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Japanese Government Scholarships for Masters/Ph.D. [Multiple Disciplines, Fully Funded with Airfare]: Apply by May 13

By: ushma | 03 May 2019 9:40 AM

Japan PG Doctoral Scholarships 2019

The Embassy of Japan in India invites applications for Japanese Government Scholarships from students interested in pursuing Research/Masters/ Ph.D. course in Japan.

Research Areas:

The fields of study are as given below.

  • Japan-related Humanities
  • Information Technology
  • Japan-related Social Science
  • Mathematical Science
  • Physics
  • Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Biology and Biotechnology
  • Agriculture and Fishery
  • Environmental Science
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Geology and Geoinformatics
  • Civil Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Material Science / Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communications Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Robotics
  • Sports Science
  1. 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 2020 for April 2020 batch and 30th September 2020 for October 2020 batch.

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 2020 for April 2020 batch and 30th September 2020 for October 2020 batch.

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

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


b) Students who have completed a 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 a Ph.D. degree in Japanese Language

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


144,000 Yen/month (Approx. Rs. 89,440/month for the year 2019)

Tuition fees:



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 the field of study-name.docx (e.g. physics-amit.docx) should be sent to the Embassy through email as an attachment, by 13th May 2019.

Email Id: scholarship-india[at]
Applications received on this email id only will be considered as a submitted application.

Note: The size of the file should not exceed 200KB.

Important Dates:
  • Application deadline: 13th May 2019.
  • Application Screening: 3rd/4th week of May 2019.
  • Notification of shortlisted candidates for Written Test and Interview: 1st/2nd week of June 2019.
  • Written Test and Interview: 22 June, 23 June, 29 June, 30 June 2019.

Mr. S. Sinha
Japan Information Centre (JIC), Embassy of Japan,
50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi – 110021.
Tel:011-4610-4865 (ext. 614)
Email: jpemb.sinha[at]

Please write your telephone number, when you send a query by email.

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