On March 25th, the Ministry of Education published The Announcement of Result and Suggestion on the Special Evaluation on 2014 Academic Degree authorization center by Academic Degree Commission of the State Council.The academic degree authorization centers of Management Science and Engineering Master of CUIT and three Engineering Master's academic degree authorization centers of Computer Technology, Electronic Engineering and Environment Engineering all passed the evaluation and got a Qualified as the evaluation result.
On the January of 2014,The Evaluation Methods for Academic Degree Authorization Center was passed by the Academic Degree Commission of the State Council and the Ministry of Education, requiring that every 6 years, the academic degree authorization centers and professional degree authorization centers must conduct the evaluation. The evaluation work should have two phrases: self-evaluation by the center and random evaluation by the education administrative department. Self-evaluation have being conducting from the year of 2014 to 2018 and random evaluation will be on in 2019.
The special evaluation on 2014 academic degree authorization center aims to assess the academic degree authorization centers and the professional degree authorization centers which were authorized in 2009-2011. The main methods are evaluating the completeness of the graduate cultivating system of the academic degree authorization centers including its teaching staff, student recruitment, education scheme, system building, management, principle education and so on. The detailed evaluation work was respectively schemed by the discipline appraisal group and the commission of teaching instruction combined with the characteristics of the talents education. The evaluation work was conducted via telecommunication or conference or field investigation if necessary. The results of the evaluation were Qualified,Reform in a Limited Time and Not Qualified. On the evaluation result list published this time, 50 doctor and maser and professional academic degree authorization centers of 42 universities were evaluated as Not Qualified. According to the announcement,Not Qualified centers was repealed the title of the academic degree authorization center and the right to reapply within 5 years. Other Reform in a Limited Time centers should be reevaluated later and if it gets Qualified, it could restart student recruitment and if not, it will be repealed the title of the academic degree authorization center.