The second test of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) was conducted on December 5, 2021. The results are published on the official website jlpt.jp. Candidates can view the results from 6:30 a.m. on January 24, 2022, to 1:30 p.m. on March 31, 2022. The JLPT is held twice a year, in July and December, in many countries around the globe. It can be used for candidates to enroll in school or to apply for jobs in Japan. Candidates will be provided with the official certificate by the local host institutions around the first week of March 2022.
How to check the JLPT December 2021 results?
Step 1: Visit the official website, jlpt.jp
Step 2: Under the “Test Results Announcement” tab, click on the “Other countries” link.
Step 3: The candidates will be taken to a new page. Scroll down and click on the link “See your results”.
Step 4: Now enter your 15-digit Registration number beginning with 21B and 8-digit Passcode.
Step 5: Click on “log in”. The candidates will be able to see the scoring sections, pass or fail and overall score report.
What is Japan Time?
The Japan Standard Time (JST) is 9 hours ahead of the Greenwich Mean Time. JST is 3.5 hours ahead of Indian Standard Time (IST). For example, if it is 12:00 am in India, it is 3:30 am in Japan. So the results will be available from 10:00 am on January 24, 2022, to 5:00 pm on March 31, 2022, which means Indian candidates can view the results from 6:30 a.m. on January 24, 2022, to 1:30 p.m. on March 31, 2022.
To find the list of authorized local institutions/organizations to provide the Certificate of Proficiency, candidates can follow these steps given below:
Step 1: Visit the website jlpt.jp
Step 2: Click on the “Certificate Issuance” tab.
Step 3: Click on the “Other countries: link.
Step 4: Scroll down to find “List of overseas local host institutions and click on it.
Candidates can also find the provision of the re-issuance of the certificate.
There are a total of 5 levels in the exam- N1, N2, N3, N4, and N5. The maximum score in each level is 180. Each of these levels includes 3 scoring sections- Language, Reading, and Listening. The candidates will have to pass the sectional cut-off along with the overall cut-off to qualify the exam. Qualifying candidates will be awarded a certificate of proficiency.
|Level||Range of score||Overall pass mark||Sectional score range||Sectional pass mark|
|N1||0 – 180||100||0 – 60||19|
|N2||0 – 180||90||0 – 60||19|
|N3||0 – 180||95||0 – 60||19|
|N4||0 – 180||90||0 – 60||19|
|N5||0 – 180||80||0 – 60||19|