Test in Practical English Proficiency: Japan’s most widely recognized English language assessment.

  • Overview of the EIKEN tests

    Learn all about Japan’s national English Test

  • Administration

    Learn more about test dates, locations, fees, and application procedures

  • EIKEN speaking tests

    EIKEN is given in two stages. The second stage is a speaking test designed to directly evaluate an examinee’s ability to speak and interact in English.

  • Group test sites

    Group test sites (junkaijo in Japanese) are the approximately 18,000 junior high schools, high schools, colleges, and other institutions that have been approved to administer the EIKEN tests on an individual basis.

  • Preparing for EIKEN

    As a service to learners and teachers, all first-stage EIKEN materials are disclosed after each administration of the test.

  • Examinee statistics

    Examinee totals and success rates for all EIKEN grades