Why Study in Japan?

JAPAN has an international reputation of its academic environment and a learning style that encourages you to be innovative, creative and think independently. You can study state-of-the-art technology and acquire the knowledge that enabled Japan’s phenomenal post-war economic growth.

With the globalization scheme, Japanese government encourages to accept more foreign students for higher education in Japan. The tuition and living expenses are considerably more inexpensive than in the US or Europe. Students come to Japan to study Japanese Language, but at the same time, you can learn about the culture, tradition.

Crime in Japan is well below the U.S. national average.  Japan as one of the safest and cleanest countries in the world, and say that the people are among the most friendly and helpful. Japan ranks as the second-most technologically-powerful economy after the United States. One thing that makes Japan so unique is that it successfully retains its Eastern culture, but employs Western technology at the same time. Japanese technology is so advanced that the country owns nearly 60% of the world’s robots, and is one of world’s largest and most advanced producers of automobiles.

Japan economy ranks as the third largest in the world after the economies of the United States and China respectively. With the incentive of a guarantee of lifetime employment, a large percentage of laborers in Japan’s economic system have job security.

If you’re looking for a place that has made a successful transition from the old to the new, yet maintains a very strong hold to its history and traditions, Japan is the place for you.

Information on Japanese Education

Japan is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south.

Capital: Tokyo

National language: Japanese

Ethnic: 98.5% Japanese

Area: 377,944 square Kilometers

Per capita: $37,135 (2013)

Academic qualification requirement

Basically :- SLC+2, Bachelor and Masters can apply to study in Japan. All of the students are given the admission to study Japanese language course first.

(Schools in Japan remain close on every Saturday and Sunday. Each school day is four hours of study or 20 hours of schooling every week is compulsory.)

Pre-primary and High School Education system in Japan

  • Elementary school- 6 years
  • Lower secondary school-3 years
  • Upper secondary school-3 years

Tiers of Japanese Colleges and Universities

  • College of technology
  • Professional training college
  • Junior colleges
  • Universities
  • Graduates schools

(Note: These are the five types of higher educational institutions where international students can be admitted after finishing the Japanese language course at language school).

After finishing the language course,there are two enrollment option for international students

  • Admission to the university or college (Dai gaku) for upper level.(Like: you have completed your +2 in management in Nepal, you can study bachelor degree in management in Japan).
  • Admission to the vocational school (Sinmongakku),You can study any technical course(Like: HM, Travel and Tourism Management, Business management, Applied accounting, Automobile engineering, Translation course, Social work or any you desire).

The most significant is that if you have passed bachelor degree in Nepal,you are eligible to apply the work permit after finishing your language course. It is non-background. You are accepted in any professions if you are +2 from Nepal.You study professional course after finishing your language course and you are asked to find the job offer related to your professional course for the work permit. Therefore, bachelor and masters passed are highly benefited in Japan.Finishing your language course and vocational school or University,you have the right to apply for work permit in Japan but it is not guaranteed that you will get the work permit. It depends on your daily activities, attitude, working status and education.

Daily class Hours

Students must attend the class, basically, 4 hours daily, 90% minimum yearly.

Weekly class hours

Total 20 hours per week class.

Holiday and vacation

Generally Saturday and Sunday is off. There is vacation, yearly in every six months, at that time students are allowed to work full time.

Part time job allowed

28 hours per week part time job is allowed for the students. Most of the students work 28 hours per week in a company and next 28 hours per week in next company.

Total investment in initial Phase

It is determined as per the installment plan of each school. Generally 945,000.00 JPY covers 1 year’s school fee and 6 months school fee. But it may be various.

Ticket

Normally 32,000.00 NRs. to 55,000.00 NRs. for one way. Student can take one way ticket only.

Traveler’s amount

Normally you need to carry 80,000.00 JPY to 150,000.00 JPY in your pocket while flying.

Weather

Depend on the locations in various places.Hokkido is always minus and Fukuoka is like Terai in Nepal. Temperature increases from Hokkido –Tokyo-Nagoya-Fukuoka, like Himalayan region to Terai in Nepal.

Monthly Living Expenses

Depend up on the locations but generally 25,000.00 JPY to 45,000.00 JPY covers all the expenses per month for a student.

Per hour payment rate

  • In Fukuoka it is 640.00 JPY/hour
  • In Tokyo it is 1,200.00JPY/hour

(Payment figures are likely to differ slightly depending on the nature of work.)

Future Prospects

The education achieved in Japan is recognized and valid worldwide. Students can look for prestigious job in Japan. There is no disparity of color, cast, nationalities, ethnicity and any. Society is crime free and they give high honor to the working culture and hardworking people. Health facilities are of world class standard. All Nepalese students can use the facilities. You will feel proud to have the opportunities to study in Japan

Facilities

Foreign students are highly appreciated and are encouraged to study and settle there in Japan. There is no disparity in the wages and facilities between foreigners and natives. Students can registered in insurance and enjoy the facilities.

 

Challenges

Japanese language is the official and widely followed means of communication. Japanese are especially proud of theirs’ language and culture, and want the foreigners to communicate in Japanese language. As such, strong command on Japanese language is one of the most surest and reliable means to achieve success in Japan. So, the first and foremost challenge is to own a command on Japanese language. Besides, the alien culture and strict working culture might make you bored and frustrated. As we are born in a society where business culture and right timing is not valid up to the standard. So you need to have the proficiency in language. The culture is also completely new for us. Frequently you will experience the earthquake but since there is frequent earthquake, they have managed every way out to cope up it. You need not have to be worried.

Opportunities

Many Nepalese students upon the successful completion of language courses and classes have been awarded with permanent residence (PR) and are living a prosperous and secure life, equivalent to native Japanese. There are lots of opportunities but you need to have patience, devotion, education. You can easily settle in Japan, should you follow every system in Japan and struggle tirelessly in life.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

DOCUMENTS CERTIFYING APPLICANT

  • All academic certificates and transcripts
  • Photocopy of original citizenship certificate and its English translation
  • Original Passport
  • An Essay (purpose of study in Japan)
  • Recommendation letter from campus or working place which the student belongs
  • Gap certificate if the student has some gap in academic history
  • Other documents may be required

DOCUMENTS CERTIFYING SPONSOR

  • Bank Balance certificate with statement for 3 years
  • Annual income certificate for 3 years
  • Occupation letter if your sponsor is employed
  • Company registration certificate if your sponsor runs company by himself
  • Other supported documents to prove how the income generated
  • Property valuation
  • Tax clearance for 3 years
  • Relationship certificate to make sure the relation between the student and his/her sponsor (Relationship certificate photo must be with in 3 months)
  • Sponsor letter
  • Birth Certificate (Birth certificate photo must be with in 3 months)
  • Verification of business and income letter
  • Recommendation letter

 

List of Colleges

1. SENDAI EDUCATIONAL ACADEMY

Location: Sendai, Nagoya and Fukushima

Requirement: NAT/JLPT for +2 students and No NAT/JLPT and No Age bar for Bachelor’s Degree students. (Percent does not  matter)

Intakes: April, July, October and January

College Fee: 1,129,000 JPY ( 1 year tuition fee + 9 Months HOSTEL, admission, library and a cycle free)

2. KUDAN INSTITUTE OF JAPANESE LANGUAGE & CULTURE

Location: Teitomisaki Building1F, 2-7-10, Misaki-Cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Requirement: NAT/JLPT for +2 students and No NAT/JLPT and No Age bar for Bachelor’s Degree

students. (Percent does not matter)Intakes: April, July, October and January

College Fee: 10,80,000 JPY (1 year tuition and 6 months hostel fee)

3. WASEDA FOREIGN LANGUAGE SCHOOL

Location: 543 Waseda Tsurumaki-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-0041

Requirement: Minimum +2 pass, No NAT/JLPT (when Japanese’s Language is good)

Intakes: April, July, October and January Intake

College Fee: 980,000 JPY (1year Tuition and 6 months Hostel fee)

4.TOKYO IKUEI JAPANESE SCHOOL

Location: AiiA ANNEX BLDG. 2-9-13, Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0002

Requirement: +2 Pass With nat

Intakes: April, July, October and January

College Fee: 932,000 JPY (1 year tuition and 6 Months HOSTEL fee)

5. Kyushu International Education College

Location: Kyushu Fukuoka Japan

Requirement: Minimum +2 pass, No NAT/JLPT

Intakes: April, July, October and January Intake

College Fee: 966,000 JPY (year Tuition and 6 months Hostel fee)

6. KENKYU LANGUAGE SCHOOL

Location: Sendai Chuo Bldg, 4-7-22-2F, Chuo,Aoba-Ku,

Requirement: Minimum +2 pass, With Good Japanese Language & Nat

Intakes: April, July, October and January Intake

College Fee:  1,009,000 JPY (year Tuition and 6 months HOSTEL fee)

7. TOKAI GAKUIN SCHOOL

Location: 1-22-14 Inodai, Toride-shi, Ibaraki 302-0015,

Requirement:  Minimum +2 pass, With Good Japanese Language & Nat

Intakes: April & October Intake

College Fee:  700,000 JPY (year Tuition Only)

Good Luck!!