Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences

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6. Screening Criteria

We will determine the students to be admitted by evaluating the submitted documents and their academic skills as a whole:

Examination Schedule and the Subjects

Refer to the schedule below:

August (General Admission / Special Selection of Working Individuals)

Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Applied Physics, Materials Science
August Wednesday, August 23 Thursday, August 24
Subject Foreign Language Specialized Subject Oral Examination
Major Time 10:00-11:30 13:00-16:00 10:00-17:00
Mathematics
English (100 points)
You can use a dictionary for this exam except a mathematics glossary and an electronic dictionary.
*3

Mathematics
(600 points)
Individual Interview
Questions about your special field (300 points)
Physics *1

English
(100 points)
Physics
(600 points)
Including questions about mathematics
Individual Interview
Questions about your special field (300 points)
Chemistry *2

English
(200 points)
We will evaluate applicants’ English ability with official score of TOEIC, TOEFL, or IELTS (Academic Module)
*4

Chemistry
(500 points)
Individual Interview
Questions about your special field (300 points)
Applied Physics *2

English
(200 points)
We will evaluate applicants’ English ability with official score of TOEIC, TOEFL, or IELTS (Academic Module)
*5

Applied Physics
(500 points)
Individual Interview
Questions about your special field (300 points)
Materials Science *2

English
(200 points)
We will evaluate applicants’ English ability with official score of TOEIC, TOEFL, or IELTS (Academic Module)
*6

Materials Science
(500 points)
Individual Interview
Questions about your special field (300 points)
(Note)
  1. Before you apply, you need to contact a prospective supervisor (a faculty member from whom you wish to receive academic instruction) in advance (see the Faculty Members, Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences – Master’s Programs –) .
  2. The assessment of English ability
    1. *1 Applicants have to choose one from the following:
      1. 1)Take an English test conducted by the university
      2. 2)Submit the Examinee Score Record of TOEFL
      3. 3)Submit the Official Score Certificate/ Report of TOEIC
      4. 4)Submit the Test Report Form of IELTS (Academic Module)

      If you choose No.2, 3, or 4, applicants have to submit the Examinee Score Record of TOEFL, the Official Score Certificate/ Report of TOEIC, or Test Report Form of IELTS (Academic Module).
      The TOEIC, TOEFL, or IELTS score of the exam taken after July 2015 is valid.
      Copy is NOT acceptable. Applicants who chose No. 1 will take the English test on the examination day.

    2. *2Applicants have to choose one from the following:
      1. 2)Submit the Examinee Score Record of TOEFL
      2. 3)Submit the Official Score Certificate/ Report of TOEIC
      3. 4)Submit the Test Report Form of IELTS (Academic Module)

      Applicants have to submit the Examinee Score Record of TOEFL, the Official Score Certificate/ Report of TOEIC, or Test Report Form of IELTS (Academic Module).
      The TOEIC, TOEFL, or IELTS score of the exam taken after July 2015 is valid.
      Copy is NOT acceptable. There is no English test conducted by the university.

    3. *1*2If your score of TOEIC, TOEFL, or IELTS amount to more than the score below, it is considered to be equivalent to a perfect score of our English test.
    TOEIC TOEFL
    (paper-based)
    TOEFL
    (Internet-based)
    TOEFL
    (computer-based)
    IELTS
    860
    597
    98
    247
    7.0
  3. About Specialized Subject
    1. *3Answer the designated number of questions from basic and special subjects.
    2. *4Answer one or more questions from each field including inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, and organic chemistry. (Answer four questions in total)
    3. *5You must answer mathematics question. Besides, answer three questions from mechanics, electromagnetics, quantum mechanics, solid-state physics, optics, and semiconductor engineering. (Choosing mechanics or electromagnetics is necessary.)
    4. *6Answer two questions from basic special subject, and one question from special subject. (three questions in total)

February (General Admission / Special Selection of Working Individuals)

Applied Physics, Materials Science
February Tuesday, January 30 Wednesday, January 31
Subject Foreign Language Specialized Subject Oral Examination
Major Time 10:00-11:30 13:00-16:00 10:00-17:00
Applied Physics *2

English
(200 points)
We will evaluate applicants’ English ability with official score of TOEIC, TOEFL, or IELTS (Academic Module)
*5

Applied Physics
(500 points)
Individual Interview
Questions about your special field (300 points)
Materials Science *2

English
(200 points)
We will evaluate applicants’ English ability with official score of TOEIC, TOEFL, or IELTS (Academic Module)
*6

Materials Science
(500 points)
Individual Interview
Questions about your special field (300 points)
(Note)
  1. Before you apply, you need to contact a prospective supervisor (a faculty member from whom you wish to receive academic instruction) in advance. (see the Faculty Members, Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences – Master’s Programs –)
  2. The assessment of English ability
    1. *2Applicants have to choose one from the following:
      1. 1)Submit the Examinee Score Record of TOEFL
      2. 2)Submit the Examinee Score Record of TOEFL
      3. 3)Submit the Test Report Form of IELTS (Academic Module)

      Applicants have to submit the Examinee Score Record of TOEFL, the Official Score Certificate/ Report of TOEIC, or Test Report Form of IELTS (Academic Module).
      The TOEIC, TOEFL, or IELTS score of the exam taken after January 2016 is valid.
      Copy is NOT acceptable. There is no English test conducted by the university.

    2. *2 If your score of TOEIC, TOEFL, or IELTS amount to more than the score below, it is considered to be equivalent to a perfect score of our English test.

    TOEIC TOEFL
    (paper-based)
    TOEFL
    (Internet-based)
    TOEFL
    (computer-based)
    IELTS
    860
    597
    98
    247
    7.0
  3. About Specialized Subject
    1. *5You must answer mathematics question. Besides, answer three questions from mechanics, electromagnetics, quantum mechanics, solid-state physics, optics, and semiconductor engineering. (Choosing mechanics or electromagnetics is necessary.)
    2. *6Answer two questions from basic special subject, and one question from special subject. (three questions in total)