Studying in Japan
Japanese Government Scholarships
College of Technology (CT) for 2025

Updated on 17 April 2024

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 2 April, 2000.
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 in 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 or 10th) grade are required.

* Preference will be given to candidates with Japanese Language proficiency.
Term of scholarship From April 2025 to March 2029 (Including one-year preparatory education in the Japanese language 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 2029.
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.63,300) per month
Education Fees Exempted
Traveling Expenses Round-trip airfare will be provided
Application Documents and Forms Application documents are mentioned 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

(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)
Japan Information Centre, Embassy of Japan,
50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021

Please note that applications need to be sent by post or courier, marking the envelope - Application for CoT Scholarship 2025.
We do NOT accept applications sent by Email.
(For inquiry)
Tel: +91-11-46104865
Schedule of the First Screening Application Deadline (must): 27 May 2024
Application Screening: early June 2024
Notification of Shortlisted Candidates for Written Test/Interview (on this page): mid June 2024
Written Examination: 23 June 2024
Interview: 24 June 2024 (tentative)
Notification of the Results of the First Screening: mid July 2024

Past Examination questions are available!