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2018 Entrance Examination Overview

Entrance Examination Overview

  • Information concerning 2017 School of Medicine entrance examination results

How to apply

  • For general entrance examinations and examination by the University Entrance Examination Center, all applications are accepted through the Internet.
  • Details about the registration procedures and application methods will be published on this website once they are available.
    (Publication date is scheduled to be after mid-October.)

Individual entrance eligibility screening

  • Please click here for details.

General Entrance Examination

*Please check the “FY2018 IUHW School of Medicine Application Guidelines” (scheduled to be completed in mid-July) for details about the student fees and other information for FY2018.

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December 5 (Tue), 2017, to January 5 (Fri), 2018 (mailed applications must be postmarked January 5, 2018, or earlier).
Primary screening : January 16 (Tue), 2018. Examination locations: Narita, Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka
Secondary screening : January 23 (Tue) to January 28 (Sun), 2018 (one day during this six-day period). Examination location: Narita.
Primary screening: 3pm, January 20 (Sat), 2018
Secondary screening: 3pm, February 2 (Fri), 2018
• English: English communication I, II, and III; English expressions I and II
• Mathematics: Mathematics I, II, III, A, and B (sequences and vectors)
• Science: Basic physics/physics, basic chemistry/chemistry, basic biology/biology (examinees select two subjects from these three)
• Essay
• Personal interview
• Point allocation for the primary screening is English: 200 points, mathematics: 150 points, and science 200 (100 points for each science subject).
• Evaluation of the essay will be reflected in the secondary screening rather than the primary screening.
• Only those who pass the primary screening are eligible for the secondary screening.

Admission based on the National Center Test for University Admissions

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December 12 (Tue), 2017 to January 12 (Fri), 2018 (mailed applications must be postmarked January 12 or earlier).
Primary screening (National Center Test for University Admissions) : January 13 (Sat) and January 14 (Sun), 2018.
Secondary screening (scholastic ability test) : February 6 (Tue), 2018. Location: Narita.
Secondary screening (personal interview) : Either February 10 (Sat) or February 11 (Sun). Location: Narita.
Primary screening: 3pm, February 3 (Sat), 2018
Secondary screening: 3pm, February 16 (Fri), 2018
• Foreign language: English (including listening comprehension)
• Mathematics: Mathematics I/A, Mathematics II/B (both subjects are required)
• Science: Physics, chemistry, biology (examinees select two subjects from these three)
• Geography/history and social sciences: World History B, Japanese History B, Geography B, ethics/politics/economics (examinees select 1 subject from these four)
• Japanese: Japanese (modern/contemporary composition and classical Japanese (classical texts and classical Chinese texts))
• Proficiency tests (English)
• Essay
• Personal interview
• Point allocation for the primary screening is foreign language: 250 points, mathematics: 200 points (100 points for each mathematics subject), science 200 (100 points for each science subject), geography/history and social sciences 100 points, Japanese 200 points.
• When examines select two geography/history/social science subjects, the subject in which the highest score is achieved shall be the one taken into consideration during the screening process.
• Only those who pass the primary screening are eligible for the secondary screening.

1st and 2nd special selection entrance examinations for international students
1st and 2nd special selection entrance examinations for students returning from overseas and non-Japanese graduates

20 for special selection entrance examinations for international students
A small undetermined number for special selection entrance examinations for students returning from overseas and foreign graduates
1st: August 3 (Thu) to August 17 (Thu), 2018 (mailed applications must arrive by August 17).
2nd: November 27 (Mon) to December 11 (Mon), 2017 (mailed applications must arrive by December 11).
Primary screening: : Screening for the 1st and 2nd examinations shall be carried out based entirely on the application documents.
Secondary screening: : 1st – September 16 (Sat) 2017. Location Tokyo
2nd – January 6 (Sat) 2018. Location: Tokyo.
1st – Primary screening: September 1 (Fri), 2017. Secondary screening: September 29 (Fri), 2017.
2nd – Primary screening: December 27 (Wed), 2017. Secondary screening: January 13 (Sat), 2018.
• Screening based entirely on application documents
• English
• Mathematics
• Science: Physics, chemistry, biology (examinees select two subjects from these three)
• Essay
• Personal interview
• The secondary screening subjects can be sat in the language (Japanese or English) selected during the application process. Note however that those sitting English examination subjects cannot select examination questions in Japanese.
• Applicants who sat the Japan Student Services Organization's "Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students" (EJU) between June 2016 and November 2017 and who submit their score for this examination when making their application may be exempted from some of the secondary screening subjects (mathematics and science – this only applies to those who have sat course 2 of mathematics, and two of the three science subjects (physics, chemistry, or biology).

Information concerning the School of Medicine entrance examination