GUIDING PRINCIPLE OF EXAMINATION
PURPOSE OF EXAMINATION
The purpose of the qualifying examination is to assess the student's potential to perform scholarly research at the Ph.D. level. The student is to be evaluated for:
The Ph.D. Qualifying Examination is administered by the Qualifying Examination Committee. A committee secretariat is specifically set for the Quantifying Examination arrangement in IC-UCAS.
The Qualifying Examination Committee will organize the qualifying examination only once each semester. Students should pass the Qualifying Examination within one year from registration. Each student has two chances to pass the examination.
A comprehensive test scheme is designed to evaluate the Ph.D. candidates, including professional courses examination, committee evaluation, training unit evaluation, and supervisor evaluation (Table 1). An exam system is designed for the Qualifying Examination (http://ic-exam.ucas.ac.cn). The total test score is 100 points, and 60 points are the passing grade for the Qualifying Examination.
Table 1. Forms of the Qualifying examination
RULES FOR STUDENTS
To sign up for the Examination, a student should be aware of the following rules:
SIGNING UP FOR THE EXAMINATION
Students should submit the application form (Attachment 1) to the General Office of IC-UCAS or finish the online registration in the exam system.
NOTIFICATION OF QUALIFYING EXAMINATION RESULTS
The results will be released on the international college website by the General Office of IC-UCAS.