Japanese Govt Undergraduate Scholarship for Nepali Students

Deadline: 23 July 2010

The Government of Japan offers scholarships for Undergraduate Students,  for Academic Year 2011 under the (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship Programme as follows:Undergraduate Students

1. Qualifications
Applicants must be Nepali nationals between 17 to 21 years of age as of April 1, 2011 (i.e. born between April 2, 1989 and April 1, 1994). Applicants must have completed a twelve-year regular course of education and have secured 75% marks for Natural Sciences and 65% for Humanities and Social Sciences in aggregate in SLC and plus two exams.

2. Fields of Study
Humanities and Social Sciences (A): Laws, Politics, Pedagogy, Sociology, Literature, History, Japanese language and others.
Humanities and Social Sciences (B): Economics and Business Administration
Natural Sciences A: Science (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry), Electric and Electronic Studies (Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Information Engineering), Mechanical Studies (Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture, Environmental Engineering), Chemical Studies (Applied Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Chemistry, Textile Engineering) and other fields (Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Mercantile Marine, Biotechnology).
Natural Science B: Agricultural studies (Agricultural Chemistry, Animal Science, Veterinary Medicine, Forestry, Food Science, Fisheries), Hygienic studies (Pharmacy, Hygienic, Nursing), Science (Biology).
Natural Science C: Medicine, Dentistry.

The field of study must be the same as the applicant’s previous study leading to their final graduation. Applicants need to attach attested copies of certificates and mark-sheets along with the application.

3. Application Forms are also available at the Embassy from July 5, 2010. Completed applications will be accepted at the Embassy in person from 19th to 23rd July 2010 between 09:30-12:30 hrs only.

4. Selection
Qualified applicants must attend the written examinations to be conducted by the Embassy on July 31 (Sat.). Subjects are as follows:

Humanities and Social Sciences: English, Mathematics and Japanese
Natural Science A: English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry (and Japanese)
Natural Science B & C: English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry (and Japanese)

5. Terms of Scholarship
Five years from April 2011-March 2016 (seven years for medical/veterinary including one-year preparatory education in Japanese language and other subjects)

6. Language
All classes will be given in Japanese language.

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