Studying in Japan
Japanese Government Scholarships
College of Technology (CT) for 2024

Updated on 20 June 2023

Applications closed for 2024*
List of shortlisted candidates after document screening

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

About CT, please refer to the following website:

Level Undergraduate level leading to Associate Degree (Diploma)
Age Applicants, in principle, must be born on or after April 2, 1999
Fields of study (1)Choose the preferred field(s) of study from among (A) to (H) listed below.
Applicants may enter a first, second and third choice.
(A) Mechanical Engineering (B) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (C) Information, Communication and Network Engineering (D) Materials Engineering (E) Architecture (F) Civil Engineering (G) Maritime Engineering (H) Other Fields

(2)Choose the preferred majors element(s) from the “Name of Majors Elements” listed in the chosen field(s) of study on the Annex “Majors and Related Key Terms for Fields of Study”.
the Annex “Majors and Related Key Terms for Fields of Study”
Qualifications and Conditions In addition to the Qualifications and Conditions listed in the Guidelines, minimum of 65% marks at 12th (or 11th) grade are required.

* Preference will be given to candidates with Japanese Language proficiency.
Term of scholarship From April 2024 to March 2028 (Including one-year preparatory intensive courses of the Japanese language, Japanese affairs, mathematics, and other subjects needed for the preparation to proceed to a college of technology.)
For scholarship grantees majoring in maritime engineering, the scholarship period will be four and a half years, lasting up to September 2028.
Number of scholarships Up to 12 (Those appx. 12 applicants who successfully pass the first screening will proceed to the world-wide final screening by MEXT.)
Allowance 117,000 yen (Approx. Rs.71,200) per month
Education Fees Exempted
Traveling Expenses 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 Applications closed for 2024
Schedule of the First Screening Application Deadline (must): 29 May 2023
Application Screening: in June 2023
Notification of Shortlisted Candidates for Written Test/Interview (on this page): June 2023
Written Examination: 9 July 2023
Interview: To be announced
Notification of the Results of the First Screening: End of July 2023

*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!