(Test of Proficiency in Korean)

  • Objectives : TOPIK aims to set a Korean Language learning path for those who do not speak Korean as their native tongue, and to promote the  Korean language by officially evaluating their Korean Language proficiency.

  • Evaluation & Test Times

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  • ​Test Results

   TOPIK results are valid for two(2) years from the time of test result announcements.

   See test results ->

  • Administrator

   National Institute for International Education (NIIED), Ministry of Education.

  • Use of Test Results

   1. Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) application

   2. Admission to Korean Universities or graduate school as a non-native Korean Speaker

   3. Employment in companies and public institutions in both Korea and abroad

   4. Aquisition of a Korean Language Instructor certification as a non-native Korean speaker

   5. Obtaining permanent residency or other specific Visa types in Korea

   6. For use in the ‘Korea Immigration and Integration Program’ operated by the Ministry of Justice