Studying in Japan
Japanese Government Scholarships
Undergraduate Students

Type Undergraduate Students
Level Undergraduate level leading to Bachelors Degree
Age Born between 02.04.1994 and 01.04.2002
Fields of study 1. Social Sciences and Humanities 

Social Sciences and Humanities - A
1. Law 2. Politics 3. Pedagogy 4. Sociology 5. Literature 6. History 7. Japanese Language 8. Others (excluding "1. Economics" and "2. Business Administration" in Humanities B.)

Social Sciences and Humanities - B
1. Economics 2. Business Administration

2. Natural Science

Natural Science A
Science (1. Mathematics 2. Physics 3. Chemistry)

Electric and Electronic Studies (4. Electronics 5. Electrical Engineering 6. Information Engineering)

Mechanical Studies (7. Mechanical Engineering 8. Naval Architecture)

Civil Engineering and Architecture (9. Civil Engineering 10. Architecture 11. Environmental Engineering)

Chemical Studies (12. Applied Chemistry 13. Chemical Engineering 14. Industrial Chemistry 15. Textile Engineering)

Other Fields (16. Metallurgical Engineering 17. Mining Engineering 18. Maritime Engineering 19. Biotechnology)

Natural Science - B
Agricultural Studies (1. Agriculture 2. Agricultural Chemistry 3. Agricultural Engineering 4. Animal Science 5. Veterinary Medicine 6. Forestry 7. Food Science 8. Fisheries)

Hygienic Studies (9. Pharmacy 10. Hygienics 11. Nursing)

Science (12. Biology)

Natural Science - C
1. Medicine 2. Dentistry
Qualification Students who have academic ability equal to that of a high school graduate
Term of scholarship Five years from April (Including one year of Japanese language training period *1)
Number of scholarships About 3 (depending on candidates' written test scores)
Stipend 117,000 Yen/month (Approx. Rs.72,000/month for the year 2017 *2)
Tuition fees Exempted
Airfare Round-trip airfare will be provided
Application deadline 15th June 2018
Applications closed for 2019
Schedule of Selection (Tentative) - Receiving completed applications: 15th June 2018 (Last date )
- Notification of shortlisted candidates for written test/interview (on this page): 22nd June 2018
- Dates for Written test/interview: 7th July 2018
For Applications, please contact For students residing in:
Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata
55, M.N. Sen Lane, Tollygunge
Kolkata 700040
Phone: 033-2421-1970
West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Orissa

Please click on the link given below
http://www.kolkata.in.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/00_mextscholarship.html
Consulate General of Japan in Chennai
No 12/1 Cenetoph Road, 1st Street,Teynampet
Chennai 600018
Phone: 044-24323860
Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

Please click on the link given below
http://www.chennai.in.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_ja/c_000006.html
Consulate General of Japan in Mumbai
No.1 M.L Dhanukar Marg, Cumballa Hill
Mumbai 400026
Phone: 022-2351-7101
Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Chhatisgarh and M.P.

Please click on the link given below
http://www.mumbai.in.emb-japan.go.jp/en/culture_education/scholarship/scholarship.html
Consulate General of Japan in Bengaluru
1st Floor, Prestige Nebula
No.8-14, Cubbon Road
Bengaluru 560001
Tel: 080-4064-9999, 4166-0111~3
Karnataka

Please click on the link given below
http://www.bengaluru.in.emb-japan.go.jp/files/000360242.pdf
Japan Information Centre (JIC), New Delhi
Embassy of Japan, 50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi 110021
Phone: 011-24122970~2; 4610-4810
For remaining states and union territories,

Names of the shortlisted candidates called for written test

Email has been sent to the shortlisted candidates informing their registration number and schedule of written test.
Past Examination questions are available! http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/en/toj/toj0302e-32.html#1
*1: It will be exempted if student has good ability of Japanese or enters the course offered in English.
*2: The amount is subject to change depending on the annual budget of each year