Japanese Government [MEXT] Scholarship Program 2018 for Studying in Japan [Upto Rs. 69,000/month + Airfare]: Apply by June 16

By: Debarpita Pande | 12 Jun 2017 12:19 PM


The Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) is offering scholarships to Indian students under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program for 2018 to study as Undergraduate student, College of Technology student and Specialized Training College student.

Type Undergraduate Students
Level Undergraduate level leading to Bachelors Degree
Age From 17 to 21 years (between 02.04.1996 and 01.04.2001)
Fields of study 1. Social Sciences and Humanities 
(A) Laws, Politics, Pedagogy, Sociology, Literature, History, Japanese Language and others
(B) Economics, Business Administration
2. Natural Science
(A) Science, Electric and Electronic Studies, Mechanical Studies, Civil Eng. & Architecture, Chemical Studies and others
(B) Agricultural Studies, Hygienic Studies, Science (Biology)
(C) Medicine, Dentistry
Qualification Students who have academic ability equal to that of a high school graduate
Term of scholarship Five years from April (Including one year of Japanese language training period *1)
Number of scholarships About 3 (depending on candidates’ written test scores)
Stipend 117,000 Yen/month (Approx. Rs.69,000/month for the year 2016 *2)
Tuition fees Exempted
Airfare Round-trip airfare will be provided
Detailed Information For detailed information login
Application Guidelines for Undergraduate Students
Please check the required subject and tentative schedule in the attached file.
Application Period Apr~June
Application deadline 16th June 2017
For Applications, please contact For students residing in:
Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata
55, M.N. Sen Lane, Tollygunge
Kolkata 700040
Phone: 033-2421-1970
West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Orissa

Please check with Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata

Consulate General of Japan in Chennai
No 12/1 Cenetoph Road, 1st Street,Teynampet
Chennai 600018
Phone: 044-24323860
Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

Please check with Consulate General of Japan in Chennai

Consulate General of Japan in Mumbai
No.1 M.L Dhanukar Marg, Cumballa Hill
Mumbai 400026
Phone: 022-2351-7101
Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Chhatisgarh and M.P.

Please check with Consulate General of Japan in Mumbai

Consulate General of Japan in Bengaluru
1st Floor, Prestige Nebula
No.8-14, Cubbon Road
Bengaluru 560001
Tel: 080-4064-9999, 4166-0111~3

Please check with Consulate General of Japan in Bengaluru

Japan Information Centre (JIC), New Delhi
Embassy of Japan, 50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi 110021
Phone: 011-24122970~2; 4610-4810
For remaining states and union territories,

Click here for application form
Last date: 16 June 2017

Past Examination questions are available! Click here.
*1: It will be exempted if student has good ability of Japanese or enters the course offered in English.
*2: The amount is subject to change depending on the annual budget of each year


Click here for more information and official notification and click here for the official notification from MHRD..


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