※ Applicant

Application for Graduate Program Admission 


Welcome to application system for KAIST Admissions.

Please read the guideline carefully before beginning application. As a candidate, it is your responsibility to know the application requirements, to submit the necessary materials by the deadline, and to monitor the status of application on the website.

 * Next admission; Fall semester(Early decision) 2019 will start in December.


Click to download ▷▶ Guideline of Spring Semester 2019 Admission 


Admission Timeline 

On-line Application      
 - Application Fee : 80,000 KRW or 80 USD

Fri., August 17th, 2018, 10:00 A.M. 

   ~ Fri., September 14th, 2018, 5:00 P.M. 

Document Submission Deadline * 
 - Printed Application and Support Material submitted via post
Until Fri., September 21st, 2018, 5:00 P.M.

Arrival Check of Submitted Documents

Fri., August 24th, 2018 ~ Fri., September 21st, 2018
Application Review and Scholarship Review Committee     Respective departments will contact applicants individually if an interview is necessary

Mon., October 22nd, 2018 ~ Mon., November 26th, 2018

Notification of Final Result      Fri., December 7th, 2018, 5:00 P.M.
First Day of ClassMon. February 25th, 2019

 The timeline in this table is based on local time in South Korea and is subject to change without any prior notice.
 * Materials with printed application form must be received by KAIST admissions office by the official due date (21st of September). 
Late application will not be considered.

Any person who resorts to corrupt means to gain admission such as making a false declaration on submitted documents (required documents + other proof of excellence), or who fails to satisfy admission requirements after submitting the application may have the offer of admission withdrawn.

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