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Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU)

EJU is an exam to test international students planning to study in Japan on their Japanese proficiency and basic academic abilities (Japanese as a Foreign Language, Science, Japan and the World and Mathematics). It is used by more than 600 universities (undergraduate program) and other higher educational institutions as an entrance exam. EJU can be taken without having to come to Japan as it is conducted at 17 cities spanning over 14 foreign countries.

image A majority of universities (almost all of the national universities) recognized the EJU!
(1)Date of exam
2 sessions a year; June (1st Session) and November (2nd Session)
(2)Examination sites
in Japan - 16 cities
Overseas - 17 cities spanning over 14 foreign countries and regions
(3)Subjects
Students choose the subjects from the following as specified by universities of their choice.

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● EJU Questions and Answers
(4)From the sitting of the exam to the announcement of results :
The procedures are as shown in the diagram below. For details, please refer to respective overseas representatives conducting the EJU in your home country as listed in P.28
  1st session 2nd session  
Application period February ~ March July Purchase the “Bulletin of Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students”, pay the exam fee and send out your application form.
※ Please verify with the respective overseas representatives (refer to P.28) conducting the EJU Exaination in your home country as this time frame changes yearly.
Sending of exam voucher May October The exam voucher will be sent out.
Date of exam June November Sit for EJU
Date of results notification July December The results will be notified to the examinees by JASSO.
JASSO submits the results of the examinees to the universities to which they have applied upon inquiry from those universities.
(5)Language of exam :
The exam can be taken in Japanese or English as specified by the school you have chosen (Japanese as a Foreign Language is conducted only in Japanese).
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Reservation Program for Monbukagakusho Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students
JASSO provides scholarships called the “Monbukagakusho Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students” aimed at the privately financed international students with excellent results in their Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU); and who will be admitted into undergraduate program of Japanese universities, junior colleges or professional training colleges as full-time students. In order to be considered for reservation, applicants need to mark a circle in the appropriate box on the EJU application form.
●Scholarship amount Monthly amount of JPY 48,000 (for 2014)
●Selection process Applicants will be selected based on their results in the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) and priority is given to applicants having better results.

Reference 1 Number of schools using EJU (as of February 20, 2014)
( ) : Data for EJU utilization rate
  National Local public Private Total
Graduate schools 6 ( 7%) 9 (12%) 29 ( 6%) 44 ( 7%)
Universities (undergraduate) 80 (98%) 48 (60%) 284 (49%) 412 (56%)
Junior colleges 0 ( 0%) 7 (39%) 72 (22%) 79 (23%)
Colleges of technology 51 (100%) 0 ( 0%) 0 ( 0%) 51 (89%)
Professional training colleges     2   49 51 ( 2%)
Total   137   66   434   637
Reference 2 Number of schools using EJU and granting pre-arrival admission (as of February 20, 2014)
  National Local public Private Total
Graduate schools 1 0 3 4
Universities (undergraduate) 21 1 53 75
Junior colleges 0 0 10 10
Colleges of technology 1 0 0 1
Professional training colleges 0 0 6 6
Total 23 1 72 96
Reference 3 List of overseas representatives conducting the EJU Examination
Name of country / region City Overseas representatives conducting the EJU Examination ・ Website URL
Japan 16 prefectures Japan Student Services Organization
(JASSO) (Testing Division)
http://www.jasso.go.jp/eju/
India New Delhi Mombusho Scholars Association of India
(MOSAI)
http://www.mosai.org.in/
Indonesia Jakarta University of Indonesia
(Center for Japanese Studies)
Surabaya International Multicultural Center
http://www.imccsub.com/ja/
Korea Seoul Korean Japanese Association
http://www.koja.or.kr/
http://www.ejutest.com
Busan Center of Korea-Japan Exchange, Busan
http://www.kopan.or.kr/
http://www.ejutest.com
Singapore The Japanese Cultural Society, Singapore
http://www.jcss.org.sg/
Sri Lanka Colombo Japan Sri Lanka Technical and Cultural Association
(JASTECA)
http://www.jasteca.com
Thailand Bangkok Old Japan Students’ Association, Thailand
(OJSAT)
http://www.ojsat.or.th/
Taiwan Taipei The Language Training & Testing Center
(Div.1, General Testing Department)
http://www.lttc.ntu.edu.tw/
Philippines Manila De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde
(Admission Center)
http://www.dls-csb.edu.ph/
Vietnam Hanoi Foreign Trade University
(Japanese Department)
http://en.ftu.edu.vn/
Ho Chi Minh City University of Social Sciences & Humanities, Ho Chi Minh City
(Office of International Relations & Research Affairs)
http://www.hcmussh.edu.vn/
Hong Kong The Japan Society of Hong Kong
http://www.japansociety-hk.org/
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Japan Graduates’ Association of Malaysia
(JAGAM)
http://www.jagam.org.my/
Myanmar Yangon Myanmar Association of Japan Alumni
(MAJA)
http://maja-ascoja.webs.com/
Mongolia Ulaanbaatar Mongoliin Yapon Helnii Bagsh Nariin Holboo
Russia Vladivostok Chair of Japanese Studies, School of Regional and International Studies, Far Eastern Federal University
http://www.fenu.ru/


 

 



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