MEXT Japanese Government Scholarships 2017-2018 for Indian Studies for Undergraduate Studies Application Process Eligibility Date Schedule & Documents

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    The Indian students who are willing to pursue their Undergraduate studies in Japan can apply for MEXT Scholarship is funded by the Government of Japan. The applicants will have to fill the one-page application form for the scholarship program and need to submit it to the Embassy of Japan in the India. Under the MEXT Scholarship program, the applicants are able to practice a Bachelor’s Degree, a certificate program, engineering, masters degree, research studies.

    The candidates can download and the fill the application form and send it to the Embassy of Japan on or before the due date.

    ♦Ω♦ Date Schedule of MEXT Scholarship ♦Ω♦
    ℵ➤ MEXT Scholarship Application Starts: April 21, 2017

    ℵ➤ MEXT Scholarship Application Ends: June 16, 2017

    ℵ➤ MEXT Scholarship Written Exam. : Undergraduate – July 8, 2017, College of Technology/Specialised Training – July 15, 2017, Kol-Con (Gen) – July 9, 2017

    ℵ➤ MEXT Scholarship Interview held: July 8 to 20, 2017

    ℵ➤ Result Declaration: July 15, 2017

    ♦Ω♦ Eligibility Criteria of MEXT Scholarship ♦Ω♦
    φ➤ The Students must have completed 12 years of regular school education or equivalent to an upper secondary school in Japan.

    φ➤ The student's age should between 17 to 21 years (between 02.04.1996 and 01.04.2001)

    φ➤ The student should be an Indian nationality.

    φ➤ The candidate's health should be good so they can be productive during their study in Japan.

    φ➤ Those candidates are not eligible for the scholarship who possess dual nationality during the arrival of Japan and not willing to give up Japanese nationality.

    φ➤ The military person and employee during arrival at Japan are not eligible to apply.

    φ➤ The previous awardee of MEXT scholarship are also not entitled to apply.

    ♦Ω♦ MEXT Scholarship Benefits ♦Ω♦
    δ➤ The students who want to pursue Undergraduate Studies in Japan are entitled to apply for Japanese Government.
    • 〉 UG level leading to Bachelor’s Degree: Three scholarship will be given
    • 〉 College of Technology: Three Scholarship will be given
    • 〉 Specialized Training: Eight scholarships will be provided.
    δ➤ The selected candidates will be provided with the following benefits.

    δ➤ An Allowance of an amount of 117,000 yen per month will be given to selected scholars.

    δ➤ An additional monthly stipend of 2,000 or 3,000 yen may be provided to those undertaking study or research in the particular field.

    δ➤ Economy Class Travel costs to and fro Japan will be given subject to the conditions of the Extension of Stay in Japan.

    δ➤ The Government of Japan will pay the Tuition fee for the entrance examination and matriculation.

    δ➤ The scholarship period will last for five years from April 2018 to March 2023, including the one-year preparatory education in the Japanese language and other subjects due to be provided upon arrival in Japan.

    δ➤ The period of the scholarship for Certificate is three (3) years, ie. April 2017 to March 2020, for Associate Degree, 4 years from April 2017 to March 2021. The period of the scholarship for Bachelor’s Degree is 5 years that is April 2017 to March 2022.

    ♦Ω♦ Application process of MEXT Scholarship ♦Ω♦
    ©➤ Applicants must submit their application form along with required documents to the Japanese diplomatic mission. There is a common application form to apply for the UG level leading to Bachelor’s Degree, College of Technology and Specialised Training.

    ©➤ The application form can be downloaded from the official website.
    ©➤ The deadline for the applications differ varies per country.

    ©➤ It is important to read to visit the official website (links found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

    ♦Ω♦ Required Documents along with the Application Form ♦Ω♦
    The candidates must have to attach the following documents with the application form. It is necessary to them on the upper right corner.
    • Application form
    • Application form for direct placement
    • Academic transcripts for all school years of the last school attended
    • Graduation certificate of the last school attended
    • Letter of recommendation from either principal or teacher of the last school attended
    • Health examination certificate
    • Certificate of Enrollment - Only for those currently enrolled in a university.
    • Certificate of university enrollment qualification examination
    • Photograph of the candidate
    ℵ➤ The application form along with the documents should be submitted to the below-mentioned address. It is necessary to mention on the envelope “Application for Undergraduate Scholarship”.

    ¤— West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, and Orissa:
    Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata 55, M.N. Sen Lane, Tollygunge, Kolkata 700040, Phone: 033-2421-1970

    ¤— Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana:
    Consulate General of Japan in Chennai, No 12/1 Cenetoph Road, 1st Street, Teynampet, Chennai 600018, Phone: 044-24323860

    ¤— Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Chhatisgarh and MP:
    Consulate General of Japan in Mumbai, No.1 M.L Dhanukar Marg, Cumballa Hill, Mumbai 400026, Phone: 022-2351-7101.

    ¤— Karnataka:
    Consulate General of Japan in Bengaluru, 1st Floor, Prestige Nebula, No.8-14, Cubbon Road, Bengaluru 560001, Phone: 080-4064-9999, 4166-0111~3

    ¤— For Remaining States and Union Territories:
    Japan Information Centre (JIC), New Delhi, Embassy of Japan, 50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021, Phone: 011-24122970~2; 4610-4810

    ♦Ω♦ Field of Study ♦Ω♦
    ♦〉 Undergraduate Level Leading to Bachelors Degree:
    Social Science, Humanities, Electric and Electronic Studies, Mechanical Studies, Civil Eng. & Architecture, Chemical Studies and other (B) Agricultural Studies, Hygienic Studies, Science (Biology) © Medicine, Dentistry.

    ♦〉 College of Technology (Engg.) Leading to Associate Degree (Diploma):
    Mechanical Engg., Electrical and Electronic Engg., Information, Communication & Network Engg., Material Engg., Architecture, Civil Engg., Maritime Engg., Other Fields.

    ♦〉 Undergraduate Level Leading to Certificate:
    Technology, Personal Care and Nutrition, Education and Welfare, Business, Fashion and Home Economics, Cultural and General Education, Other Fields.

    ♦Ω♦ Department Contact Details ♦Ω♦
    δ➤ Address: Japan Information Centre, Embassy of Japan, 50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi – 110021.

    δ➤ Phone Number: 46104865

    δ➤ Fax Number: 24106976

    δ➤ e-Mail Id:
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