2022/05/12  【Admission Information】Master's course entrance examination changes

2022/04/19  【To Prospective Students】Additional documents are now accepted to verify English proficiency.

・Application forms are available for download from this page.

<Important: For Foreign nationals (except for those holding Permanent Resident or Special Permanent Resident status in Japan)>
【Notes】
Pre-application procedure has been changed from 2021.
Those who finished pre-application procedure and received a receipt (email) with a valid expiration date also need to obtain "Notice of scheduled laboratory assignment".
Please check the website link below for the details.

Foreign nationals (except for those holding Permanent Resident or Special Permanent Resident status in Japan) must complete the Pre-application procedure for the NAIST Entrance Examination. If you are applying for the master program, you must complete it at least two months before the start date of the application period. If you are applying for the doctoral program, you must complete it at least one month before the start date of the application period.
Please note that if you do not complete this procedure, your application will not be accepted.
Please make sure to read the following and complete the procedure.
https://www.naist.jp/en/international_students/prospective_students/preliminary_support.html

Master's Course

<Notice>
For entrance examinations (except for Screening of International Students by Special Recommendation) conducted after April 2022, applicants must register their application online.
After completing the registration, please check the Application Guide and send the required documents by postal mail.
Please send all the required documents in a large size envelope (33cm×24cm) with the Address Label issued by the Online Application System.

Spring 2023 and Fall 2023 Fall 2022
Application Guide Application Guide

Click here for application → 

・If applicants who will submit the English proficiency within the designated term, the "Submission Form of Document to Verify English Proficiency" must be included along with the score. This form can be downloaded from below.

Submission Form of Document to Verify English Proficiency

The template for materials science applicants
Spring and Fall 2023/ Fall 2022

The template for biological science applicants
Spring and Fall 2023/ Fall 2022

Doctoral Course

Applicants for the doctoral course should contact the professor of the laboratory they wish to enter in advance so as to gain a thorough understanding of the fields of research available there.
・Please refer to here(on-campus only)if you are on campus applicants. ※Research students are not included.

<Notice>
For entrance examinations (except for Screening of International Students by Special Recommendation) conducted after April 2022, applicants must register their application online.
After completing the registration, please check the Application Guide and send the required documents by postal mail.
Please send all the required documents in a large size envelope (33cm×24cm) with the Address Label issued by the Online Application System.

Spring 2023 and Fall 2023 Fall 2022
Application Guide Application Guide

Click here for application → 

・For applicants who apply for materials science, if applicants who will submit the English proficiency within the designated term, the "Submission Form of Document to Verify English Proficiency" must be included along with the score. This form can be downloaded from below.

Submission Form of Document to Verify English Proficiency

※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.
[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[at]ad.naist.jp