Chinese have to sit a gruelling entrance exam to get a place at university, but international students do not. Photo: Handout
Chinese have to sit a gruelling entrance exam to get a place at university, but international students do not. Photo: Handout

International students: Chinese universities told to tighten scrutiny of applicants to plug exam loophole

  • Eligibility to be strictly checked to stop locals with foreign passports from bypassing competitive entrance exam process
  • Some colleges had been lax in assessing applications because they wanted more ‘overseas students’, according to experts

Chinese have to sit a gruelling entrance exam to get a place at university, but international students do not. Photo: Handout
Chinese have to sit a gruelling entrance exam to get a place at university, but international students do not. Photo: Handout
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