Admission Guide: CLICK to OPEN ⇒ SPRING & FALL 2019

List of required documents to submit

  • Refer to the guideline to prepare for required documents in detail.
Item Documents Remarks
Online Application 1. Application Formnull Mandatory 1 ~ 8
*9 and 10 :Only for International Candidates of Korean Origin,
** 11: Optional
Post mail / In-Person Applications 2. One Recommendation Letternull 


3. Secondary / Tertiary School Profile


4. High school / University Transcript


5. Standardized Official Test Report


6. English Proficiency Test Report


7. Passport or National ID


8-1. Statement of Financial Resources – KAIST Scholarship


8-2. Statement of Financial Resources – Sponsorship


9. Certificate of the Facts Concerning the Entry & Exit

issued by the Korean Immigration office


10. Loss of Korean Nationality


11. Honors and Awards

Application Process

 Read the admission guideline carefully.

Get familiar with the application process and the required materials you need to submit.



Fill out your online application form completely according to the instructions and save the file.


Please make sure that the information on your application is correct.

You cannot edit your application after you pay the application fee.


Pay application fee, 80 USD or 80,000 KRW, by credit card or bank transfer. null

Any additional charges (i.e. bank charges) should be covered by the candidate.


Upload scanned copies of all additional required materials on the application webpage. The uploaded scanned copies must be clear and legible.

※ Note: For those who cannot upload application documents due to specific reasons (i.e. system error, lack of equipment), please send hard copies of the application materials to the Admissions Office via post by the deadline.
※ You may use the address sticker provided.

  • Document Submission: Put all the required documents in an envelope. Send your application package via registered post mail or express mail. You may also visit our office and submit the documents in person.
  • Deadline: Refer to EARLY / REGULAR / LATE deadlines
  • Postal AddressOffice of Admissions, KAIST#102, Yang Boon Soon Bld. (E16-1)291 Daehak-ro , Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34141, Republic of Korea Tel: (+82-42) 350-4803
Check your application status (check whether your documents have successfully been uploaded or sent). KAIST does not contact you individually. If you have any missing documents, your status will be incomplete. Please upload/send the supplementary documents again before the document submission deadline.Check whether the submitted documents have arrived or if there are any missing documents.
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