TOPIK Levels and Passing Marks 

 February 1, 2019

By  Satish Satyarthi

Following are the levels and corresponding passing scores for the TOPIK test.

Test Level : TOPIK I and TOPIK II

Evaluation grade : 6 Levels (1~6 levels)

Your TOPIK Level is assigned on the basis of your overall score obtained in the test. The passing score for each TOPIK level is as follows :

Divisions

TOPIK I (Total 200 Marks)

TOPIK II (Total 300 Marks)

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5

Level 6

Grading

80 or more

140 or more

120 or more

150 or more

190 or more

230 or more


Important Points:-

  • You can appear for TOPIK II directly without appearing in TOPIK I.
  • Your marks in individual sections of the TOPIK test do not matter and the final level and pass/fail is decided on the basis of total score.

Question Composition by TOPIK level :

Exam Levels

Period

Time

Type

No. of Questions

Points

Total marks

TOPIK I

1st Period

Listening (40 mins)

Multiple choice

30

100

200

2nd Period

Reading (60 mins)

Multiple choice

40

100

TOPIK II

1st Period

Listening (60 mins)

Multiple choice

50

100

300

Writing (50 mins)

Subjective Type

4

100

2nd Period

Reading (70 mins)

Multiple choice

50

100


Complete Guide to TOPIK - Self Study Package BX0121

To understand TOPIK Test structure, application process, Levels and Passing scores etc. check these pages: 1. TOPIK - The Complete Guide & 2. TOPIK Levels and Passing Marks. You can also Practice Online with TOPIK GUIDE Mock Tests.

If you are taking TOPIK II for the first time, or if you want to give your score a boost so that you can pass a higher level, we would strongly advise you to get the Complete Guide to TOPIK - Self-Study Package. It is a digital study package that has everything you need to get a great score in the TOPIK test - all the past TOPIK papers with answer sheets, grammar and vocabulary study material, video tutorials explaining the test structure and much more. You can check out more details about this study package HERE.

If you are planning to take the TOPIK test in Korea, you can register for it Online. If you are living in any other country you will have to contact the Korean embassy, Korean Cultural Center or affiliate institutions. They will help you with the registration.

You can find the information about the next TOPIK Test on THIS PAGE. You can also download the past TOPIK papers or take a mock test on our website.

  • It’s a great decision. I also agree that’s an excellent prove system for all the passer candidate for topik test. May God bless me I wish to attend on 42th test. thanks

  • Hello thank you so much .I prepare some students and I dont know how much time I need to do reading module.There are only 30 questions??

  • I’m confused by the Topik 1, Topik 2 structure. Do I HAVE to take Topik 1 before I take Topik 2, or can I skip Topik 1 because I’m confident that I can score high enough in Topik 2?

  • I want to get only topik level3.but I want to study reading and listening for 120 score (not study writing) Is it possible?

  • Hi,
    I want to be fluent in korean and also I want to get the level 6 in the TOPIK test but I don’t know anything about these processes . So, can you help me by suggesting the best books for TOPIK and also the right way to learn korean as soon as possible….
    Thank you

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