application. In some circumstances, special arrangement can be made for selected good applicants to sit for NTU’s English Proficiency Test (EPT) in place of TOEFL/IELTS.
All duly completed application forms must be submitted via the NTU online application system.
Questions or queries on the PhD program in EOS/DES should be directed to Christina Tee at SKTEE@ntu.edu.sg
Only full-time candidatures will be considered. All students are expected to complete the program within 5 years. However, in special circumstances, pending the recommendation of the Academic Committee and the approval of the Division Head, extensions of up to 2 years may be granted.