Scholarship Japanese Government MEXT Research Scholarship 2023/2024
Department Japanese Government
Qualification Indian Research Students
Application Mode Offline
Last Date 15th May 2023
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Japanese Government MEXT Research Scholarship 2024

Applications are invited for Japanese Government MEXT Research Scholarship 2023/2024

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Japanese Government MEXT Research Scholarship Eligibility 2024

Type :Research Students
Level: Graduate school level (Research/Masters Course/Ph.D. course)
Age: Under 35 years old (Applicants, in principle, must have been born on or after April 2, 1989)

Fields of study:
(A) Humanities
(B) Social Science
(C) Mathematical Science
(E) Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
(F) Biology and Biotechnology
(G) Agriculture and Fishery
(H) Environmental Science
(I) Pharmaceutical Science
(J) Geology and Geoinformatics
(K) Civil Engineering
(L) Architecture
(M) Material Science / Engineering
(N) Electrical Engineering
(O) Electronics & Communications Engineering
(P) Mechanical Engineering
(Q) Aerospace Engineering
(R) Robotics
(S) Information Technology
(T) Sports Science

Qualifications and Conditions:
In addition to the Qualifications and Eligibility Criteria listed in the Guidelines, the following would apply:

1.For Master’s course / Doctoral course (first phase):
Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field with minimum 70% marks. The candidates should obtain their mark sheet and degree on or before 30th September 2024 for the October 2024 batch.

2. Doctoral course (second phase):
Master’s degree in the relevant field with minimum 70% marks. Candidates should have practical research/teaching/work experience after obtaining the prescribed qualification on or before 30th September 2024 for the October 2024 batch.

Term of scholarship Non-regular students:
The scholarship period will start from April, September or October 2024 until the end of March 2026. From this year, only non-regular students for admission to Master or Doctoral course will be considered

Regular students enrolled in master’s, doctoral, or professional graduate courses:
Regardless of the date of arrival, the scholarship period shall be the necessary period for the completion of the respective regular course (hereinafter referred to as “the standard period of study”. See “13. ACADEMIC PATHWAY FOR RESEARCH STUDENTS” for the standard period of study for each course).

Japanese Government MEXT Research Scholarship Amount 2024

1.Students receiving the preparatory education and non-regular students: 143,000 yen (Approx. Rs.87,000) per month
2. Regular students enrolled in master’s or professional degree courses: 144,000 yen (Approx. Rs.87,600) per month
3. Regular students enrolled in doctoral courses: 145,000 yen (Approx. Rs. 88,200) per month.

Education fees: Exempted
Traveling Expenses: Round-trip airfare will be provided

How To Apply For Japanese Government MEXT Research Scholarship 2024?

• The document screening will be conducted based on the following preliminary application form. If you wish to apply, please e-mail this form by 15 May, 11.59 pm.
• Please note that the file should be a Microsoft Word file only and should not exceed 200 KB. Applications received at the following email id only, shall be considered as submitted application form. Email:
• Application received after the aforesaid date and time will be automatically rejected. Also, files in other formats such as scanned copies of hand written documents, pdf, PowerPoint, google drive, link to google drive, google docs etc. will also be rejected automatically
• No supporting documents are required to be submitted with the preliminary application.
• You will only submit the application form along with supporting documents as mentioned in the guidelines if you are shortlisted after the Preliminary Application Form Screening round.

Download Application Form Here

Important Dates of Japanese Government MEXT Research Scholarship 2024

• Application Deadline (must): 15 May 2023
• Application Screening: May-June 2023
• Notification of result of Preliminary Application Form – 3rd Week of June
• Written Examination: 24 June 2023
• Online Interview: around the end of June – early July 2023


Japan Information Centre (JIC),
Embassy of Japan,
50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi – 110021.
Tel: +91-11-46104865

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