Japanese Government MEXT Scholarship 2018 Application for Indian Students

Japanese Government MEXT Scholarship 2018

Indian students who are keen on pursuing their studies in Japan can now apply for Japanese Government MEXT Scholarship. MEXT Scholarship is sponsored by Government of Japan and to apply for this Scholarship scheme, candidates will have to fill an application form and submit it to the Embassy of Japan in India. Under Japanese Government MEXT Scholarship 2018, candidates can pursue various courses including engineering, bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, a certificate programme, research studies and more. Get some really important details about MEXT Scholarship 2018 from this page which includes the dates and other important details. Knowing Japanese language is not mandatory as such to apply for Japanese Government (Mext) Scholarship program for 2018. All the Japanese Government scholarship 2018 application form received will be screened and registration numbers will be mailed to the shortlisted candidates. Then the Japanese embassy will conduct an offline test to shortlist students for MEXT Scholarship.

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For Research Student:

Level Research/Masters Course/PHD course
Type Research Student
Age Under 35 (born on or after April 2, 1983)
Fields of study
  • Japan related Social Science
  • Japan related Humanities
  • Management Studies
  • Physics
  • Mathematical Science
  • Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Agriculture and Fishery
  • Biology and Biotechnology
  • Environmental Science
  • Geology and Geo-informatics
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Civil Engineering
  • Material Science / Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communications Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Robotics
Term of scholarship From April it will be 2 years or One and a half year from October 1st
Stipend 143,000 Yen per month which will be around Rs. 85,000 / monthly for the year 2016
Tuition fees Exempted
Airfare Round-trip airfare will be provided

For College of Technology Students:

Level Undergraduate level leading to Associate Degree (Diploma)
Type College of Technology Students
Age From 17 to 21 years that means born between 02.04.1996 and 01.04.2001
Fields of study
  • Communication, Information & Network Eng.
  • Electrical and Electronic Eng, Mechanical Eng.
  • Civil Engineering
  • Material Eng., Architecture
  • Maritime Engg., Other Fields
Term of scholarship Four years from April
Number of scholarships About 3 according to the candidates’ written test scores
Stipend 117,000 Yen monthly which will be Rs.69,000/month for the year 2015
Tuition fees Exempted
Airfare Round-trip airfare will be provided

For Japanese Studies Students:

Age from 18 to 29
Type Japanese Studies Students
Level Undergraduate level leading to Certificate
Tuition fees Exempted
Fields of study Japanese Language and Culture
Number of scholars About 20
Stipend 117,000 Yen/ month (Approx. Rs. 67,000 / month)  (Provided during F.Y. 2015)
Term of scholarship One year from October
Airfare Round-trip airfare is provided

For Young Leaders’ Program Student:

Type Young Leaders’ Program Student
Age Under 40 for (1), (2) and (3)
under 35 for (4)
Level Master’s Degree course
Fields of study
  • Local Governance
  • Public Administration
  • Business Administration
  • Law
Term of Scholarship One year
No. of Scholarship About 6
Stipend 242,000 Yen per month (This may be subject to change) (Approx. Rs.142,000/month)
Tuition fees Exempted
Airfare Round-trip airfare is provided

For Teacher Training Students:

Level Undergraduate level leading to Certificate
Type Teacher Training Students
Age Under 35 (born on or after April 2, 1982)
Fields of study Education
Term of scholarship One and half years from October
Number of scholarships Up to 20
Stipend 143,000 Yen per month that is around Rs. 82,000 per month
Tuition fees Exempted
Airfare Round-trip airfare will be provided

How to fill MEXT Scholarship Application Form?

Contenders are required to follow listed steps to apply for Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship 2018.

  • Firstly, log in to the official web portal of organization
  • Click on the link regarding Japanese Government Scholarship for Indian Students.
  • Go through the Scholarship notice carefully.
  • Download the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Application form.
  • Put all the information in MEXT Application form.
  • Upload the important documents with Japanese Government Scholarship form.
  • Submit MEXT Scholarship form at respective address.
  • Remember, there is one common application form for applying for the Undergraduate level leading to College of Technology, Bachelor’s Degree and Specialized Training.
  • Aspirants will have to select the choice of scholarship while filling the application form.

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Documents to be attached along with the MEXT Application Form:

  • Placement Preference Form
  • Application form
  • Academic transcript for the past 3 years
  • Graduation certificate from the last school attended
  • Medical certificate
  • Recommendation from the principal or the adviser of the last school attended
  • Certificate of enrollment
  • Photograph of  4.5cm × 3.5 cm dimension
  • Passing certificate

Important Dates:

Course name Applying dates
Undergraduate Student April-June 2018
College of Technology Student
Specialized Training College (Senshu-gakko) Student
Research studies April-May 2018
Teacher Training Student January-February 2018
Japanese Studies Student January –February 2018
Young Leaders’ Program Student August-October 2018

Important Links:

Official Website – http://www.in.emb-japan.go.jp/itprtop_en/index.html


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