Japanese Government Scholarships

The Government of Japan offers the award of 18 scholarships to Indian Nationals residing in India for Post-graduate study/research.

Two scholarships are reserved for Japanese Language & Literature.

The subjects in which scholarships will be awarded are given below:

  • Microprocessor Applications/Technology,
  • Opto-electronics
  • Fibre Optics
  • Quality & Reliability Engineering (as applied to various systems like Electricity & Power, Railways, Heavy Industry, Heavy Electricals, Electronics & Communications etc.)
  • Robotics
  • Laser Technology
  • Bio-technology
  • Ship-building
  • Biological Oceanography
  • Fine Arts (Painting & Sculpture)
  • Japanese Language & Literature
  • Management Studies
  • Remote Sensing

Duration: 1 1/2 to 2 years.

Value: Maintenance allowance of 1,84,500 per month (FY 1995), arrival allowance of 25,000, Field Study allowance, tuition and examination fees exempted, part of the medical expenses in Japan will be paid. Accommodation will be arranged.

Passage Cost: Tourist class air-ticket from India to Japan and back will be provided by the Japanese Government.

Japanese Government Scholarships Eligibility

Qualification: The minimum qualification for shipbuilding and Japanese Language & Literature would be Bachelor’s degree in these fields. The minimum qualification in Fine Arts would be a Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Fine Arts equivalent of bachelor degree. For other subjects, the minimum qualification would be a Master’s degree in the subject concerned, or a related field.

Essential Experience: Except for Fine Arts, and Japanese Language & Literature subjects, candidates should possess at least two consecutive years of practical research/teaching/work experience as on 1st April after obtaining the prescribed qualification.

Age Limit: Below 35 years as on 1st April, of the year of award.

Japanese Government Scholarships application form

Whom to Contact: Further details can be had from

The Secretary,
Ministry of Human Resource Development (Dept. of Education)
External Scholarships Division, ES-3 Section,
A.1/W.3 Curzon Road Barracks,
K.G. Marg,
New Delhi – 110 001.
(Ph 3384501)

Japanese Government Scholarships date

  • Notification including format of application form is generally published in the Employment News and some other prominent national dailies during September/October.

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