According to the requirements of the university they want to enter and the course of study they want to pursue, the examinees select the subject tests that they will take from the following table. Examinees may not choose to take both the Science test and Japan and the World test.
|Japanese as a
|Measurement of the Japanese language skills(academic Japanese) required for studying at Japanese universities.||125
listening and listening-reading comprehension
|Science||Measurement of the basic academic skills in science(Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) necessary for studying in a science department of a Japanese university.||80
|Japan and the World||Measurement of the basic academic skills in liberal arts,particularly thinking and logical abilities, necessary for studying at Japanese universities.||80
|Mathematics||Measurement of the basic academic skills in mathematics necessary for studying at Japanese universities.||80
The score range mentioned above, excluding the writing of Japanese as a Foreign language , will not be given in the form of the raw score but on a common scale. The writing will be scored based on the standard.
２．The Structure and Evaluation of Japanese as a Foreign Language
a. Structure: The test in Japanese as a Foreign Language consists of writing, reading comprehension, and listening and listening-reading comprehension.
b. Order and Time: The order of the examinations is writing(30minutes), reading comprehension(40 minutes), listening-reading comprehension, and listening comprehension(about 55minutes including listening-reading comprehension and listening comprehension).
c. Score range: The score range 0-400 totaling reading 0-200, and listening comprehension and listening-reading comprehension 0-200, and the score range 0-50 for writing will be indicated.
3．The Structure of Science
In the science area, according to the requirements of the university they want to enter and the course of study they want to pursue, examinees have to select two subjects from physics, chemistry and biology on the examination day.
4．The Structure of Mathematics
In the mathematics area, according to the requirements of the university they want to enter and the course of study they want to pursue, examinees have to select either Course 1 for liberal arts faculties or science faculties where comparatively less mathematics is required, or Course 2 for faculties where higher level mathematics is required on the examination day.