Ph.D. Candidate Qualification Exam
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Ph.D. Candidate Qualification Exam

To PhD students who would like to take Candidate exam at Fall Semester, 2022 & Spring Semester, 2023.  (Updated on NOV 10, 2022)

  • Application period: Deadline of department of nursing: DEC 23, 2022 (Fall semester, 2022); JUN 30 (Spring Semester, 2023)
  • Time for Department of Nursing to go through the documents this semester:


Deadline of submission for IDPN students

Reviewing period for Department Committee members

suggested period for the exam

Fall Semester, 2022

NOV 11

NOV 14-18

After NOV 21

DEC 09

DEC 12-16

After DEC 26

DEC 23

DEC 26-30

After JAN 10

Spring Semester, 2023

FEB 10

FEB 13-17

After MAR 01

MAR 10

MAR 13-17

After MAR 27

APR 14

APR 17-21

After MAY 01

MAY 12

MAY 15-19

After MAY 29

JUN 09

JUN 12-16

After JUN 26

JUN 30

JUL 03-07

After JUL 17

※In order to apply for relevant documents for students to take exam, please submit the required documents by the designated date and schedule the exam during the suggested period.

※As for applying for Ph.D. Candidate Qualification Exam, please submit all the required documents to Department Office.



Required documents



Appendix 2-Research Plan

Those who would like to take the Candidate Qualification Exam & haven’t submitted the Research Plan, please establish a Dissertation Committee and submit the research plan (appendix 2).


Appendix 5-6 (Link)

Download from Student Handbook International Doctoral Program in Nursing


A copy of academic transcript

Issued by Curriculum Division


A copy of Dissertation proposal to Department Office.

No need to submit hardcopy of proposal.


Turnitin report signed by advisor. 

*Turnitin report: ExtractOriginality Report, deletereferenceand have the Turnitin Report signed by advisor. Similarity index shall not exceed 25%. Approved at the 2nd meeting of the Faculty meeting, Department of Nursing in the 2022-23 academic year on Oct. 3, 2022 111 學年度第 2 次系務會議通過 111.10.3

*Sample of Turnitin (Link) /Turnitin System: NCKU 成功大學-Library圖書館


Academic Ethics and Research Integrity Courses offered by Center for Taiwan Academic Research Ethics Education (AREE) 學術誠信課程認證表

This regulation is effectively imposed to all new students enrolled in the Fall semester of 2022. Students enrolled before Fall semester of 2022 don’t need to finish this. 111 學年入學生起適用,舊生無需準備


Ph.D. Candidate Qualification Exam Announcement

Please revise and Email Ph.D. Candidate Qualification Exam Announcement  (Link) to Department Office.