Features of the JPT Elementary
JPT Elementary is a Japanese proficiency test for beginners that specializes in JLPT N4 and N5 levels.
Test for beginners (N4 and N5 level)
Test Question Composition
|The number of Questions
*The length of the listening test may vary from test to test.
The exam time is shorter than JPT, 25 minutes for listening comprehension and 25 minutes for reading comprehension, totaling 50 minutes. The number of questions is also less than JPT, 40 questions for listening comprehension and 40 questions for reading comprehension, totaling 80 questions. It is suitable for beginners (N4, N5 level). It is the easiest test to take.
The test result is presented as a score
| JPT Elementary
(out of 200)
(out of 990)
Similar to JPT, test results are displayed as scores, not pass/fail.
JPT Elementary has a maximum score of 200.
JLPT N4 and N5 levels can be judged based on scores, as JPT and JPT mapping scores are calculated based on past test data.
Qualifications recognized by theImmigration Services Agency
JPT Elementary, like JPT, is recognized as a qualification for admission to a Japanese language institute.
"The applicant must have scored at least 315 on the JPT Japanese Proficiency Test administered by the The JPT Japan Executive Committee or 68 on the JPT Elementary Test."
The certificate will show the JPT Elementary score as well as the JPT score.
Both JPT and JPT Elementary scores are available when proof of Japanese language proficiency is required.
JPT is held twelve times in a year
As with the JPT, the number of exams is scheduled to be held 12 times a year (depending on the country where the exam is held) to improve convenience for examinees.
Held as needed from September 2023
From September 2023, we plan to implement it in Nepal, Myanmar, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, the Philippines, etc.
Taking the Test overseas