NAT

NAt(Nihongo Aptitude Test) test measures the Japanese language proficiency. NAT test format is equivalent to Japanese Language Proficiency Test. The test has three categories: Grammar/Vocabulary, Listening, and Reading Comprehension.NAT exam is held six times while JLPT exam is held twice a year.

Exam Pass Criteria

  • Scoring more than 25% on each individual section.
  • Achieving an overall score that exceeds the passing score for the exam (typically around 60%).

There are five levels in NAT test. Level 5 is the easiest where level 1 is the most difficult. Levels 1 and 2 of the exam contain the following sections: Language Knowledge (reading/vocabulary/grammar) and Listening. Levels 3, 4 and 5 of the exam contain the following sections: Language Knowledge (reading/vocabulary), a second Language Knowledge (grammar, reading comprehension) and Listening.