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Change in test time and approximate number of test items for N1


The Japan Foundation

Japan Educational Exchanges and Services

 

 This is to notify that the test time and approximate number of test items for N1 of the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test will be partially revised as follows, starting from the 2nd Test in 2022(December).


 

Change in test time

 

Language Knowledge(Vocabulaly/Grammer)
Reading

Listening

1

110minNo change

60min  55min

 

 Changes in approximate number of test items 

Test

Section

Type of test items

Number of test items

Before

After

Listening

Task-based comprehension

6

5

Point comprehension

7

6

Summary comprehension

6

5

Quick response

13

11

Integrated comprehension

3

3

 

For details, please see “Test sections and test times” in this website.

 

* Please note that some PDF files available on this website (“New Japanese-Language Proficiency Test Guidebook,” etc.) contain the test time and the approximate number of test items before the change.
 

For questions about the change in test time and approximate number of test items, please refer to the FAQ page.

List of Overseas Test Site Cities and Local Host Institutions is posted.
 
Cancellation of the test in some host cities outside Japan (JLPT July 2022)
 We regret to announce that there are some host cities outside Japan which decided to cancel the JLPT July 2022 due to the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
This decision was made after careful consideration of the circumstances such as the number of people infected, health regulations, and the need for the safety of examinees and other people concerned.
We would very much appreciate your understanding.

We have announced cancellation of the JLPT July 2022 in some host cities outside Japan by marking(circle with cross-out line ) at “List of Overseas Test Cities and Local Host Institutions”.
The host cities which decided to cancel the test after the latest update are as follows.

- Macau(China)

For questions about the cancellation process in each host city, please contact local host institution in each host city.

Test Dates
  • First test: Sunday, July 3, 2022
  • Second test: Sunday, December 4, 2022
*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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