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REGISTER FOR TOPIK IBT EXAM TOPIK GUIDE
January 15, 2024
Dr. Satish Satyarthi

What is TOPIK IBT?

TOPIK IBT stands for Test of Proficiency in Korean (Internet-based Test). It's same test as normal TOPIK, the only difference is that IBT is taken through a computer or tablet device while the usual TOPIK is a paper-based test. The validity of both tests is the same. You can check all the details of IBT TOPIK ON THIS POST.  You can also check TOPIK IBT Sample Questions.

When will the TOPIK IBT be conducted?

IBT TOPIK will be conducted 3 times in 2024. Check the IBT TOPIK test schedule below.

Exam

Test Date

Registration

Results

Location

2nd TOPIK IBT

MARCH 22-23, 2024

JAN 16-FEB 2, 2024

APRIL 16, 2024

Globally

3rd TOPIK IBT

JUNE 7-8, 2024

APRIL 9-26, 2024

JULY 2, 2024

Globally

4th TOPIK IBT

SEPT 27-28, 2024

JULY 23-AUG 9, 2024

OCT 22, 2024

Globally


2nd Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK) IBT Application Details (Republic of Korea)

■ Exam outline

  - Important Note: TOPIK IBT has the same exam pattern and same grading system as the existing paper based TOPIK test.

  - Test method: Go to the designated test site on the test day and take the test using computer devices prepared at the test site.

■ Test date: March 23, 2024 (Sat)

■ Exam timetable

Test

Entry in the Exam Room

Start

End

Check-in start time

Check-in completion time

TOPIK I IBT

08:00

Until 8:20

9:00

10:25

TOPIK II IBT

11:30

Until 11:50

12:30

15:00

※ This is a domestic timetable for Korea only, and overseas tests can be changed depending on the circumstances of the test site.

■ Test location

 -  28 testing centers nationwide

    Konkuk University, Korea University, Gangnam University, Kookje University, Konkuk University Glocal Campus, Keimyung University, Kyungsung University, Gwangju University, Kyungbok University, Namseoul University,

    Duksung Women's University, Daegu Catholic University, Baehwa Women's University, Bucheon National University, Busan University of Foreign Studies, Seoul National University, Seokyeong University, Sehan University, Sunmoon University,

    Seojeong University, Suwon University, Inha Technical University, Yonsei University Mirae Campus, Woosong Information University, Chonbuk National University, Jeju National University, Changshin University, Hallym University

■ How to apply:

Apply online through the TOPIK website (http://topik.go.kr)

 - Applicant application period: January 16 (Tuesday) 10 AM ~ Frbruary 2 (Friday) 6 PM

 - If the received information entered during registration does not match with the ID, you will not be able to take the test.

 - Cancellation of application is possible at [ My Page > Application Status > Cancellation of application ] 

(Possible only during the application period)

* Online application through the TOPIK website is only applicable if you are taking the test in Korea.
* Only 1 registration is possible by one person or one TOPIK ID.

■ Who can apply
- no restrictions. Any Korean language learner can apply.

■ Test fee

Test level

Test fee

TOPIKI IBT

70,000 won

TOPIKII IBT

95,000 won


- Payment period: You must complete the payment by 12 midnight of the next day after the application date.
Credit card payments are only accepted until 18:00. If a virtual account is issued before 18:00, payment is possible until 24:00 the next day.

※ Payment errors may occur during banking system maintenance hours, so please avoid making payments during these times.

 ※ The test fee cannot be paid through overseas remittance or with a card issued overseas.

■ Refund Policy

Refund System
100% Refund
50% Refund
40% Refund
2024.1.16.(Tuesday) ~ 2.2(Fri) 18:00
2024.2.2 (Fri) 18:00 ~ 2.9. (Fri)
2024.2.10 (Sat) ~ 3.22. (Fri) 13:00

■ Printing period of admission ticket: From  Monday, March 11, 2024 to  the test date (before the test starts)

■ Application for correction of applicant information

  ○ Applicant information correction application period: 2024.2.2.(Fri) 18:00 ~ 3.18.(Mon) 23:59

  ○ How to apply for correction of applicant information: Refer to FAQ ‘Guidance on application for correction of applicant information’

  ○ After the application period, the applicant's application information will not change even if the member information is changed in the [Edit Member Information] menu.

      Therefore, applicants who wish to change application information such as English name, date of birth, etc. within the correction period must

      [Application status]  →  Use the [Application for correction of applicant information] button / For photos, use the [Application status]  →  [Register/edit photo] button

      Therefore, the information needs to be corrected.

  ○ The range of corrections available is very limited, and you may not be able to make corrections or take the test.

  ○ All information cannot be corrected after the applicant information correction application period.

■ Score announcement date: April 16, 2024 (Tuesday) 15:00

■ Application for convenience support for people with disabilities

 : Persons with disabilities under the ‘Act on Welfare of Persons with Disabilities’ or who have practical difficulties in taking the test due to external physical disabilities

  ○ Application period: Submit to the National Institute for International Education within 5 working days after the application deadline.

  ○ Application procedure: After applying online, submit the original application for convenience support and supporting documents (in person or by mail)

   ⇒ After checking the supporting documents, you will be notified separately whether testing facilities are provided.

  ○ Address: Digital Topic Team, Korean Language Proficiency Test Center, National Institute for International Education, 191 Jeongjail-ro, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do

  ○ For further details, refer to [TOPIK Guide] → [Test Examination Regulations] → [Guidelines for Convenience Support for Persons with Disabilities]

For questions about parking at the test site, please contact the testing center at the test site.

During the application period, please contact us for any inquiries regarding the application system, such as website use or payment, to the contact information below.

    - Telephone (TEL): 02-3668-1331 (Korean Proficiency Test Call Center)

■ If there is concern about transmission to a third party due to a legally infectious disease, taking the test may be restricted to prevent infection.

Notice in Korean:

제2회 한국어능력시험(TOPIK) IBT 원서접수 안내(대한민국)

■ 시험개요 

  - 효력: TOPIK IBT는 기존 TOPIK 시험과 동일한 효력, 동일한 등급체계를 가짐

  - 시험 방식: 시험일에 지정된 시험장에 출석하여 시험장에 준비된 정보기기(컴퓨터 등)를 활용하여 시험 실시

■ 시험일자 : 2024. 3. 23.(토) 

■ 시험시간표 

시험 구분

시험실

시험 시작

시험 종료

입실시작시간

입실완료시간

토픽 I IBT

08:00

8:20까지

9:00

10:25

토픽 II IBT

11:30

11:50까지

12:30

15:00

 

※ 국내 시간표이며 국외 시험은 해당 시험장 사정에 따라 변경 가능

■ 시험장소

 -  전국 28개 시험장

    건국대학교, 고려대학교, 강남대학교, 국제대학교, 건국대학교 글로컬캠퍼스, 계명대학교, 경성대학교, 광주대학교, 경복대학교, 남서울대학교,

    덕성여자대학교, 대구가톨릭대학교, 배화여자대학교, 부천대학교, 부산외국어대학교, 서울대학교, 서경대학교, 세한대학교, 선문대학교, 

    서정대학교, 수원대학교, 인하공업전문대학교, 연세대학교 미래캠퍼스, 우송정보대학교, 전북대학교, 제주대학교, 창신대학교, 한림대학교 

■ 접수방법 : TOPIK 홈페이지를 통한 온라인 접수 

 - 지원자 접수 기간 : 1.16.(화) 10:00 ~ 2.2.(금) 18:00

 - 입력한 접수정보가 규정 신분증 정보와 일치하지 않을 경우 시험 응시가 불가

 - 접수취소는 [ 마이페이지 > 접수현황 > 접수취소 ]에서 가능함 (접수 기간 동안에만 가능)

  * TOPIK 홈페이지를 통한 온라인 접수는 국내(대한민국)에서 시험을 응시하는 경우만 해당 됩니다.
  * 한 사람이 1개의 TOPIK ID로 1개의 시험장만 신청 가능합니다.

■ 응시대상
 - 제한 없음

■ 응시료

시험수준

응시료

토픽ⅠIBT

70,000원

토픽ⅡIBT

95,000원

 

- 결제 기간 : 접수일 다음날 24시까지 결제를 완료해야만 시험 응시 가능
   ※ 접수마감일에는 신용카드는 18시까지만 결제가 가능하며, 18시 이전에 가상계좌를 발급받은 경우에는 다음날 24시까지 결제가 가능함

   ※ 은행 시스템 점검 시간에는 결제 오류가 발생할 수 있으므로 해당 시간을 피해서 결제 진행

   ※ 해외 송금 및 해외에서 발급된 카드로 응시료 결제 불가

■ 환불 정책

환불률

100% 환불

50% 환불

40% 환불

2024.1.16.(화) ~ 2.2(금) 18:00

2024.2.2(금) 18:00 ~ 2.9.(금)

2024.2.10(토) ~ 3.22.(금) 13:00

 

■ 수험표 출력(Print) 기간 : 2024. 3 11.(월)  ~ 시험일(시험 시작 전)까지

■ 지원자 정보 정정 신청

   ○ 지원자 정보 정정 신청 기간 : 2024.2.2.(금) 18:00 ~ 3.18.(월) 23:59

  ○ 지원자 정보 정정 신청 방법 : FAQ '지원자 정보 정정 신청 안내' 참고

  ○ 접수 기간 이후 [회원정보수정] 메뉴에서 회원정보를 변경하더라도 지원자의 접수정보가 변경되지 

      않으므로 반드시 정정기간 내 영문성명, 생년월일 등 접수정보를 변경하고자 하는 지원자는 

      [접수현황 ]  →  [지원자 정보 정정 신청] 버튼을 이용 / 사진은 [접수현황]  →  [사진 등록/수정] 버튼을 이용

      하여 정보정정 필요 

  ○ 정정이 가능한 범위는 매우 제한적이며, 정정 및 시험 응시가 불가할 수 있음 

  ○ 지원자 정보 정정 신청 기간 이후에는 모든 정보의 정정이 불가함

■ 성적발표일 : 2024. 4. 16.(화) 15:00

■ 장애인 등 편의지원 신청

 : '장애인복지법'에 의한 장애인 또는 외부적 신체장애로 인해 시험 응시에 현실적으로 어려움이 있는 자

  ○ 신청 기간 : 접수마감일 이후 근로일 기준 5일 이내에 국립국제교육원으로 제출

  ○ 신청 절차 : 온라인 접수 후 편의지원 제공 신청서 및 증빙서류 원본 제출 (방문 혹은 우편)

   ⇒ 증빙 서류 확인 후 시험 편의 제공 여부 별도 안내

  ○ 수신처 : 경기도 성남시 분당구 정자일로 191 국립국제교육원 한국어능력시험센터 디지털토픽팀

  ○ 자세한 사항은 [토픽(TOPIK) 안내] → [응시 규정] → [장애인 편의지원 지침] 참고 

■ 시험장 주차관련은 시험장의 고사본부로 문의해 주시기 바랍니다.

■ 접수 기간 중 홈페이지 이용, 결제 등 접수 시스템 관련 사항은 아래의 연락처로 문의해 주시기 바랍니다.

    - 전화(TEL) : 02-3668-1331 (한국어능력시험 콜센터)

■ 법정 감염병으로 제3자에의 전염이 우려되는 경우에는 감염 예방차원에서 시험 응시가 제한될 수 있습니다.

  • Sir, I have a question regarding TOPIK IBT Exam, actually sir I am learning Korean for few months and now wants to take test, but I am residing in India then how do I register for TOPIK IBT Test?
    I try to register by my own for TOPIK IBT and when I try to register id and password were asked and for that I have to sign up and when I fill out the entire signup form there is a required section were asked to fill Korean contact details and then I searched it on net and I get that this is only for who lived or study in Korea. So, sir please help me out how do I register for the test with my own? Is it possible to give this test from home country?

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