Features of the JPT
Just as the TOEIC, the English proficiency test, the JPT is composed of 100 listening comprehension questions and 100 reading comprehension questions.
The same exam from beginner to advanced learners
Four alternative mark-sheet method to measure Japanese communication skills. Since it is an all-level competence test, you can take the same exam if are beginner or an advanced learner.
The test result is presented as a score
The test result is presented as a score on a scale of 10 to 990, rather than a pass or a fail result. (Listening comprehension is scored on a scale of 5 to 495, reading comprehension is scored on a scale of 5 to 495, presented in increments of 5 points)
Measure of Communication Skills
Because the contents of the questions range from everyday life to business situations, it is possible to measure the communication skills in the all linguistic activities.
Retaking the Test
By retaking the test, you can measure the progress because of constant difficulty level. It is also a method to equalization your scores.
The test requires immediate answers, this helps you can measure real communication skills.
Score Equalization Method
It is a scaled score, full marks of 990 points, calculated using a statistical processing method called “equating.”