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Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications

Best Education Consultant For China

  • Chinese Name : 重庆邮电大学

  • Province: Chongqing

  • City: Chongqing

  • Founded: 1950

  • Cost of living: $410-827 USD/year

  • Scholarships: Available

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World Rank
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24,000+
University students

Chongqing University of Post and Telecommunications (CQUPT), founded in 1950, is one of the few universities that has been blue-printed and given priority to develop by the State. It has also grown into a prominent university and is acknowledged by its excellence in the field of information industry both within and outside China.

The university surrounded by mountains, is located in Nanshan Scenic of Chongqing Municipality, and now covers an area of 730 acres with a building area of 700,000 square meters. There are over 24,000 students, including more than 3,000 postgraduates. It has a faculty of more than 1,600, and has about 100 well-known experts as well as more than 20 fellows who are visiting or part-time professors from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering, as well as from countries like the UK, Canada, USA, Poland, and India.  Chongqing University of Post and Telecommunications has cultivated over 90,000 specialists in a variety of fields for more than 60 years, who are now known as the "cradle of specialists in the information industry".

(1). History 

Along with the birth of People’s Republic of China and the liberation of Chongqing, the university was established in 1950. It was named Chongqing Institute of Posts and Telecommunications by the State Council in 1959 and after that it began undergraduate education. In 1965 it became one of the 10 colleges and universities that were entitled to have postgraduate programs in Sichuan Province (Chongqing separated itself from Sichuan as a Municipality in 1997).

It was transferred from the Ministry of Information Industry to Chongqing Municipality in 2000 under the policy of university system reform, thus financed by the central government and the local government together, mainly by the Chongqing Municipal People.

(2). Discipline and programs 

As of September 2011, 11 first level disciplines and 11 second level disciplines of Chongqing University of Post and Telecommunications were selected as the provincial and ministerial level key disciplines. Chongqing University of Post and Telecommunications has 12 first-disciplines and 38 secondary-discipline master's degree authorization; it recruits and cultivates masters of engineering in eight areas. Besides, the university has the qualification to recommended undergraduate students to pursue postgraduate study without examination and it has built engineering master of international project management professional certification and Training Center.

State-level characteristic disciplines: Communication Engineering, computer science and technology, automation, microelectronics, software engineering

Provincial and ministerial level characteristic disciplines: software engineering, electronic information engineering, computer science and technology, automation, measurement and control technology and instrument, microelectronics, information management and information system, information and computing science, radio and TV director, software engineering.

(3). Academic facilities and scientific research 

Chongqing University of Post and Telecommunications has been equipped with local campus network connected over 10,00 computers. Also it provides modern teaching and scientific researching facilities to form an supportive system which is all-direction, open, multi-level, efficient and service-centered.

Chongqing University of Post and Telecommunications Library has a possession of more than 1,100,000 items as well as more than 900,000 electronic books. The building covers 20,800 square meters and provides about 1,200 seats for students. It has a comprehensive operating system with a variety of electronic resources. Students may find information through the online database and the network resources.

Chongqing University of Post and Telecommunications commits itself to innovations and explorations, and is known as the birthplace of digital communication in China. It holds leading positions in the R&D of wireless network engineering and testing, the next generation wideband wireless communication, computer networking and information security, intelligent information processing, industrial EPA and sensor networking, advance manufacturing, micro-electronics and specialized chip design. The university has assumed over 800 scientific projects at either state or provincial/ministry level. 

(4). Great achievements 

Chongqing University of Post and Telecommunications has established the EPA international standard, developed key equipment of information isolation and exchange in the field of security in China, and developed the first core chip of Internet of Things in the world. The university was granted the National Technology Invention Award, and the National Science and Technology Progress Award, and is ranked among the top 100 of China in terms of science and technology, further being acknowledged as the national model for IT innovation and Hi-tech industrialization.

(5). Communication and international cooperation 

Chongqing University of Post and Telecommunications has built many well-established relationships with over 70 universities from other counties such as USA, Canada, UK, Germany, Russia and Korea etc. With these universities Chongqing University of Post and Telecommunications participates in student exchange, scholar visits and joint research. Chongqing University of Post and Telecommunications has also built partnerships with some world IT employers such as HP, Cisco, Microsoft, and Oracle, which has set up the CQUPT-HP Joint School of Software and the International Institute of Semiconductors (Chongqing). The university has promoted Sino-us Dual-degree Program with Northern Arizona University which focus on student joint training. Chongqing University of Post and Telecommunications has also successfully hosted many international academic conferences and attracts overseas statesmen, business elites, eminent scholars and experts to lecture or visit.

Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications provide on-campus well equipped hostels for international students, with single rooms and double rooms. All rooms in the International Students Dormitory are equipped with air-conditioner, refrigerator, bathroom and Water Heater. There is a kitchen in each room of Dormitory 36 and the International Office Dormitory, and there is public kitchen at each floor of Dormitory 37; and laundry service at the first floor of International Office Dormitory, Dormitory 36 and Dormitory 37. 

Applicants Eligibility 

  1. Need to be Non-Chinese citizens
  2. Need to be in good health
  3. Age Limit: Bachelor Degree:18-25 Years old; Masters Degree:18-35Years old; PhD: 18-40Years old;Chinese Language:18-40Years old
  4. Need to have good academic result in highest education degree
  5. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 or TOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  6. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  7. Doesn’t have any criminal record in the past
  8. Need to have skill on research & publication(For Masters and PhD Degree )
  9. Need to have publication on good journal (For PhD Degree)
  10. Need to provide real and complete resume

Application Documents for Bachelor Degree students:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White/Blue Background)
  3. Higher secondary /A Level/Grade 12/High School Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 orTOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  5. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  6. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  7. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  8. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  9. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the Guardian (under 18 years old)
  10. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  11. Other supporting documents (if applicable)

Application Documents for Masters Degree students:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White Background)
  3. Bachelor Degree Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 orTOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  5. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  6. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  7. Two recommendation letter from two different Professor or Associate professor
  8. Study plan/Research Plan(Minimum 800 words)
  9. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  10. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  11. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the Guardian (under 18 years old)
  12. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  13. Other supporting documents (Job Experience ;Publications ,etc)

Application Documents for PhD Degree students:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White Background)
  3. Masters Degree Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 orTOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  5. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  6. Two recommendation letter from two different Professor or Associate professor
  7. Study plan/Research Plan(Minimum 800 words)
  8. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  9. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  10. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  11. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the guardian(under 18 years old)
  12. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  13. Other supporting documents (Job Experience ;Publications ,etc)

Application Documents for Chinese Language courses:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White Background)
  3. Last academic Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  5. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  6. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  7. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the Guardian (under 18 years old)
  8. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  9. Other supporting documents (if applicable)

CHONGQING MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT MAYOR SCHOLARSHIP: Stipend: 30000 CNY/Year

 

After Scholarship Need to pay to the University :

1. Tuition Fees: 20000 CNY/Year

2. Accommodation Fees: 4200-9600 CNY/Year (1/2 persons in)

3. Insurance fees 800 CNY/Year

4. Medical 400 CNY (Only for one year )

5. Visa Fees 400 CNY/Year

6. Registration Fees: 400 CNY(Only for First Year)

 

CQUPT President Scholarship:

1. First Class: 1000CNY/Year

2. Second Class: 8000CNY/Year

 

After Scholarship Need to pay to the University :

1. Tuition Fees: 20000 CNY/Year

2. Accommodation Fees: 4200-9600 CNY/Year (1/2 persons in a room)

3. Insurance fees 800 CNY/Year

4. Medical 400 CNY (Only for one year )

5. Visa Fees 400 CNY/Year

6. Registration Fees: 400 CNY(Only for First Year)

 

Masters Degree Major List for Taught in English Medium( Duration 2-3 years):

1. Management Science and Engineering

2. Information and Communication Engineering

3. Computer Science and Technology

4. Electronic Science and Technology



Chongqing University of Post and Telecommunications is qualified to admit all categories of international students. It admits overseas students supported by Chongqing Municipal Mayor Scholarship, President Scholarship and self-financed international students and students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. The university now has over 400 international students, from more than 60 countries such as Korea, Vietnam, Russia, Mongolia, Republic of Kazakhstan, USA, and France. The proportion of international graduate students is close to 50%, they study in 20 majors in 11 colleges of CQUPT.

In 2008, International School established was established to cater to the development of International education in Chongqing University of Post and Telecommunications. It is responsible for developing educational programs and extracurricular activities for international students. The office is in charge of the study and daily life of international students. The International School not only offers the master’s, doctoral and bachelor degree programs, but also provides long and short Chinese training programs, professional training courses, summer school in space technology, and many other specialized programs to meet the increasing demands of international education.

Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications has Central dining room, Xingyeyuan canteen, University Town canteen, Cherry canteen and many small cafeterias, which provide delicious food to international students. Those canteens can accommodate thousands of people at the same time. Prepaid dining cards can be used to purchase food and beverages at the campus dining halls. Most of the canteens do not accept cash. To add money to your card, you can go to Central dining room, Xingyeyuan canteen to top-up the card at dining card credit booth. Outside the old school, there are also many small restaurants where you can enjoy delicious food.

Canteens of Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications are highly praised for the delicious and various food (especially Chongqing snack) with affordable price by international students.

FAQ about Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

1. I really want to study at your University, but I can’t speak Chinese, can I be instructed in English?

Answer: The program is fully English medium program. 

2. How is the living standard in Chongqing city? What about the canteen in the University?

Answer: The living expense here is relatively low, for example, about 150 USD for your food per month. There are several on campus canteens provided for international students. Those canteens are highly praised for the delicious and various food (especially Chongqing snack) with affordable price by international students. 

3. How can I arrive in Chongqing city, the location of University?

Answer: There are many direct flights from all over the world to Chongqing.

4. Can you send a vehicle to take us from the local airport to the University?

Answer: the university can provide airport pick up service for the students in group from Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport to campus. But students should send detailed departure schedule to our university’s representative minimum 3 days in advance so that we can pick up without any delay. Airport Pick-up Service is only available during Registration time.

5. How can I exchange some Chinese currency for my pocket money when I just arrived in China?

Answer: Students can exchange some Chinese currency in bank for shuttle/bus ticket fare and pocket money in big Airport when they arrive in China. And students can buy telephone card from business counter in the airport to give international call and domestic call if students need. 

6. How are the transportation, telecom and internet in Chongqing City? 

Answer: there is one international airport, two train stations and subway. There are convenient public facilities for telecom and internet, you can buy telecom card to call any time and there are lots of public internet clubs.

7. How is the climate in Chongqing City?

Answer: Climatic features of Chongqing can be summarized like this: spring comes early, but the temperature is changeable; summer is very hot and often dry; autumn is cool but often wet, and winter is mild, foggy and without snow. The annual average temperature of Chongqing is 18°C (64.4°F).

8. How is China’s Engineering Education in the world?

Answer: China is a largest producer of engineering graduates in the world.

9.How is China’s Business and Management Education in the world?

Answer: China has become the second largest economy and this has influential role in the global economy. 

10. Can a student open a Bank Account? 

Answer: Yes, a student could open a bank account in his name to keep his surplus money safe. He could also use this account to have his family remit any additional money as required.

11. Is learning Chinese language compulsory? 

Answer: Even though the program is taught in English, but international students must study Chinese language according to Ministry of Education, China. Chinese language classes are just offered three times per week, and international students are required to pass the basic level. Besides, it will be helpful for students in daily life if they learn some Chinese language.

12. What is the voltage used in China? 

Answer: The voltage here is 220 V. Converters and power strips may be purchased locally.

13. Useful public contact number in China:

Answer:

Fire: 119

Police Station: 110

Time Report: 12117

Telephone Directory: 114

Telephone Repair: 112

Emergency Ambulance: 120

Earthquake Advisory Service: 2042691

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