About the EJU

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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
Japanese Measure 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 venues Hokkaido Hokkaido Bunkyo University
Miyagi Prefecture Miyagi University of Education
Gunma Prefecture Takasaki University of Health and Welfare
Saitama Prefecture Jumonji Gakuen Women's University
  Kyoei University
Chiba Prefecture Chiba University Nishi-Chiba Campus
Tokyo Kunishige University Setagaya Campus
  Sophia University Yotsuya Campus
  Komaba Campus, The University of Tokyo
  Hitotsubashi University National Campus
Kanagawa Prefecture Kokugakuin University Yokohama Tamapura-The Campus
Ishikawa Prefecture Hokuriku University Taiyogaoka Campus
Aichi Prefecture Toyohashi University of Technology
  Toyohashi Creative University
Kyoto Ritsumeikan University Kinugasa Campus
Osaka Prefecture Osaka University Toyonaka Campus
  Osaka University of Tourism
Hyogo Prefecture Kansai Gakuin University Nishinomiya Kamigahara Campus
Okayama Prefecture Okayama University Tsushima Campus
Fukuoka Prefecture Kyushu University Ito Campus
  Kyushu Sangyo University
Okinawa Chihara 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 venues Indonesia (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
Singapore Singapore Japanese Cultural Association
Sri Lanka, Colombo Sri 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
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