In general, prospective students for a chemical engineering program at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB) are those hoping to finish or already finished high school or equivalent in mathematics and science program and students who are going to finish Certificate in Vocational Diploma from the Pre-Engineering School of KMUTNB. The admission process and details are publicly available in the KMUTNB website (refer to Appendix 1.1). Since King Mongkut’s University of KMUTNB is an autonomous university under the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, and Innovation. The admission process must follow Thai university Central Admission System (TCAS), which has been applied since 2018. The updated admission processes are as follows:
TCAS1: or Portfolio admission. For TCAS1, no written exam is required. However, an interview based archives, aptitude, and attitude is conducted. Rubric scoring is used to select the qualified candidates for the program
TCAS2: KMUTNB Direct admission system: Students who finish science and mathematics program can apply for KMUTNB direct admission test, which is organized by the Academic Service Department. The examination consists of mathematics, engineering sciences, and English. Students who pass a paper based exam will be further interviewed for the attitude test.
TCAS3: Admission 1 or common direct admission. In this system, students may use scores from the ordinary national education test (O-NET) and professional aptitude test (PAT73), which are organized by the National Institute of Educational Testing Services, to apply to KMUTNB via the centralized system. Eligible applicant students must have GPA and PAT 73 more than 3.25 and 30%, respectively. Qualified students will be further interviewed for the attitude test.
TCAS4: Admission 2 or common admission by CUPT. In this system, students may use scores from a six-semester average grade (GPAX), 5 subjects of the ordinary national education test (ONET 01-05), one subject of general aptitude test (GAT85) and professional aptitude test (PAT 72 & PAT 73), which are organized by the National Institute of Educational Testing Services, to apply to via the centralized system. Students must have minimum requirements in the subjects as follows: 6% ONETs 01-05, 15% GAT85, 15% PAT72, and 15% PAT 73. Qualified students will be further interviewed for the attitude test.