[Updated on August 26, 2020]
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.
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The July 2020 trial was discontinued in Japan and overseas due to the spread of new coronavirus infection.
The test is scheduled for December 2020, but the application has not started yet. You will be informed about the application at the beginning of September.Also, for “overseas testing cities/implementing organizations” and testing time. If you plan to take the exam, please check the official website of the JLPT JLPT, as it may change after this.
■ Japanese Language Proficiency Test JLPThttps://www.jlpt.jp/index.html
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.
|N1||Language knowledge (letters / vocabulary / grammar) / reading comprehension (110 minutes)||Comprehension
|N2||Language knowledge (letters / vocabulary / grammar) / reading comprehension (105 minutes)||Comprehension
|N3||Language knowledge (letters / vocabulary) (30 minutes) / linguistic knowledge (grammar) / reading comprehension (70 minutes)||Comprehension
|N4||Language knowledge (letters/vocabulary) (25 minutes)/Language knowledge (grammar)/Reading (55 minutes)||Comprehension
|N5||Language knowledge (letters/vocabulary) (20 minutes)/Language knowledge (grammar)/Reading (40 minutes)||Comprehension
(Half an hour)
*Since the December 2020 exam, there are fewer exam questions for "Language knowledge (letters/vocabulary)" and "Language knowledge (grammar)/reading comprehension" for N4 and N5, and the exam time has also been shortened.
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.
It is conducted twice every year, and the first round will be held in July and the second will be held in December.
|Part 1||Part 2|
|A question||Late March - late April||Late August to late September|
|Receipt of an admission ticket||June||November|
|Acceptance notice receipt||September||January February|
* 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.
アクセス日本留学Editorial Department.アクセス日本留学" where foreign students can request materials to find Japanese schools, and hold "advancement information sessions for foreign students".