Admission Procedures

To apply to our program, prospective students are required to:

(International applicants please scroll down to the bottom)

  Thai Central Admission System (TCAS)
Please register in the Thai Central Admission System (TCAS) system from october 28th, 2022 onward. Visit : https://student.mytcas.com/ (Thai language only) 

  High School Degree
Have completed, or be presently enrolled in their final year of secondary school, the equivalent of Mathayom 6 (grade 12 in the US system or year 13 in the British system); GED or IGCSE as an equivalent study at high school (M6) will be also taken into consideration. For students applying with GED, IGCSEs, IB, or other qualifications from abroad, please contact Chulalongkorn University Academic Testing Center (https://hsces.atc.chula.ac.th/) for Degree Equivalence Certificate before applying.

  English Proficiency Tests
Have attained a satisfactory score on one of these English proficiency tests and one of these aptitude tests, depending on the period of appliance.


ADMISSION ROUND 1 

1.  English proficiency tests

WE DO NOT ACCEPT TOEFL ITP
WE DO NOT ACCEPT IELTS INDICATOR

      • TOEFL iBT (Internet Based Test) with a minimum score of 95; OR
      • IELTS with a minimum score of 7.0; OR
      • CU-TEP with a minimum score of 90. For more information, please visit http://www.atc.chula.ac.th/index2.html ; OR
      • DET (Duolingo English Test) with a minimum score of 130

2.  Aptitude tests

      • SAT (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing) with a minimum score of 480 (Send Score Report via College Borde to Balac Code : 6902) OR
      • CU-AAT (Verbal) with a minimum score of 480 OR
      • ACT (English and Reading) with a combined minimum score of 34
      • Candidates of this round will also have to undergo interviews (No written examinations).
      • ADMISSION 2023 – SCHEDULES*****ROUND 1 ****

        BALAC will be accepting a total of 80 qualified applicants.

        Item Date
        Applications Open 25th November – 22nd December 2022
        Interview Candidate Announcement 10th January 2023
        Interviews  14th – 15th January 2023
        Primary Accepted Candidates Announcement 20th January 2023
        Additional Accepted Candidates Announcement 25th January 2023
        Final Accepted Candidates Announcement 3rd February 2023

ADMISSION ROUND 2  

           1. English proficiency tests

WE DO NOT ACCEPT TOEFL ITP
WE DO NOT ACCEPT IELTS INDICATOR

      • TOEFL iBT (Internet Based Test) with a minimum score 79; OR
      • IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5; OR
      • CU-TEP with a minimum score of 80. For more information, please visit http://www.atc.chula.ac.th/index2.html
      • DET (Duolingo English Test) with a minimum score of 120

           2. Aptitude tests

      • CU-AAT (Verbal) with a minimum score of 400 OR
      • SAT (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing) with a minimun score of 450 (Send Score Report via College Borde to Balac Code : 6902)OR
      • ACT (English and Reading) with a combined minimum score of 31
      • Candidates of this round will have to undergo written examinations and interviews.
    • ADMISSION 2023 – SCHEDULES*****ROUND 2 *****
    • BALAC will be accepting a total of 40 qualified applicants.

      Item

      Date

      Applications Open

      21st February – 28th March 2023

      Interview Candidate Announcement

      4th April 2023

      Interviews

      8th – 9th April 2023

      Primary Accepted Candidates Announcement

      21st April 2023

      Additional Accept Candidates Announcement

      25th April 2023

      Final Accepted Candidates Announcement

      3rd May 2023

       

  Rules and Codes
Be willing to comply with the rules and codes of Chulalongkorn University

ADMISSION 2022

           ***** For Non-Thai Applicants 

         Online Application Form: https://www.arts.chula.ac.th/~balac/admission-nonthai/

Application Requirements

        1. Applicants do not hold Thai citizenship and have completed high school or passed an equivalent high school standard test or be currently in their final  year of high school (Grade 12 in the US system or Year 13 in the British system).

        2. Applicants must achieve the prescribed minimum score in any one of the following English Proficiency tests:

WE DO NOT ACCEPT TOEFL ITP
WE DO NOT ACCEPT IELTS INDICATOR

      • TOEFL iBT (Internet Based Test) with a minimum score 79; OR
      • IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5; OR
      • CU-TEP with a minimum score of 80; OR (For more information, please visit http://www.atc.chula.ac.th/index2.html)
      • DET (Duolingo English Test) with a minimum score of 120

3. Applicants must also achieve the prescribed minimum score in any one of the following tests: 

      • CU-AAT (Verbal Section) with a minimum score of 400; OR
      • SAT (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing) with a minimum score of 450 (Send Score Report via College Board to BALAC Code : 6902); OR
      • ACT (English and Reading) with a minimum score of 31

          4. All applicants must have a history of good behavior and agree to abide strictly by existing and future University regulations, codes and policies.

              ADMISSION 2022 – SCHEDULES (For Non-Thai Applicants)

               *** Click on the link below for full details on application procedure.

                       https://www.arts.chula.ac.th/~balac/v2020/index.php/2021/12/09/balac-admissions-for-non-thai-applicants/

  • BALAC will be accepting a total of 11 qualified applicants.

Item

Date

Round 1

 

Applications Open

21stDecember 2022 – 6th February 2023

Interview Candidate Announcement

13th February 2023

Interviews (Online)

18th – 19th February 2023

Final Accepted Candidates Announcement

8th – 13th March 2023

Round 2

* The second round of application will take place on the condition that the announced number is not met in the first round.

 

Applications Open

15th March – 15th May 2023

Interview Candidate Announcement

22nd May 2023

Interviews (Online)

27th – 28th May 2023

Final Accepted Candidates Announcement

14th – 19th June 2023

Announcement of Applicants with the Right to Study(from the first and second round applications)

23rd June 2023

  • Candidates of this round will also have to undergo interviews (No written examinations).