Scholarship Japanese Government MEXT UG Scholarship 2023/2024
Department Japanese Government
Qualification Indian Undergraduate Students (UG)
Application Mode Offline
Last Date 29th May 2023
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Japanese Government MEXT UG Scholarship 2024

Applications are invited for Japanese Government MEXT Indian Undergraduate Students (UG) Scholarship  2023/2024

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Japanese Government MEXT UG Scholarship Eligibility 2024

Level : Undergraduate level leading to Bachelors Degree
Age: Applicants, in principle, must be born on or after 2 April, 1999

Fields of study :
(1) Social Sciences and Humanities

Social Sciences and Humanities – A:
1. Law
2. Politics
3. Pedagogy
4. Sociology
5. Literature
6. History
7. Japanese Language
8. Others (excluding “1. Economics” and “2. Business Administration” “3. Others(Accounting, Financial economics, etc.)”.)

Social Sciences and Humanities – B:
1. Economics
2. Business Administration

(2) Natural Sciences:
Natural Science – A:
• Science (1. Mathematics 2. Physics 3. Chemistry)
• Electric and Electronic Studies (4. Electronics 5. Electrical Engineering 6. Information Engineering)
• Mechanical Studies (7. Mechanical Engineering 8. Naval Architecture)
• Civil Engineering and Architecture (9. Civil Engineering 10. Architecture 11. Environmental Engineering)
• Chemical Studies (12. Applied Chemistry 13. Chemical Engineering 14. Industrial Chemistry 15. Textile Engineering)
• Other Fields (16. Metallurgical Engineering 17. Mining Engineering 18. Maritime Engineering 19. Biotechnology)

Natural Science – B:
• Agricultural Studies (1. Agriculture 2. Agricultural Chemistry 3. Agricultural Engineering 4. Animal Science 5. Veterinary Medicine 6. Forestry 7. Food Science 8. Fisheries)
• Hygienic Studies (9. Pharmacy 10. Hygienics 11. Nursing)
• Science (12. Biology)

Qualifications and Conditions :
In addition to the Qualifications and Conditions listed in the Guidelines, minimum of 65% marks at 12th (or 11th) grade are required. Preference will be given to candidates with Japanese Language proficiency.

Number of Japanese Government MEXT UG Scholarships 2024

Term of Scholarship:
• A grantee who studies at a preparatory educational institution prior to enrolling in a university:
• From April 2024 to March 2029 (Including one-year preparatory intensive courses of the Japanese language and other subjects, which are necessary for the preparation to proceed to the university.)
• A grantee who enrolls directly in a university, without the preparatory intensive courses (direct placement):
• Four years (or six years for the one majoring veterinary medicine or in a six-year course in pharmacy). The scholarship period will start from the time of enrolment in the university, which the university designates.

Number of Scholarships :
Up to 12 (Those appx. 12 applicants who successfully pass the first screening will proceed to the world-wide final screening by MEXT.)

Japanese Government MEXT UG Scholarship Amount 2024

Allowance: 117,000 yen (Approx. Rs.71,200) per month
Education Fees : Exempted
Traveling Expenses : Round-trip airfare will be provided.

How To Apply For Japanese Government MEXT UG Scholarship 2024?

Application documents are described in the guidelines. Do not use forms for previous years.

Download Application Form Here

Where to send the completed forms and Where to contact :
(1)For students residing in West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha
Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata (website)

(2)For students residing in Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
Consulate General of Japan in Chennai No 12/1 Cenetoph Road, 1st Street, Teynampet, Chennai 600018

(3)For students residing in Chhattisgarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Goa, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra
Consulate of General of Japan in Mumbai No.1, M.L.Dahanukar Marg, Cumballa Hill, Mumbai, 400026

(4)For students residing in Karnataka
Consulate of General of Japan in Bengaluru 1st Floor, Prestige Nebula, No.8-14, Cubbon Road, Bengaluru 560001

(5)For students residing in the remaining states and union territories
Japan Information Centre,Embassy of Japan, 50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021

Please note that applications need to be sent by post or courier, marking the envelope – Application for UG Scholarship 2024. We do NOT accept applications sent by Email.

Important Dates of Japanese Government MEXT UG Scholarship 2024

• Application Deadline (must): 29 May 2023
• Application Screening: June 2023
• Notification of Shortlisted Candidates for Written Test/Interview (on this page): in June 2023
• Written Examination: 8 July 2023
• Interview: To be announced
• Notification of the Results of the First Screening: the end of July 2023


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