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A DREAM EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS: STUDY IN JAPAN FOR PAKISTANI STUDENT
Land of volcanoes, earthquakes and sweet peoples, Japan is one of the strongest countries of the world. This beautiful country Japan consists of thousands of islands. But only 400 islands are populated. There are four large islands in Japan named Hokkaido, Shikoku, Kyushu and Honhu. About 97% population of Japan lived in these four islands. Japan is also called the land of rising sun. The beautiful country Japan is full of natural sceneries. There are lots of landscapes, green fields, rivers, lakes and natural sceneries in Japan.
Japan consists of 377,864 square km. its population is 127.30 million. The nearest countries of Japan are China, North Korea, South Korea and Taiwan. Japan is over populated country but it is well-organized nation. Japan used its men power nicely and become one of the powerful nations of the world. Tokyo the capital city is most populated city of Japan. About 32.5 million people are living in this beautiful and organized city. Tokyo is largest metropolitan area of the world. It is the modern and vibrant city of Japan. Osaka, Nagoya and Yokahama are other big cities of Japan.
Japan has very strong economy. In fact, economy of Japan is world’s third largest economy after United States and China. The success story of Japan is full of struggle and hard work. After nuclear attack in World War II on its major cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki this nation overcame soon and started struggle. With their hard work and passion Japan become most powerful economy of the world. Japan give new trends to the world in the field of machinery, automobile, electronic, biomedical research, earthquake engineering and industrial robotics. The different brands of Japan have name of quality in their specific fields. Toyota, Suzuki, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Sony, Akai, and many more, there is very long list of Japanese products which are used every corner of the world.
The Japanese are very good people in nature. They welcome the people in their unique style. Japanese are very proud of their culture and traditions. Actually the history of Japan is very rich. The ancient culture and colorful traditions of Japan attracts the foreigners very much.
TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN JAPAN
There are lots to visit in Japan. Japanese are very different, loving and kind people. They welcome tourists with wide arms and open heart. There are lots of ancient monuments, historical buildings, natural landscapes, green fields, sunny beaches, mountain, rivers, lakes, parks are center of attention for tourists. PakStudyAbroad.com is going to share some of tourist attractions of Japan with you.
- Mount Fuji Mountain
- Kinkaku-ji, Kyoto
- Sensō-ji Temple, Tokyo
- Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Kyoto
- Tōdai-ji Temple, Zoshicho
- Meiji Shrine, Shibuya
- Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, Shinjuku
- Itsukushima Island
- Roppongi, Tokyo
- Tsukiji fish market
- Tokyo Imperial Palace
- Fushimi Inari-taishaWebsiteDirections, Kyoto
- Odaiba Park, Tokyo
- Universal Studios Japan Theme Park, Osaka
- Nijō Castle, Kyoto
- Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
- Yoyogi Park, Shibuya
- Itsukushima Shrine, Hatsukaichi
- Osaka Castle
- Ghibli Museum, Mitaka
- Himeji Castle
- Roppongi Hills, Minato
- Tokyo DisneySea Theme Park, Urayasu
- Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
- Kenroku-en Garden, Kanazawa
- Dōtonbori, Osaka
- Tokyo Disney Resort
- Ishigaki Island
- Awaji Island
- Yakushima Island
- Lake Biwa
- Iriomote-jima Island
- Fuji Five Lakes
- Shōdoshima Island
- Lake Suwa
And many more. You have lots to explore in Japan. So enjoy this summer with very kind hosts in Japan.
EDUCATION SYSTEM IN JAPAN
Japan is best study destination for foreign students. Several best ranked universities of the world in Japan welcome hundred of thousands of international students every year. Government of Japan is also interested in international students. Japanese government gives lots of facilities including scholarships to attract foreign students. The government set target of 300,000 international students till 2020 and they have crossed over 150,000 international students.
The higher education system of Japan consists of very high quality education. All the higher education institutions of Japan are very strict about education quality. They never compromise on high standards of education. The prestigious universities of Japan hires top quality professional faculty form Japan and abroad. Every teacher is expert in his study field. They make the subject very simple, easy and interesting for students.
You can find about 780 universities in Japan. Most of them are private universities. You can find specialized schools and colleges also in Japan which offer vocational degrees. The most popular and prestigious university of Japan is University of Tokyo which is in top 35 universities. Kyoto University and Tokyo Institute of Technology are also well ranked. The good news for international students is that almost all the study programs are offered in English language too with Japanese language. To take admission in any course students have to provide English Language proficiency certificate like TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System) etc.
THE ACADEMIC YEAR CALENDAR OF JAPAN
Normally the academic year in Japan starts in April and finished in March. Higher education institutions of Japan follow annual system and semester system. First semester starts in April and ends in September. And the second semester starts in October and ends in March. Local students need to take admission in first semester in study programs. But international students can start their study from second semester in different study programs. This facility is given to attract the international students by higher education institutions of Japan.
TYPES OF HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS OF JAPAN
There are five types of higher education institutions in Japan. These higher education institutions of Japan offer several study programs in different study fields to local and international students. Students can take admission in following higher education institutions in Japan according to their study intentions.
- College of Technology
- Professional training colleges
- Junior Colleges
- Graduate Schools
Let’s discuss the different higher education institutions in detail.
UNIVERSITIES IN JAPAN
There are lots of universities in Japan which offers different study programs to students in various study fields. Some universities are public but majority of them are private. Normally undergraduate program (Bachelor’s degree programs) is consists of four years but in specific study programs like medicine, pharmacy, veterinary science and dentistry are consists of six years. Students who have completed 12 years education in their home country or Japan are eligible to take admission in universities of Japan.
GRADUATE SCHOOLS IN JAPAN
The graduate school offers master’s programs and doctoral degree programs to national and international students. Master’s program is consisting of 2 years and doctoral programs consist of 3 years. Students have to complete 5 years study after graduation to complete doctoral degree program. But in specific study programs like medicine, pharmacy, veterinary science and dentistry are consists of 4 years. Students who have completed 16 years education in their home country or Japan are eligible to take admission in Graduate Schools of Japan.
JUNIOR COLLEGES IN JAPAN
There are many junior colleges situated in Japan. These junior colleges offer degree programs in some specific fields like humanities, education, home economics, sociology etc. The courses of junior colleges of Japan consist of 2 to 3 years. Students who have completed 12 years education in their home country or Japan are eligible to take admission in Junior Colleges of Japan
PROFESSIONAL TRAINING COLLEGES IN JAPAN
The main attraction for students in Japan is professional training colleges and schools. They offer vocational education to students and improve their skills in their specific technical field. Students get all the necessary knowledge for their professional life and become experts in their study fields. Most of the courses of these colleges are practical and training based. The probability of getting job of the students of professional training colleges is high as compare to other degree holders in Japan. The Students who have completed 12 years education in their home country or Japan and have good knowledge in Japanese language are eligible to take admission in professional training colleges in Japan. Because, most of the professional training colleges offer education in Japanese language.
COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY IN JAPAN
There are many technology colleges are serving the students in Japan. They offer to the students technology based degrees and engineering degrees. Students can take admission for engineering in lots of study fields. Degree program in engineering consist of five years. These technology colleges also offer admission in merchant shipping programs too. The degree in merchant shipping program consists of six years. Students who have completed Secondary education in their home country or Japan are eligible to take admission in Junior Colleges of Japan.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR PAKISTANI / INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN JAPAN
Admission requirements in higher education institutions of Japan are varying institute to institute and course to course. However, PakStudyAborad.com has compiled some general admission requirements for Pakistani / international students. Following are the general admission requirements for all study programs.
- Application Form (must be filled completely and correctly by candidate)
- Curriculum Vitae of candidate
- Academic Certificates (secondary / intermediate certificates/ bachelor’s / Graduate Degree)
- Screening Fee of documents ( can be charge 145 Euro to 215 Euro for different study programs)
- Language proficiency certificate in English language like TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System) etc.
- Japanese Language proficiency certificate (if study medium is Japanese)
- Bank Statement (with sufficient fund to cover your tuition fees and cost of living).
- Character Certificate.
- Medical Certificates
These are general requirements, PakStudyAbroad.com suggests you to go to official website of university to check exact admission requirements and deadline to submit application for admission.
TUITION FEES OF HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS OF JAPAN
Fees of state and private universities are different from course to course. Public and state higher education institutions charge less fees and private higher education institutions charge more tuition fees. But all fees of higher education institutions of Japan are less as compare to European and American universities. Normally national universities charge average fees from students 6620 Euro for different study programs. Public universities charge average fees from students 7535 Euro for different study programs. Private Liberal Arts Universities charge average fees from students 9280 Euro for different study programs. And Private Science Universities charge average fees from students 12150 Euro for different study programs.
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR PAKISTANI / INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN JAPAN
Students, who have not sufficient funds to study abroad can avail scholarship program of Japan. There are lots of Japanese government scholarship for international students available. The government of Japan offer many scholarships for different study programs to intelligent and brilliant students. These scholarships are given for tuitions fees for one semester or for entire degree. If you are keen to go study abroad in Japan and you have excellent academic records then you should check your chances of getting scholarship. PakStudyAbroad.com suggests you to visit the official website of Japanese university to get exact information about scholarships. And you should apply for Japan scholarship 2017. Pakistani students can search for scholarships in Japan for developing countries also.
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VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR PAKISTANI / INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN JAPAN
Visa is required for Pakistani students to enter in Japan. Students are issued a Residence Card after reaching in Japan. PakStudyAbroad.com advises the students to apply for visa immediate after receiving admission confirmation from university to avoid any delay. Japan student visa processing time may be 2 to 3 months. Visa requirements can be different for different candidates according to their course of study and destination. Let take a look on general visa requirements for study visa.
- Admission confirmation letter from university
- Language proficiency certificate in English language like TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System) etc.
- Valid passport (original + photocopies)
- Passport size photographs
- Visa application form (correctly and completely filled by candidate)
- Bank Statement (with sufficient funds to cover your tuition fees and cost of living and return air ticket to fly back to your homeland after completion of study).
- Documents to prove financial sponsor’s income
- Fees payment voucher or proof of payment of fees.
These are general requirements to apply for visa. PakStudyABroad.com suggests the students to visit the official website of Japanese embassy to get exact information for visa. Or contact to Japan embassy in Islamabad.
COST OF LIVING JAPAN
Japan is small country as compare to its population. All the big cities are full of citizens. Most of jobs and business opportunities are available in big cities. most of the rural population and small cities population migrated to big cities in few years. That’s why rent and prices of accommodation and cost of living increased in Japan. It is not only the problem of one country, cost of living increased in all big cities of world within few years. However, cost of living in different regions of Japan is different. If you get admission in Shikoku region then you need about 850 Euro per month. Living in Kanto region you will have to spend about 1250 Euro. Tokyo is most populated and expensive city of Japan, you will have to spend about 1280 Euro per month for living. It may say that an average living cost in Japan is 1120 Euro per month. This cost of living includes accommodation rent, food, travelling, books, study material, stationary, entertainment, personal maintenance and clothing etc. It is frequently said on the pages of PakStudyAbroad.com that cost of living depends on your living style. You can reduce your living expenses by controlling your spending habit. Most students studying in Japan from third world countries rent a house and share it with other fellow students. This will reduce your cost of living in Japan by one third to half. By sharing your accommodation and food is great way to make new friends and save money for your education.
ACCOMMODATION FOR STUDENTS IN JAPAN
Students have many residence options in Japan. Residence for international students is arranged by universities and local government of city. Most of the higher education institutions don’t have on campus residence or hall of residence. Students have to rent private flats or apartments. These flats or apartments are available through commission agents. Most of the flats or apartments are not furnished. Tenant has to furnish these flats or apartment themselves. Tenant has to pay few months rent as security deposit which is totally refundable. One month rent is charged as commission of realtor. Rent is varying as per conditions and location of flat or apartment. An average rent for a normal flat or apartment in big cities of Japan may be 190 Euro to 390 Euro per month. As an international student you should keep one thing in mind that most of the ATM machines don’t accept foreign ATM cards. However cash machines at post office accept foreign ATM cards.
PART TIME JOBS IN JAPAN FOR PAKISTANI STUDENTS
Students are allowed to work in Japan during and after their studies. They are allowed to work for 28 hours per week until or unless it affects their study and grades. Students can do job four hour a day after studies so they can work for 28 hours a week. By doing 28 hours part time job student can earn minimum 823 JPY per hour. More than 74 % students work part time jobs in Japan. International students have to get permission for work from Regional Immigration Bureau. This permission is conditional and these conditions are; that your work will not effect your studies, and income from part time job will be spent on living and study expenses of students, students are not allowed to save or send this money outside Japan. Students cannot work in adult entertainment industry. Students cannot work more than 28 hours a week. Student can take extension in visa for 6 months after completion of their studies to search for job after changing their college student status to Designated Activities. In Japan students do work in restaurant, hotels, food spots, fast food points, sales boy /sales girl at different business concerns, research assistants, newspaper deliveries etc.
PakStudyAbroad REVIEWS ABOUT STUDY IN JAPAN FOR PAKISTANI STUDENTS
Beautiful sceneries, natural landscapes, mountains, rivers, islands, lakes, sunny beaches, theme parks, ancient and unique traditions, colorful culture and most important high quality education in student friendly environment. These entire things looks dream and your dream can come true by study in Japan. High quality education in world’s most prestigious universities on very reasonable price is good deal for knowledge seekers. Cost of living in Japan is also very affording for Pakistani students. Work opportunities can help you financially. Pakistani students can earn more than 1000 Euro per month and can easily live in Japan. They only have to pay tuition fees themselves. Lots of scholarships are also available for students. So don’t miss your chance to study abroad in Japan in very less price. You can earn very expensive degree in very less investment in Japan. PakStudyAbroad.com suggests you to go Japan for higher studies.
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