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@Ankita Katdare • 19 Nov, 2010 • 3 likes

Hello All

All those who are preparing for Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) can download the past years' Question Papers from here:

https://www.crazyengineers.com/downloads/jlpt-level-1-to-4-old-question-papers-for-practice-1991-1999.247/

You can download the all the old pattern JLPT Question Papers from 1991 to 2009 (till date) for all levels i.e. Level 1,2,3 and 4 with their answers in PDF Format.

I hope you find that link useful.

Gambatte Kudasai (All the Best!)

@Ankita Katdare • 19 Nov, 2010 There is one more way of accessing the Question Papers. Use the following link:

https://jlpt.mobi/jlpt/jlptexamine.do?year=1993&level=2

Replace the year and level number with the year and level you want. 😀

Solving the previous year papers is very helpful in getting a good score in JLPT and testing our knowledge of the Japanese Language.

👍
@Ankita Katdare • 16 Jul, 2014 • 1 like

Looks like these links are are all working. Will find out new resources whenever possible and update this.

@joshua1980 • 03 Feb, 2015 • 1 like Hi could you please share any other links, where i could find the old JLPT question papers
@Ankita Katdare • 03 Feb, 2015 Hi Joshua,
Sadly most sites that hosted the JLPT old question papers have either stopped operating or taken down the links.
After the arrival of new test pattern in 2011 i.e. Level 4, 3, 2, 1 to >> N1, N2, N3, N4 and N5, the question format changed too and some of them thought that the old 1991-2005 question paper sets were not relevant anymore.

I am in touch with a few folks who might be in possession of the question papers. I will upload them once I get my hand on it.
Could you share what JLPT level you are appearing for? So that I can find the relevant papers.
@joshua1980 • 03 Feb, 2015 Hi i have cleared JLPT level 3. However it was very long time ago . so i want to redo N4 ..
@joshua1980 • 03 Feb, 2015 • 1 like I want to refresh all my kanji and reading skills . However i am ok with listening .
@Ankita Katdare • 03 Feb, 2015 Alright. I'll upload the papers as soon as I get them. For the time being, you can check the JLPT papers uploaded and the Chinese Website here:
JLPT level 3 (N4) 2004 past test
JLPT level 3 (N4) 2005 past test
JLPT level 3 (N4) 2006 past test
JLPT level 3 (N4) 2007 past test
I believe they will be good practice. I couldn't find a way to download them and re-upload them here for safe-keeping. But if you do, please upload the papers here for other people's convenience.

All the best with you studies. I am gearing up for Level N2 this year. 😀
@joshua1980 • 03 Feb, 2015 • 1 like Thanks for the links , if i am able to find the way to download . surely i will upload the same .
All the best for your exams .
@Ankita Katdare • 24 Apr, 2015 @joshua1980 Did you find any more JLPT N1,N2,N3,N4,N5 papers for practice? Please do upload some here.
@Ankita Katdare • 08 May, 2015 • 1 like Here are some of the new JLPT question papers for download:
@Ankita Katdare • 25 May, 2015 • 5 likes Japanese Language Proficiency Test practice papers.

Download all JLPT previous year question papers here:
JLPT Level 2 papers (1997 - 2007)

JLPT 1997 Level 2 Paper
JLPT 1998 Level 2 Paper
JLPT 1999 Level 2 Paper
JLPT 2000 Level 2 Paper
JLPT 2001 Level 2 Paper
JLPT 2002 Level 2 Paper
JLPT 2003 Level 2 Paper
JLPT 2004 Level 2 Paper
JLPT 2005 Level 2 Paper
JLPT 2006 Level 2 Paper
JLPT 2007 Level 2 Paper
@akash mange • 31 May, 2015 its awesome..
so useful but now how to listening of these papers...?
will you plz upload the choukai
@Ankita Katdare • 31 May, 2015 Sadly I couldn't find them. If I do, I will make sure to upload them.

Moji-Goi to Bumpou de Gambatte Kudasai.
@yarukiganai • 16 Jun, 2015 Hello, do you have the new format JLPT N3 past year papers?
Tasukete kure T___T
@Ankita Katdare • 16 Jun, 2015 • 1 like
akash mange
its awesome..
so useful but now how to listening of these papers...?
will you plz upload the choukai
For JLPT N3 and N2 Choukai, I recommend this YouTube channel:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM_1GWrobVqSzXgo8fDnPtA/videos
@Ankita Katdare • 16 Jun, 2015
yarukiganai
Hello, do you have the new format JLPT N3 past year papers?
Tasukete kure T___T
Gomen! I don't have them. If I find, I will definitely upload here. 👍
@ReshmaJayanthi • 23 Jun, 2015 Hello, Can you upload past question papers of JLPT N5?
Thanks
@Ankita Katdare • 23 Jun, 2015 @ReshmaJayanthi

For JLPT N5 Listening practice, you can refer to these videos:









Answers here:




As far as the JLPT N5 past papers are concerned, I think they aren't yet made available in the last few years. What you can do instead is go for the Level 4 (previous format) papers and try solving them.

Good for JLPT N5 vocabulary and grammar. I don't have them, but I have some practice questions. I'll upload those PDFs.
@Ankita Katdare • 23 Jun, 2015 • 1 like Here is one JLPT N5 paper:
It does not have the Choukai part.
@ReshmaJayanthi • 24 Jun, 2015 Thank you so much Ankita Katdare for your quick reply.
We are not able find level 4 question papers. So it would be helpful if you can provide any link for that(mainly i am looking for grammar section).
@Ankita Katdare • 28 Jun, 2015 Found an old Level 2 Paper in my folders. It's the JLPT Level 2 2005 question paper.
I think some questions are missing, but it should be good practice.
@ReshmaJayanthi • 30 Jun, 2015 Hello Ankita. We like to have N5 papers. But they are N2 papers. Thank you for replying.
@Kevin Grandhika • 05 Aug, 2015 hai....
I am new in this neighborhood.
I was trying to access the link on your early post, but it can't bring me to the JLPT access as you said.
Would you mind to check the link for me? or, are there any "special move" to access the link?

Thank you. would be very glad to hear from you soon.
Regards,
kevin.dito@gmail.com
@Ankita Katdare • 05 Aug, 2015 Hey Kevin, the link in the first post isnt working any more. It was working in 2010 and a couple of years later taken down as the old pattern ceased to exist.
@Nawwar • 26 Nov, 2015 hi, am studying for JLPT N2 these days its after couple of days actually , but you provided the old tests for 2kyou isnt it very different from N2 i studyies for a while from 2kyou reading problem and it was really different even the level is different i think.
@Rakshith Shetty • 02 Dec, 2015 Hi, Can you please upload the latest JLPT N2 papers. It would be a great help
@Ankita Katdare • 03 Dec, 2015 @Rakshith Shetty This discussion was started when the pattern hadnt changed. So, we had only the papers of Old Level 1, 2, 3 and 4. After JLPT got shifted to new pattern - N1, N2, N3, N4, N5.

Here's one I recently found. You will have to zoom a lot to view its contents.
@Ankita Katdare • 03 Dec, 2015 @Nawwar @Rakshith Shetty If you just need good practice, you can also refer to these books:
@Rakshith Shetty • 03 Dec, 2015 • 1 like Thank you so much @Ankita Katdare . It is a big help
@Ankita Katdare • 14 Dec, 2015 Lots of listening practice for JLPT N2 Students here:
YouTube Channel By: Tran Quang Anh
What his channel has:
  • JLPT Mondaishu N2
  • JLPT Fukushuu Choukai N2
  • JLPT N2 Mogi Shiken
  • JLPT N2 Choukai Renshuu
  • JLPT N2 UCANN Modi Shiken
  • JLPT N2 Gokaku
  • JLPT N2 Kanji paper with answers
  • JLPT Ananta No Jakuten N2
@1990 • 15 Dec, 2015 Hey Guys, I thought some of you may find these apps useful: (They are for JLPT)

JAPANESE 1 (JLPT N5) - Android Apps on Google Play
Japanese Quiz (JLPT N1-N5) - Android Apps on Google Play
JAPANESE 2 (JLPT N4) - Android Apps on Google Play
Kanji Draw - Android Apps on Google Play
I am sure there are others out there. Would love to hear about them. btw these are NOT mine. 😀
@Ankita Katdare • 09 Feb, 2016 @1990 Thanks. Looks like they are all Android apps for JLPT.
Here is a list of the best iOS apps for JLPT Study on the go.

1. KanjiBox
For all levels JLPT N1 to N5:
KanjiBox on the App Store

2. StickyStudy: Japanese Kanji + Dictionary
One of the most popular flashcard apps for iPhone and iPad users:
StickyStudy: Japanese Kanji + Dictionary (JLPT N1/N2/N3/N4/N5 Kanji & Vocabulary Flashcards) on the App Store

3. Kanji Flip
For all your kanji remembering needs:
Kanji Flip on the App Store

4. Advanced Japanese Phrases, Idioms, and Newspaper Terms
Created by the JapanesePage, this one has great practice for JLPT Choukai:
It has over 1,500 words and phrases all with sound recorded by a native Japanese speaker.
Advanced Japanese Phrases, Idioms, and Newspaper Terms on the App Store

5. Kanji Renshuu
Has over 160,000 sample sentences.
Kanji Renshuu on the App Store
@Lydiya • 01 May, 2016 could you please upload some listening practice for n4 or from the past question papers's listening parts?
@joshua1980 • 05 May, 2016 Hi I am going to take up N3 exam in this july . do you have any past year N3 question papers
@Lydiya • 05 May, 2016 Thank you so much Ankita. 😀
@Lydiya • 05 May, 2016 @ankita.... Thank you sooo muchhh ....😀
@Neeraj Kochar • 07 Jun, 2016 Hello mam, can u help me out?

I am a beginner in Japanese Language, I just want to do self study.

Please suggest me reference books for N5.. sample papers & other basic info so that I can start.
@Neeraj Kochar • 07 Jun, 2016 Hello mam.. I am a beginner in Japanese Language. .

I want to do self study.. please suggest me books n sample paper for N5.. & how to start
@joshua1980 • 08 Jun, 2016 You can start by using Minna no nihongo soho 1 .
@Ankita Katdare • 08 Jun, 2016
Neeraj Kochar
Hello mam, can u help me out?
I am a beginner in Japanese Language, I just want to do self study.
Please suggest me reference books for N5.. sample papers & other basic info so that I can start.
I think that the best books you can refer to for JLPT N5 are:
  • 合格できる日本語能力試験N4・N5 (Gokaku Dekiru JLPT N4/5 w/2CDs)
  • にほんごチャレンジ N4・N5 (Nihongo Challenge Kanji N4 - N5)
  • 日本語能力試験 公式問題集 N5 (JLPT Koshiki Mondaishu N5 w/CD)
  • にほんご500問 (Nihongo 500-mon (N4-N5))
@Mandar Darekar • 22 Jun, 2016 I am currently in 3rd yr B.Sc Comp Science. pls suggest me colleges in japan which provide a masters degree in Game design & programming. I have my JLPT exam this July. And i just need an over all guidance for this entire process since there are no counselling centers in Mumbai. my email id: manduriko21.jobtalkonly@gmail.com
@Aman chauhan • 25 Oct, 2016 Can you please upload N3 past paper
@gabo • 23 Feb, 2017 I was reading this thread and I just wanted to warn the people taking N2. N2 is considerably harder than then old 2級 exam. You can use the previous exams to study but just be warned, the test is harder than those previous exams. Just a heads up! Having said that, the cut off mark is lower, I believe it is only 50%, it use to be 60 or 65.

If anyone finds exams after 2010, please let me know!
@ayushi2402 • 02 Jun, 2017
Ankita Katdare
Japanese Language Proficiency Test practice papers.

Download all JLPT previous year question papers here:
JLPT Level 2 papers (1997 - 2007)

JLPT 1997 Level 2 Paper
JLPT 1998 Level 2 Paper
JLPT 1999 Level 2 Paper
JLPT 2000 Level 2 Paper
JLPT 2001 Level 2 Paper
JLPT 2002 Level 2 Paper
JLPT 2003 Level 2 Paper
JLPT 2004 Level 2 Paper
JLPT 2005 Level 2 Paper
JLPT 2006 Level 2 Paper
JLPT 2007 Level 2 Paper
hi,
Can i get solpve paper also...
@ayushi2402 • 02 Jun, 2017 • 1 like Hi,
can someone help me to get the Answer sheet of JLPT L-2( from1991-2007)
@Nikhil_Ingale007 • 10 Jun, 2017 • 1 like I need JLPT N5 Past Papers, urgently. Please help..
@Sushil Suryawanshi • 15 Oct, 2018 • 1 like

  @Ankita can you mail me all the JLPT papers you have? Thank you. sushilsurya2@gmail.com

@Ankita Katdare • 17 Oct, 2018

I finally got my hands on this gold resource - JLPT Old Question Papers (1991 to 1999) for JLPT Levels 1 to 4.

Check it in our downloads section:

 https://www.crazyengineers.com/downloads/jlpt-level-1-to-4-old-question-papers-for-practice-1991-1999.247

@Lazar Ljubenović • 21 Oct, 2018

Does really nobody have all (or at least most of the) exams? Aren't the tests released to public? I mean, everyone can take the test, which means that anyone could remember the questions and share them with others, why hide it?

@Ankita Katdare • 22 Oct, 2018

@Lazar No, the JLPT authorities don't release the test papers to the public. Not sure why they do that.

However, if you have taken the JLPT Exam N5 to N1, you will know that it's practically impossible to reproduce the questions once you come out of the examination hall.

But guess what, the material available online in the form of official JLPT books is enough if you can practice it well. The old question papers posted here: https://www.crazyengineers.com/downloads/jlpt-level-1-to-4-old-question-papers-for-practice-1991-1999.247/ are in fact quite on the difficult side, so if you practice these well, you can easily crack the much easier JLPT levels N5, N4, N3.

When I took the JLPT N2 exam, these old Level 1 to Level 4 papers of great help for the vocabulary and grammar questions.

Top books for preparing JLPT that I recommend are:

  1. Shin Kanzen Master (N5 to N1)
  2. Nihongo Challenge (N5 to N1)
  3. Nihongo Sou Matome (N5 To N1)
  4. Mimi Kara Oboeru (N5 To N1)
  5. Goukaku Dekiru (N5 To N1)
  6. Tanki Master (N5 To N1)
  7. Mainichi no Kikitori (N5 To N1)
@Armaan Shah • 30 Oct, 2018 • 1 like

Hey i  need Jlpt N4 question papers the above link are not workinf kindly help.

@Kaustubh Katdare • 31 Oct, 2018

Posting on behalf of @Armaan

Hey guys kindly share jlpt N4 question papers if anyone have.


@Ankita Katdare • 31 Oct, 2018

@Armaan JLPT authorities don't really share the question papers, so you need to practice using the above books. And also the old question papers that we have shared in Downloads section. I'll still look for any other resource I could find and upload it.

@Vishal Magar • 31 Oct, 2018

hi,Ankita mam

what qualification need to apply the JLPT exam?


@Ankita Katdare • 01 Nov, 2018

@Vishal Anyone can take the JLPT exam across the globe. You can be a school student, graduate or retired professional. It's open to all the students of Japanese language.

@Vishal Magar • 01 Nov, 2018

Hi Ankita,

Is this test online or offline?

@Ankita Katdare • 02 Nov, 2018

@Vishal JLPT test is conducted twice a year across the world once in July and once in December. The test is conducted offline at dedicated centers. For instance, in Maharashtra the test is conducted at Pune and Mumbai. You have to take a physical paper on the test date.

Here is the official JLPT site for your reference: https://www.jlpt.jp/e/

@Sushil Suryawanshi • 02 Nov, 2018 • 1 like

@Ankita Thanks for the  papers

@Chanchala Madushanka • 20 Nov, 2018

Hi ankita.  . 

Pls do help me..  I want JLPT level 4  in old syllabus level 5 in new syllabus paper..  PDF file with listening.   From 2006 to 2009 . 

Thank you so much in advance. 

@Ankita Katdare • 20 Nov, 2018

@Chanchala Madushanka 

Japanese Listening - JLPT N4 2006 (with answers) in the video below. I recommend you download the video with any of YouTube downloaders because sometimes these videos are removed.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhId75NsbqI

I will check if I can find 2006-2009 papers. Are you looking for JLPT Level 4 old pattern and JLPT N5 new pattern?

@mrunali game • 20 Nov, 2018

Hey Ankita is this link still working?? 

@mrunali game • 20 Nov, 2018

I need past papers for n2 


@Ankita Katdare • 21 Nov, 2018

Right now we have these papers alone: https://www.crazyengineers.com/downloads/jlpt-level-1-to-4-old-question-papers-for-practice-1991-1999.247

@Anthony Vellarin • 25 Nov, 2018

The content of Level 4 (4級) questionnaire  are N5 and N4, am I right? Because I downloaded up-to Level 4 only. Thank you!

@Ace 02 • 11 Apr, 2020 • 1 like

do you have links where i could downloads these books? thanks!

[ Top books for preparing JLPT that I recommend are:

  1. Shin Kanzen Master (N5 to N1)
  2. Nihongo Challenge (N5 to N1)
  3. Nihongo Sou Matome (N5 To N1)
  4. Mimi Kara Oboeru (N5 To N1)
  5. Goukaku Dekiru (N5 To N1)
  6. Tanki Master (N5 To N1)
  7. Mainichi no Kikitori (N5 To N1)  ]
@Harshita Rawat • 02 May, 2020

Hello @ankita katdare ma'am can you please provide jlpt N4 level papers from recent previous years???


@Harshita Rawat • 02 May, 2020

@ankita katdare ma'am this link has only papers from 1991 to  1999 and that other link is not working


@supriya patil • 09 Nov, 2020

How can I download the N5 N4 books ?

  1. Shin Kanzen Master (N5 to N1)
  2. Nihongo Challenge (N5 to N1)
  3. Nihongo Sou Matome (N5 To N1)
  4. Mimi Kara Oboeru (N5 To N1)
  5. Goukaku Dekiru (N5 To N1)
  6. Tanki Master (N5 To N1)
  7. Mainichi no Kikitori (N5 To N1)  ]
@Rattasat Thongma • 30 Nov, 2020 • 1 like

I need past papers for n2 2000-2018 please the link is not working 

please help 


@Ankita Katdare • 01 Jan, 2021

@Rattasat This is the only working link we have: JLPT Level 1 to 4 Old Question Papers For Practice (1991 - 1999) | CrazyEngineers

Please click on the purple button to download.

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