Application forms are available for download from this page.
Please fill out the appropriate forms and bring or send them by post together with the other required documents.
Applications may not be submitted by e-mail. Please follow the procedure below, if you prefer to have printed application forms mailed to you.

Master's Courses

Graduate schoolsAdmission Information and Application Guide
(PDF)
Application forms
Common InformationInformation for each Graduate SchoolLetter of AcceptanceApplication FormShort EssayChecklist
For Spring
2018
Information Science 2018
(PDF:232KB)
2018 IS
(PDF:205KB)
2018 Letter of Acceptance IS
(word:19KB)
2018 IS form
(word:106KB)
- 2018
Checklist

(PDF:126KB)
Biological Sciences 2018 BS
(PDF:201KB)
- 2018 BS form
(word:108KB)
Short Essay
(word:29KB)
Materials Science 2018 MS
(PDF:207KB)
2018 Letter of Acceptance MS
(word:19KB)
2018 MS form
(word:107KB)
Short Essay
(word:37KB)
For Fall
2017
Information Science 2017 Fall
(PDF:228KB)
2017 Fall IS
(PDF:204KB)
2017 Fall Letter of Acceptance IS
(word:19KB)
2017 Fall IS form
(word:106KB)
- 2017 Fall Checklist
(PDF:115KB)
Biological Sciences 2017 Fall BS
(PDF:196KB)
- 2017 Fall BS form
(word:107KB)
Short Essay
(word:28KB)
Materials Science 2017 Fall MS
(PDF:204KB)
2017 Fall Letter of Acceptance MS
(word:19KB)
2017 Fall MS form
(word:106KB)
Short Essay
(word:37KB)
For Fall
2018
Information Science 2018 Fall
(PDF:221KB)
2018 Fall IS
(PDF:204KB)
2018 Fall Letter of Acceptance IS
(word:19KB)
2018 Fall IS form
(word:105KB)
- 2018 Fall Checklist
(PDF:115KB)
Materials Science 2018 Fall MS
(PDF:204KB)
2018 Fall Letter of Acceptance MS
(word:19KB)
2018 Fall MS form
(word:105KB)
Short Essay
(word:37KB)

*For students residing in Japan
[Important] Downloading application forms
All application forms are available for downloading except for the examination fee payment form. When you apply, please use the designated forms (Forms A-C) to pay the examination fee.
For details, please contact the Admissions Section (See contact information below)

Doctoral Courses

Graduate schoolsAdmission Information
and Application Guide
(PDF)
Application forms
Application FormChecklist
For 2018 Common to
all graduate schools
2018
(PDF:279KB)
2018 form
(word:86KB)
2018 Checklist
(PDF:43KB)
For Fall 2017 Common to
all graduate schools
2017 Fall
(PDF:250KB)
2017 Fall form
(word:30KB)
2017 Fall Checklist
(PDF:47KB)

*For students residing in Japan
[Important] Downloading application forms
All application forms are available for downloading except for the examination fee payment form. When you apply, please use the designated forms (Forms A-C) to pay the examination fee.
For details, please contact the Admissions Section (See contact information below)

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to open the downloaded forms, which are in PDF format. If you do not currently have Adobe Acrobat Reader, please click Download which takes you to the Adobe site to obtain the free software.

Request for application form and prospectus

For students living in Japan:

Please send your request, together with a return addressed envelope (33 cm x 24 cm) affixed with the appropriate postage from below to the following contact address.

  • Postage for an admission information and application guide and prospectus for the Graduate School of Information Science / Biological Sciences / Materials Science are ¥570 for ordinary mail and ¥950 for express mail.
  • Postage for only an admission information and application guide is ¥250 for ordinary mail and ¥530 for express mail.

For students living outside Japan:

Please send a request letter or e-mail (including your full postal address) to the contact address below.

Please clarify the following:

  1. Your Desired Graduate School
  2. Master's or Doctoral course
  3. Spring or Fall Enrollment
[Contact address]
Admissions Section
Educational Affairs Division
Nara Institute of Science and Technology
8916-5 Takayama, Ikoma Nara 630-0192 Japan
TEL: +81(743)72-5083
E-mail: exam@ad.naist.jp