About the EJU


What is the EJU?

The EJU is conducted for the purpose of evaluating the Japanese language ability and basic academic ability required by Japanese universities, etc., for those who wish to enter a Japanese university (undergraduate) as an international student.
(98% of national universities and 49% of private universities use this exam.))

Implementation date

2nd session in June (1st) and November (2nd) every year


FamilyEye-likeTimeScoring range
JapaneseMeasure Japanese language skills (academic Japanese) that can cope with study at Japanese universities and other institutions.120 minutes.0-400 points
Department of ScienceTo measure the basic academic ability of science (physics, chemistry, and biology) necessary for study in the science department of Japanese universities and other institutions.Power80 minutes0-200 points
Comprehensive coursesMeasure the basic academic ability of the humanities, especially thinking and theoretical abilities, necessary for study at Japanese universities.80 minutes0-200 points
MathematicsMeasure the basic academic ability of mathematics necessary for study at a Japanese university, etc.80 minutes0-200 points

Question language

Depending on the school of your choice, you can take the exam in Japanese or English.(Japanese language courses are only available in Japanese.)

From questions to notification of results

For more information, please contact the implementing organizations of each country.

Period of acceptance

(1st) February to March (2nd) June to July * It changes every year, so please check with organizations in each country.

When to send an examination slip

May or October

When the test will be held

June or November

Result notification When

July or December Notify the person (the university will be notified of their grades in response to an inquiry from the university.))

Domestic venuesHokkaidoHokkaido Bunkyo University
Miyagi PrefectureMiyagi University of Education
Gunma PrefectureTakasaki University of Health and Welfare
Saitama PrefectureJumonji Gakuen Women's University
 Kyoei University
Chiba PrefectureChiba University Nishi-Chiba Campus
TokyoKunishige University Setagaya Campus
 Sophia University Yotsuya Campus
 Komaba Campus, The University of Tokyo
 Hitotsubashi University National Campus
Kanagawa PrefectureKokugakuin University Yokohama Tamapura-The Campus
Ishikawa PrefectureHokuriku University Taiyogaoka Campus
Aichi PrefectureToyohashi University of Technology
 Toyohashi Creative University
KyotoRitsumeikan University Kinugasa Campus
Osaka PrefectureOsaka University Toyonaka Campus
 Osaka University of Tourism
Hyogo PrefectureKansai Gakuin University Nishinomiya Kamigahara Campus
Okayama PrefectureOkayama University Tsushima Campus
Fukuoka PrefectureKyushu University Ito Campus
 Kyushu Sangyo University
OkinawaChihara Campus, University of the Ryukyus
India(New Delhi)Institute of Japanese Studies, Association of International Students of the Ministry of Education of India (MOSAI)
Overseas venuesIndonesia (Jakarta)University of Indonesia (DEPOK Kiyanpas)
Indonesia (Subaraya)I'Mc Center
Korea (Seoul)Yeouido Junior High School and Yeouido Girls' High School
Korea (Busan)Busan Design High School
SingaporeSingapore Japanese Cultural Association
Sri Lanka, ColomboSri Lanka Japanese Cultural Center (Sa-Akawa Hall)
Thailand (Bangkok)Former Association of Japanese Students in Thailand (OJSAT)
Taiwan (Taipei)Speech training test center
Philippines (Manila)University of De LaSalle at St. Benir
Vietnam (Hanoi)Hanoi University of Trade (Vietnam Japan Human Resources Cooperation Center)
Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City)Ho Chi Minh City University of Social Sciences and Humanities
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)KDU College
Myanmar(Yangon)(Due to various circumstances such as local conditions, this program will not be implemented.))
Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar)Mongolia-Japan Center
Russia (Vladivostok)Toyogaku University attached to Far Eastern National University