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Guidance on Issuance of Certificate of Completion for Undergraduate Students Who Failed to Meet English Requirements

  1. Applicability

Undergraduate students who entered the university after 1998 and have

satisfied credit requirement for graduation (those who have satisfied

the requirements for undergraduate course work including AU in

physical education, voluntary service and etc.), but failed to meet

the English requirements.

– Students entering KAIST in 2015 or before: 130 credits or more

– Students entering KAIST in 2016 or after (including students on Advanced

major or Individually designed major without regard to their entering

year status): 136 credits or more


  1. Application Period: January 15(Monday), 2024 ~ January 19(Friday), 2024


  1. Certificate Issuance Procedure: After applying on the Academic System,

submit online before the deadline.

※ Academic System[Academic Records => Apply school register change => Apply

for Completion] → Obtain approval of department official → Obtain

approval of department academic advisor → Obtain approval of the head of

department → Students must submit it online before the deadline on the

Academic System

※ If the student fail to submit the application online by the deadline, it

will be automatically cancelled.

※ On the deadline, students cannot apply it online. Students must complete

the Application for Issuing Certification of Completion (form for the

deadline) → Obtain signatures of relevant faculty → Submit the form to

the Academic Registrar’s Team (ART) by January 19(Friday).


  1. Process for the Students Who Obtain the Certificate

– Students do not sign up for courses and they will be exempt from tuition


– When the students meet the English requirements(regardless of the

prescribed academic time limit), he/she will be able to get bachelor’s

degree on the graduation date(according to the academic calendar)

after undergoing necessary procedure including review of each college.

– The Office of Academic Affairs (Academic Registrar’s Team) will notify

the list of the students who have received the certificate to the

relevant colleges, and the relevant colleges will utilize the results

as reference data for graduation evaluations.