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.
Why study in JAPAN? 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.
Why study in JAPAN? 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.
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 reason to Terai in Nepal.
Preprimary 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
- 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).
Academic qualification requirement:
Basically +2, Bachelor and Masters can apply to study in Japan. All of the students are given the admission to study Japanese language course first.
Language Class Requirements:
Before applying to study in Japan, you need to study Japanese language here in Nepal.
Duration of language course in Japanese schools:
April intake-2 years of course
July intake- 1 year and 9 months course
October intake-1 year and 6 months course
January intake- 1 year and 3 months of course
(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.)
The above information is of the Japanese language class conducted in Japanese schools. After, the completion of this level, students are eligible for admission in University/College and in Vocational Schools, as well. Vocational education is expected to be quite useful for students willing to acquire skill-based and practical education that will be helpful upon the return to Nepal.
After finishing the language course:
Admission to the university or college (Dai gaku) for upper level
(Like: you have completed your +2 in Nepal; you can study bachelor degree 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).
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.
Monthly school fees:
Generally JPY 50,000.00 per month
Total school fees:
680,000.00 JPY to 840,000.00 JPY
(Depends up on the facilities provided by the school and locations suppose: Fukuoka range from 20,000.00 JPY to Tokyo 30,000.00 JPY monthly)
Monthly Living Expenses:
Depend up on the locations but generally 30, 000, 00 JPY to 50,000.00 JPY covers all the expenses per month for a student.
Required documents for COE:
- Mark Sheet of SLC (Photocopy)
- Latest Academic Transcript and Character Certificate
- Recommendation Letter from present campus
- Japanese Language Certificate (at least 6 months or 250hours)
- 10 copies passport size (3*4 cm)
- Citizenship Certificate and Medical Report (applicable to certain schools)
- Certificate of trainings or work experience, if any
- Certificate of Relationship verification with sponsor
- Certificate of Annual income verification for past 3 consecutive fiscal years of sponsor
- Certificate of occupation
- Certificate of Tax clearance
- Certificate of Bank Balance
- Supporting documents
Note: In case of direct admission to university programs, applicants should have minimum 5.5 in IELTS, each band 5 for undergraduate programs and 6.5 in IELTS for Graduate programs, each band 6. Band contains Writing, reading, speaking & listening. Requirement varies from university to university.
Immigration rules and regulations:
- Should have student visa status in passport and valid.
- Need to have permission if involve in other activities then visa status
- Students are only allowed to work 28 hours per week.
- Should not involve in criminal activities
- Should have good education record in school/college
- Must follow school rules
In case of Refusal:
All fee except Application fee and Admission fee are refundable.
*According to college rules.
- Need to have Passport with Visa
- Need to have all documents in hand bag
- Reach airport in time
- Make Travel Cheque if you like to carry money
- Need to filled work permit form in Japan Airport
Career outcome and work right:
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.
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.
Per hour payment rate:
In Fukuoka it is 700 to 900 JPY / hour
In Tokyo it is 900 to 1,200.00 JPY / hour
(Payment figures are likely to differ slightly depending on the nature of work.)
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.
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.
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.
Special Features of Japan:
- Very safe and clean
- Peaceful country
- Well developed and rich in economics
- Affordable tuition fee
- Worldwide accepted degree
- Practical education
- Most developed in technology
- College support for part time job
- Can work 28 hours part time job.
- And mores