Graduate School Admission Guide

The Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences adopts a two-term doctoral program consisting of a first term and a second term. The student quota of the major course in physics is 50 for the master's program and 20 for the doctoral program. Regarding selection for the master's program, entrance examinations are held in July and August for preferred applicants and general applicants, respectively. Secondary application may be held the following February. Regarding selection for the doctoral program, entrance examinations are held in August and February for general applicants. For prospective students, an open campus is usually held as an information session for admission in May.

Master's Program

Date Quota Examination Component
July 15 Only oral examination
August 35 Written examination for foreign language (English), special subjects (dynamics, electromagnetism, quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics) and related subjects (mathematics), Oral defense
February A few Written examination for foreign language (English), special subjects (dynamics, electromagnetism, quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics) and related subjects (mathematics), Oral defense

Doctoral Program

Date Quota Examination Component
August 10 Only oral examination
February 10 Only oral examination

To attend classes of the Unified Educational Program for the History of the Universe, the Educational Program for the High Energy Accelerator Science, the Dual-Degree Program, the Honors Graduate Programs for Nanotech/Sciences, and the Early-Ending Program, predefined procedures and reviews are required after passing the entrance examination or upon enrolling.

Please send an E-mail with the subject line "Regarding entrance examinations for the Graduate School" to our E-Mail address (Please see below) at the instruction section of the major course in physics if you have any questions about entrance examinations or details of research. We will make the upmost effort to address requests such as those for visits to our laboratories.

Examination Problems