9th Test of Proficiency in Korean (EPS TOPIK) 2012 schedule in Cambodia

    Announcement for Implementing the 9th Test of Proficiency in Korean (EPS TOPIK) Test 2012 schedule in Cambodia

    According to the MOU on the Sending of Workers between the Ministry of Employment and Labor of the Republic of Korea (MOEL) and the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training of the Kingdom of Cambodia (MLVT) are implementing the 9th Test of Proficiency In Korean under the EPS as follows.

    All job seekers who hope to work in Korea under the Employment Permit System must pass the EPS-TOPIK implemented by the Human Resources Development Service of Korea (HRD Korea) authorized by the MOEL, and only those who passed the test are allowed to submit the job application form for EPS.

    July 19th, 2012
    • Held by: Ministry of Employment and Labor in the Republic of Korea (MOEL)
    • Implemented by: Human Resources Development service of Korea
    • Cooperated by: Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training (MLVT) and Manpower Training and Overseas Sending Board (MTOSB) of Cambodia

    1. Test Date: September 15th ~ 16th, 2012
      10:00~11:10(Session 1), 15:00~16:10(Session 2)
      All examinee must be in the designated test room before the designated time 08:30 for the orientation.
    2. Morning Time 2nd (35persons)
      Briefing: 10:50~11:50, Test time : 11:50~13:00
      All examinee must be in the designated test room before the designated time 10:50 for the orientation.
    3. (Allowed) Type of Industry: Manufacturing, All applicants of 9th EPS-TOPIK can choose ‘Manufacturing’, ‘Construction’, ‘Agriculture/Livestock’ for selection of the type of industry. Choice of other type of industry is not allowed. Basically, your choice of industry cannot be changed afterwards, so please consider the industry carefully.
    4. The (expected) number of passers : 4000 persons
      test schedule in Cambodia
      The selection will be made in the order of the high scores among the applicants who scored more than 80 points out of 200 points and as many as the number of ‘expected number of passers’ will be selected based on their test results.
      * The number of passers can be changed according to the Employment Permit System operating conditions
    5. Test Place and date Announcement
      • Test Venue and time of each applicant will be announced at the bulletin board of MTOSB on September 7, 2012
      • Announcement of Test Result and passers
        Date: Friday, September 28, 2012
        Notice Board at MTOSB
        Website of the Employment Permit System (
        - Website of the Human Resources Development of Korea (
    6. Qualifications
      • Persons aged between 18 and 39 (Persons born in September 17th, 1972 ~ September 16th, 1994)
      • Persons who submitted a certificate of career or an equivalent document as having experience with construction more than 1 year.
        * MTOSB makes a decision about a standard of recognized career
      • Persons who have not been convicted of imprisonment or heavier punishment
      • Persons who have no record of deportation or departure orders from the Republic of Korea
      • Persons who are not restricted from departure of home country
    7. Registration procedure
      • Period of Registration: July 30(Mon.) ~ August 2(Thurs.), 2012 (For 4 days)
        - Registration Hour: 08:30 ~ 17:00 (12:00 ~ 13:00 Lunch Break)
      • Place: ‘registration place’ will announced by MTOSB
      • Registration method: Individual visit registration
      • Required documents
        • Application form (Free distribution at registration places, only to the applicants
          who paid the test fee
          Registration numbers are written on each application form, and one applicant can receive and submit one application form. If there is any error in an application form, correct it with correction fluid or tape and submit it.
        • A copy of passport (or ID card)
        • 2 photographs of 3.5 x 4.5cm (taken within 6 months)
    8. Test Fee
      • Test Fee: 24 USD
        If an applicant who has avoidable reasons cancel his/her registration during registration period, the applicant can get full refund. (However, re-application after cancellation is not allowed)
      • Matters to be aware of
        Those who have applied for CBT EPS-TOPIK this time can not apply for the next EPS-TOPIK.(CBT, PBT) in this year.
    Questions will be selected both from the open question book and from the newly developed closed questions.

    Test Structure & Allotment of Scores and passing standard
    • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).
    • R/C and L/C will be implemented continuously without a break.

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