General admission is the most basic type of entrance to the Informatics Program, SOKENDAI. It is open to every applicant, regardless of nationality or place of residence. There are two enrollment periods per year: April and October.
The admissions process starts with submission of an application package, including your CV, transcripts, a summary of your past research, and an outline of your proposed research at NII. Then the Informatics Program conducts an entrance examination as following schedule.
The examinations for those entering in April: In summer (late-August or early-September) or in winter (late January or early-February)
The examinations for those entering in October: In winter (late January or early-February) or in summer (late-August or early-September)