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Academic Status

Dropping out of School

Students should not drop out of school without justifiable reasons

Students who intends to drop out of school for unavoidable reasons should submit a drop-out request to obtain permission from the president

Students who are allowed to drop out of school should pay back some or all of the expenses he/she received from DGIST

Expulsion

Reasons for Expulsion

A student who does not return to school after the approved period of leave of absence has expired

A student who has not registered for a semester within the prescribed period without getting permission for leave of absence

A MS or PhD student whose academic records are so poor that he/she is unlikely to successfully complete his/her program

A student who has failed to meet all the coursework requirements within the prescribed time limit

A student who has been dually enrolled (Students on dual degree programs are excluded.)

Appeal request : Within two weeks upon receipt of notification of expulsion

Readmission

Procedures

  1. STEP. 01
    Submit readmission request from upon recommendation by the department chair
  2. STEP. 02
    Deliberation at the department chair meeting
  3. STEP. 03
    Admission approval

Application Period

Application for readmission is permitted after two semesters (including the semester which the date of expulsion belongs to) and within two years from the date of expulsion (allowed no more than once). Please note that the period for military service and treatment of disease requiring for long-term care shall not be included in the abovementioned period.

Ineligibility

Students who have been expelled due to the lapse of the prescribed time limit

Students who have been expelled or voluntarily withdrawn after the extension of the prescribed time limit

Minimum Period of Enrollment

General Leave of absence
Minimum period
of enrollment
Remarks
Master's 2 semesters
  • The maximum period to study is 3 years.(A leave of absence period of a year is not included.)
  • GPA should be 3.0/4.3 or higher.
Doctoral 2 semesters
  • The maximum period to study is 6 years. (A leave of absence period of a year is not included.)
  • GPA should be 3.0/4.3 or higher.
Integrated 4 semesters
  • The maximum period to study is 7 years. (A leave of absence period of 2 years is not included.)
  • GPA should be 3.0/4.3 or higher.
Combined 4 semesters
  • The maximum period to study (after entering graduate school) is 7 years. (A leave of absence period of 2 years is not included.)
  • GPA should be 3.0/4.3 or higher.
Undergraduate -
  • The maximum period to study is 6 years. (A leave of absence period of 2 years is not included.)