Japanese Government Scholarships for School Education Teachers


Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is inviting applications from eligible school teachers for the Japanese Government Scholarships for School Education Teachers for the year 2020.

The Government of Japan/ Embassy of Japan is offering Teacher Training Scholarships to Indian school teachers under the Japanese Government Scholarship Programme.

According to the circular, eligible school teachers should be graduates from a recognized university or teacher training school and should have worked as teachers at primary, secondary educational institutions or teacher training schools for a period of five years or more as of October 1, 2020. The interested candidate should be born on or after 2nd April 1985, with some exceptions and should be willing to learn the Japanese language.

The objective of the scholarship is to recruit the aspiring primary to senior secondary school teachers to conduct research on the Japanese education system for a period of 18 months starting from October 2020.

An allowance of 1,43,000 yen per month will be given to the teachers selected for the scholarships.

  • CBSE can send 10 nominations to the ministry,
  • Central Tibetan School Administration (CTSA) can send 5 nominations.
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan and Navodaya Vidyalaya Sangathan can send 20 nominations each.

Every nomination should be accompanied by a research proposal which should be sent via email as a pdf attachment at ‘vinayak.likhar@nic.in’.

The candidates will be selected by an evaluation process based on their research proposal, interview, and written test. The test will be held on February 1, 2020, in Delhi. The aspiring candidates may contact the Embassy at +91-011-46104865 for any query related to the scholarship or visit the link.

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