JLCT means Japanese Language Capability Test.
Principally this test is conducted to measure the Japanese language communication skill of a non-native Japanese people. It has 5 levels and those are JCT1, JCT2, JCT3, JCT4, JCT5.Further JLCT checks Japanese-language communication skill by dividing the test in following three sections in each level:
1) Japanese Language knowledge (Character, vocabulary, grammar).
2) Comprehension reading.
In addition to these, JCT nursing care 3 and JCT nursing care 4 are available.
The General, incorporated Federation of Japanese Language capability Testing Organization for non-native Japanese, JLCT operates under its parental organization The General, Federation of Japanese Kanji Association (President 田中正徳) . The main focus of the Japanese Kanji Association (Since its inception in 08/August/2012) has been on the school preparatory activities. Currently we are conducting the kanji capability test 3 times a year, in nearly 250 centers across the country. The total number of examinees appeared so far in the exam has crossed the hall mark number of 50000. In this way, we are continually striving to develop an intellectual society. We also have a team of excellent, abled, experienced staffs as in-charge to organize the test.
The following teachers are there in the team formed to monitor the actual test:
. 米田 正人 Honorary Adviser of National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics.
. 靏岡 昭夫 Eminent professor at Yamaguchi University.
. 高田智和 - Doctorate in Literature. Associate professor at National Institute of Japanese Language and Linguistics.
The General, incorporated Federation of Japanese Language capability Testing Organization for non-native Japanese, JLCT with the above mentioned professional association as its base. Conducts the JLCT test successfully.