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MEXT Scholarships 2018 for Foreign Research Students in Japan

Japanese Govt. MEXT Scholarships for Foreign Research Students in Japan 2018

MEXT Scholarships 2018 - Applications are open for MEXT Research Scholarships available for international students to study graduate courses at Japanese Universities either as a (non-degree) student or Regular Student for a Degree under the Japanese Government Scholarship Program for 2018


Applicants should apply for the field of study they majored in at university or its related field

 

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About the Japanese MEXT Scholarships

  • Japanese Govt. Scholarship aims is to foster human resources who will become bridges of friendship between your country and Japan through study in Japan and who will contribute to the development of both countries and the wider world.
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to study and Research/Masters Course/PHD Course
  • Term of Scholarship: Two years from April or One and a half year from October*1 (Including a half year of Japanese language training period*2)
  • Number of Scholarships: To be announced
  • Stipend: Rs.143,000 Yen/ month (Approx. Rs. 85,000 / month for the year 2017 *3)
  • Tuition Fees: Exempted
  • Airfare: Round-trip airfare will be provided
  • Fields of Study: (A) Japan related Humanities (B) Japan related Social Science (C) Mgt. Studies (D) Mathematical Science (E) Physics (F) Chemistry & Chemical Eng (G) Biology and Biotechnology (H) Agriculture and Fishery (I) Environmental Science (J) Pharmaceutical Science (K) Geology & 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

Age Limit

  • Under 35 (born on or after April 2, 1984)

 

Eligibility Conditions

  • 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 2019 for April 2019 batch and 30th September 2019 for October 2019 batch

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 2019 for April 2019 batch and 30th September 2019 for October 2019 batch

For Research Student/Master’s degree in Japanese Language

  • Students who have completed Bachelor’s degree / Master’s degree course in Japanese Language from a recognized university or;
  • 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

For Ph.D. degree in Japanese Language

  • Students who have completed Master degree course in Japanese Language from a recognized university
  • For Management course a minimum GMAT score of 650 with a Bachelor Degree

 

Application Form

  • The application form http://www.in.emb-japan.go.jp/Education/Research_Student.html
  • The application should contain the information in this order (1) Brief info (2) Application Form 3) Field of Study & Research Proposal and 4) Placement Preference form, mentioning subject Research Student and file name as field of study-name.pdf (e.g. physics-amit.pdf) should be sent to the Embassy through email as an attachment, by 01st June 2018, positively
  • Email id: scholarship-india@nd.mofa.go.jp
  • Applications received on this email id only will be considered as submitted application

 

Important Dates

  • Last Date Receiving Completed Applications: 01st June 2018
  • Preliminary Screening: 01st & 02nd week of June 2018
  • Notification of shortlisted candidates for Written Test/Interview: 15th June 2018
  • Dates for Written Test/Interview: 23rd June & 24th June; 30th June; 01st July 2018

 

For more Details Contact

Japan Information Centre (JIC), Embassy of Japan, 50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi - 110021, Tel: 011-4610-4865, Email:jpemb.sinha@nd.mofa.go.jp, Website www.in.emb-japan.go.jp