The Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) is a test designed to test one's knowledge of Japanese. IT consists of 5 levels. N1 and N2 test proficiency in natural situations with highly complex material, N4 and N5 test basic comprehension of simple material and highly predictable situations, and N3 bridges the two.
Estimated Study TimeEdit
JLPT Study Hour Comparison Data 2010-2015
|level||Students with kanji knowledge
(e.g. speakers of Chinese or Korean)
(no prior kanji knowledge)
|N1||1700~2600 hours||3000~4800 hours|
|N2||1150~1800 hours||1600~2800 hours|
|N3||700~1100 hours||950~1700 hours|
|N4||400~700 hours||575~1000 hours|
|N5||250~450 hours||325~600 hours|
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