Application forms are available for download from this page.
Please fill out the appropriate forms and send them by post together with the other required documents.
Applicants may not submit the application documents through e-mail. Application documents must be submitted by postal mail.
Please follow the procedure below.

2021/2/22 【Master's Course/Doctoral Course】Guidelines for 2022 Admissions were updated.

Master's Course

<Important Notice>
・ In order to avoid misreading of any information required for the application, please use Microsoft Word, etc. whenever possible to complete the application.
・Please use the checklist when you submit the application documents.
The checklist must be submitted along with other application documents.
・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 written here.

Admission Information and Application Guide(PDF)Application forms
Application Form Checklist Submission Form of Documents to Verify English Proficiency

For 2022

2022 2022 form 2022 Check list 2022 form

For Fall 2021

2021 Fall 2021 Fall form 2021 Fall Check list 2021 Fall form

FAQ for Online Interview

The template for materials science applicants
Spring and Fall 2022/ Fall 2021

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.
・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 written here.

Admission Information
and Application Guide(PDF)
Application forms
Application FormChecklistSubmission Form of Documents to Verify English Proficiency
For 2022 2022 2022 form 2022 Checklist 2022 form
For Fall 2021 2021 Fall 2021 Fall form 2021 Fall Checklist 2021 Fall form

FAQ for Online Interview (Doctoral Course)

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[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