Implementation Rules of Application-Assessment for the 2022 Ph.D. Enrollment of the Institute of Corpus Studies and Applications, Shanghai International Studies University
Chapter Ⅰ General Provisions
Article 1 This detailed implementation rules is specially formulated according to the Implementation Measures for the Application-Assessment System for Doctoral Students Admissions of Shanghai International Studies University” in order to deepen the reform of postgraduate education, improve the quality of enrollment of doctoral students, and attach importance to the applicants' training potential and academic innovation ability.
Article 2 This application-assessment system is used by the Institute of Corpus Studies and Applications to enroll doctoral students. Candidates submit application materials to prove their learning ability, knowledge structure and scientific research potential. The Institute organizes experts to review the materials. After passing the qualification review, they will directly enter the comprehensive assessment.
Chapter II Organization and Management
Article 3 Under the leadership of the university's leading group for postgraduate enrollment, the Institute has established a steering group responsible for its doctoral application and assessment.
Article 4 Under the guidance of the steering group, the Institute of Corpus of Studies and Applications establishes the qualification review group and the evaluation committee, which are responsible for the qualification review and the comprehensive assessment of applicants respectively.
Article 5 The qualification review group consists of 5 professors or associate professors of the language data science and applications. The person in charge shall be designated by the leading group for enrollment of the Institute.
Article 6 The evaluation committee includes 5 professors or associate professors with strong sense of responsibility and impartiality in the discipline of language data science and applications. At least 3 of them shall have the qualification of being the doctoral supervisor (including supervisor for admission). The person in charge shall be designated by the steering group for enrollment of the Institute.
Article 7 Teachers involved in kinship or other situations that may affect impartiality shall refrain from the qualification review and comprehensive assessment.
Chapter III Application Requirements
Article 8 Applicants must abide by laws and regulations with good ideological and moral qualities, and be honest and healthy.
Article 9 Applicants must meet the requirements stipulated in the general enrollment rules for doctoral candidates of SISU, and obtain a master's degree (fresh graduates must obtain a master's degree before admission).
Article 10 Applicants should have strong academic research ability and provide corresponding materials for this:
1. Academic research ability: published 1 paper in academic journals or international conferences, or independently developed 1 software or platform related to language data science and applications.
2. Foreign language level: passed CET-6, TEM-8 for English majors or other relevant foreign language professional exams.
Chapter IV Procedures
Article 11 The working procedure includes four links: individual application, preliminary review and comprehensive assessment by the Institute, review by the graduate school and approval by the university’s leading group for enrollment. Candidates who meet the requirements apply voluntarily and submit relevant materials that can reflect their scientific research ability, foreign language ability and comprehensive quality. The Institute will organize material review, determine the list of applicants to have the comprehensive assessment, and then the list of proposed admissions. After the Graduate School reviews and applies to the Leading Group for approval, the admission list will be officially released.
Article 12 Candidates should register online within the specified time, and submit the following application materials to the Institute:
1. Registration Form generated from the website of China Postgraduate Admissions Information;
2. Photocopy of the valid resident ID card;
3. Former students should provide the master's degree certificate and the graduate certificate; fresh students should provide the studying certificate; applicants who have obtained a master's degree abroad must submit a certification issued by the Overseas Study Service Center of the Ministry of Education.
Applicants who have not passed the academic qualification verification of China Graduate Admissions Information during the online registration must provide the following materials: former students should provide the electronic registration form for the graduate certificate and the master degree certificate; fresh students should provide the education qualification certificate;
(1)Ways to obtain the electronic registration form of the graduate certificate:
Log in to the China Higher Education Student Information Network (http://www.chsi.com.cn), and click to print and download the electronic registration form
(2)Ways to obtain the postgraduate degree certification report:
Log in to the China Degree and Graduate Education Information Network (http://www.chinadegrees.cn), go to Degree Search to apply for degree verification online, and print and download your degree verification report;
(3)Ways to obtain the education qualification certificate for fresh graduates:
Log in to the China Higher Education Student Information Network (http://www.chsi.com.cn), enter the Xuexin File to apply for s education qualification verification online, and print and download your own education qualification report. If unsuccessful, you can apply for written certification as required and obtain it;
(4)Ways to obtain the certification report issued by the Service Center for Study Abroad of the Ministry of Education:
The website of the Academic Degree Certification System of the Service Center for Overseas Study of the Ministry of Education: (http://zwfw.cscse.edu.cn/).
4. Postgraduate Students Academic Record (must be affixed with the official seal of the Graduate Records Management Department);
5. Master's thesis (fresh master graduates should provide a master's thesis opening proposal and the completed part of the thesis);
6. Two recommendation letters written by experts and scholars with high professional titles related to language data science and applications;
7. Copies of published papers, copies of software copyrights of independently developed software or platforms, copies of foreign language proficiency certificates and other related materials.
Electronic material submission:
The postgraduate enrollment management system of Shanghai International Studies University (yzmis.shisu.edu.cn) - the function of the doctoral application assessment (pre-exam) module will be opened at 17:00 on December 19, 2021. Please submit the electronic version of all the above materials in Before 17:00 on December 30.
Applicants can make Health Declaration and Personal Honor Filling after submitting personal materials.
Delivery time and method of paper materials:
Applicants are requested to send the above materials by SF Express to: Room 155, Building No.5, Shanghai International Studies University, No. 1550 Wenxiang Road, Songjiang District, Shanghai, Director Liu (receive), 13851852527.
Article 13 According to the application materials submitted by the applicant, the Institute will conduct a preliminary review of their scientific research potential and basic quality, and will review the qualifications according to the majors they apply for. The steering group of the Institute determines the list of applicants for the comprehensive assessment according to the results of the material review and the implementation rules, publishes it on the website (http://corpus.shisu.edu.cn/), and submits to the Graduate School to make a unified announcement in the Doctoral Admissions column of the website.
Article 14 Candidates need to bring
(1) Original resident ID card;
(2) Original master degree certificate and graduate certificate (student ID card for fresh master graduates, master degree certificate and original certification report from the Overseas Study Service Center of the Ministry of Education for applicants who have obtained a master's degree abroad)
(3) Originals or copies of published papers, originals of software copyrights of independently developed software or platforms, and originals of foreign language proficiency certificates. The Institute will verify the originals of the above documents before the comprehensive assessment.
Article 15 The evaluation committee of the Institute is responsible for the comprehensive assessment, which adopts a combination of written test and interview. The applicant's foreign language level (including professional foreign language), professional foundation, scientific research ability (language expression ability, logical thinking ability, experiment/practice ability, scientific research level, innovation ability, academic quality, etc.), ideological and political quality and moral character are comprehensively assessed, and the applicant is comprehensively evaluated.
Those who fail the ideological and political quality and morality assessment will not be admitted.
The assessment results are finally combined into three subjects: foreign language, professional foundation (Introduction to Linguistics or Introduction to Data Science), and comprehensive assessment, namely assessment score = foreign language score + professional basic score + comprehensive assessment score. The full score of each subject is 100 points, and the total score of the examination is 300 points. The students are admitted in descending order according to the category and total score. The Institute is admitted according to the major, that is, in the same major according to the order of the total score from the highest to the lowest.
If the total score of the comprehensive assessment is lower than 180, or the score of a single subject (foreign language, professional foundation, and comprehensive assessment) is lower than 60, the admission will not be accepted.
The comprehensive assessment will be recorded and videotaped throughout.
Article 16 The list of candidates to be admitted shall be submitted by the Institute to the Graduate School for review, and the Graduate School shall submit it to the university’s Leading Group for approval.
Article 17 The proposed admission list and the supplementary list must be reviewed and approved by the university’s leading group. The list of candidates to be admitted will be uniformly announced by the Research and Recruitment Office on the website for no less than 10 working days including the registration number, name, proposed major, proposed category, proposed direction, comprehensive examination scores and total scores of each subject and whether it belongs to a certain type of special plan, etc.; if there is any change in the list, a special explanation must be made for the changed part, and the changed content shall be announced for 10 working days. Unannounced admission results are invalid.
Article 18 The original materials for qualification examination and comprehensive assessment shall be retained for 6 years by the Institute for future reference to ensure the standardization and traceability of material eaxmination and comprehensive assessment.
Article 19 The doctoral students who are to be admitted will participate in the physical examination organized by the school after enrollment. The physical examination work of our university is in accordance with the Guiding Opinions on the Physical Examination for Enrollment in Ordinary Colleges and Universities (Jiao  No. 3) issued by the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Health and the China Disabled Persons' Federation and “The Notice on Cancellation of Hepatitis B Item Testing in Enrollment Physical Examination” (Jiao Department  No. 2). Those who fail the physical examination shall be disqualified from admission or retained for one year according to the regulations of our university’s student registration management.
Chapter V Supervision Mechanism
Article 20 The postgraduate enrollment of the Institute implements an information disclosure system and accepts social supervision. Any violations confirmed by the university will be dealt with according to the relevant regulations.
Contact information for supervision:
Discipline Inspection and Supervision of SISU
Office Tel: 021-3537333
Chapter VI Others
Article 21 The detailed implementation rules are interpreted by the Institute.
Article 22 The detailed rules apply to the enrollment of 2022 doctoral students.
If in doubt, please consult:
Office of Institute of Corpus Studies and Applications, Shanghai International Studies University
Official site: http://corpus.shisu.edu.cn
Address: Building No.5, Songjiang District, Shanghai International Studies University
Access: Graduate Admissions Management System of Shanghai International Studies University