EDUCATION PLUS

The Great Wall beckons

Potential areas of study and scholarships for Indian students in China.

Recent reports reveal that Chinese Government scholarships are helping China find better qualified recipients. China Scholarship Council, as part of the university foundation programme, Ministry of Education, administers the scholarships. The programme supports international students in pursuing a bachelor’s programme in the country.

Pre-selected candidates have to attend one-year bridging courses. This includes the Chinese language and subjects related to their studies at the universities to prepare them for four years of study in China. After this programme, candidates need to take a completion examination which tests their fluency in the Chinese language and the knowledge of their future majors. Scholarships are awarded to candidates who succeed in the above tests.

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