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1. Aim
This examination is used to evaluate the Japanese language proficiency and the basic academic abilities of international students who want to study at Japanese universities at the undergraduate level.
2. Examining Authorities
The Association of International Education, Japan, will conduct the examinations with the cooperation of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, universities, and related institutions in Japan and overseas.
3. Examination Method and Details
(1) Eligibility : International students who want to study at Japanese universities
(2) Examination Date :
(1st .Session) June 20, 2004 (Sunday)
(2nd Session) November 7, 2004 (Sunday)
(3) Examination Location : Institute Bahasa Teikyo
No.2, Jalan 1/86, Off jalan Taman Seputeh, 58000 Kuala Lumpur
(4) Examination Subjects : Depending on the university they want to enter and the course of study they want to pursue, the examinees select the subject tests that they will take from the following.
Subject Aims Time Score Range
Japanese as a
Foreign Language
Measurement of the Japanese Language skills (academic Japanese) required for studying at Japanese universities. 120
minutes
0-400 scores
Science Measurement of the basic academic skills in science (physics, chemistry, and biology) required for studying in the science departments of Japanese universities. 80
minutes
0-200 scores
Japan and the World Measurement of the basic academic skills in required in liberal arts, particularly thinking and logical abilities, for studying at Japanese universities. 80
minutes
0-200 scores
Mathematics Measurement of the basic academic skills required in mathematics for studying at Japanese universities. 80
minutes
0-200 scores

[Remarks]
1) The test in Japanese as a Foreign Language consists of writing, listening comprehension, listening and reading comprehension, and reading comprehension. The score range listed above does not include the writing section, which will be scored and scores indicated, based on the standards for grammatical and logical abilities.
2) In the science area, depending on the university they want to enter and the course of study they want to pursue, examinees have to select two subjects from physics, chemistry and biology.
3) In the mathematics area, depending on the university they want to enter and the course of study they want to pursue, examinees have to select either of Course 1 for liberal arts faculties or science faculties where comparatively less mathematics is required, or Course 2 for faculties where a higher level mathematics is required.
4) Examinees may not choose to take both the Science test and the Japan and the World test.
5) The score listed above will not given in the form of the raw score but on a common scale.
6) Refer to the syllabuses for each subject (given on AIEJ's website, http://www.aiej.or.jp/examination/efjuafis_syllabus.html) for the range of questions in the examination.

(5) Languages for the Questions : Since the questions can be written in Japanese or English, the examinee should notify which they prefer in the application.
(Japanese as a Foreign Language test will be given only in Japanese.)
(6) Answering method : Multiple-choice method (Marksheet)
(the Japanese as a Foreign Language test will include a writing section).
4. Application Procedures, etc.
(1) Application Procedure
1) Application form : As prescribed
2) Examination fee : RM 55
3) Application period :
(1st Session)
   From February 23 (Monday) to March 19 (Friday)
(The application must be postmarked no later than March 16.)
(2nd Session)
   From July 5 (Monday) to July 30 (Friday)
(The application must be postmarked no later than July 27.)
4) Applications : Japan Graduates' Association of Japan (JAGAM)
No. 10, Jalan 5/31, 46000 Petaling Jaya.
Tel : 03-7956 5886
Fax : 03-7956 1941
email : jagam@stremyx.com
(2) Instructions for the Examination
The details of the application procedures, and so forth, will be released in the " Bulletin of 2003 Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students".
Bulletin Vendors : To be decided through consultation with Overseas Representative in each country or region.
(3) Forwarding of Examination Admission Cards
Overseas : To be decided through consultation with Overseas Representative in each country or region.
5. Notification of the Results
(1) Notification to Examinees
  AIEJ will notify examinees of their scores.
   (1st Session) July 23, 2004 (Friday)
   (2nd Session) November 20, 2004 (Monday)
 
(2) Notification to Universities
AIEJ will send universities an examination report, and begin responding to score of 1st Session inquiries from universities from late July 2004, for 2nd Session from late December 2004.
   Inquires:    Association of International Education, Japan
Programs and Activities Department,
Testing Division

4-5-29 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-8503, Japan
Telephone: 03-5454-5338
Fax: 03-5454-5339
E-mail: eju@aiej.or.jp
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