Application for JDS 2016 is already closed.
|Nationality||Citizens of the Republic of Tajikistan|
|Age||Between 22 and 39 as of April 1st, 2017
(Born on/after April 2nd, 1977 and born on/before April 1st, 1995)
|Posses a Bachelor Degree from universities authorized by the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan or other countries.|
|Has a good command of both written and spoken English.
TOEFL score of 500 or higher is preferable (not requirement).
|Mentally and physically in good health.|
A person falls under the following items is not eligible to apply
TThe explanatory meetings will be organized from August 8, 2016 for about 7 weeks.
The date and time would be informed to the each target organization soon.
4:00 PM on September 23, 2016 To the department in charge of JDS Project at each Target Organization or JDS Office Tajikistan (Closed)
Application documents will not be returned for any reason. Late submission and incomplete application documents shall NOT be accepted.
|Aug 8 - Sep 23, 2016||Application||Closing Date: 4:00 PM, September 23 (Fri), 2016
To the department in charge of JDS Project at each Target Organization, or JDS Project Office Tajikistan
Further details → P6 “Application Guideline”
|Late Sep - Middle of Oct||English Training Course||One-month English training course will be provided for eligible applicants.|
|Middle of Oct, 2016||Academic Aptitude Test||TOEFL-ITP and Math tests* The test results will be used as references by the universities in later selection stages.|
|End of Oct - Middle of Nov||1st Selection||Document Screening: Application documents and research plan will be examined by the Japanese universities.|
|Middle of Nov, 2016||Health Checkup||The health checkup will be arranged at a designated hospital in Dushanbe.|
|Late Nov, 2016||2nd Selection||Technical Interview: Faculty members of the Japanese universities will visit to Dushanbe to conduct their interview exams.|
|Late Jan, 2017||3rd Selection||Comprehensive Interview: The Operating Committee members will conduct their interview exams.|
|Early Feb, 2017||Approval
by the OC
|Successful candidates will be approved and announced.|
|Mar - Apr, 2017||Application Procedure||JICE will support candidates' application for each university|
|Jul - Aug, 2017||Orientations||Provided by JICA and JICE|
|Aug, 2017||Departure for Japan||JICE will arrange air-ticket, visa, and also support JDS Fellows after the arrival in Japan|
This schedule is subject to change.
* Applicants for Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University are exempted from the math test
Please refer to the Application Guideline and submit a full set of application documents by the deadline.
IIn the JDS selections, each candidate will be evaluated whether her/his academic abilities are enough to pursue the master program in Japan as well as the potential of the future contribution to the country. Thus, it is highly recommended to explain the objective of your research plan in connection with the development issues under applying Component, and to rationalize how the study will be addressed in accordance with the career path, corresponding to the current position and responsibility in the organization which you belong to.
It is also recommended to learn your applying university to make sure if the curriculums of the university and fields of specialization of faculty members are relevant to your research.
Remember that plagiarize from somebody’s work or websites are strongly prohibited.
Please refer to P10 ‘Guideline for Writing a Research Plan’ in Application Guideline for more information.
Every qualified applicant will be required to participate in 4 week English training course provided by JICE from middle of September to middle of October, 2016.
Every qualified applicant will be required to take English proficiency test as well as math test in Dushanbe in the middle of October, 2016.
The scores will be used as reference purpose on the 1st selection by the accepting universities. Universities may require the applicants to have good command of English skill (TOEFL score of 500 or higher) and numeracy skills. Please be well-prepared yourself for the exams.
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