jlpt score distribution for N2

Jlpt score distribution for N2jlpt score distribution for N2

Hi, after taking the JLPT, you usually can check the anwser sheet on Learnjapanesedaily.com (from level N2 to N1, sometimes N4 is also available). Base on the anwser sheet, you can check if the answer you chose is correct or incorrect. But you can’t check the total score you can get. In this post Learn Japanese daily will introduce you the jlpt score distribution for N2.

This distribution is not publiced by the organizers of the JLPT, the Japan Foundation and Japan Educational Exchanges and Services. But it is quite right compared to the result we tested. You can use this to estimate your total score for N2.

jlpt score distribution for N2

Language Knowledge (Vocabulary – Grammar 文字・語彙 – 文法 )

scores/question Number of questions Total scores
問題 1 1 5 5
問題 2 1 5 5
問題 3 2 3 6
問題 4 1 7 7
問題 5 1 5 5
問題 6 2 5 10
問題 7 1 12 12
問題 8 1 5 5
問題 9 1 5 5

Total scores for Language Knowledge of N2 : 60 scores

Reading (読解)

scores/question Number of questions Total scores
問題 10 2 5 10
問題 11 3 9 27
問題 12 3 2 6
問題 13 3 3 9
問題 14 4 2 8

Total scores for Reading of N2 : 60 scores

Listening (聴解)

scores/question Number of questions Total scores
問題 1 3 6 18
問題 2 2 5 10
問題 3 3 5 15
問題 4 1 11 11
問題 5 3 4 12

Total scores for Listening of N2 : 58 scores

Determination of pass/fail for N2

In order to pass, (1) total score needs to be at or above the point required for passing (overall pass mark) and (2) score in each scoring section needs to be at or above the minimum point required for passing (sectional pass mark).

With N2, you need ≥ 90 cores (max is 180 scores. it means you have to get ≥ 50% of max scores

The required sectional pass mark is :

Language Knowledge (Vocabulary/Grammar) ≥ 19. Reading ≥ 19. Listening ≥ 19

If there is even one scoring section where the score is below the sectional pass mark, examinees are determined to have failed, no matter how high the total score he/she might have.

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