About the Japanese MEXT Scholarships
The Embassy of Japan in India invites applications for scholarships from students interested in pursuing Research/Masters/PhD course in Japan.
The fields of study are as given below.
- Japan related Humanities
- Japan related Social Science
- Information Technology
- Mathematical Science
- Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
- Biology and Biotechnology
- Agriculture and Fishery
- Environmental Science
- Pharmaceutical Science
- Geology and Geoinformatics
- Civil Engineering
- Material Science / Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Electronics & Communications Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Aerospace Engineering
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
a) Students who have completed Bachelor’s degree / Master’s degree course in Japanese Language from a recognized university.
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.
For Ph.D. degree in Japanese Language
Students who have completed Master degree course in Japanese Language from a recognized university.
143,000 Yen/ month (Approx. Rs. 87,000 / month)
Round-trip airfare will be provided.
How to apply
The application form is given here.
The completed application form mentioning subject Research Student and file name as field of study-name.docx (e.g. physics-amit.docx) should be sent to the Embassy through email as an attachment, by 1st June 2018, positively.
Email id: email@example.com
Applications received on this email id only will be considered as submitted application.
Note: The size of the file should not exceed 200KB.
- Receiving completed applications: 1st June 2018 (Last date)
- Preliminary Screening: 1st and 2nd week of June 2018
- Notification of shortlisted candidates for written test/interview (on this page): 15th June 2018 onwards
- Dates for Written test/interview: 23 June, 24 June, 30 June, 1 July, 2018
Mr. S. Sinha, Japan Information Centre (JIC),
Embassy of Japan, 50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi – 110021.
Please write your telephone number with area code, when you send a query by email.
For full details, view the official notification given here.
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