※ Applicant

KAIST Graduate Admission 2019 Fall (Early) 


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 deadlines, and to monitor the status of application on the website. After submitting your online application, you cannot make changes to the application.


Timetable of application process

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

December 11th, 2018, 10:00 A.M. 

   ~ January 2nd, 2019, 5:00 P.M. 

Document Submission Deadline * 
 - Printed Application and Supporting Materials should be submitted via post. Recommendation letters should arrive to via email. 
Until January 8th, 2019, 5:00 P.M.

Arrival Check of Submitted Documents

December 24th, 2018 ~ January 8th, 2019
Application Review and Scholarship Review Respective departments will contact applicants individually if an interview is necessary.

January 21st ~ March 5th, 2019

Notification of Final Result      March 8th, 2019, 5:00 P.M.
First Day of ClassSeptember 2nd, 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 (January 8th 2019). 

 * Two recommendation letters are required. (Click here for KAIST form) You will ask your referee personally to send recommendation letter directly to until January 8th 2019. Request your recommendation letters as early as possible and provide your referee with adequate time to complete before the deadline. 

 * If you prefer to send recommendation letters in paper form along with other supporting materials, please make sure they arrive to Admissions Office by January 8th 2019. 

 * Late application and supporting materials 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 and 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or who fails to satisfy admission requirements after submitting the application may have the offer of admission withdrawn.

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