2023年第2回試験実施案内 | JEES 日本語能力試験 (2024)

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Test Guide

The 2nd JLPT in 2023 (December)
Test Date: December 3 (Sun), 2023

Guidelines for the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test in 2023(December) (in Japan)

*To all the examinees (The measures to prevent the spread of infectious diseases)

March 17, 2023

1. Test Date and Start Time

Test Date
December 3 (Sun), 2023
Test room opens
from 11:45 to 12:30
Test starts
at 12:30

(Not being present by this time, examinees will not be allowed to take the first test section.
In this case, the examinees may take the next test sections, although the answers will not be scored and the examinees will not pass the JLPT in 2023 (December).)

2. Levels, Test Sections and Test Hours

Level*

Test Sections

Test Hours**

Answer Time

N1

Language Knowledge (Vocabulary/Grammar)・Reading

12:30-14:35

110 min

Listening

15:15-16:25

55 min

N2

Language Knowledge (Vocabulary/Grammar)・Reading

12:30-14:30

105 min

Listening

15:10-16:15

50 min

N3

Language Knowledge (Vocabulary)

12:30-13:15

30 min

Language Knowledge (Grammar)・Reading

13:45-15:10

70 min

Listening

15:40-16:35

40 min

N4

Language Knowledge (Vocabulary)

12:30-13:10

25 min

Language Knowledge (Grammar)・Reading

13:40-14:50

55 min

Listening

15:20-16:10

35 min

N5

Language Knowledge (Vocabulary)

12:30-13:05

20 min

Language Knowledge (Grammar)・Reading

13:35-14:30

40 min

Listening

15:00-15:45

30 min

The schedule can be downloadedhere.
* For linguistic competence required for each level, please see here.
** As for the test hours, read carefully the following conditions:
(1) Examinees are not allowed to enter the test room once test hours have begun for any test sections.
(2) Test hours include instruction time etc, in addition to the actual answer time.
(3) The time allotted for the Listening section may differ slightly according to the length of the recorded materials.
(4) After the test, examinees must wait for proctors to finish counting the question booklets and the answer sheets for
about 20 min.
(5) Test time, shall be according to the watch of the test proctor of each classroom.

3. Test Sites (Tentative)

We are planning to administer the test in47 prefectures.

* You will be notified of your test site by the test voucher.
* Please be aware that the test site different from the one you want such as one in a neighbor prefecture might be specified depending on the number of applications or other reasons.

4. About Application

Application via the Internet

①Application period:August24 (Thu) –September14 (Thu), 2023 (-17:00)

②Application procedure:
Please apply from the MyJLPT “JLPT Application” screen after registering with MyJLPT on the JLPT website of Japan Educational
Exchanges and Services (hereinafter referred to as “JESS”).

③Test Fee: 7,500 yen (consumption tax included)

④Test fee payment methods:
Credit card, Bank wire transfer (Pay-easy), Payment at a convenience store.
* For group applications, only bank wire transfer(Pay-easy) is available.
* From January 17, 2022, a separate fee of 110 yen will be required for cash payment from Japan Post Bank ATM. For group applications, a feeof 110 yen will be required for each “payment number”. (Click here for the Japan Post Bank website)
* For overseas applications, only credit card payment is available.
* Application by smartphone or tablet is available (Note that block registration by group representative is excluded). Application is not available from mobile phones such as feature phones.

*Japan Educational Exchanges and Services (JEES) doesn’t issue a receipt.
The receipt issued when payment has been completed is the replacement for your receipt.
In case of credit-card payment, we also ask you to confirm your billing details sent from the credit-card company.

5. Test Voucher

(1) Mailing of the test voucher

Mailed byNovember17 (Fri), 2023

*You can viewyour test voucher on the MyJLPT “Check and Modify JLPT Application” screen startingNovember14 (Tue), 2023.

(2) Non-delivered test voucher / missing of the test voucher

If your test voucher does not arrive or is missing,print out and use the test voucher on the MyJLPT “Check and Modify JLPT Application” screen atthe test site.

If you can’t print the test voucher from MyJLPT, notify the Application Center of your fax number within the inquiry period
below, so that the test voucher can be faxed to you.

【Inquiry Period】
November20 (Mon) –December 1 (Fri), 2023

【Inquiries】
JLPT Application Center
TEL: 03-6686-2974
9:30~17:30(except Saturdays, Sundays, National holidays, year end and New Year’s holidays)

(3) Correcting test voucher data

If there are any errors in your personal details on your test voucher including the spelling of your name and your date of
birth, make the necessary corrections to a photocopy of your test voucher and send it with a photocopy of photo ID and request form for JLPT Test Voucher Data Correction by mail to the Application Center within the test voucher data correction acceptance period (see below).
A fee of 1,000 yen is necessary for correction after this period.
Note that correction allowed shall be about one or two characters only. Your name or the date of birth may not be altered completely.

*”Request form for JLPT Test Voucher Data Correction” can be downloaded here.

【Test voucher data correction acceptance period】
December 4 (Mon) –December 22 (Fri), 2023 (postmarked)

【Mailing address】
〒100-0003 東京都千代田区一ツ橋1-1-1 パレスサイドビル6階東コア
日本語能力試験受付センター 行

NOTE
If your name on the test voucher is incorrect, the name will be printed on the answer sheet as it is. Use the sheet as it is.
Changes will not be accepted at the test site.
JLPT Application Center cannot answer each examinee’s test sites via telephone orany other means.
Please check your test site by the test vouchers.

6. Announcement of Test Results

(1) Subjecting those who completed all test sections, pass or fail for each level will be determined based on the overall pass
marks and sectional pass marks shown here.A test result will be sent to each examinee and those examinees who successfully pass the test will receive a Certificate of Japanese-Language Proficiency. Those who applied via the Internet can check test results on the Internet on or after the notification date of test results.

(2) Official test results as well as the Certificate of Japanese-Language Proficiency will be sent early in February, 2024.

*You can viewyour test results on the MyJLPT “Test Result and Certificate Issuance” screen fromlate January2024.
* Notification of the mailing date for Test Results and the date of availability of test results on MyJLPT will be madeinlateJanuary 2024 on the JEES website.
*You can change whereyour Test Results will be mailed to (Japan only) after taking the test.

【Mailing address change acceptance period】
December 4 (Mon) – December22 (Fri), 2023

Please log in to the MyJLPT and change mailing address on “Check and Modify applicants’ information” screen.

(3) Transferring test result to an overseas address

If you want to transfer the test result to an overseas address, mail the following items ① and ② to the Application Center
within the overseas transfer acceptance period below.

① a photocopy of your test voucher (enter your telephone number in a vacant column)
② an envelope (large enough to hold a postcard) with the required postage stamp affixed (depending on the country).
* Write your name, overseas address, and examinee registration number on the envelope.

【Overseas transfer acceptance period】
December 4 (Mon) – December22(Fri), 2023 (postmarked)

【Mailing address】
〒100-0003 東京都千代田区一ツ橋1-1-1 パレスサイドビル6階東コア
日本語能力試験受付センター 行

(4) For detailed information about pass/fail, please see here.

(5) For an examinee who takes the JLPT abroad where the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) does not administer the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students, JEES will send the examinee’s score to a university or a junior college upon request, after the notification of test results.

(6) If you find any errors in the Test Results or in the Certificate of Japanese-Language Proficiency, notify the JLPT Application Center. Correction fee of 1,000 yen will be necessary. *Note that correction may be not be possible depending on the types of errors.

If you have any questions, please refer to the FAQ first.
Should you continue to have questions, please contact the JLPT Application Center.

[Inquiries]
JLPT Application Center
TEL 03-6686-2974 FAX 03-6845-2544
9:30~17:30(except Saturdays, Sundays, National holidays, year end and New Year’s holidays)
*Inquiries by e-mail are not accepted.

2023年第2回試験実施案内 | JEES 日本語能力試験 (2024)

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