Mext Scholarships for Indian Students, 2022

Mext Scholarships for Indian Students, 2022
Mext Scholarships for Indian Students, 2022

The Mext Scholarships for Indian Students, 2022 supports foreign students Including Indian students who study in institutions of higher education. And foreign students are selected if the Japanese Embassy/Consulate General, University, or Authority, is recommending them.

However, there are seven types of scholarships that are available and sponsored by the Japanese government. This scholarship includes research students, teacher training students, and undergraduate university students.

Not only but also Japanese studies students, college of technology students, and special training students.

Those who wish to apply for a scholarship must meet one of the criteria listed below:

  • Recommended by a Japanese embassy or consulate-general (Embassy Recommendation).
  • Recommended by the Japanese university that will accept you (University Recommendation).
  • If he is a student financed with private funds and is already studying in Japan. Then he will be selected by the Japanese university where he is currently registered. (Domestic Selection).

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About MEXT Scholarships

MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Government of Japan) offers scholarships to international students. Especially for those who wish to study in Japan at a specialized training college, a college of technology, and a university (undergraduate level).

Also, the scholarships offered are for three years, four years, and five years, respectively, beginning in April 2022

For more information about the government scholarship of Japan (MEXT) in India, contact the embassies, and consulates of Japan in your country or the institutions of higher education at which you wish to register.

There is no charge for the application. You should know that the organizations or people that charge fees or deposits have no relationship with the Japanese government.

The Japanese Government (MEXT) offers seven Categories of scholarships for Indian students as given below:

  • Research Student
  • Teacher Training Student
  • Undergraduate Student
  • Japanese Studies Student
  • College of Technology Student
  • Young Leaders’ Program Students
  • Special Training College Student

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Research Student

This MEXT Scholarships in India or for Indian Students has Planned a number of new scholarship recipients as 4,042 people and have to under 35 (born on or after April 2, 1985).

Also, the preliminary Japanese-language training is for 6 months (54 universities, such as Hokkaido University). In addition, the duration of the MEXT Scholarships for Indian students is a maximum of 2 years, including Japanese-language training.

In particular, those with sufficient Japanese proficiency are not required to go through preliminary Japanese-language training. The exams required for Embassy recommendation is Japanese, and English language(only for applicants).

Level/Field of Study

MEXT Scholarships for Indian Students are for the Graduate school level (Research/Masters Course/Ph.D. course). And the field of study includes:

Japan-related Humanities, Japan-related Social Science, Mathematical Science, Physics, Chemistry, and Chemical Engineering, Biology and Biotechnology, Agriculture and Fishery, Environmental Science, Pharmaceutical Science, Geology and Geoinformatics, Civil Engineering, Architecture, Material Science / Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communications Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Robotics, Information Technology, Sports Science.

Host Nationality

The MEXT Scholarships in India or for Indian Students are hosted in Japan.

Eligible Nationality

The MEXT Scholarships for Indian Students are Worldwide (168 countries and regions).

Scholarship Worth

The Scholarship worth for MEXT Scholarships for Indian Students is 144,000 Yen per month (Approx. Rs. 89,440/month for the year 2022 *3). Also, the Tuition fee for national universities and the Institute of National College of Technology is waived.

As well as tuition for public and private universities paid for by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology. Also, Round-trip airfare will be provided.


Applicants must be Indian Citizens
(Citizens of other countries should contact the Japanese Embassy/Consulate in their respective countries.)

  • For Research Student / Master’s Degree

Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field with minimum 65% marks. The candidates should obtain their mark sheet and degree on or before 31st March for April batch and 30th September for October 2022 batch.

  • For Ph.D. Degree

Master’s degree in the relevant field with minimum 65% marks. Candidate having practical research/teaching/work experience after obtaining the prescribed qualification on or before 31st March for April batch and 30th September for October 2022 batch.

  • For Research Student/Master’s degree in the Japanese Language

a) Students who have completed a Bachelor’s degree / Master’s degree course in the Japanese Language from a recognized university.
b) Students who have completed a Bachelor’s degree course in any subject from a recognized university and obtained N2 Certificate of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) conducted by the Japan Foundation.

  • For a Ph.D. degree in Japanese Language

Students who have completed a Master’s degree course in the Japanese Language from a recognized university.

How to Apply

Applications for MEXT Scholarships for Indian Students is yet to open for 2022. For more information on how to apply kindly click on the link below:

MEXT Application Deadline

The application deadline for MEXT Scholarships for Indian Students is not specifiied.

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