Comprehensive Exam

Comprehensive Examination


In order to take the Comprehensive Exam, students should be enrolled at least 2 semesters at the GSIS program and should have an overall GPA above 3.0/4.5.

Subjects for Comprehensive Exam

Students are required to take 2 subjects in the required & Elective courses of each department. One subject is decided by the Dean of the GSIS, and the other subject is decided by the individual student. However, IB students should choose the subject among the five subjects:

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Financial Management

Please note that students will not be allowed to take the CE when the course chosen is registered.

Passing Score

Students should receive 60 points out of 100 points on each subject

Fees for Comprehensive Exam

Students are required to pay a comprehensive exam fee to Ajou University when applying to take the test every semester. 20,000 Won/subject (This fee may increase in future academic years).


Students who failed the Comprehensive Exam can take the test again, and the number of times taking the comprehensive exam is not limited. Students who failed the CE cannot submit the final thesis

  • Application_for_Comprehensive_Exam_(2018-2) PDF