Japanese-Language Proficiency Test
Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) is conducted twice a year (in July: Bangkok and Chiang Mai; in December: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Songkhla and Khon Kaen)
Find out more details:.
Official site of JLPT administered by the Japan Foundation and Japan Educational Exchanges and Services https://www.jlpt.jp/e/index.html
What is the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test?
The JLPT is a test for non-native speakers of Japanese which evaluates and certifies their Japanese-language proficiency.
JLPT aims to evaluate the communication ability in 3 areas; [Language Knowledge] to evaluate knowledge of vocabulary and grammar, [Reading] and [Listening] to evaluate the ability to understand situations by applying existing knowledge.
Table 1 Test Location and Host Institution
|Test Location||Host Institution||July||December|
Old Japan Students’ Association, Kingdom of Thailand
Old Japan Students’ Association Northern Regional Office
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences,Thaksin University
Language Institute, Khon Kaen University
Table 2 Summary of Linguistic Competence and Test Sections (Test Time)
|Test Level||Summary of Linguistic Competence Required||Test Sections (Test Time)|
|N1||The ability to understand Japanese sued in a variety of circumstances.||Language Knowledge (Vocabulary/Grammar) & Reading <110 mins>||Listening <60 mins>|
|N2||The ability to understand Japanese used in everyday situation, and in a variety of circumstances to a certain degree.||Language Knowledge (Vocabulary/Grammar) & Reading <105 mins >||Listening <50 mins >|
|N3||The ability to understand Japanese used in everyday situations to a certain degree.||Language Knowledge (Vocabulary) <30 mins >||Language Knowledge (Grammar) & Reading <70 mins >||Listening <40 mins >|
|N4||The ability to understand basic Japanese.||Language Knowledge (Vocabulary) <25 mins >||Language Knowledge (Grammar) & Reading <55 mins >||Listening <35 mins >|
|N5||The ability to understand some basic Japanese.||Language Knowledge (Vocabulary) <20 mins >||Language Knowledge (Grammar) & Reading <40 mins >||Listening <30 mins >|