Prospective Students

Readmissions and Transfer Admissions

Readmissions

Former Tokyo Tech graduate students who have completed their degree program, or have withdrawn (Article 23 of the Institute’s Graduate School Regulations) or been dismissed (item iv and item v, Article 53 of the Institute’s Graduate School Regulations), are eligible to apply for readmission to the Institute.

Readmission applicants must obtain prior consent from a relevant department using the designated form to prove that they will be accepted as a readmitted student if successful in screening, and submit it with other application documents. If you are seeking readmission, consult your intended academic supervisor about your study and learning plan. Please also contact the General Affairs and Graduate Admissions Group, Admissions Division (nyushi.daigakuin@jim.titech.ac.jp) to begin the process.

Application period

For prospective applicants, we strongly advise you contact the intended academic supervisor and the Admissions Division as early as possible, regardless of the application periods given below.

  • For spring semester: From the first day of the fall semester to December 28 of the academic year prior to readmission
  • For fall semester: From April 1 to the end of June of the academic year of readmission

Note: When the last day of the application period falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or national holiday, the preceding day will become the deadline.

Admission screening

Screening is based on document review and written and oral examinations for scholastic ability tests conducted by the school as well as the department to which you are applying.

Application documents

1.
Application for readmissionWord
2.
Prior consent to accept a readmitted studentWord:This form must be completed by a chair of the applicant’s intended department.
3.
A stamped receipt certifying transfer payment of the application fee (in Japanese):Please use the payment slip supplied by the Admissions Division to remit the 30,000 yen application fee at your post office or bank.
4.
Academic transcripts
5.
Certificate of degree completion or withdrawal

Notes

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Tokyo Tech will not accept or consider incomplete applications. Please check every part of your application packet carefully to make certain it is complete and correct before mailing or presenting it.
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Submitted documents cannot be changed or returned after completing the application.
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Applicants with disabilities or other particular circumstances should inform the Admissions Division prior to application, as consideration in the examination or during study at Tokyo Tech may be necessary, depending on the type and extent of disability.
Submitting application documents in person:
  • Applications must be delivered in person to the Admissions Division located in West Bldg. 8E, Floor 2, Rm 212 on Ookayama Campus.
  • Applications must be handed in between 10:00–12:00 or 13:15–15:00 on weekdays during the application period.
  • Applications will not be accepted over the counter at any other time.
  • Please note that applications will not be accepted at the Suzukakedai Campus.
Submitting application documents by postal mail:
  • Applications must be sent to the Admissions Division at the address below by registered express mail.
  • Please write "Application for readmissions" in red ink on the front of the envelope.
    Admissions Division, Student Services Department
    Tokyo Institute of Technology
    W8-103, 2-12-1 Ookayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-8550
    Japan

Enrollment procedure

Successful applicants will receive documents required for enrollment and need to complete enrollment procedures on campus on the designated date.

  • For spring semester:
    Mid- March: Enrollment documents will be sent out.
    Late March: Enrollment procedures must be completed.
  • For fall semester:
    Early September: Enrollment documents will be sent out.
    Late September: Enrollment procedures must be completed.

The admission fee must be paid according to the instructions stated in the relevant documents. Information about the tuition fee will be announced separately.

Transfer Admissions

Doctoral students of other universities will be eligible to apply for transfer admission to the Institute, subsequent to their academic supervisor’s transfer. Their supervisors are requested to contact the General Affairs and Graduate Admissions Group, Admissions Division (nyushi.daigakuin@jim.titech.ac.jp) before application is made.

Application period

For academic supervisors of prospective applicants, we strongly advise you contact the Admissions Division as early as possible, regardless of the application periods given below.

  • For spring semester: From the first day of the fall semester to December 28 of the academic year prior to transfer
  • For fall semester: From April 1 to the end of June of the academic year of transfer
  • Note: When the last day of the application period falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or national holiday, the preceding day will become the deadline.

Admission screening

Screening is based on document review and written and oral examinations for scholastic ability tests conducted by the school as well as the department to which you are applying.

Application documents

1.
Application for transfer admissionWord
2.
Prior consent to accept a transfer studentWord :This form must be completed by a chair of the applicant’s intended department.
3.
A stamped receipt certifying transfer payment of the application fee (in Japanese) :Please use the payment slip supplied by the Admissions Division to remit the 30,000 yen application fee at your post office or bank.
4.
Academic transcripts
5.
Syllabi or other documents showing courses taken by applicants at their original university :Graduate course credits attained at the original university may be counted toward completion of the doctoral degree program at Tokyo Tech.

Notes

-
Tokyo Tech will not accept or consider incomplete applications. Please check every part of your application packet carefully to make certain it is complete and correct before mailing or presenting it.
-
Submitted documents cannot be changed or returned after completing the application.
-
Applicants with disabilities or other particular circumstances should inform the Admissions Division prior to application, as consideration in the examination or during study at Tokyo Tech may be necessary, depending on the type and extent of disability.
Submitting application documents in person:
  • Applications must be delivered in person to the Admissions Division located in West Bldg. 8E, Floor 2, Rm 212 on Ookayama Campus.
  • Applications must be handed in between 10:00–12:00 or 13:15–15:00 on weekdays during the application period.
  • Applications will not be accepted over the counter at any other time.
  • Please note that applications will not be accepted at the Suzukakedai Campus.
Submitting application documents by postal mail:
  • Applications must be sent to the Admissions Division at the address below by registered express mail.
  • Please write "Application for transfer admissions" in red ink on the front of the envelope.
    Admissions Division, Student Services Department
    Tokyo Institute of Technology
    W8-103, 2-12-1 Ookayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-8550
    Japan

Enrollment procedure

Successful applicants will receive documents required for enrollment and need to complete enrollment procedures on campus on the designated date.

  • For spring semester:
    Mid- March: Enrollment documents will be sent out.
    Late March: Enrollment procedures must be completed.
  • For fall semester:
    Early September: Enrollment documents will be sent out.
    Late September: Enrollment procedures must be completed.

The admission fee must be paid according to the instructions stated in the relevant documents. Information about the tuition fee will be announced separately.