Japanese Government Scholarships
The Japanese Government is offering scholarships for Indian students for pursuing research studies (possible to continue to Master’s/Ph.D course) at Japanese university under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program for 2019.
Type: Research Student
Level: Research/Masters Course/Ph.D. course
Age: Under 35 (born on or after April 2, 1985)
Subjects: (A) Japan related Humanities (B) Japan related Social Science (C) Information Technology (D) Mathematical Science (E) Physics (F) Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (G) Biology and Biotechnology (H) Agriculture and Fishery (I) Environmental Science (J) Pharmaceutical Science (K) Geology and 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
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.
Term of scholarship: Two years from April or One and a half year from October1 (Including a half year of Japanese language training period2)
Number of scholarships: To be announced
Stipend: 144,000 Yen/ month (Approx. Rs. 89,440 / month for the year 2019 *3)
Tuition fees: Exempted
Airfare: Round-trip airfare will be provided
How to apply and where to send the completed forms
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 13th May 2019.
Email id: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications received only on this email id will be considered as submitted application.
Note: The size of the file should not exceed 200KB.
Schedule of the Preliminary Selection
Application deadline: 13th May 2019
Application Screening: 3rd/4th week of May 2019
Notification of shortlisted candidates for Written Test and Interview on this web page: 1st/2nd week of June 2019
Written Test and Interview: 22 June, 23 June, 29 June, 30 June, 2019
For more details contact
Mr. S. Sinha
Japan Information Centre (JIC),
Embassy of Japan,
50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi – 110021.
Tel:011-4610-4865 (extn. 614)
Please write your telephone number, when you send a query by email.
Past Examination questions are available! http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/en/toj/toj0302e-32.html#1