Some of the advantages of having JLPT certification are:
1. Getting a job in a Japanese company that wants to establish offices/factories abroad:
+ They need Japanese and English speaking bilingual professionals.
+ In addtion some companies expect you to speak your country's native language - expecting you to be a multi-lingual professionals.
+ Japanese are expanding and investing in many countries.
+ Presently India is a hot topic in Japan. So if you can speak Japanese + English + Hindi, you have a great opportunity in a Japanese company
2. Getting a job in a MNC which wants to grow in Japan:
+ They need Japanese speaking bilingual professionals to service their Japanese customers
3. Helps improve your immigration status:
+ Clearing JLPT Level N1 will earn 15 points towards the Japan goverments point based "Preferential Immigration Treatment System for Highly Skilled Foreign Professionals".
+ Just taking you one step closer to get a Japan's Permanent Resident status
4. Studying in Japan:
+ in some Japanese educational institution
+ or working in some Japanese educational institution
5. To work in certain medical profession:
+ as Medical practitioner
+ as Nurse
+ as a caregiver
For Point 1 and Point 2, most of the companies interested in hiring a professional who is fluent in Japanese language. But for your resume to get considered, recruiters look for Japanese language certification - preferrably JLPT certification.
More about JLPT can be found in their official website.
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