Message from the presidents of the organizers of the JLPT, the Japan Foundation and Japan Educational Exchanges and Services.
Outline, objectives, organizers and history of the JLPT are introduced.
JLPT certificates offer various advantages, ranging from recognition as academic credit and graduation certification at schools to preferential treatment at companies and acknowledgement of qualification in society.
Four characteristics of the JLPT are summarized.
The Summary of Linguistic Competence Required for Each Level is introduced.
The JLPT was revised in 2010.The current test from 2010 is compared to the old test through 2009.
The list can be used as a reference to help examinees and others get an idea of "what successful examinees of a particular level can do in Japanese."
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