Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) - 3rd December 2023


Applications For December Test – 18th August to 29th & August 31st August

The Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) is held worldwide annually to evaluate the level proficiency of non-native speakers in Japanese language. The Japan Foundation works with local host institutions to administer the test outside Japan. In Pakistan, National University of Modern Languages (NUML) in collaboration with MEXT Alumni Association of Pakistan (MAAP), and the Embassy of Japan, Islamabad arrange the JLPT in Islamabad to facilitate the Japanese Language speakers living in and around the capital. The test is simultaneously held at Japan Information & Cultural Centre, Consulate General of Japan in Karachi with the collaboration of Pakistan Japan Cultural Association (PJCA).
Online Sign-ups for JLPT are to be held in Karachi from 18th August to 29th August and, in-person registrations of the signed-up candidates will be held on 31st August.
The test in Karachi will be held at the Japan Information and Culture Center on Sunday, 3rd December, 2023.
Please note, we reserve the right to cancel the examinations in the case of any unforeseen events.

Registration Procedure

Step 1: Online Sign-ups: August 18th to August 29th
Send in your following details on WhatsApp number (+92)-345-6026835

JLPT Level:
Contact No.
Email address
Step 2: In-person Registration: August 31st (Thursday)
The selected candidates will be informed through WhatsApp to visit our location along with original documents and fee.
In accordance with following the SOPs, we have limited space and applicants will receive priority on the basis of first come first serve basis. Please note, this whole process needs to be completed by 1st September for it to be further processed by the authorities and no extension will be given.
In the case of any confusion, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Pre-requisites for applying to JLPT 2023 (December)

  • Applicant must be in principle a non-native speaker of the Japanese language.
  • Applications are open from 18th August to 29th August for online Sign-Ups and 31st August 2023 for in-person registrations.
  • APPLICATION FORM FEE: PKR 100 (in cash only).
  • For levels 1 & 2: PKR.1,500 (in cash only).
  • For levels 3, 4 & 5: PKR.1,000 (in cash only).
  • COLOURED PHOTOGRAPHS 02 of applicant not more than 6 months old (3cm x 3cm in size).

For obtaining and submission of application in Karachi (JLPT will only be held in December)

Pakistan Japan Cultural Association (PJCA)
(Japanese Language Course)
Mr. Muhammad Ilyas
Tel: +92-301-7679000
E-mail: jlpt.ec@hotmail.com

For obtaining and submission of applications in Islamabad

National University of Modern Languages (NUML) 
(Japanese Language Department)
Sector H-9 Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92- (51) 9265100-10 EXT. 2218
e-mail: alishah_majid1@yahoo.com