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UPDATE | 2022年09月30日

Things to know before taking the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)

The Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) is an examination that measures and certifies the Japanese language proficiency of non-native Japanese, which is jointly conducted by the Japan International Education Support Association (JEES) and the Japan Foundation.

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【2022年9月30日に新しくしました】


The Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) is used for Japanese Entrance Examination at schools, mainly Professional Training College , and for verifying the Japanese proficiency before the date of arrival. In addition, it is a trial that is often used as a guide to how much Japanese ability is available when career consultation, employment, qualification acquisition, etc. are taken.


●2022年12月試験について

                

2020年12月試験の申し込み受付期間はすでに終わっており、11月中旬に受験票が送付される予定になっています。


                

■ Japanese Language Proficiency Test JLPT

https://www.jlpt.jp/index.html

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Evaluation criteria

There are five levels in the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT). N1 is the most difficult, N5 is the easiest level.

                

N1

I can understand Japanese used in a wide range of situations


N2

In addition to understanding Japanese used in daily scenes, we can understand Japanese to a certain extent in a wider range of scenes


N3

Can understand Japanese to be used in daily scene to a certain extent


N4

I can understand basic Japanese


N5

Can understand basic Japanese to some extent


            

● Question contents

All answers are done by mark sheet method. Since the content of the exam is different at all levels from N1 to N5, please carefully decide which level you will take the examination with reference to the exercises of the official website and the opinions of the teachers who are going now.

                                           
level Test subject
N1 Language knowledge (letters / vocabulary / grammar) / reading comprehension (110 minutes) Comprehension
(55分)
N2 Language knowledge (letters / vocabulary / grammar) / reading comprehension (105 minutes) Comprehension
(50 minutes)
N3 Language knowledge (letters / vocabulary) (30 minutes) / linguistic knowledge (grammar) / reading comprehension (70 minutes)Comprehension
(40 minutes)
N4 Language knowledge (letters/vocabulary) (25 minutes)/Language knowledge (grammar)/Reading (55 minutes) Comprehension
(35 minutes)
N5 Language knowledge (letters/vocabulary) (20 minutes)/Language knowledge (grammar)/Reading (40 minutes) Comprehension
(Half an hour)

※2022年12月試験よりN1の「聴解」の試験時間が変更になりました。


In the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT), pass / fail judgment is made with two points, a total score and a reference point for each examination subject.

There are acceptance points and reference points for each level from N 1 to N 5. In order to pass each level of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT), it is necessary that the total score is over the passing score and that language knowledge / · It is necessary for both the score of each subject of listening to be over the reference point.

Regardless of how high the overall score is, if there is even one subject not exceeding the reference point, it will be rejected. Let's take a firm countermeasure so that one of linguistic knowledge, reading comprehension and listening comprehension does not become a weak field.

● Implementation timing

It is conducted twice every year, and the first round will be held in July and the second will be held in December.

                                                            
  Part 1Part 2
A question Late March - late April Late August to late September
Receipt of an admission ticket JuneNovember
test day JulyDecember
Acceptance notice receipt SeptemberJanuary February

Notes

* Application for taking an exam is by registering / applying "MyJLPT" from the website of the Japan International Education Association Association and paying the exam fee and filling in the necessary information on the examination information (application form) obtained at the bookstore etc · Entry fee Payment, there is a way to mail it to the reception center.

※ If you apply at the website, you can check the admission ticket and the academic notice on the "MyJLPT" screen. If you apply by post, you will be sent an admission ticket to the registered Street address . In the case of mailing the academic report, it costs additional fee.


Each schedule varies depending on the place of implementation and year. Be sure to check the implementation guidelines. It takes about five months to receive grades from the application. Let's carefully check the schedule as to whether you will be in time for your desired school exam.

 

● Location

日本国内のすべての都道府県に加え、92の国・地域(2022年予定)で実施されます。国・地域によっては第1回、第2回の試験のみ行う場合があります。詳細については各国・地域の実施機関に問い合わせましょう


2022年の実施予定の国・地域は以下の通りです(2022年9月時点)。


47 prefectures


East Asia (Korea, China, Mongolia, Taiwan)

Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Cambodia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam, Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos)

南アジア(インド、スリランカ、ネパール、パキスタン、バングラデシュ、ブーダン、モルディヴ)

大洋州(オーストラリア、ニュージーランド、パプアニューギニア、フィジー、マーシャル諸島)

North America (Canada, USA)

中南米(コスタリカ、メキシコ、アルゼンチン、ウルグアイ、エクアドル、エルサルバドル、コロンビア、チリ、ドミニカ共和国、トリニダード・トバゴ、パラグアイ、ブラジル、ベネズエラ、ペルー、ボリビア)

西欧(アイルランド、イタリア、イギリス、オーストリア、オランダ、ギリシャ、スイス、スウェーデン、スペイン、デンマーク、ドイツ、ノルウェー、フィンランド、フランス、ベルギー、ポルトガル)

東欧(アゼルバイジャン、アルメニア、ウズベキスタン、カザフスタン、キルギス、ジョージア、スロベニア、セルビア、タジキスタン、チェコ、トルクメニスタン、ハンガリー、ブルガリア、ポーランド、ボスニア・ヘルツェゴビナ、モルドバ、ルーマニア)

中東(イスラエル、イラン、カタール、サウジアラビア、トルコ)

北アフリカ(アルジェリア、エジプト、チュニジア、モロッコ)

アフリカ(ガーナ、ケニア、コートジボワール、コンゴ民主共和国、ベナン、マダガスカル、南アフリカ)

● Testing fee

受験料は国内一律6,500円(税込)です。(2022年9月現在)

Please contact the executing agency of each country / region for exam fees abroad.

● Effective period of grades and usage

日本語能力試験(JLPT)の認定に有効期限はありません。過去の試験結果も無効にはなりませんが、学校により利用可能な試験の期限を設けている場合があるため、試験要項などで有効期限を個別に確認してください。成績証明書の発行は、受験した場所によって申し込み先が異なります。日本国内で受験した人はウェブサイトで登録した「MyJLPT」の画面か、。成績証明書申請用IDから申し込みます。

For those who took the exam overseas, please contact the Japan Foundation or the implementation period of the examination place.


成績証明書の発行手数料として、1部につき1,000円かかります。また、海外に送付する場合は、国際スピード便(EMS)料金として1,000円が必要です。

It takes time to issue and receive transcripts. Consider the deadline for submission to the school and let me apply with a margin to the schedule.


● Addition to advanced personnel point system

Since 2012, we are promoting acceptance by setting foreign researchers who are expected to innovate and develop professionally and technologically in Japan from "advanced foreign talent" in Japan.

Points of various capability items such as research results and qualifications are pointed out, and if it exceeds 70 points in total, it will be certified as an advanced foreign talent and receive preferential treatment for immigration control. The Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) also applies to this item, and 15 points are accepted for N1 and 10 points for N2 candidates are added.

●国家試験を受験するためには

In order for a license holder such as a doctor acquired in a country other than Japan to take a national exam such as a doctor in Japan, it is necessary to certify the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) N1.

Other national exams for which the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) N1 certification is entitled examination are as follows.


Dentist, nurse, pharmacist, public health nurse, midwife, medical radiology technician, dental hygienist, dental technician, clinical laboratory technician, physical therapist, occupational therapist, vision trainer, clinical engineer, prosthetic knee , Emergency care physician, speech hearing aid, veterinarian


For details, please check the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare website.


また、海外の看護師養成学校を卒業した方が、日本の准看護師の試験を受験する場合にもN1の認定が同様に必要です。


The Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) is highly likely to become important not only for examining Japanese higher education institutions but also for living in Japan after graduation. Since we do not conduct tests only twice a year, it is important which level of exam is taken.


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