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Comparison of with Old Tests

The summaries below outline how the current JLPT and the old test through 2009 correspond in terms of level, linguistic competence required for each level, test section, test time and score allocation.

Levels

Comparison of New and Old Tests

A summary of linguistic competence required for each level

A summary of linguistic competence required for each level (PDF/68KB)

A Summary of Linguistic Competence Required for Each Level

Test sections, test time and range of scores

Test sections, test time and range of scores (PDF/52KB)

Test Sections, Test Time and Range of Scores

What is the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test?

  • Message from Organizers
  • Objectives and History
  • Advantages of JLPT
  • Four Key Characteristics
  • N1-N5: Summary of Linguistic Competence Required for Each Level
  • Comparison of with Old Tests
  • JLPT Can-do Self-Evaluation List
Test Dates
  • First test: Sunday, July 6, 2014
  • Second test: Sunday, December 7, 2014
*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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