Studying in Japan
Japanese Government Scholarships
Specialised Training College Students for 2021

Updated on 8 October 2020

Notice of the result of first screening. Click here

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

Level Undergraduate level leading to Certificate
Age Applicants, in principle, must be born on or after April 2, 1996
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.
Term of scholarship Three years from April (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.73,000/month for the year 2019 *1)
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

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

Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata
55, M.N. Sen Lane, Tollygunge, Kolkata 700040

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
Phone: 044-24323860/61/62/63

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)
Phone: 99530-18030 (Mr. S. Sinha)
Email: (Ms. Anshula) (For inquiry only.)
Schedule of the First Screening Application Deadline (must): 17 August 2020
Application Screening: August 2020
Notification of Shortlisted Candidates for Written Test/Interview (on this page): 8 September 2020
Written Examination and Interview: CANCELLED
Online interview: 16-18 September 2020
Notification of the Results of the First Screening: Early-October

*Owing to the ongoing situation related to COVID-19, we decided not to conduct the written examination and direct interview. Instead of them, online interview will be conducted, details of which will be shared with those candidates who pass the document screening stage.
Past Examination questions are available!