Validity of Period
- To propagate and set direction for learning Korean for non-native Korean speakers and overseas Koreans
- To measure and evaluate their Korean language skills and utilize the results for in-Korea colleges and job-seeking
Overseas Koreans and foreigners for whom Korean is a second language (no age limit)
- Aim to learn the language and enter in-Korea universities
- Seek jobs in companies and public institutions in Korea and overseas
- Reside overseas Korean or are attending/graduated from a foreign school
Organizers: National Institute for International Education, Consulate General of Republic of Korea in Hong Kong
Host Institutes: Korean International School
- Fair and exact grading done by grading committee composed with Korean language professors, education evaluation experts, and computation experts.
- Answer sheets requiring second grading (such as empty or multiple marking) are dealt with by principles and criteria set by the grading committee.
- Multiple choice answers are graded by using an OMR machine firsrt, then written answers are graded by grading committee.
- All sheets are graded by two grading committee members so to minimize the possibility of grading error.
- From 2012 onwards, TOPIK results are valid for two years from its date of issue.
- Results of the 25th TOPIK (or before) will no longer be valid after 31 December, 2013.
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