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Additional Information

Estimated Expenses

Estimated ExpensesClinical FellowResearch Fellow​Observer
SGH-PGMI Administrative Fee

​SGD 535 per application

​​SGD 160.50 per application
SGH Department Training Fee​ ​SGD 3,210 per month SGD 1,070 per week​
Temporary Medical Registration with Singapore Medical Council

Application Fee                     : SGD 300

Practicing Certificate Fee      : SGD 450

Click here for more information on Registration Application Fees.

​Not applicable
​Training Employment Pass from Ministry of Manpower, Singapore

SGD 360​ ​ ​

Click here for more information on training employment pass.

​Medical Examination Fee in SGH    (pre-attachment)

​SGD 200 (estimated) ​​Not applicable
​Malpractice Insurance Coverage​SGD 425 - SGD 850 ​​Not applicable
​Fees for BCLS/ ACLS Courses​SGD 200 - SGD 400 ​​Not applicable
​Work Injury Insurance​SGD 107 ​SGD 107
Other Miscellaneous Expenses (estimated)
Stay-Home Notice (SHN) & COVID-19 Test CostsSGD 3,410
Transport (by train/ bus)​SGD 50 - SGD 200 per month
Accommodation in Singapore

Room rental: SGD 800 - SGD 1,500 per month

Budget hotels for short stay: SGD 120 - SGD 250 per night

​Communications (cellphone)SGD 50 - SGD 150 per month​
​Basic MealsSGD 300 - SGD 450 per month​ ​ ​

SGD 100 - SGD 300 per month

Last updated on May 2021

*Above rates are inclusive of prevailing GST (Goods and Service Tax).

*Fees listed above are subjected to change without prior notification.

*SGH-PGMI Administrative Fee and SGH Department Training Fee are applicable for successful applications, and to be paid when accepting provisional offer.

*All fees are non-refundable.

Estimated Processing Schedule

For Observership and Research Fellowship applications, the applications are reviewed on a monthly basis (e.g. applications received between 01 January 2021 and 31 January 2021 will be reviewed at the following month in February 2021). You should receive notification on your application outcome within 2 to 3 months after application submission.

For Clinical Fellowship applications, the applications are reviewed twice a year:

  • Applications received between 01 August and 31 January will be reviewed in February
  • Applications received between 01 February and 31 July will be reviewed in August

You should receive notification on your application outcome in April/ May for the review in February or October/ November for the review in August.

Upon provisional offer of traineeship, it takes approximately 6 to 9 months (for processing with the relevant authorities) before commencement of training.