Chief Minister (Punjab) Scheme for Chinese Language Scholarships

Selection Procedure and General Information

Basic Eligibility Criteria

  1.  Domicile: Any district of Punjab.
  2.  Age: 22-24 years on the last date fixed for application submission.
  3.  Education: Minimum of 14 years of schooling, in any subject, from an accredited institution with at least 1st division (or 3.0/4.0 CGPA) in the Bachelor degree and no 3rd division in the whole career.
  4.   All the candidates need to be medically fit in order to qualify for the award of Scholarship.
  5.   All the candidates are advised to verify / assure that their particulars (Name, Father's Name, Date of Birth etc.) are exactly same on all the documents (Certificates, CNIC, & Passport etc.)
  6.   Provisionally selected awardees will have to attend and successfully complete the language studies (of 2 to 3 weeks) at a local institution.
  7.  After final selection, the awardees will be required to secure admission for Chinese Language Studies at an approved institution in China for a period of up to two years.

Selection Procedure

  1. In case the applications received are more than twice the available number of awards, a written test may be conducted to shortlist the candidates. The shortlisted candidates will then be interviewed.
  2. Those who qualify in locally offered Chinese Language Course will be eligible for the offer of a final award.
  3. Candidates presently working in Government, Semi Government and Autonomous Bodies must send their applications through proper channel only. Applications submitted without NOC, issued by the competent/appointing authority, shall not be entertained.
  4. Preference will be given to the applicants belonging to the southern Punjab and those having prior Chinese language ability.
  5. Applicants are required to apply online and submit a print of the same online application form along with complete bio-data and attested relevant documents in Financial Aid Office (FAO) by June 20, 2017 during office hours.

Note:

  1. Successful completion of studies will mean passing HSK-5 with the score of 210 or above.
  2. High achievers (A+ & A Grades) are assured of placement on their return to Pakistan.
  3. High achievers will also be offered continuation of Scholarships to complete 4 years Language Degree Program.