College of Technology Japanese Scholarships 2017

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EligibilityStudents who have academic ability equal to that of a high school graduate
Award117,000 Yen/month

About the Program


The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) offers scholarships to international students who wish to study at Japanese college of technology under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program for 2018.

  • College of Technology Japanese Scholarships 2017
    • Applicants must have the nationality of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan.   
    • Applicants, in principle, must have been born between April 2, 1996 and April 1, 2001.
    • Applicants, in principle, must have graduated from an upper secondary school (viz. have completed 11 years of school education starting from elementary school). (Applicants who will meet the above qualifications by March 2018 are eligible.).
    • Applicants must be willing to learn Japanese.
    • Applicants must submit a health certificate in the prescribed format signed by a physician attesting that the applicant has no physical or mental conditions hindering the applicant’s study in Japan.
    • The applicant shall receive a “Student” visa, as stipulated in Appended Table 1(4) of the Immigration Act, and enter Japan with the residence status of “Student.” 
    • Definition of “COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY STUDENTS” -Students who are enrolled in a course of study or in an advanced course at a college of technology, or who are receiving preparatory education in the Japanese language and other subjects prior to placement at the college of technology.
    How can you apply?
    • Students need to download the application form from here.
    • Duly filled application form with testimonials can be dropped at the Visa Gate of the Embassy of Japan, New Delhi or can be sent by post, so as to reach on or before 16 June 2017, 5.00 pm at the address given below:

               Japan Information Centre
                    Embassy of Japan
                    50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri
                    New Delhi – 11002

    • The envelope should be marked with “College of Technology "
    • The shortlisted candidates will be notified by email with their registration number and required to bring a copy of the email to the examination hall. Without the copy of email containing registration number, candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.


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Terms and Conditions

Those who wish to study in Japan as students at a college of technology must choose a field of specialization (major) from among (1) to (8) below:

(1) Mechanical Engineering

(2) Electrical and Electronic Engineering;

(3) Information, Communication and Network Engineering

(4) Materials Engineering

(5) Architecture

(6) Civil Engineering

(7) Maritime Engineering

(8) Other Fields

Note 1: Applicants must select a “Field of study” and “Majors and related key terms” from the Annex “Majors and Related Key Terms for Fields of Study” and enter them in “Preferred Field of Study and Majors elements” on the application form. Applicants may enter a first, second and third choice of field of study. For each of the three choices be sure to enter your desired subject of study.
Note 2: “(4) Materials engineering” may not be studied in combination with other fields of study. Applicants wishing to choose more than one major, should select their first, second and third choice of major from ones under “(4) Materials engineering.”
Note 3: An Applicant who wishes to “(7) Maritime engineering” must have vision of 0.5 or more in either eye with or without glasses, and no color-blindness.
Note 4: Applicants for a major in the fields categorized as “(8) Other Fields” (International Communication, Management Information Engineering, etc.) may have difficulties in finding colleges of technology capable of accepting them.


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