MEXT RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP 2019 (for Masters and Ph.D)

WINDOW FOR
ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2019
IS CLOSED NOW


For MEXT Research Scholarship 2020 intakes please visit this page in April next.

Scholarship guidelines, application forms and samples of previous years test papers can be downloaded from the column on the right. 
Knowledge of Japanese Language, and IELTS/TOEFL is not mandatory.

Required Documents

The following documents (in given order) should be submitted before the deadline: 
  1. Mark Sheet Form
  2. Application Form 
  3. Placement Preference Form (writing university name at N0. 6 is optional)
  4. Research Plan
  5. Abstract of previous research (if any)
  6. Attested copy of  transcripts and degree of last university attended​ (Attestation by University, Gazetted Officer or  a Professor. HEC attestation is madatory, if selected).
NOTE:
  • Submitted documents will not be returned.
  • Application should be unstapled and printed on A4 size paper
  • Certificates & documents, other than those mentioned above, will not be considered.
  • Applicants can search for Japanese Universities here 
  • Applicants should NOT contact any Japanese Professor at this stage, except faculties of medicine, destistry, veternary sciences and certain pharmaceutical program. (See para 3, sub para 3 in the guidelines)
  • Students whose final result is expected in June 2018 are eligible to apply.

Applicants who wish to appear for test & interview in Islamabad (if shortlisted), should send application at the following address

Please write this outside the envelope carrying your application:
MEXT Research Scholarship Application 
Public Affairs Section

Embassy of Japan
53-70, Ramna 5/4 
Diplomatic Enclave 1 
Islamabad 44000
For queries regarding the application:
Tel : +92 (51) 9072500
Fax : +92 (51) 9072-357
E.mail : culture@ib.mofa.go.jp 

 

Applicants who wish to appear for test & interview in Karachi (if shortlisted), should send application at the following address

Please write this outside the envelope carrying your application:
MEXT Research Scholarship Application 
Consulate General of Japan

6/2 Civil Lines 
Abdullah Haroon Road 
Karachi, Pakistan
 
For queries regading the application:
Tel : +92 (21) 3522-0800 

Fax : +92 (21) 3522-0815 





NOTE: Due to the huge number of applications received every year, we are unable to confirm receipt of documents. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for test and interview. Any inquiries made as to why someone has not been shortlisted will not be entertained.