Schedules of Entrance Examination

Types of examination

  1. General Admission:Examination mainly for "Japanese students" (as well as "privately-financed foreign students")
  2. Special Admissions for Applicants Residing Abroad:Examination for specially for "privately-financed foreign students"
  3. Japanese Government Scholarship Students Admission:Examination for “Japanese government scholarship students”
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Schedules of the examination

Important notice regarding the entrance examination in the summer of 2021

In response to the spread of novel coronavirus infections, the written examination and interview components of the entrance examination in the summer of 2021 will not be conducted in person at the National Institute for Physiological Sciences in Okazaki, Aichi, Japan. Instead, the written examination and the interview will be conducted remotely via the internet. Please check the link for more details.

Type (1)  General Admission

[1st round] (for the entrance of 2021/Oct or 2021/Apr)
      Application: Jun 24-Jul 30, 2021
      Examination: Aug 17 - 18, 2021

[2nd round] (for the entrance of 2021/Apr or 2021/Oct)
      Application: Dec 2 - 8, 2021
      Examination: Jan 18 - 19, 2022

Type (2)  Special Admissions for Applicants Residing Abroad

[1st round] (for the entrance of 2021/Apr or 2021/Oct)
      Application: Jun 3-Jul 30, 2021
      Examination: Aug 17 - 18, 2021

[2nd round] (for the entrance of 2021/Oct)
      Application: Nov 11-Dec 8, 2021
      Examination: Jan 18 - 19, 2022

Type (3) Japanese Government Scholarship Students Admission

For the entrance of 2022/Oct
             Application: Dec 20, 2021 - Jan 4, 2022
          Examination: Aug 17 - 18, 2022


The MEXT scholarship "Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Information Science and Life Science for Leading Researchers on Data Science" is open for application.  
See more details.

Important notice

Please make sure to contact your potential supervisor about the detail of the entrance examination, especially if you have any concerns about your eligibility.