2021 KIIP Test Schedule /사회통합프로그램 평가 일정 알림


2021 KIIP Test Schedule /사회통합프로그램 평가 알아보기!

“From Jan 1st 2019, the KIIP test registration and procedure has changed. Whenever you apply for a KIIP test, including pre-test –사전평가, mid-term test – 중간평가, and comprehensive test – 종합평가, you have to pay the application fee of 30,000 won for each time taking test.”


Year
2018
2021
Number of tests
18 times /year
25 times /year
(10 level tests, 5 midterm tests, and 10 comprehensive tests)
Application fee
Free
30 000 won
Test location
Automatically assigned after test registration
Test-takers select the test location
Application procedure
Signup and register for a KIIP class & test at:
www.socinet.go.kr

Signup and register for KIIP class at: www.socinet.go.kr
Signup and apply for a KIIP test at:
www.kiiptest.org


1. 2021 KIIP Test Schedule

*The test schedule is subjected to change depending on many factors such as the recent COVID19 outbreak
*Please refer to the KIIP test homepage for the latest test schedule: www.kiiptest.org

Number

Pre-test (10 times)

Application date

(MM.DD)

Test date

(MM.DD)

Application date

(MM.DD)

1

12.22 (Tue) ~ 12.28 (Mon)

01.09 (Sat)

01.22 (Fri)

2

02.02 (Tue) ~ 02.08 (Mon)

02.20 (Sat)

03.05 (Fri)

3

03.03 (Wed) ~ 03.09 (Tue)

03.20 (Sat)

04.02 (Fri)

4

03.30 (Tue) ~ 04.05 (Mon)

04.17 (Sat)

04.30 (Fri)

5

05.11 (Tue) ~ 05.17 (Mon)

05.29 (Sat)

06.11 (Fri)

6

06.08 (Tue) ~ 06.14 (Mon)

06.26 (Sat)

07.09 (Fri)

7

07.20 (Tue) ~ 07.26 (Mon)

08.07 (Sat)

08.20 (Fri)

8

08.31 (Tue) ~ 09.06 (Mon)

09.18 (Sat)

10.06 (Wed)

9

09.28 (Tue) ~ 10.04 (Mon)

10.16 (Sat)

10.29 (Fri)

10

11.09 (Tue) ~ 11.15 (Mon)

11.27 (Sat)

12.10 (Fri)


Read details about KIIP Pre-Test & Sample: 
KIIP Pre-Test Guide (사회통합프로그램 사전평가 안내)

Read details about Applying KIIP Pre-test via Email Registration: 

Number

Mid-term test (5 times)

Application date

(MM.DD)

Test date

(MM.DD)

Result date

(MM.DD)

1

01.05 (Tue) ~ 01.11 (Mon)

01.23 (Sat)

01.29 (Fri)

2

02.09 (Tue) ~ 02.15 (Mon)

02.27 (Sat)

03.05 (Fri)

3

04.27 (Tue) ~ 05.03 (Mon)

05.15 (Sat)

05.24 (Mon)

4

07.27 (Tue) ~ 08.02 (Mon)

08.14 (Sat)

08.20 (Fri)

5

11.30 (Tue) ~ 12.06 (Mon)

12.18 (Sat)

12.24 (Fri)


Read details about KIIP Mid-term Test & Sample: 
KIIP Mid-term Test Guide (사회통합프로그램 중간평가 안내)


Number

Comprehensive test (10 times)

Application date

(MM.DD)

Test date

(MM.DD)

Application date

(MM.DD)

1

01.19 (Tue) ~ 01.25 (Mon)

02.06 (Sat)

02.16 (Tue)

2

02.16 (Tue) ~ 02.22 (Mon)

03.06 (Sat)

03.12 (Fri)

3

03.16 (Tue) ~ 03.22 (Mon)

04.04 (Sun)

04.09 (Fri)

4

04.13 (Tue) ~ 04.19 (Mon)

05.01 (Sat)

05.10 (Mon)

5

05.25 (Tue) ~ 05.31 (Mon)

06.12 (Sat)

06.18 (Fri)

6

06.22 (Tue) ~ 06.28 (Mon)

07.10 (Sat)

07.16 (Fri)

7

08.17 (Tue) ~ 08.23 (Mon)

09.04 (Sat)

09.10 (Fri)

8

09.10 (Fri) ~ 09.16 (Thu)

10.02 (Sat)

10.08 (Fri)

9

10.26 (Tue) ~ 11.01 (Mon)

11.13 (Sat)

11.19 (Fri)

10

11.23 (Tue) ~ 11.29 (Mon)

12.11 (Sat)

12.17 (Fri)


Read details about KIIP Comprehensive Test & Samples:
KIIP Comprehensive Test Guide (사회통합프로그램 종합평가 안내)





2. NEW procedure for applying a KIIP test


Please read detailed guideline for applying a KIIP test here:


3. Information about KIIP comprehensive test

3.1 Permanent resident test [영주용 종합평가]


Permanent resident test (1)
[영주용 종합평가]
Permanent resident test (2)
[영주 신청자 대상 영주용 종합평가]
Applicable persons
Persons who have finished taking the KIIP level 5 (50 hours) course
Person who have the level test score of over 85 points and don’t take the KIIP level 5 (50 hours) course
Benefits
- Meeting the basic requirement when applying for the permanent resident visa.
- Exempt from Korean proficiency interview & get additional points for point-based visas
- Meeting the basic requirement when applying for the permanent resident visa.
- Not exempt from interview or getting additional points. However, one can get the full benefits if taking the KIIP level 5 class.


3.2 Naturalization test [귀화용 종합평가]


Naturalization test (1)
[귀화용 종합평가]
Naturalization test (2)
[귀화 신청자 대상 귀화용 종합평가]
Applicable persons
- Persons who have finished taking the KIIP level 5 (70 hours) course
- Persons who finished the KIIP program by repeated taking the KIIP class before 2018.3.1
- Married immigrants completed with scoring of 50 ~ 59 in 12 years
- Person who haven’t finished the KIIP level 5 (70 hours) course.
- Persons who applied for naturalization after 2018.3.1 (can only take a maximum of 3 tests / year)
Benefits
- Meeting the basic requirement when applying for the naturalization
- Exempt from the naturalization interview
- Meeting the basic requirement when applying for the naturalization
- Not exempt from the naturalization interview



4. Policy changes about the completion of KIIP program (level 4 & 5)

From 2020.09.01, the completion standard of the KIIP Level 4 & 5 for persons who retake the KIIP Level 4 & 5 will change as follows:



‘Old’ KIIP completion standard
(until 2020.09.1)*
‘New’ KIIP completion standard
(after 2020.09.1)
Level 4
- You take the level 4 class and pass the mid-term exam, you receive the level 4 completion certificate, and advance to the level 5

- If you fail the 1st exam (below 60 points):

+ You can retake the test again and again until your score is above 60 points without retaking the 2nd class, you receive the level 4 completion certificate, and advance to the level 5

+ You retake the class 2nd time, you receive the level 4 completion certificate, and advance to the level 5.
- You take the level 4 class and pass the mid-term exam, you receive the level 4 completion certificate, and advance to the level 5

- If you fail the 1st exam (below 60 points):

+ You can retake the test again and again until your score is above 60 points without retaking the 2nd class, you receive the level 4 completion certificate, and advance to the level 5

+ You retake the 2nd class and retake the exam repeatedly until you score above 40 points, you receive the level 4 completion certificate, and advance to the level 5

Level 5
- You take the level 5 class (50h or 70h course) and pass the comprehensive exam, you receive the level 5 completion certificate and the comprehensive test passing certificate.

- If you fail the 1st exam (below 60 points):

+ You can retake the test again and again until your score is above 60 points without retaking the 2nd class, you receive the level 5 completion certificate and the comprehensive test passing certificate

You retake the class 3 times (taking 1st class --> fail exam --> taking 2nd class --> fail exam --> taking 3rd class), you complete the KIIP program and receive the level 5 completion certificate. 
- You take the level 5 class (50h or 70h course) and pass the comprehensive exam, you receive the level 5 completion certificate and the comprehensive test passing certificate.

- If you fail the 1st exam (below 60 points):

+ You can retake the test again and again until your score is above 60 points without retaking the 2nd class, you receive the level 5 completion certificate and the comprehensive test passing certificate

+ You retake the 2nd class and retake the exam repeatedly until you score above 40 points, you complete the KIIP program and receive the level 5 completion certificate.


* Due to the spreading of corona virus in 2020, the ‘new’ KIIP completion standard was delayed from 2020.07.01 to 2020.09.01


* Comment: The old completion standard (mostly called AUTOPASS policy) is better for persons taking KIIP level 4. The new completion standard is better for persons taking the KIIP level 5.

* What is the difference between the KIIP level 5 completion certificate (이수증) and comprehensive exam passing certificate (합격증)

For example, when applying for the permanent VISA (F5),
+ Person with the KIIP level 5 completion certificate gets 15 bonus points
+ Person with only the comprehensive exam passing certificate gets 10 bonus points 
+ Person with both the KIIP level 5 completion certificate and comprehensive exam passing certificate get 15 bonus points.



5. More about KIIP program: curriculum, class and other information

Please read the detail guide here: http://www.koreantopik.com/2018/01/complete-guide-to-korea-immigration.html

2021 KIIP Test Schedule /사회통합프로그램 평가 일정 알림 2021 KIIP Test Schedule /사회통합프로그램 평가 일정 알림 Reviewed by Korean Topik on 12/18/2020 Rating: 5

29 comments:

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    1. You have to go to kiiptest.org, but you need to go from the socinet website first so that it connects your login to the kiip test website.

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    2. help.im always stuck in step 3,everytime i click the test location nothings appear,i failed the test for the 3rd time just because of i cant finish the step 4,i always stuck in step 3,what should i do?im stuck with step 3 for whole 2019,last pre test will be on december 28 again,and at the moment im still trying to get out of step 3,

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  2. Do you have any information on when the registration day is for the next semester (starting May 19th?). I cannot find this info anywhere and socinet has not helped either.

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    1. I don't need a level test, I've already completed through level 3 so I was wondering which day/how to register for the level 4 class. Last time I had a friend tell me when since I could find the info anywhere, but they aren't around anymore to help out.

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    2. To apply for the next level class, you need to check the closest level test date. The upcoming one is in 27 April and result announcement date is 10 May. So, you can apply for the level 4 class at ~10 May. Make sure to check socinet website frequently at that time.

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    3. Thanks so much! It's good to know that the registration day is near/on the day of the announcement. This was extremely helpful, thank you!

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  3. How do I apply for taking classes? I have valid Topik 4. The website isn't showing clearly on how and where to register if you have level 4 Topik. Thank you in advance.

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    1. Visit your nearest immigration office to submit your TOPIK certificate.

      For more info, please post your question at this community. I believe many people there have done the same thing like you before. https://www.facebook.com/groups/korean4topik/?ref=bookmarks

      Or call 1345 for support.

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  4. I am in masan area and i like to study kiip level 4 .in chungchangnamdo area i have already study and could not pass level 4 so i want to repeat.can you help me to find class where i can join every sunday in khyangaangnamdo.

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  5. I am registered to the socisnet website but I cannot login to the test website. It says that there is no such profile

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    1. please ask for support at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/korean4topik/?ref=bookmarks

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    2. You have to go from the socinet website to the test site and it will then connect those two together. You can also join the Unofficial Kiip group on Facebook

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  6. How long does it take level test results?

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  7. When start the winter holiddays in kiip clasis . I mean how many winter holidays ?

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  8. 我在大學的語學堂已經學了4级的課程,如果我帶着這學校的證書或成績表來報讀你們的課程可以免試分班考試嗎?

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  9. Hello I live DAEJEON where I can pass the pre-test, the site fails. Is it possible to register for a test at the place of passing the test?

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  10. I would like to take a KIIP pretest around March or April. The thing is, I do not work or do schooling on Saturdays for religious reasons. Are the tests and pre-tests ever offered on a non-Saturday date?

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  11. Hello I want to join the kiip class how can I join anybody can help me ?

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  12. If I take a kiip level test in one location, will I have to attend classes in that particular location or can I attend classes in another location?

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  13. Hi. Two days ago the page said that the registration period for the class starts in feb.2. But just minutes ago when I checked it already said jan.28 and it is already 신청마감. I was waiting for it to open on the said date so I could register. BUT now I can't. What am I supposed to do. I am running out of time already and I really need to join the class. Can you please help me? I don't know what to do. I am in Daegu and my pretest result showed level 4. Please...

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  14. Hello, I have not taken any level so far but I have TOPIK level 5. I heard that I can take level 5 without even taking pre-test, is it correct? If correct how should I register for that?

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  15. my exam date in 9/20.I got a uncompleted information date changed it is true or not? if the information was then when was the changed date test?

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  16. how can i apply for my kiip class i try lots of time i never find plz if anybody knows teach me thank yoou in advance

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  17. + You can retake the test again and again until your score is above 60 points without retaking the 2nd class,

    -- don't we need to score at least 50-59pts to be able to do this?

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    1. The rules were changed so it depends on what level you are. As for myself, I finished the Kiip program last year before the changes and then they changed it again this summer, so I am uncertain what the new score requirements are. I thought I read that if you fail the first time, no matter the score, you can now pass the second time with at least a 50. I remember being upset because I took the level 5 exam 4 times and the second time I failed by 1 point, third time 4 points, and fourth time 5 points. I only "Completed" the program, but I didn't "Pass" so I really hope that everyone else will get completed like I did if they complete the levels that way or I will try to take that darn test again.

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  18. If I take the level 5 70h and fail the exam, can I re-take the level 5 20h and score 40 points or more on the exam to pass or I need to re-take the level 50h?

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