Studying in Japan
Japanese Government Scholarships
Undergraduate Students

Type Undergraduate Students
Level Undergraduate level leading to Bachelors Degree
Age From 17 to 21 years (between 02.04.1993 and 01.04.1998)
Fields of study 1. Social Sciences and Humanities 
(A) Laws, Politics, Pedagogy, Sociology, Literature, History, Japanese Language and others
(B) Economics, Business Administration
2. Natural Science
(A) Science, Electric and Electronic Studies, Mechanical Studies, Civil Eng. & Architecture, Chemical Studies and others
(B) Agricultural Studies, Hygienic Studies, Biology
(C) Medicine, 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.69,000/month for the year 2014 *2)
Tuition fees Exempted
Airfare Round-trip airfare will be provided
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Application Guidelines for Undergraduate Students
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Application Period Apr~June
Application deadline 20th June 2014
For Applications, please contact For Students Residing in:
Consulate General of Japan, (Kolkata)
55, M.N. Sen Lane, Tollygunge
Kolkata 700040
Phone: 033-2421-1970
West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Orissa

Please check with Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata
Consulate General of Japan, (Chennai)
No 12/1 Cenetoph Road, 1st Street,Teynampet
Chennai 600018
Phone: 044-24323860
Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh

Please check with Consulate General of Japan in Chennai
Consulate General of Japan, (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 check with Consulate General of Japan in Mumbai
Consulate of Japan, (Bengaluru)
1st Floor, Prestige Nebula
No.8-14, Cubbon Road
Bengaluru 560001
Tel: 080-4064-9999, 4166-0111~3

Please check with Consulate of Japan in Bengaluru
Japan Information Centre (JIC) (Delhi)
Embassy of Japan, 50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi 110021
Phone: 011-24122970~2; 4610-4810

For remaining states and union territories,

List of shortlisted students
*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