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Postby nav92 » Sat, 09 Jun 2012 11:19 pm

Hi all, I'm a Malaysian who just received Singapore PR status. I'm currently doing my tertiary education in Malaysia, halfway through my 1st year in Mechanical Engineering in UTM. I'm only concerned about the Singapore NS calling which I may be receiving anytime soon. Can I apply for disruption until I finished my degree(in 3.5 years time) and then serve Singapore NS? I wouldn't want to quit my studies all of a sudden just to go for it. However, I'm willing to go once I've finished my degree. Is that possible? What are your opinions? Any suggestions? Thanks in advance! :)

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Re: Singapore NS

Postby Mad Scientist » Sun, 10 Jun 2012 7:20 am

nav92 wrote:Hi all, I'm a Malaysian who just received Singapore PR status. I'm currently doing my tertiary education in Malaysia, halfway through my 1st year in Mechanical Engineering in UTM. I'm only concerned about the Singapore NS calling which I may be receiving anytime soon. Can I apply for disruption until I finished my degree(in 3.5 years time) and then serve Singapore NS? I wouldn't want to quit my studies all of a sudden just to go for it. However, I'm willing to go once I've finished my degree. Is that possible? What are your opinions? Any suggestions? Thanks in advance! :)


You received your PR thru family sponsor or are you second gen PR?
How did you manage to get PR while studying in M'sia ?
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Postby therat » Sun, 10 Jun 2012 10:23 am

http://www.contactsingapore.sg/investor ... l_service/

Registration for NS


Under the Enlistment Act, all male Singapore citizens and Permanent Residents are liable for National Service (NS). Upon reaching the age of 16 ½ years, all male Singapore citizens and Permanent Residents (including those whose Singapore citizenship is a second citizenship), have to register for NS.

This requirement applies also to male children who are granted PR status under their parents’ sponsorship.

Those who are living or studying overseas will be sent registration notices from the Central Manpower Base (CMPB) to register online. A week’s notice is usually given for e-registration.

Male citizens studying in a Singapore government school or institution may apply for deferment from full-time NS pending completion of studies. This may be done online at the MINDEF website. The age limit is 18 years for enlistment of full-time NS.

The Singapore government takes evasion of NS very seriously. Anyone attempting to do so will be prosecuted and may be imprisoned for up to three years, fined up to SGD 5,000 or both.

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Re: Singapore NS

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 10 Jun 2012 10:59 am

Mad Scientist wrote:
nav92 wrote:Hi all, I'm a Malaysian who just received Singapore PR status. I'm currently doing my tertiary education in Malaysia, halfway through my 1st year in Mechanical Engineering in UTM. I'm only concerned about the Singapore NS calling which I may be receiving anytime soon. Can I apply for disruption until I finished my degree(in 3.5 years time) and then serve Singapore NS? I wouldn't want to quit my studies all of a sudden just to go for it. However, I'm willing to go once I've finished my degree. Is that possible? What are your opinions? Any suggestions? Thanks in advance! :)


You received your PR thru family sponsor or are you second gen PR?
How did you manage to get PR while studying in M'sia ?


G'day MS!

I'd be willing to bet he's living in Woodlands and commuting to Malaysia to attend school. This would not impact his PR at all as he is probably still living in Singapore with his parents. I don't believe, however, that he can get a deferment to attend a non-Singaporean tertiary school though so he definitely won't be able to get a deferment as none are allowed for educations outside the little red dot. I think he's gotten himself between a rock and a hard place.

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Postby x9200 » Sun, 10 Jun 2012 7:34 pm

He just started the uni and got his PR also recently. Probably he enrolled while waiting for his PR approval.

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Postby nav92 » Mon, 11 Jun 2012 10:03 pm

Mad Scientist : Parents applied for PR( for themselves & children including me) as they are working in Singapore. I'm 20 this year & just started uni whereas my younger brother is 16 & will probably go for NS once he's 18.

x9200 : Yes, precisely.

sundaymorningstaple : Living & Studying in JB & a Singapore PR.

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Postby Mad Scientist » Tue, 12 Jun 2012 4:13 pm

nav92 wrote:Mad Scientist : Parents applied for PR( for themselves & children including me) as they are working in Singapore. I'm 20 this year & just started uni whereas my younger brother is 16 & will probably go for NS once he's 18.

x9200 : Yes, precisely.

sundaymorningstaple : Living & Studying in JB & a Singapore PR.


NS enlistees are not allowed to continue their tertiary studies be it locally or overseas. This is the enactment under Cap 93 of the Enlistment Act. You have to complete your NS duties then on continue with your studies. Period
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