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   FRESHMAN ADMISSIONS

   Applying to the SIM

   Admission requirements

   Required documents

   Application fee

   Online application

   

 
 
    APPLYING TO THE SIM
 

 To be eligible for freshman admissions, an applicant must graduate from or is studying in the final term of a Mathayom  Suksa 6 Secondary Education of Thailand (M.6) or grade 12 or its equivalent in Science and Mathematics program under  following conditions:
                > Graduated from or studying in Mathayom Suksa 6 (M.6) in Thai system school, or
                > Graduated from an international school in Thailand, or
                > Graduated from an overseas Institute

 

Remark:

> Applicant with IGCSE or GCSE or GCE qualification taken before 2017 must have IGCSE or GCSE or GCE "O" level at least 5 different subjects, with minimum grade of C. From 2017 onwards, applicants who graduated from international schools and overseas institute with UK education system must have IGCSE or GCSE or GCE "O" level  at least  different 5 subjects, and GCE "AS" level or GCE "A" level at least different 3 subjects, 8 subjects in total, with minimum grade of C.

 
> Applicant with OLD GED qualification must pass 5 different subjects with a minimum total score of 3,600.
 
> Applicant with NEW GED qualification must pass 4 different subjects with a minimum total scores of 720.
 
> Applicant who graduated from New Zealand must earn NCEA level 2 at least 80 credits (at least 60 credits at level 2 or higher, the remaining 20 credits can be from level 1, 2 and 3).
 

 Learn more information about equivalent process, equivalency foreign educational qualifiction, criteria for equivalency of British  education qualifications, etc. by Ministry of Eduction, Thailand (in Thai)                            

 > Announcement of Office of Secretariat, Council of University Presidents of Thailand on "Equivalency foreign educational qualifcation, and criteria for equivalency of British education qualifications" dated on November 7th, 2560. (in Thai)

   
   

 FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

2018 ADMISSION SESSIONS
    SCBM: Biomedical Science                                  SCBE: Bioresources & Environmental Biology
    SCME: Materials Science & Nano Engineering        SCIN: Bioinnovation
(I) PORTFOLIO (1 Oct-30 Nov 2017)
SCBM* (20)
SCBE* (10)
SCME* (10)
SCIN* (20)
Remark

1. Completion of Mathayom Suksa 6 Secondary Education of Thailand (M.6), or high school, or its equivalent certificate or studying in the final term of Grade 12 or M. 6.

x
x
x
x

If studying, a verification letter issed by school is required.

2. Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPAX)
   3.00
   2.75
   3.00
3.00
If studying, a 4 or 5-semester transcript is required.
3. Having a minimum GPA of at least 3.00 in science courses
   
x
 
-
   
-
x
4. Interview in English
   
x
 
x
   
x
x
5. Portfolio review
   
x
 
x
   
x
x
Applicant must submit a DIGITAL portfolio for consideration through online application
6. Earning a distinction or award in sciences
 x
 x
x
x
Applicant may earn a nationally/ internationally recognized science certification, or participate in a camp for International Science Olympiads, or other academic activities organized by school. If the applicant has not earned any distinctions or awards, the Admission Committee will consider whether the applicant is capable to interview.
 
(II) QUOTA (1 Dec 2017- 31 Mar 2018)
SCBM* (20)
SCBE* (20)
SCME* (10)
SCIN* (20)
Remark
1. Studying in M. 6/ grade 12 in the SIM School Network and MUSC's MOU-signed schools
   x
   x
   x
x
A verification letter issued by school is required.
2. Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPAX)
   3.00
   2.75
   3.00
3.00
 
3. English Proficiency Test
optional
optional
optional
optional
English Proficiency Test result for admissions: TOEFL 61IBT, or IELTS 6.0, and the score result must not be older than 2 years from the application date
4. Having a GPA of at least 3.00 in science courses
   x
   -
   -
-
 
5. Interview in English
   x
   x
   x
x
 
6. Letter of intent
   x
optional
optional
x
A letter of intent is a brief essay submitted as part of your quota admission document to the SIM. It shows your intendtion to enroll by informing admission of your educational and scientific background. It is on one side of A4, equating to around 300-400 words. Our interview committee reviews the letter of intent, along with the other submitted documents, to assess whether an applicant is a worthy candidate for the SIM program.
 
(III) CO-DIRECT ADMISSION**     (9-19 May 2018)
SCBM (15) Translated Announcement Tuition Fees 2016
SCBE (20) Translated Announcement Tuition Fees 2016
SCME (10) Translated Announcement Tuition Fees 2016
SCIN  (10) Translated Announcement Tuition Fees 2016
Remark
1. Completion of Mathayom Suksa 6 Secondary Education of Thailand (M.6), or high school, or its equivalent certificate or studying in the final term of Grade 12 or M. 6..
x
x
x
x
**Applicants must apply through Thai University Central Admission System (TCAS) managed by the Commission on Higher Education (CHE).
2. Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPAX)
2.00
2.00
 2.50
2.00
3. Ordinary Test in English subject (%)
40
-
35
-
4. Overall scores for the Ordinary Test in 7 ordinary subjects (7 วิชาสามัญ) (%)
>30
>30
>30
>30
5. Interview (in English)
x
x
x
x
    More information (in Thai) at https://admission.mahidol.ac.th/round3/
 
(IV) CENTRAL ADMISSION**         (12-16 June 2018)
SCBM (25)
SCBE (35)
SCME (35)
SCIN
(50)
Remark
1. Completion of Mathayom Suksa 6 Secondary Education of Thailand (M.6), or high school, or its equivalent certificate or studying in the final term of Grade 12 or M. 6.
x
x
x
x

**Applicants must apply through Thai University Central Admission System (TCAS) managed by the Commission on Higher Education (CHE).

Check the previous maximum and minimum scores

2. Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPAX)
-
-
-
-
3. Ordinary National Educational Test (O-NET) in English subject (subject code: 03) (%)
40
-
30
30
4. General Attitude Test (GAT) scores (subject code: 85) (% weighting)
10
10
10
10
5. Professional Attitude Test (PAT) (% weighting)      
    - PAT (Mathematics: subject code 71)
10
10
10
10
    - PAT (Sciences: subject code 72
30
30
30
30
6. Interview (in English)
x
x
x
x
 
(V) DIRECT ADMISSION (1-20 Jul 2018)
SCBM* (15)
SCBE* (20)
SCME* (10)

SCIN* (10)

Remark
1. Completion of Mathayom Suksa 6 Secondary Education of Thailand (M.6), or high school, or its equivalent certificate
x
x
x
x
 
2. Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPAX)
2.00
   2.00
   2.50
2.00
 
3. English Proficiency Test
optional
optional
optional
optional
English Proficiency Test result for admissions: TOEFL 61IBT, or IELTS 6.0, and the score result must not be older than 2 years from the application date
4. Entrance exam
x
x
x
x
An entrance exam includes a program-specific subject.
5. Interview (in English)
x
x
x
x
 
6. SAT II subjects Test
optional
optional
optional
optional
Total SAT II scores 2,200: Mathematics (level 2 550), Chemistry (550), Physics (550) and Biology- Molecular biology (550). Entrance exam will be waived if applicants submit the SAT II subjects scores.

*Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements listed above may be considered by the admission committee of the Faculty of Science, Mahidol University; (x): number of admitted students of each program; **managed through Thai University Central Admission System (TCAS) by the Commission on Higher Education (CHE)

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR APPLICATIONS
Required documents
(I) PORTFOLIO

(II) QUOTA

(III) CO-DIRECT ADMISSION**
(IV) CENTRAL ADMISSION**
(V) DIRECT ADMISSION
Remark
1. A recent photograph in school uniform or in formal dress
x
x
   
x
Photograph is required to be saved as a jpg file
2. A scanned grade 12 or M. 6 transcript or certificate in the science-mathematics program
x
x
   
x

- A qualification equivalency certificate of basic education issued by Ministry of Education, Thailand if applicant holds IGCSE/ GCSE/ GCE.

- A certificate or diploma from school if graduated from an international school in Thailand, OR graduated from overseas institution.

3. An enrollment verification letter of current student status
x
x
   
-
If studying
4. A scanned identification card or pasport
x
x
   
x
Passport for non-Thai applicant only
5. A scanned house registration
x
x
   
x
For Thai applicants only
6. A scanned English Proficiency Test: TOEFL 61 (IBT), or IELTS (Academic band) 6.0 or MU-Test 45%, with at least 2 years validity
Optional
Optional
   
optional
 
7. A letter of intent
-
x
   
-
A letter of intent, which is on one side of A4, equating to approximately 300-400 words.
8. A scanned deposit slip of application fee
x
-
   
x
Application fee is 1,000THB
9. Portfolio
x
-
   
-
Applicant must submit a DIGITAL portfolio for consideration through online application
**For applicants who are interested to apply to the SIM programs in the 3rd & 4th entries. You must apply through Thai University Central Admission System (TCAS) managed by the Commission on Higher Education (CHE).
 
APPLICATION FEE PAYMENT PROCEDURE

Application fee for portfolio & direct admission applicants: 1,000THB

Application fee for quota admission applicant: None

1. Make a payment (1,000THB)* for application fee through the Siam Commercial Bank's counter service as detailed below:

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        Bank account number: 016-3-00325-6
        Bank account name: Mahidol University
        Bank name: Siam Commercial Bank (PCL) (SIRIRAJ Branch) 
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        *Please make sure to cover all related charges on your end.

2. Scan your deposit slip and send it to scsim@mahidol.ac.th, no later than 3 days after application submiision.

 

For more information, please contact to

International Education And Administration Unit
Division of Salaya campus
Room SC1-116, SC1-Building 
Faculty of Science (Salaya campus), Mahidol University, 
999 Phuttamonthon 4 Road, A. Phuttamonthon, Nakhon Pathom 73170, Thailand

E-mail: scsim@mahidol.ac.th 
Phone: + 66 2 4419820 ext. 1199
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Division of Salaya Campus
Room SC2-100, Science Building 1,
Faculty of Science (Salaya Campus), Mahidol University,
999 Phuttamonthon 4 Road, A. Phuttamonthon, Nakhon Pathom 73170, Thailand
E-mail: scsim@mahidol.ac.th; Phone: + 66 2 4419820 ext. 1199