Admission Procedure To Study in China

Sristy Sharma
Updated on Feb 17, 2022 8:04 PM IST

Entrance Exams Required for Studying in China

Students aiming to study in China must clear any of the following entrance exam(s) depending on the course they want to pursue and the university requirement.

  • Chinese Proficiency Test (for Chinese-medium degree programs)
  • TOEFL or IELTS (for English-medium programs, HSK results not required)

Admission Process to Study in China

Given below are the general application guidelines for international students seeking admission to Chinese universities.

  1. Choose the degree subjects and choose the universities that match your requirements and career goals.

  2. Prepare well before applying and read every information very carefully.

  3. Make sure your qualifications match with the college and course requirements.

  4. Admissions in China mainly depend upon your scores in the previous school from where you graduated.

  5. Chinese universities have a maximum age limit for students taking admission to higher education programmes. Generally, universities don't accept students over the age of 30 for a Bachelor’s degree and over 40 for a Master’s degree and PhD.

There are two options that a candidate can choose while applying online.

  • Applying through CUCAS: an online self-application platform made for students to apply to universities of China. It serves as the mediator between the universities and the students.

  • Applying through CUAC: (China University Application Centre)- Website provides online consulting and guidance to help you make the right decisions in terms of colleges.

It is always better to apply in more than 2 colleges as the chances of gaining admission get higher. Also, it is advisable for candidates to be fully acquainted with the scholarships that Chinese universities offer to make their education as affordable as possible.

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