Press Releases - From Embassy

NEW DELHI: 28 April 2015
Revised on 1 May 2015
The Japanese Government Scholarship 2016 Open for Application

The Japanese Government Scholarship (Monbukagakusho:MEXT) for the year 2016 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 the undergraduate level, comprising of 1 year of Japanese language training and 4 years of Bachelor's 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 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 Bengaluru. Please click the above-mentioned hyperlinks for further details on scholarship terms, application procedure, and to download the prescribed application form.

Selected recipients of the above scholarships will be required to go to Japan in April 2016.

Recruitment for the Japanese Government Scholarship 2016 for post graduate level is also open for application.

Please see the below mentioned website for further details on Study in Japan:

For more details please contact:

Japan Information Centre, Embassy of Japan, 50 – G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi – 110021
Ph.: +91-11-46104865