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Test of Practical Competency in IT Registration


Subject of Examination

Anyone who wants to enter the field of software development can take the exam. Job applicants who want to advance into ICT companies, including students from ICT-related departments and vision engineering departments, can also take the job.

Examination procedure

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Sign Up


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  1. 1. Sign Up
    • To apply for TOPCIT, you must first register on the TOPCIT website (www.topcit.or.kr).
    • Online registration is available only through the TOPCIT website.
  2. 2. Receipt
    • After confirming the evaluation schedule, we will select the area and the test site during the application period.
    • After the application is completed, you can check the contents of the application or cancel the application by logging in to the TOPCIT website.
    • You can issue a certificate from one week before the evaluation date to the day of the evaluation.
  3. 3. Applying
    • You must bring your ID and Examination Form on the day of the assessment and take it at the designated test center.
    • You must enter the room 20 minutes before the evaluation time, and you can leave 20 minutes before the end time (no cancellation)
    • Evaluation is based on a computer-based test (CBT). You can bring your writing supplies with you on the day of the assessment. (No paper)
    • You will be able to confirm that you are taking the exam before your grade date on the ‘Certification Confirmation’.
    • Certificate of Examination 'is available through the menu [MY PAGE > Certificate of Examination]. (It can be issued from one week after the evaluation date to before the grade announcement date.)
  4. 4. Use of grade inquiry and analysis service
    • You can check your transcripts and issue certificates after the date of your prior notification.
    • After logging in to TOPCIT homepage, you can go to <Graduation Inquiry> or [MY PAGE> Grading Inquiry and Certificate].
    • You can view your grades by the time you take the menu and get a certificate.
  5. 5. Issue of TOPCIT Certificate
    • After logging in to the TOPCIT homepage, you can issue a certificate for each time you take the test using the <Quality Inquiry> shortcut or [MY PAGE> Grade Inquiry and Certificate Issuance] menu.
    • TOPCIT scores and certificates are valid for two years from the date of evaluation.
Since 2014, the TOPCIT regular evaluation is conducted once each in the first and second half of the year.
You can check the detailed evaluation schedule through the menu on the TOPCIT homepage.

Evaluation date