General Notes on Taking the Test
- Once you apply, we cannot change the date of exam, change the examinee or refund your fee.
- You are allowed to enter the test center once you have completed the registration form.
Also, You can’t take the exam without a form of ID.
【Listed ID which you need】(it must be a valid photo ID that is issued in Bangladesh.
National ID Card(NID/Student ID/Passport/ Driver’s license
*You must take the exam with one of the IDs listed above. Also, we do not refund you even if you can’t take exam caused by any reasons.
*Please bring an original ID, not copy one.
- Please make sure to turn off alarms and all other settings of such devices and turn off cellular phones and other electronic devices (e.g. audio player, PC, video game console, electronic dictionary, electronic organizer) in the test room.
- Smoking should be done at the designated smoking areas. (Some parts of the building in location are non-smoking, so please follow the instructions of the proctor at the testing location)
- No food or drinks allowed in the test room.
- Please make sure to bring wristwatch as there is no clock in the room during test administration.
- The following actions are prohibited at the test centers:
- If you fail to follow the directions below, engage in any of the prohibited acts, your answers will not be scored and you will be disqualified from taking the JPT Test for a certain period of time.
- All acts that can be considered photography, video recording, audio recording,and copying
- Writing outside of the designated space on answer sheets or on a test book or other materials
- Removing a test book and/or answer sheets from the test room by any means and/or disclosure of test question contents
- Reproduction of test question content by any means in whole or in part (not limited to Japanese) in a state available for browsing or listening by the general public via Internet, TV, radio, e-mail, documents, lectures or any other possible means
- Acts of taking the test with help from others
- Taking the test in place of a registered test taker
- Offering or receiving assistance during the test
- Taking the test fraudulently and any other acts that are considered dishonest
- Acts of taking the test over the designated testing time
- Looking through test content before the test start time or answering questions after the test finishes
- Acts of sabotage (acts of violence, damage to property…etc.)
Rules for dealing with misconduct.
- Article One (Purpose)
This provision is intended to ensure fair evaluation of the JPT (Japanese Proficiency Test), which is conducted by the Japanese Language Proficiency Test Implementation Committee.
- Article Two (Effectiveness)
This provision will be the basis for official judgments and decisions of the Committee in the event of any disputes or disputes arising from fraudulent conduct.
- Article Three (Definition of Fraud)
Cheating refers to any act which interferes with fair examination evaluation. Such as, taking other people’s help or other fraudulent methods to obtain more scores than one’s own ability.
- Article Four (Discovery of misconduct)
The types of fraud detection are as follows.
- On-site detection
Examiners are forced to leave the room after submitting their answer sheets and question papers due to cheating detected at the examination site by the proctors and test facilitators.
- Post facto detection
During the grade processing process, examinees who are highly likely to have committed fraud, such as when their answers are highly similar to others will be categorized as grade notification pending students.
In addition, the announcement of grades and the issuance of transcripts for that students will be suspended until the reason for the suspension disappears.
- Proxy exams
Such as a fraudulent act by a person who is pretending to be the examinee, or exchanging answer sheets with others at this time, all persons who are involved in this act will be treated as dishonest performers.
It refers other any types of misconduct except mentioned above 1,2 and 3.
Article Five (Disposal of misconduct and deprivation of eligibility for examination)
The following acts are defined as misconduct, and the eligibility of disqualification period for each is describing below,
- Civil or criminal penalties for misconduct: disqualification for 5 years
- Acts of falsifying identification cards, handbooks for persons with disabilities, etc. to take examinations: Disqualification of examination eligibility for four years
- Acts of forging and using transcripts at home and abroad: disqualification for 4 years
- Acts that fall under the substitute examination: deprivation of eligibility for examination for 4 years
- Acts of taking notes or recording questions: disqualification for 4 years
- Acts of leaking, printing or distributing part or all of the questions: disqualification for 4 years
- Acts of sending and receiving answers using communication devices (mobile phones, etc.): disqualification for 4 years
- Acts of looking at other people’s answers during an exam or showing your own answers to others: disqualification for taking the exam for 2 years
- Article Six (Copyright Infringement and Examination Eligibility Denial Period)
Copyright infringement is defined as the act of using a copyrighted work without the permission of the copyright holder.
- Act of recording, filming part or all of the question: disqualification for 4 years
- Acts of leaking, printing, distributing, lecturing online and offline part or all of the questions: disqualification for 4 years
- Article Seven (Follow-up Measures for Fraudulent Actors and Copyright Infringers)
If any fraudulent act or copyright infringer occurs, the Committee will notify the concerned person and related parties of the following matters by e-mail or post and will treat it as a fraudulent activity.
- Fraudster Follow-up Measures
- 1.Invalidation of grades
- 2.Disqualification for 2 to 5 years from the date of misconduct
- 3.Send a misconduct report to the head of the examinee ‘s affiliated organization (limited to IP exams)
- Copyright infringer follow-up measures
- 1.Invalidation of grades
- 2.Deprivation of eligibility of examination for 4 years from the time of occurrence
- 3.Civil and criminal measures
- 4.Send a misconduct report to the head of the examinee ‘s affiliated organization (limited to IP exams)
- Article Eight (Retest)
- Applicants whose results have been withheld based on Article 4, Item 2 for fraudulent act, under these regulations they must retest within two months from the last day of the month in which the fact was notified and their test results will be disqualified due to fraud. Actually, you have to prove that you didn’t do it.
- If the retest result is less than 50 points lower than the test result, it will be treated as normal, and if it exceeds 50 points, it will be treated as cheating. Re – examination will be done separately for listening evaluation and reading evaluation depending on similarity and score deviation.
- The retest results will be used as a basis for handling misconduct.
- Even if an examinee obtains grades after the announcement of grades, if cheating is found during the post-fact investigation process, the grades and all grades obtained after that will be invalidated. Articles 5 and 7 shall apply to disqualification and follow-up measures.
- Article Nine (Retest progress)
If a re- examination is conducted according to Article 8 of these regulations, the following regulations shall apply.
- The Committee is obliged to notify retest candidates that retesting will be conducted pursuant to Article 8, Paragraph 1.
- Re-examiners may take the exam after signing the re-examination consent form. A signed agreement is legally binding and cannot be reversed.
- The examination time will conform with the regular examination period.
- For retesting, use the specified question form by the Committee.
- Candidates can take the re-examination at the regular examination center which is established by the Committee Headquarters or if it is not available, they can take the regular examination during the re-examination period. If you take the test at the test center, you will be notified within 8 days after the test date, and if you take the regular test, you will be notified within 3 days based on the business day after the result announcement.
- The detection of misconduct during the re- examination process will be in accordance with these regulations.
- If there is a reason why the retaker cannot retake the test within two months from the last day of the month in which he or she received the notice of suspension of results, the test may be postponed once within 30 days upon submission of proof can be done.
- Retester may appeal the retest results as well as retest process. If the committee think that the retester ‘s objection is valid, the committee will allow one additional retest. Additional retests are conducted in the same manner as retests where the retester cannot appeal the results of additional retests.
- Article Ten (Response to Retest Refusal)
Candidates who fall under Article 8, Paragraph 1 of these regulations and do not retake the examination without justifiable reason from the date of notification of the retest requested by the Committee to the implementation date of the regular examination two months after the next month will be treated as a misconduct person.
Responses to violations
- If you engage in any of the prohibited acts as above, or if any question arises about the validity of your answers, the following measures may be result:
- Warning from proctor dismissal from the test site during the test
- Check of belongings
- Your answers will not be scored
- Disqualification from taking test
- Cancellation of test scores
- Proctors may walk around the test room to maintain an appropriate test environment and to check if any prohibited acts occur.
Cancellation or Discontinuation of Test
We may cancel or discontinue the test if events outside are out of our control (e.g., natural disasters, strike, an outbreak of infectious disease) cause difficulty in securing the test centers, blackouts or other circumstances, such as disorder related to transportation, communication, or distribution. If the exam is not carried out, we will carry forward to the next public test. Candidates who do not wish to take a take-over examination can request a full refund of the exam fee. We assume no responsibility for any inconvenience, cost (except test fee) and other personal losses incurred by test takers due to cancellation or postponement of test admin.