Studying in Japan
Japanese Government Scholarships
- Specialised Training College Students (STC) for 2022

Updated on 16 June 2021

Applications closed for 2022*
The result of document screening.

For details on recruitment, please refer to the following guidelines:

About STC, please refer to the following website:

Level Undergraduate level leading to Certificate
Age Applicants, in principle, must be born on or after April 2, 1997
Fields of study (1) Choose a preferred field of study from among (A) to (F) below:
(A) Technology (B) Personal Care and Nutrition (C) Education and Welfare (D) Business (E) Fashion and Home Economics (F) Culture and General Education

(2) Choose the preferred subject(s) from the “Name of Subjects” listed in the chosen field of study on the Annex “Majors and Related Subjects for Fields of Study”. Applicants may enter a first and second choice of subjects from the same field of study.
the Annex “Majors and Related Subjects for Fields of Study”
Qualifications and Conditions Qualifications and Conditions are listed in the Guidelines.
* Preference will be given to candidates with Japanese Language proficiency.
Term of scholarship Three years from April 2022 (Including one year of Japanese language training period)
Number of scholarships About 18 (depending on candidates' written test scores)
Stipend 117,000 Yen/month (Approx. Rs.82,978 per month
Tuition fees Exempted
Airfare Round-trip airfare will be provided
Application Documents and Forms Application documents are described in the guidelines.
[Forms] *Do not use forms for previous years.
Application form
Certificate of Health
Sample Format of Recommendation Letter (Since board examination is postponed, a separate detailed recommendation letter [free format] from your current school shall be used to assess the candidates.)

Where to send the completed forms and Where to contact (1)For students residing in West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha

Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata (website)

(2)For students residing in Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

Consulate General of Japan in Chennai
No 12/1 Cenetoph Road, 1st Street, Teynampet, Chennai 600018

(3)For students residing in the remaining states and union territories

(where to send)
Embassy of Japan,
50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021

Please note that applications need to be sent by post or courier.
We do NOT accept applications sent by Email.
(For inquiry)
Mr. Sinha,
Schedule of the First Screening Application Deadline (must): 28 May 2021
Application Screening: in June 2021
Notification of Shortlisted Candidates for Written Test/Interview (on this page): in June 2021
Written Examination: 18 July 2021
Interview: To be announced
Notification of the Results of the First Screening: Early-August 2021

*Owing to the ongoing situation related to COVID-19, the process of screening or the date of examination may change, or the recruitment may be entirely cancelled.
Past Examination questions are available!