Japan (Scholarships)

Japan (Scholarships)
Level of course/ Study Research/Masters Course/PhD course
Subjects/Field (A) Japan related Humanities (B) Japan related Social Science (C) Management Studies (D) Mathematical Science (E) Physics (F) Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (G) Biology and Biotechnology (H) Agriculture and Fishery (I) Environmental Science (J) Pharmaceutical Science (K) Geology and Geoinformatics (L) Civil Engineering (M) Architecture (N) Material Science / Engineering (O) Electrical Engineering (P) Electronics & Communications Engineering (Q) Mechanical Engineering (R) Aerospace Engineering (S) Robotics (T) Information Technology.
Duration Two years from April or one and a half year from October (Including a half year of Japanese language training period)

  • If a student opts for Masters or Ph.D. program, the scholarship term may get extended, provided that he/she has outstanding academic achievement that meets certain criteria set by the MEXT.
  • Japanese language training is exempted if student has a good ability of Japanese or enters the courses offered in English.
No. of scholarship slots Not specific
Notification on Ministry’s website In the month of February/March.
Mode of application

Applicants are required to send their applications directly to the following address:

Japan Information Centre, Embassy of Japan
50 – G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri
New Delhi – 110021 Ph.: +91-11-46104865
e-mail:  [email protected]  http://www.in.emb-japan.go.jp/

Eligibility conditions

1)AGE: Applicants must be under 35 years.

2) Qualification:

For Research Student / Master’s Degree

Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field with minimum 65% marks. The candidates should obtain their mark sheet and degree on or before 31st March of the year for the batch starting in April of the year and 30th September of the year for the batch starting in October of the year.

2. For Ph.D. Degree

Master’s degree in the relevant field with minimum 65% marks. Candidate having practical research/teaching/work experience after obtaining the prescribed qualification on or before 31st March of the year for the batch starting in April of the year and

30th September of the year for the batch starting in October of the year.

3. For Research Student/Master’s degree in Japanese Language

a) Students who have completed Bachelor’s degree / Master’s degree course in Japanese Language from a recognized university. OR

b) Students who have completed Bachelor’s degree course in any subject from a recognized university and obtained N2 Certificate of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) conducted by the Japan Foundation.

4. For Ph.D. degree in Japanese Language

Students who have completed Master degree course in Japanese Language from a recognized university.

5. For Management course: A minimum GMAT score of 650 with a Bachelor Degree.

Value of

Scholarship

  • Stipend: 143,000 Yen/ month (Approx. ₹ 87,000 / month for the year 2015). Stipend is subject to change depending on the annual budget of the year.
  • ·Round trip airfare
  • · Tuition fees exempted

The amount is subject to change depending on the their annual budget of each year

Tentative dates 

Announcement of name of the candidates shortlisted for written test and interview which is conducted by the Embassy of Japan: around 15th June

·Interview of the shortlisted candidates: Last week of June

Communication with applicant
Every information related to this scholarship is published on the website of Embassy of Japan in New Delhi at http://www.in.emb-japan.go.jp/Education/Research_Student.html.
Selection
Process
The Selection is made by the Government of Japan.

 

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