TOPIK test schedule 2024

Everything you want to know about TOPIK test schedules for 2024 is here. Read along!

Are you thinking of taking the TOPIK in 2024? The complete TOPIK test schedule includes the registration period, exam date, and result announcement time for various TOPIK exams.

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About The Test of Proficiency in Korean

TOPIK, the most popular Korean language exam, is an acronym for the Test of Proficiency in Korean. It is a standardized examination to measure the Korean language skills of non-native speakers.

There are two categories — TOPIK I and TOPIK II. TOPIK-I has two levels, 1 and 2, whereas TOPIK II has four levels, 3, 4, 5, and 6.

The first TOPIK exam took place in 1997. The number of candidates and frequency of the test have continued to grow since then.

In 2019, 375,871 people took TOPIK, up from 208,449 in 2014. It declined to 218,869 last year due to COVID-19 but again increased by 330,012 in 2021 in 75 countries.

In 2024, it could reach the top regarding the number of candidates taking the test if things remain positive.

From jobs related to Korean and proof of language ability to studying in Korea and GKS undergraduate scholarship, there are plenty of benefits of TOPIK.

If you plan to take TOPIK in 2024, you may want to know about the new TOPIK test schedule to plan accordingly.

TOPIK test dates

2024 TOPIK (PBT – paper-based Test Schedule)

They offer the TOPIK Paper-based test (PBT) six times yearly in Korea and twice for non-native Korean speakers in other countries. Candidates need to apply on time, as the application period is open for only 7 days.

TOPIK Test will be held six times in Korea and five times outside Korea in 2024. They will be conducted in April, May, July, October, and November.

They will conduct the 92nd, 93rd, 94th, 95th, 96th, and 97th TOPIK tests in 2024. They will administer the test in India in April, July, or October. The registration date may vary, so check with the nearest test centers.

ExamRegistration PeriodTest DatesResult DatesLocations
92ndDec 05, 2023 – Dec 11, 2023January 21, 2024February 23Korea
93rdFeb 13, 2024 – Feb 19, 2024April 13-14, 2024May 30Korea/ Overseas
94thMarch 12, 2024 – March 18, 2024May 12, 2024June 27Korea
95th May 21, 2024 – May 27, 2024July 13-14, 2024August 22Korea/ Overseas
96thAug 06, 2024 – Aug 12, 2024October 12-13, 2024November 28Korea/ Overseas
97th Sept 03, 2024 – Sept 09, 2024November 10, 2024December 19Korea

Points to Remember

  • Seats are limited, and registration will be strictly on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • Registration dates may vary if you live outside Korea. Check with your local Korean Culture Center or Korean embassy for details.
  • The examination results will be available on the TOPIK website (www.topik.go.kr) at 3:00 p.m. on the announcement day.
  • The score announcement date may change if necessary.
  • TOPIK application and exam schedules are subject to change or canceled due to preventive measures against the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, before applying, candidates must check the latest news and updates.
  • The exam fee is 40,000 won for TOPIK 1 (levels 1 to 2, whereas for TOPIK 2 (levels 3 to 6), it is 55,000 won.
  • You can apply online in Korea. In contrast, submit your application form to the designated organization responsible for managing TOPIK exams.
  • Once you pass the test, you can check the official website results. Your score report will be available in digital version only on their site. They don’t send printed or digital copies individually.
  • The TOPIK scores remain valid for 2 years from the day the results are published.
TOPIK exam schedule

TOPIK Speaking test dates for 2024

They introduced TOPIK Speaking in 2021 to help learners improve their Korean language communication skills.

In June 2023, the second official test was conducted, but only in South Korea. In 2024, they will offer the test three times. They will announce the detailed information later.

ExamRegistration Period Test Dates Result DatesLocation
4th TOPIK Speaking Jan 16, 2024 – Feb 02, 2024March 23, 2024April 18, 2024Korea only
5th TOPIK Speaking April 09, 2024 – April 26, 2024June 08, 2024July 04, 2024Korea only
6th TOPIK Speaking July 23, 2024 – Aug 09, 2024Sept 28, 2024Oct 24, 2024Korea only

TOPIK IBT (Internet-Based Test) in 2024

ExamRegistration Period Test Dates Result DatesLocation
2nd TOPIK IBT Jan 16, 2024 – Feb 02, 2024March 22-23, 2024April 16, 2024Globally
3rd TOPIK IBT April 09, 2024 – April 26, 2024June 07-08, 2024July 02, 2024Globally
4th TOPIK IBT July 23, 2024 – Aug 09, 2024Sept 27-28, 2024Oct 22, 2024Globally

To learn more about the TOPIK examination in your country, contact your local Korean embassy or Korean Culture Center.

You can also check the official website for more information concerning the TOPIK test scheduled for 2024.

Do you have any questions? Write your thoughts in the comment section below.

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Vikash Gupta
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47 Comments

    • Sorry, I don’t know Filipino. I guess you are asking about the registration process in the Philippines?

      For that, you can check the site phil.korean-culture.org. You can apply through them as per their date announcement.

    • You can get in touch with the Korean culture center in Philippines. You can find all the information on their website — phil.korean-culture.org

    • For the 87th TOPIK exam to be conducted on 9th April 2023, the on-site registration period is from 23rd January to 3rd February 2023. For details, contact Korean culture center, Philippines.

  1. There written age of 19 to 39 years old candidate can aply.
    -it means 18 years complete??? 19 start.
    -and 39, it means 38years+ 11month 29 day
    -or 39 years + 364 days.can you explain about it please.

      • Thank you so much for replying, sir. Sir can you please just give me a rough idea of when will first TOPIK test will be conducted? I am applying for a GKS scholarship so for that I need to know the schedule in 2024 the 92nd TOPIK Exam will held in which month.

  2. Good day sir. What is the schedule for the EPS-TOPIK this 2024 sir. Thank you. I’m from in the Philippines Sir. Thank you very much.

    • Check the offical website. Dates vary depending on the country. You can get in touch with the respective center o your country for more details.

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