Press Releases - From Embassy
Press Release No.7

NEW DELHI: 23 April 2012
The Japanese Government Scholarship 2013 Open for Application

The Japanese Government Scholarship (Monbukagakusho:MEXT) for the year 2013 is now open for application to interested candidates for studying in Japanese Universities (Undergraduate level), Colleges of Technology, and Specialized Training Colleges.

Undergraduate program is a 5 year program for those who wish to study in a Japanese University at undergraduate level comprising of 1 year of Japanese language training and 4 years of Bachelor degree course.

College of Technology is a 4 year program comprising of 1 year Japanese language training and 3 years of associated degree course. Colleges of Technology conduct practical and professional engineering education based on an integrated system with general learning and specialized learning organized systematically.

Specialized Training College is a 3 year program comprising of 1 year of Japanese language training and 2 years of associated certificate course. Specialized Training Colleges are vocational schools that run courses in specialized subjects at the higher education level.

The scholarship benefits are: free tuition fees, monthly stipend and one return air ticket.

The deadline for submitting the application is 22nd June 2012. The application can be accepted at the Embassy of Japan in New Delhi and Consulates General of Japan in Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai, and Consulate of Japan in Bangalore.

The selected candidates for the above scholarships will go to Japan in April 2013.

Recruitment for the Japanese government scholarship 2013 for post graduate level has also just started.The deadline for submitting the application is 18th May 2012. Please see below website for details

For more details please contact: Japan Information Centre, Embassy of Japan

Ph.: +91-11-46104865