Studying in Japan
Japanese Government Scholarships
- Research Student

Type Research Student
Level Research/Masters Course/PHD course
Age Under 35 (born on or after April 2, 1983)
Fields of study (A) Japan related Humanities (B) Japan related Social Science (C) Management Studies (D) Mathematical Science (E) Physics (F) Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (G) Biology and Biotechnology (H) Agriculture and Fishery (I) Environmental Science (J) Pharmaceutical Science (K) Geology and Geoinformatics (L) Civil Engineering (M) Architecture (N) Material Science / Engineering (O) Electrical Engineering (P) Electronics & Communications Engineering (Q) Mechanical Engineering (R) Aerospace Engineering (S) Robotics (T) Information Technology
Eligibility conditions 1. For Research Student / Master’s Degree

Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field with minimum 65% marks. The candidates should obtain their mark sheet and degree on or before 31st March 2018 for April 2018 batch and 30th September 2018 for October 2018 batch.

2. For Ph.D. Degree

Master’s degree in the relevant field with minimum 65% marks. Candidate having practical research/teaching/work experience after obtaining the prescribed qualification on or before 31st March 2018 for April 2018 batch and 30th September 2018 for October 2018 batch.

3. For Research Student/Master’s degree in Japanese Language

a) Students who have completed Bachelor’s degree / Master’s degree course in Japanese Language from a recognized university.

OR

b) Students who have completed Bachelor’s degree course in any subject from a recognized university and obtained N2 Certificate of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) conducted by the Japan Foundation.

4. For Ph.D. degree in Japanese Language

Students who have completed Master degree course in Japanese Language from a recognized university.

5. For Management course a minimum GMAT score of 650 with a Bachelor Degree
Term of scholarship Two years from April or One and a half year from October*1 (Including a half year of Japanese language training period*2)
Number of scholarships To be announced
Stipend 143,000 Yen/ month (Approx. Rs. 85,000 / month for the year 2016 *3)
Tuition fees Exempted
Airfare Round-trip airfare will be provided
Detailed Information & Application Guidelines

Pledge

Application Period April/May
Application deadline 18 May 2017
Applications closed for 2018
For more details contact Mr. S. Sinha
Japan Information Centre (JIC),
Embassy of Japan,
50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi - 110021.
Tel:011-4610-4865
Email:jpemb.sinha@nd.mofa.go.jp
Please write your telephone number with area code, when you send a query by email.
Past Examination questions are available! http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/en/toj/toj0302e-32.html#1
*1: If a student opts for Masters or Ph.D. program, the scholarship term may get extended, provided that he/she has outstanding academic achievement that meets certain criteria set by the MEXT.
*2: It will be exempted if student has a good ability of Japanese or enters the courses offered in English.
*3: The amount is subject to change depending on the annual budget of each year