JAPAN A GOOD STUDY ABROAD DESTINATION FOR NEPALESE STUDENT
Japan also known as Nippon/Nihon, literally means “Land of the Rising Sun”, lies in East Asia, located in the Pacific Ocean. Japan is a country made up of 6,852 small islands where it is divided into four main islands that is Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku. Also included is the Ryukyu Island which is also famous for Okinawa located to the south of Kyushu.
According to the latest census, Japan’s population consist approximately about 127 millions, which is among the tenth largest in the world. Approximately 9.2 million people lives in Tokyo, the capital city of Japan, which is the second largest city and the world’s largest metropolitan area (35 million residents), also being among the costliest city of the world. It has the third largest economy after America and China and is the highest ranked Asian country in the Global Peace Index with highest life expectancy of 84 years.
EDUCATION SYSTEM IN JAPAN:-
Japan is a place where people live and work and it is also an educational country with many Schools, Colleges, Universities and other institutions of learning and a lively international student environment. Living and studying in Japan can be very rewarding and puts you at the center of great social, cultural and educational opportunities. Along with that, the educational history of a country, peaceful and studious environment, and cost of fee, course structure, clean and secure environment for students and many more factors are the key reasons to go far Japan
In Japan, its higher education starts upon the completion of 12 years of education: elementary education (6 years of elementary school) and secondary education (3 years of lower secondary school and 3 years of upper secondary school). There are 5 types of higher educational institutions where international students can be admitted to, which are ① Colleges of technology, ② specialized training colleges (postsecondary Course) ＝ professional training colleges, ③ Junior colleges, ④ Universities and ⑤ Graduate schools. These higher educational institutions are largely categorized as either national, local public or private.