Second Testing Period for the Certificate for Students Achieving the Proficiency Level of Upper Secondary School Graduates in 2014.
The Certificate for Students Achieving the Proficiency Level of Upper Secondary School Graduates is a test offered twice a year to individuals who did not complete their senior high school education and cannot apply to university. The test assesses whether or not an individual has the knowledge equivalent to that of a senior high school graduate.
Individuals can take the test multiple times and combine the best scores from each section to form an overall passing score. This means that individuals taking this test do not need to pass all sections in one sitting to pass the overall test.
Individuals that pass this test are able to take entrance exams for university, junior college and vocational school. Additionally, test takers that pass this test are certified as having knowledge equivalent to a high school graduate, and they may cite this result on resumes and when applying to test for other certifications.
Registration for this test is open to anyone who will be age 16 or above as of March, 31 2015. Full-time senior high school students may also take this test. Students who have already been accepted at a university may not take this exam.
Those who wish to register for the exam should reference the information provided below.
１-Testing information available for applicants during:
Tuesday, July 22, 2014- Friday, September 19, 2014
２-How to obtain test information
（１） Directly from prefectural offices:
l Citizen Liaison Office（1st floor of the Mie Prefectural Government Office Building）
l Mie Prefectural Board of Education Office Social Education and Cultural Property Conservation Division（7th floor of the Mie Prefectural Government Office Building）
l Prefectural Office Branches in each region（to find the Prefectural Office Branch closest to you, please see「受験案内配布場所一覧」）
（２） Via post
Send a request to the address below. When requesting information by post, include a self-addressed (name, address and postal code) and stamped (250 yen) number 2 (角型２号)envelope with your request.
＜Send to＞ 〒514-8570（No address necessary）
Mie Prefectural Board of Education Office
Social Education and Cultural Property Conservation Division
※Please clearly print “Request for Information Regarding the Certificate for Students Achieving the Proficiency Level of Upper Secondary School Graduates” on the envelope.
※Individuals may also apply online. Please contact us to find out how.
３-How to apply
Using the return envelope included in your test information materials, mail your application to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
Thursday, September 4, 2014- Friday, September 19)
※Applications postmarked on Friday, September 19th will be accepted)
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Mie Prefectural Government Building Lecture Hall（Tsu-shi, Komei-cho 13）
For more information, please follow the link below:
For enquiries, please contact:
Mie Prefectural Board of Education Office, Social Education and Cultural Property Conservation Division
〒514-8570 Tsu-shi, Komei-cho 13