For Examinee

Prospective students applying to the Master's and doctoral entrance examination

The TOEFL scoresheet is required (iBT, Home Edition are also accepted). Please take the test well in advance. (The University of Tokyo students expected to complete their Master's program are not required to submit the scoresheet.) Please see Overview of Entrance Examination for details.

What's new

  • Registration for the entrance examination for the academic year 2024 is now open.
  • Information of the entrance examination for the academic year 2024 that will be given in 2023 was posted.

Briefings of the entrance examination

The following three briefings are scheduled. Please register at least two days before the date. Click the registration below each date.

  • May 13 (Sat), 2023, 12:30-: Held on Campus. Media Hall in Kashiwa Library, Kashiwa Campus (ended)
    • Registration
    • 12:30- Overview
    • 14:00- Facility and Lab tours
    • 16:00- Lab visits
  • May 20 (Sat), 2023, 12:00-: Hybrid style held online and on Kashiwa Campus. (You can use Media Hall in Kashiwa Library to join the online session) (ended)
    • Registration
    • 12:00- Overview (online-playback of video recorded on May 13)
    • 13:10- Q&A (online)
    • 13:30- Lab briefing (online / 4-parallel sessions)
    • Lab visits (on Campus and/or online)
  • May 27 (Sat), 2023, 12:00-: Held online (ended)
    • Registration
    • 12:00- Overview (online-playback of video recorded on May 13)
    • 13:10-13:30 Q&A (online)

  • Links on entrance examination

    The information will be updated when the COVID-19 situation changes. Please check the latest version.


    • Are numeric formulas included for the word count in the Essay?
      A. Yes, they are.
    • Can I appoint the time and date of the oral examination?
      A. No, you cannot.
    • Where should I contact when I have questions concerning admission and/or entrance examination.
      A. Please contact via E-mail at “contact [at]” (link)
    • Is the content of the Essay (1) limited to academic topics?
      A. Yes, but in a broad sense.
    • By when should I take the TOEFL exam?
      A. Deadline for submitting Test Taker Score Report to the Online Application System is June 30 (24:00 JST) for the Schedule A Entrance Examination for the academic year 2024. It is recommended you take the TOEFL exam at least two weeks prior to this deadline.
    • Could I apply even if I have not received TOEFL Test Taker Score Report by the application period?
      A. Yes. Please apply the Online Application System without information regarding TOEFL, and submit the Test Taker Score Report later to the Online Application System later (by the deadline above).
    • Is it necessary to submit the original hard copy of the TOEFL Score Report?
      A. No. If you have requested ETS to send your Institutional Score Report, submit the TOEFL Test Taker Score Report and enter the 16-digit Appointment Number to the Online Application System, you don’t have to mail the original copy.