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       Applications for English Course Credit Exemptions


1. Please check for the exemption standards and regulations.

2. There are TWO PHASES of applications for credit exemptions. The qualifications are listed in the tables on the next page. The credit exemptions will only be approved after the second phase of verification is done. No application is accepted later than the specified deadlines, except for special circumstances approved by the University.

(1) [First Phase] Application ONLINE: Applications for credit exemptions shall be completed online via the Confirmation of English Competence System ( from 9:00 AM, February 1, 2018 to 17:00 PM, March 8, 2018. The wavier qualifications for students enrolled in the 2017-18 academic year differ from those for students enrolled in/before the 2016-17 academic year (especially for the scores on TOEFL iBT, TOEIC, and OOPT) ; therefore, please choose the qualifications applicable to your enrollment academic year. Applicants who choose the wrong criteria will be asked to resubmit the application. 

(2) [Second Phase] Verification by Foreign Language Center: A printout of the application form along with one of the following documents should both be submitted in person to the Foreign Language Center on the second floor of Hsiu-Chi Building on Kuang-fu Campus from 9:00 AM, February 8, 2018 to 17:00 PM, March 8, 2018. Please go to the Confirmation of English Competence System ( to check the results of your credit exemption application after your submission to the Foreign Language Center:

  1. Valid passport (for those from countries where English is an official language).
  1. Official transcript or school letter with a valid signature that describes the study period and subjects taught in English accounting for more than 50% of the entire subjects (for those who received high school education where English is the instructional language).
  1. Original English proficiency certificate of GEPT, TOEFL iBT, IELTS, TOEIC, Cambridge Main Suite, BULATS, or Oxford Online Placement Test.

3.  Those who have waived four credits and do not intend to take any English courses must drop the enrolled courses online before the end of the third stage enrollment period. The students who do not meet the criteria for credit exemptions or fail to adhere to the deadlines should take the courses as required.

4. Intercollegiate transfer students, interdepartmental transfer students, or returning students may apply for credit waiver at the EaGLE Project Office.

5. NCKU students are required to complete four credits of General Education English courses before their graduation, and the approved maximum number of exemption credits is four for the students who have successfully met the criteria for credit exemptions.

 You are welcome to utilize the language-related studying materials of the FLC multimedia self-learning room. Please refer to for further information.



-   For further information on the NCKU General Education English Course Enrollment Notes, please go to or contact Ms. Liu:
Telephone: +886 6 2757575 ext. 52273
Location: Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, College of Liberal Arts
              (the fourth floor of Hsiu-Chi Building on Kuangfu Campus)
-   For further information on the English Course Credit Exemptions, please go to or contact Ms. Wu:
Telephone: +886 6 2757575 ext. 52020, 52030
Location: Foreign Language Center, College of Liberal Art
(the second floor of Hsiu-Chi Building on Kuangfu Campus)