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The summary of the results of the JLPT in 2011 (July) is posted.
Data of the test in 2011 (July) is posted.
"JLPT in 2011 (July) Understanding Score Report and Certificate of Proficiency" is posted.
"List of Overseas Test Site Cities and Local Host Institutions" (the information of the December test in 2011) is updated.
"List of Overseas Test Site Cities and Local Host Institutions" (the information of the July test in 2011) is updated.
Cancellation of July 2011 Test in Christchurch, New Zealand
Cancellation of July 2011 Test in Christchurch, New Zealand

Due to the earthquake that struck Christchurch, New Zealand in February, the Japanese- Language Proficiency Test scheduled to be held there in July 2011 has been cancelled.
Those applicants scheduled to take the test in Christchurch are kindly asked to apply to take the test in Wellington or Auckland.
In view of these special circumstances, the application period for Wellington and Auckland has been extended by two weeks to run from March 4th until April 18th.
For more information, please direct any inquiries to the Wellington office of the New Zealand JLPT Administration Committee.
 
Also, any questions about the results of the JLPT given in December 2010 will be handled by the Wellington office.
Data of the test in 2010 (December) is posted.
"Understanding Score Reports" is updated.("Understanding Score Report for JLPT 2010 (December)" is posted.)
The detailed explanation about scaled scores is posted. (Please see the third point of revision.)
Overall pass marks and sectional pass marks of the new Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (N4-N5)
Pass/fail is determined by the examinees’ total score and also their total for each scoring section. In other words, the total score needs to be at or above the point required for passing (overall pass mark), and scores of individual scoring sections need to be at or above the minimum point required for passing (sectional pass marks).
Overall pass marks and sectional pass marks for N4 and N5 are shown in the table below.

    Sectional pass marks
Level Overall pass marks Language Knowledge (Vocabulary/Grammar)・Reading Listening
 N4 90 points 38 points 19 points
 N5 80 points 38 points 19 points

Overall pass marks and sectional pass marks for N1 through N3, which had been announced in August 2010, are shown in the table below. 

    Sectional pass marks
Level Overall pass marks Language Knowledge (Vocabulary/Grammar) Reading Listening
 N1 100 points 19 points 19 points 19 points
 N2 90 points 19 points 19 points 19 points
 N3 95 points 19 points 19 points 19 points

Test Dates
  • First test: Sunday, July 2, 2017
  • Second test: Sunday, December 3, 2017
*Outside Japan, the test may be held only in July or December in some cities. Click here for the test schedule in your city.

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