Eiken Foundation of Japan

 

Nihon Eigo Kentei Kyōkai, or the Eiken Foundation of Japan (formerly the Society for Testing English Proficiency, Inc.), is a public-interest incorporated foundation established in 1963 and based in Tokyo, Japan.

 

Eiken produces and administers English-proficiency tests with the backing of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) and in cooperation with Japanese prefectural and local boards of education, public and private schools, and other leading testing bodies. Eiken-administered tests are taken by more than 2 million examinees annually and at over 18,000 locations.  

 

Headquarters:

 

Eiken Foundation of Japan

55 Yokotera-machi Shinjuku
Tokyo, Japan 162-8055
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