If there is one thing about the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) that is confusing to most test-takers, it will be the test results.
It seems that everybody has their own interpretation of how the scoring works in the JLPT and they talk about it as if scoring is shrouded in mystery. I thought, shouldn’t there be information about this that is publicly available?
Not surprisingly, the official JLPT website does provide information on the scoring. The same explanation, printed on a separate sheet, also accompanies the certificate and official score reports. I can only guess that nobody really bothered to read it and understand its implications.Continue reading “The Comprehensive Guide to Understanding and Interpreting JLPT Scores”