【Notes】
Those who have already submitted "Pre-application form" by January 7, 2022, and who are planning to apply for the 2nd exam for Fall 2022 Admission or the 1st exam for spring 2023 Admission must be aware of following points.

For applying to master's course exam, you are required to obtain "Notice of scheduled laboratory assignment". Those who finished pre-application procedure and received a receipt (email) with a valid expiration date also need to go through the procedure, so please contact Pre-Application Support Desk (admission-support[at]ad.naist.jp).

Foreign nationals (except for those holding Permanent Resident or Special Permanent Resident status in Japan) are required to complete the prescribed procedure prior to applying for the NAIST Entrance Examination in order to facilitate support for travel to Japan and enrollment in NAIST.
※This includes NAIST research students as well

Please note that if you do not complete this procedure, your application will not be accepted.

Applicants who apply for the master's course must have received a " Notice of Scheduled Laboratory Assignment ".
Please note that this notification is required for each exam taken.

"Pre-Application procedure for the NAIST Entrance Exam Q&A"

Master's course applicants

Pre-application Process

Please read the following document carefully and complete the pre-application process.

【For prospective master's course applicants】Pre-application process for the NAIST Entrance Exam

Download and fill out the pre-application form below and email it to the following address.

Please write the subject of the email as below.
【M・1st/2nd/3rd Exam Spring/ Fall 202〇】Pre-Application Form (Your Name) .
Example: 【M・1st Exam Spring 2023】Pre-Application Form (Sentan Taro) .

Application destination

Pre-Application Support Desk(admission-support[at]ad.naist.jp)

Deadline for submission (deadline strictly enforced)

AOE(Anywhere on Earth)

〈Master's Course〉
-1st Exam for Spring 2023 [2nd Exam for Fall 2022]:April 6 (Wed) , 2022
-2nd Exam for Spring 2023           :July 26 (Tue) , 2022
-3rd Exam for Spring 2023 [1st Exam for Fall 2023]:December 6 (Tue) , 2022

Please apply considering the time for processing.
(If you apply near the above deadline, the " Notice of Scheduled Laboratory Assignment " may be issued right before the application deadline.)

Applying for the entrance exam is not possible if you have not yet obtained the " Notice of Scheduled Laboratory Assignment ".

※Please note: If you do not receive a reply within two weeks, please contact Support Desk for Pre- application Procedure(admission-support[at]ad.naist.jp). Change the [at] in the address to @.

Doctoral course applicants

Application process

Please read the following document carefully, and go through the application process.

【Prospective applicants for Doctoral Course】Pre-application process for the NAIST Entrance Exam

Download and fill out the pre-application form below and email it to the following address.

Please write the subject of the E-mail as below
【D・1st/2nd Exam Spring/ Fall 202〇】Pre-Application Form (Your Name) .
Example: 【D・1st Exam Spring 2023】Pre-Application Form (Sentan Hanako) .

Application destination

Pre-Application Support Desk(admission-support[at]ad.naist.jp)

Deadline for submission (deadline strictly enforced)

AOE(Anywhere on Earth)

〈Doctoral course〉
-1st Exam for Spring 2023 [2nd Exam for Fall 2022]:June 27 (Mon) , 2022
-2nd Exam for Spring 2023 [1st Exam for Fall 2023]:December 23 (Fri) , 2022

※Please note: If you do not receive a reply within two weeks, please contact Support Desk for Pre- application Procedure(admission-support[at]ad.naist.jp). Change the [at] in the address to @.

For inquiries:
For matters related to pre-application, please contact:
Pre-Application Support Desk(admission-support[at]ad.naist.jp)
For matters related to application documents and general entrance exam information:
Admissions Section, Educational Affairs Division(exam[at]ad.naist.jp)