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Are you ready for your EJU exam?

EJU - understanding

Are your listening and reading abilities at a high enough level?

In order to pass the EJU exam you need to be able to read and understand Japanese at the level required for university classes.

EJU - grammar

Are you able to understand written texts and write essays in Japanese?

You will need to be able to write full essays and write about complex themes on a wide variety of subjects in Japanese.

EJU - spoken

Are you confident in your current Japanese vocabulary level?

Your level of Japanese vocabulary needs to be at the same level as the average Japanese university student so you can keep up with them in class.

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What is the EJU exam?

EJU includes the following subject tests: Japanese as a Foreign Language, Science (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology), Japan and the World, and Mathematics.

Applicants select which subject tests to take based on the requirements of the Japanese university they wish to enter.

The examination is available in Japanese or English, and applicants may specify, at the time of application, the examination language they wish to take (the Japanese as a Foreign Language test is administered in Japanese only).

How is the EJU exam structured?

The EJU exam structure varies by the subject you are taking:







125 minutes

0 - 50 Writing

0 - 200 Reading

0 - 200 Listening


80 minutes

0 - 200




80 minutes

0 - 200




80 minutes

0 - 200



LENGTH 125 minutes 80 minutes 80 minutes 80 minutes
SCORE 0 - 50 Writing 0 - 200 0 - 200 0 - 200
SCORE 0 - 200 Reading N/A N/A N/A
SCORE 0 - 200 Listening N/A N/A N/A

Who should take the EJU exam?

The Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) is used to evaluate whether international students who wish to study at the undergraduate level at universities or other such higher educational institutions in Japan possess the Japanese language skills and the basic academic abilities needed to study at those institutions.

How often is the EJU exam administered?

EJU is carried out twice a year and the given score is utilized over a two year period.

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Your certified tutor will be able to tell you what level you're at, what you need to do to improve, and how based on your learning style with a personalized study plan.

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As you're studying for the EJU exam, you will be able to see your progress in all areas in our dashboard to keep you on track to passing your exam.


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