Entrance Examination

Department of Food and Energy Systems Science

Department of Food and Energy Systems Science

This page contains the information of the entrance examination taken from the summer of 2020 to the beginning of 2021.
The end of this page has FAQ .

Entrance Examination Schedule (five-year system, doctoral course)

Last update date:2020/12/8 (Tue)

To applicants
Before application, be sure to inform the to-be supervisor and check the research content or theme there. In addition, when you passed the exam, let the supervisor know, and have a meeting about your research program.

Basic information about application

General selection, Special selection for foreign students, Special selection for adult students

Application qualification

General selection
Students who graduated or will graduate before the entrance. People who are admitted to have scholartic achievement either equaling or surpassing the graduation from university/college. etc.

Special selection for foreign students
Students who graduated or will graduate before the entrance. People who has bachelorship, etc.

See application guidelines for more detail.

Number of positions

First offering : General selection , Special selection for foreign students and Special Selection for Adults
10 peoples.
We offer students who will enter at Oct. 2020 or Apr. 2021.

Second offering : General selection , Special selection for foreign students and Special Selection for Adults
Availability is limited for entrance in April 2021.

Third offering : General selection , Special selection for foreign students and Special Selection for Adults
Availability is limited for entrance in April 2021.

Third-Year Enrollment :
Availability is limited for entrance in Oct. 2020.
Availability is limited for entrance in April 2021.

You can obtain doctor's degree after completing

Doctor of agriculture, engineering or philosophy

Examination fee

30,000 yen

Entrance fee

282,000 yen (in 2020, may be revised.)

Tuition fee

535,800 yen in a full year, 267,900 yen in a half year
(in 2020, may be revised.)

Applicaition Schedule (for entrance in October 2020 and April 2021)

Entrance in October 2020
Guidelines distribution for applicants (application form, included) Early of April
Orientation meeting for exam and entrance First offering: To be determined
Second offering: To be determined
See here for more detail.(in preparation)
Certification of qualification for applicants June 1st (Mon) - June 2nd (Tue)
For who do not graduate yet, qualification to take the exam is judged.For who do not graduate yet, qualification to take the exam is judged (see application guidelines for more detail).
Result announcement of qualification for applicants June 10th (Wed)
Start acception of exemption from written examination June 1st (Mon) - June 2nd (Tue)
High-achieving senior-grade students (at applying) may be admitted to enter only by oral examination.
See here more detail.
Oral examination for who exempted from written examination June 8th (Mon) - 10th (Wed)
Announcement of application results for who exempted from written examination will be sent at June 15th (Mon)
You can take the written examination if you fail to be exempted from taking it.
Start acception of application for admission June 16th (Tue) - July 31st (Fri)
Entrance examination Written examination August 20th (Thu)
for who takes the general selection

Oral examination August 24th (Mon)
for who takes the general selection and the special selection for foreign students

See here for more detail.
Announcement of application results September 2nd (Wed)
Notice board at 10 a.m.
Admission procedure September 15th (Tue)
Entrance ceremony Early in Oct.

 

Entrance in April 2021 You can take the written examination if you fail to be exempted from taking it.
Guidelines distribution for applicants (application form, included) First offering: Early of April
Second offering: Early of September
Third offering: Early of December
Orientation meeting for exam and entrance First offering: To be determined
  See here for more detail.(in preparation)
Second offering: -
  See here for more detail.
Third offering: -
  See here for more detail.
Certification of qualification for applicants First offering: June 1st (Mon) - 2nd (Tue)
Second offering: September 8th (Tue) - 9th (Wed)
Third offering: December 15th (Tue) - 16th (Wed)
For who do not graduate yet, qualification to take the exam is judged (See here for more detail)
Result announcement of qualification for applicants First offering: June 10th (Wed)
Second offering: September 18th (Fri)
Third offering: December 24th (Thu)
Start acception of exemption from written examination First offering: June 1st (Mon) - 2nd (Tue)
Second offering: September 24th (Thu) - 25th (Fri)
Third offering: January 5th (Tue) - 6th (Wed)
High-achieving senior-grade students (at applying) may be admitted to enter only by oral examination.
See here for more detail.
Oral examination for who exempted from written examination First offering: June 8th (Mon) - 10th(Wed)
Second offering: October 6th (Tue) - 8th (Thu)
Third offering: January 8th (Fri) - 12th (Tue)
Result announcement of acception of exemption from written examination First offering: will be sent at June 15th (Mon)
Second offering: will be sent at October 13th (Tue)
Third offering: will be sent at January 14th (Thu)
Start acception of application for admission First offering: June 16th (Tue) -  July 31st (Fri)
Second offering: October 15th (Thu) - 16th (Fri)
Third offering: January 18th (Mon) - 19th (Tue)
Entrance examination Written examination
First offering: August 20th (Thu)
Second offering: November 16th (Mon)
Third offering: February 4th (Thu)
for who takes the general selection

Oral Examination
First offering: August 24th (Mon)
Second offering: November 16th (Mon) - 17th (Tue)
Third offering: February 4th (Thu) - 5th (Fri)
for who takes the general selection and the special selection for foreign students

for all examinee
See here for more detail
Announcement of application results First offering: September 2nd (Wed)
Second offering: December 7th (Mon)
Third offering: February 16th (Tue) 
Notice board at 10 a.m.
Admission procedure First offering: March 16th (Tue)
Second offering: March 16th (Tue)
Third offering: March 16th (Tue)
Entrance ceremony Early in April

 

Entrance in October 2020 (Third-Year Enrollment)
Guidelines distribution for applicants (application form, included) Early of April
Orientation meeting for exam and entrance To be determined
See here for more detail.(in preparation)
Certification of qualification for applicants June 1st (Mon) - 2nd (Tue)
For who do not graduate yet, qualification to take the exam is judged (See here for more detail)
Result announcement of qualification for applicants June 10th (Wed)
Start acception of application for admission June 16th (Tue) - July 31st (Fri)
Entrance examination Oral Examination
August 24th (Mon)
Examination will be conducted in English and Japanese based on the contents of the submitted outline of research results, research plan and motivation for application.

for all examinee
See here for more detail
Announcement of application results September 2nd (Wed)
Notice board at 10 a.m.
Admission procedure September 15th (Tue)
Entrance ceremony Early in Oct.

 

Entrance in April 2020 (Third-Year Enrollment)
Guidelines distribution for applicants (application form, included) Early of September
Orientation meeting for exam and entrance -
Certification of qualification for applicants September 5th (Thu) - 6th (Fri)
 For who do not graduate yet, qualification to take the exam is judged (See here for more detail)
Result announcement of qualification for applicants September 20th (Fri)
Start acception of application for admission October 17th (Thu) - 18th (Fri)
Entrance examination Oral Examination
November 18th (Mon) - 19th (Tue)
 Examination will be conducted in English and Japanese based on the contents of the submitted outline of research results, research plan and motivation for application.

for all examinee
See here for more detail
Announcement of application results December 9th (Mon)
 Notice board at 10 a.m.
Admission procedure March 16th (Mon)
Entrance ceremony Early in April

 

Exemption from written examination

  1. Not applied in the case of special selections for foreign nor adult students.
  2. Application qualification : Students can apply for exemption from written examination after oral interview by the to-be supervisor as long as their grades in undergraduate course are highly achieved. Consult with your to-be supervisor for more datail.
  3. Examination content: oral examination for 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. Students can go on to general selection even if the exemption is rejected.

Schedule and contents of entrance examination

General selection

First offering:
Basic   August 20th (Thu) 10:00~11:30
Oral examination    August 24th (Mon)

Examination subject: English (the max score is 100.)
●Written examination
●You should submit your english test score sheet (one of the following, copy is not allowed)
●TOEIC, TOEIC-IP(taken in our university), TOEFL PBT, TOEFL iBT, TOEFL ITP(taken in our university)
●The score results from exams taken within the past 2 years is only accepted.

Examination subject: Basic (the max score is 100.)
●Written examination (only for who will enter in April)
●Choose 4 questions from 16.
Math: analysis, linear algebras, Fourier and Laplace transform, and probability and statistics
Physics: dynamics, electromagnetics, optics, wave mechanics, and information basis
Chemistry: physical chemistry, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, and analytical chemistry
Biology: molecular biology, cell biology, physiology and biochemistry, and ecology )

Examination subject: Short essay (the max score is 100)
●Written examination for who enter in October.

Examination subject: Oral examination


Second offering: October 16th (Mon) / Third offering:  February 4th (Thu)

Examination subject: English (the max score is 100.)
●You should submit your english test score sheet (one of the following, copy is not allowed)
●TOEIC, TOEIC-IP(taken in our university), TOEFL PBT, TOEFL iBT, TOEFL ITP(taken in our university)
●The score results from exams taken within the past 2 years is only accepted.

Examination subject: short essay (the max score is 100.)

Examination subject: Oral examination

See here for more detail

Special selection for foreign students & Special selection for adult students

First offering: August 24th (Mon)
Examination subject: specialized subject
Oral examination

Second offering: October 16th (Mon) - 17th (Tue)  / Third offering: February 4th (Thu) - 5th (Fri)
Examination subject: specialized subject
Oral examination

Past exam questions for basic (PDF, Japanese only)

Notice: The year written above is when the exam is held. Entrance in October would be the same year, while that in April would be the following year.

How to get guidelines for applicants (application form)

We always deal those out at the Admissions Section, Koganei Student Support Office. For reference, see the PDF file below.

We can send you the guidelines by mail. If you want to get them by mail, please make a request after referring to page 1 of the PDF file above.

Necessary documents for application

See application guidelines for more detail.

  • Application form (prescribed form attached in the application guidlines)
  • Picture-attached ticket and Admission ticket (prescribed form attached in the application guidlines)
  • Diploma or commencement certification (including the scheduled case)
  • Transcript
  • Reason for aspiration (prescribed form attached in the application guidlines)
  • Educational background (prescribed form attached in the application guidlines)
  • Entrance examination fee
  • Receipt (prescribed form attached in the application guidlines)
  • Stamped addressed envelope (for test-takers not from TUAT)
  • 2 kinds of seals (reception and contact) (prescribed form attached in the application guidlines)

FAQ

Do test-takers have to choose the 4 questions from 16 in basic test before taking exam?

No. Test-takers can choose after starting the exam and seeing all questions. Note: Test-takers for Chemical and Material Systemes (including as the second choice) must choose more than 1 question from chemistry, and 4 questions in total. See application guidelines for more detail.

What do test-takers bring on the examination day?

In the paper test, please bring the admission ticket, pencils, and erasers. Pencil sharpener and watch are also fine. In oral exam, please bring the admission ticket.

Is it possible to apply to other universities in the case of exemption from written examination?

If you apply to exemption from written examination and win admission to BASE, please withdraw your application to other universities.

Is it possible to change the department or laboratory after entrance?

In principle, students will belong to the laboratory they applied to, but it is possible to change the department or laboratory due to various reasons.

What do students do after university?

They are playing an important role in various fields.Voice of the Graduate and after university will provide more information.

About early graduation and the required condition

Graduate students having high research achievement can graduate early. Consult with your supervisor for more datil.