The republic of Korea every year hires hundreds of workers to work and live in the country from developing countries as Myanmar, Philippines including Nepal through Employment Permit Service (EPS). Basically, the main motive behind EPS is to manage the insufficient workforce in Korea. The main purpose is to maintain a workforce balance after the country faced severe shortage of labor work force. Before talking more about EPS TOPIK, lets talk more about EPS.

It is a 3 years long visa with expansion possibility of 2 years. Every year thousands of Nepali apply for the EPS.This shows the severe lack of employment opportunities in Nepal. However, EPS Korea has become a major source of remittance generation in Nepal and has helped many youths to earn their  living.

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EPS TOPIK date is published annually. The exam dates this year has been finalised for Nepal by EPS TOPIK Korea. In this article, we will mention the exact days of eps exam for Nepalese.

With foreign employment having a strong grip in the productive age group of Nepal, employment in South Korea is not exempt. Foreign employment in Korea and EPS, they are heard together in the conversation of Nepali people.

After Nepal had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the South Korean government on 31st July 2007, it became possible for Nepali youths to go to South Korea to take advantage of employment opportunities there. This scheme is also known as EPS TOPIK exam which is governed by www eps go kr.

Nepali youths have been going to South Korea for a job since 2008, and presently, there are more than 40 thousand Nepali there for work purposes. Thousands of Nepalese are vying with each other as they all have the eye on the job in Korea.

The job in Korea is exciting for Nepalese as the salary is better than that they earn in Nepal. Moreover, workers get with many facilities than what they get in Nepal. Also, South Koreans consider the work as supreme. There is no discrimination between the local denizens and foreign workers.

The government is labour friendly as well. Workers from 16 countries are in Korea. However, Nepalese being sincere and their working capacity are higher comparatively are in increasing demand.

The procedure for employment in Korea subsumes EPS TOPIK examination, Job application, Labour contract conclusion, Preliminary training and Entry to Korea for employment. As one can see, EPS TOPIK examination is the vital step to be eligible as the candidate to work in South Korea.


EPS Topik is liked by a youth who needs to get a great job overseas. EPS is permitted methodology by Human Useful resource Division of Korea with joint co-operation with Ministry of labour and employment Nepal.

EPS (Employment Processing System) requires open software for Korean Language check.

  • Consequence to be printed on July 26, 2016
  • Out there seats for employment 3100 (Manufacturing-1000/Agriculture-2100)
  • Interview choice after Korean language check
  • That is the seventh EPS-Topik examination consequence
  • EPS End result printed on:

EPS TOPIK exam requirement

EPS TOPIK is the acronym for Employment Permit System-Test of Proficiency in Korea. EPS TOPIK is a test that is designed to measure the ability of expression and comprehension of non-native speakers of the Korean language. The official website that provided information about EPS TOPIK examination, results and other related information in Nepal is To be eligible to give EPS TOPIK exam there are certain criteria in which the person:

  • Should be aged 18-39
  • Should not have criminal record punishable by imprisonment
  • Should not be subjected to travel ban within one’s country
  • Should possess eligibility requirements decided by both the country

EPS Korea Jobs

Nepali youths go to Korea to work through the Employment permit System (EPS). The Republic of Korea announces list of skilled profession and they are usually under these 5 categories:

  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Service
  • Agriculture
  • Livestock and Fishing

EPS 2019 Application procedure

The applying candidate has to select a sector among these five sectors. One candidate can apply for a job in only one sector. The EPS 2019  demanded 10,200 workers. The EPS result was announced in 30th June 2017.The number for 2019 will be announced in first months of 2019.Any worker willing to enter Korea through EPS must take a language test ; EPS TOPIK Which stands for Test of Proficiency in Korean language.


EPS TOPIK is a mandatory test and is a  first step of your visa process. Person who gets a minimum  mark of a 80% is only eligible for further process. However, passing the test only doesn’t confirm your selection in the EPS. There are many institutions that runs preparation class on EPS TOPIK.The selection for 2019 workers is done on 2019 and exam date is announced in first quarter of every year. Any Nepali within the age limit of 18-39 is eligible to take the EPS TOPIK Test.

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eps topik

Criteria for EPS working visa

Following are the criteria for workers to apply for the EPS:

  • Person between 18 to 39 years of age
  • The person must get at least 80% marks in the Korean Language Test(EPS TOPIK)
  • Person should not have been  deported from republic of Korea in the past
  • Person with no criminal records in the past
  • He/she must meet all the required criteria cited by both countries in terms of health condition, age limit
  • He /she shouldn’t have been banned for Travel from his/her home country.

How to apply EPS Visa?

EPS has helped to decrease unemployment in Nepal and many Youths apply for EPS every year. I have mentioned the brief procedure of getting a job under the EPS:

  • Take the Korean language test (EPS TOPIK)
  • Skill test is required for those who have passed the language test
  • If you get a 80% marks, you are eligible for job application, apply for job in your selected sector along with necessary documents.
  • If you get the job, next step is the employment contract.
  • Enter Korea with E-9 or the EPS visa
  • You will receive a preliminary training and then will be assigned to your work place.

EPS 2019 wages and pay rate in Korea

The South Korea has recently increased the minimum wage rate by 6 % percent, this step would definitely result in increase of applicants for EPS 2019.It is  a good news for nepali workers in Korea but its now high time  for both  Government and private sector  to realize the devastating long term effects of labor migration and take steps to generate employment within the country.

EPS exam date EPS TOPIK and Upcoming exam date

The notice for EPS examination is published in Kantipur or Gorkhapatra, daily newspapers in Nepal or its official website. If you also want to give EPS examination, then you should be regularly updated about it. According to the news published, the next EPS exam is going to be held in 2076 Jestha 27th and 28th (June 10th and 11th 2019). You can get the application form within Chaitra 9th to 18th 2073 (March 22nd to 31st 2014). This time, the South Korean government has asked for 10200 workers which are a high number. So, if you want to go Korea for work you should not miss this opportunity.

EPS exam date 2019

To check the EPS exam date, the following is the procedure:

  • Go to your browser and type the website The official website opens for EPS Korea Section.
    www eps go kr

    www eps go kr

  • Above the sliding gallery in the centre of the page, you can see the floating headlines which refer to the latest news regarding EPS-Korea. You can click on that.
  • Or, there are different options in the blue box, like home, about us, citizen charter, notice board downloads, gallery, etc. There, you need to select the notice board.
    eps exam date

    eps exam date

  • It opens up the latest news with title, dates published and download option. For example, you can see, Notice for EPS TOPIK ~2017. Next to it is the date announced.
  • You can hover over the titles which turn blue from red and click it which makes you download it. Or, you can directly download the notice by clicking on the download option in the respective row.
  • The notice is opened in the pdf format. There, you can find all the information regarding it including exam date, area for applying, eligibility criteria, the process to apply (this year it has changed into the online process), a place for examination and time, result publishing, exam system, necessary preparations to be done for the exam and other extra information.

EPS TOPIK textbook

EPS TOPIK HRD Korea (Employment permit system) for Nepal is regulated by www epsnepal gov np. Korea government regularly opens EPS for Nepalese and selects eligible candidates to work in Korea.

www epsnepal gov np provides information on Employment Contract along with employment contract list, CCVI, Committed workers CCVI, Flight Schedule, LC CCVI cancel List. consists of materials for the preparation of EPS Korea. EPS korea text books, EPS-TOPIK question book and other materials for the preparation of EPS Topik are available. If you are appearing EPS Topik examination, you can get various resources for preparation of examination.

Korea is taking a huge number of workers from different countries. You can apply for EPS from the official website of EPS ( for Nepal).

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Documents needed for EPS Exam

The required documents you should bring for EPS exam are,

  • All applicants must enter in the CBT hall before Orientation time.
  • All examiners must carry their Passport, Citizenship and Admit card.
  • Mobile phone, PDA, electronic dictionary and other electronic devices are not allowed in the exam hall.
  • If the applicant is caught cheating, the test will be void and the applicants are banned for the next two years to appear in EPS TOPIK exam.
  • Even if you successfully pass the EPS TOPIK exam, it doesn’t guarantee that you will be employed in Korea. It only allows you to register your job application.

Total estimated numbers of successful candidates are 10 thousands 2 hundred, among which 4 thousand from the Manufacturing Sector and 6 thousand 2 hundred from the Agriculture Sector.

One person can fill the application form only in one field and after the candidate passes the examination they can fill the job application form in that field. For those who are interested in the Manufacturing Sector, there are three sectors (A) Assemble (B) Measures (C) Join.

Candidates have to choose one section under these three sections. For those candidates who are willing to apply for the Agriculture, there is two choices (A) Agriculture (B) Livestock. Candidates have to choose one section under these two sections.

The successful candidates have to appear in Skill Test after the completion of the Language Test. The detail information regarding the skill test will be published along with the result of EPS TOPIK.

EPS Exam date 2020

We can register for the test by visiting the Korean embassy and Korean culture centres administer or we can apply from affiliated institutes with two passport size photo and registration fee varies to different countries. The procedure to check the exam date is:

  • To check exam date first we should visit its official site
  • Here we can find the test date and as well well as other information about EPS exam
  • The registration may vary from country to country you should check according to which country you belong to
  • According to the date, you can prepare for your exam before you have to register a form in order to attend the exam.

Minimum qualification for EPS

In order to prepare for an exam or register the form of EPS exam, the candidate must complete the higher education level, and he /she must have passed or learned the Korean language first from the affiliated institutions. Without these things, the candidate is not eligible to fill up the EPS exam form. As after passing the EPS exam the person can work legally in Korea.

This can be listed as the following.

  • Have to be a Nepali Citizen
  • Age restrict: 18 t0 39
  • Should not have a legal file OR punished by any judiciary
  • Should not have a file of working illegally in the Republic of Korea.
  • Shouldn’t have a ban on travelling overseas (blacklisted in Interpol database)

Good luck to your EPS outcome 2076, we want you all a vibrant future forward. You can find numerous resources about EPS in the related articles below.

We request our visitor to go through the related links below and check the eps result. We would like to wish the EPS exam attendees a strong good wish for their career.

EPS Form download

www eps gov np download menu consists of the following download options. If you are looking for downloading forms for EPS korea, you can download from the eps download section.

eps form

EPS Exam date
Eps brochres (introduction)
Eps brochres (related questions)
Online Task Force Report
MoU Task Force Report
Citizen Charter

EPS stands for the employment permit system. Information about EPS exam centre, eps exam date, eps exam result. It is the main gateway to work legally in South Korea. Every year thousands of people are employed by the South Korean Government through the EPS TOPIK Exam.

These days many youths group are attracted to the jobs in South Korea through EPS TOPIK exam because of a good salary and nice facility. It has its head office in lalitpur, Gwarko.

The candidate must attend the office before 30 minutes from the represented time if they are not able to attend before 30 minutes with the required documents then they are not eligible to attend the exam.

EPS TOPIK Question

EPS-TOPIK Question book Download

The Standard Textbook of EPS-TOPIK(Reading) Download
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You can download the EPS Topik question from here.