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On the Placement Test

※CJLC has decided not to accept students who are not CJLC students for taking CJLC courses due to class size to prevent infections of the new coronavirus during 2021 spring and summer terms.※




To register for the subjects offered by the CJLC, you need to be evaluated for your degree of proficiency in Japanese. The evaluation is done through the placemenet test.


【Students who must take the test】
1. Those who wish to audit CJLC subjects
(Detailed information on auditing CJLC subjects will be announced here before the beginning of each semester)
2. Those who wish to take International Exchange Subjects
(Detailed information on International Exchange Subjects is found here)
* Students of U, J, M and G programs are supposed to take the placement test in the specified way in each program.


【About the test】
You are supposed to take the placement test divided into three areas (grammar, kanji and composition) by the Osaka University CLE system (Learning Management System)


【How to apply】
Plaese send email to the address below mentioning your name, nationality, and school/graduate school name. We inform your ID and Passward to login the CLE system and the manual of the placement test.



【Notivce of the test result】
The result of the placement test will be sent by email mid April (Spring and Summer) or mid October (Fall and Winter). You should take the appropriate subjects which based based on judged level of Japanese proficiency sent by email.


【Placement test period】
Spring and Summer Terms:  March 2~ March 23
Fall and Winter Terms:  Early September ~ Mid September(tentative)


【Deadline of the submittion of the registration form】

April 22(Wed), 2020


Due to the CLE system maintanace, you cannot login the CLE during March 10 –March 15, 2020.

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