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Take an IELTS test in Japan. You can find all the IELTS test dates and test locations here on admissiontestportal.com. Click on "Check availability" to access all available IELTS exams in Japan and register to save your spot within a couple of minutes. According to our database, there are 15 test locations offered by British Council and 6 test locations offered by IDP in Japan.

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British Council test location - Tokyo

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January 19, 2019 Academic February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
January 19, 2019 General Training February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 Academic February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 General Training February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 9, 2019 Academic February 22, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
British Council test location - Eastern cities

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January 19, 2019 Academic February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
January 19, 2019 General Training February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 Academic February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 General Training February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 9, 2019 Academic February 22, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
British Council Japan - Tokyo (UKVI test location)

This test centre is specifically authorised by UK Visas and Immigration and offers the UKVI exam. Test dates are subject to availability. Please check real-time availability on the British Council Online Registration System.

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January 19, 2019 UKVI Academic February 1, 2019 JPY 32184
January 19, 2019 UKVI General Training February 1, 2019 JPY 32184
January 26, 2019 UKVI Academic February 8, 2019 JPY 32184
February 2, 2019 UKVI Academic February 15, 2019 JPY 32184
February 7, 2019 UKVI Life Skills A1 February 20, 2019 JPY 24138
25 km
British Council test location - Saitama

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January 19, 2019 Academic February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
January 19, 2019 General Training February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 Academic February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 General Training February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 9, 2019 Academic February 22, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
28 km
British Council test location - Yokohama

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January 19, 2019 Academic February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
January 19, 2019 General Training February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 Academic February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 General Training February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 9, 2019 Academic February 22, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
Other test centres in or nearby Japan
  • Japan Study Abroad Foundation - Tokyo Bay Area
  • Japan Study Abroad Foundation
  • Japan Study Abroad Foundation - Yokohama
  • Japan Study Abroad Foundation - Kyoto
  • Japan Study Abroad Foundation - Osaka Central

There is one British Council test centre in Japans capital Tokyo. The average IELTS score of test takers with Japanese as native language is 5.6. In 2017, the average IELTS score of test takers in Japan was 5.81. According to our database, there are 25 universities in Japan that accept the IELTS test. The average IELTS score requirement for organisations accepting IELTS in Japan is 6.

Japan is a country of contrasts, preserving old traditions related to the unique Japanese culture, like the Buddhist heritage, and, at the same time, the nation is a leader in scientific research, mostly technology, famous for manufacturing robots. More than 100,000 international students from every corner in the world enrol in Japanese universities every year. Higher educational institutions here focus on academic performance based on innovative and creative ideas, but they also set much value in developing human quality. Since 1949, there have been twenty-two Japanese (or Japanese born) winners of the Nobel Prize, especially in the fields of medicine, biology, chemistry and physics. Because of the welcoming environment, and the fact that Japan is a leading nation in terms of futuristic technology, engineering, and biomedical research, students find Japan to be a very appealing study option. Since 1949, there have been twenty-two Japanese (or Japanese born) winners of the Nobel Prize, in the fields of medicine, biology, chemistry and physics. You could say Japan has quite an interesting legacy when it comes to sciences. The literacy rate of Japan is almost 100% - the biggest in the world. In Japanese culture, education is regarded highly. So, you’re likely to find yourself in a world-class academic environment.

There are over 250 English-taught programmes in Japan. Almost all Japanese universities accept IELTS or TOEFL as proof of English.

To study in English at one of the universities in Japan, you may need a proof of English proficiency. There are several standardised English tests that you can take to proof your English level, such as the PTE (Pearson Test of English), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), CAE (Cambridge Advanced English) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System), offered by British Council and IDP. IELTS is the most popular of these tests, with British Council offering more than 500 test locations and being accepted by more than 9,000 organisations world-wide.

10 most popular study destinations for students in Japan

  • I chose The Hague University because it has the program I like and accepts my IELTS score.

  • I had chosen IELTS as this covers all the areas of English skills. It was a quite good experience and I made a score of 7.

  • I choose IELTS because it is the most appropriate test that most of the educational institutions in Europe prefer. The experience was awesome when I took the test in my home country.

  • More than 800 British Council test locations
  • Accepted by more than 9,000 institutions
  • More than 2.5 million tests taken last year

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