Notice of Comprehensive Exam for the Fall of 2020
1. Types of Exam (Exemptions from Comprehensive Exam is abolished)
A. Written Test : Three and more subjects for those who are in the Master’s degree program,
and four and more subjects for the Doctoral degree program as well as the
Integrated Master and Ph.D. degree program
B. Oral Test : The test will be conducted in accordance with internal regulations of each
department considering major and dissertation
※ More details on exams of each department need to be referred to revised plan
for comprehensive exam, or be asked to the head of the department.
2. Exam Qualification
A. Master’s degree program
: Those who acquired 12 or more credits, and received 3.0 or higher GPA
B. Doctoral degree program
: Those who acquired 21 or more credits, and received 3.0 or higher GPA
C. Integrated Master and Ph.D. degree program
: Those who acquired 30 or more credits, and received 3.0 or higher GPA
※ Only major subjects are counted as necessary credits. (Research Guidance, prerequisite or
advisor designated courses are not counted)
※ Regardless of language exam result, students can take the comprehensive exam.
※ Department can limit students from taking comprehensive exam when those students should
finish prerequisite or advisor designated courses. Students studying in the department need to
check the requirements before applying for the comprehensive exam.
3. Application Form Issue and Submission
A. Period : September 2(Wed.) ~ 4(Fri.)
B. Place: Online application or academic affairs office of each department(Anam)/ academic
affairs office of each department of each college(Sejong)
C. Online application : KUPID → Registration&Graduation → Application/Verification
for exams →Application for Comprehensive Exam
D. Students concerned shall fill out the application form for comprehensive exam(written/oral)
and submit it.
※ Applicants need to fill in all blanks in the form, and should get signature from advisor and
the head of the department before submission.
4. Time and Place of Written Test
A. The test will be conducted between September 18(Fri.) ~ September 25(Fri.).
B. The exact time and place will be designated by each department.
5. Announcement of Successful Applicants
A. Applicants who pass the comprehensive exam will be announced at PM 2:00 on October 16 (Fri.).
B. Check the results of the test on the KUPID.