To Every School:
As the midterm assessment and the thesis proposal of postgraduates are vital processes to guarantee and improve the educational quality for the postgraduate students, schools and postgraduate training units should intensify the work on midterm assessment and thesis proposal according to the Proposed Method of Postgraduate Mid-term Test in Jinan University ( JNU Postgraduates  NO.42 ) as well as postgraduate training program of Jinan University in order to strengthen the process management. The specific work arrangements are as follows:
Subjects for being assessed: all postgraduates who were admitted to the university in 2013 and before.
Contents for being assessed: mid-term assessment and thesis proposal
Deadline: All postgraduates who were admitted to the university in 2013 with two-year schooling and before 2012 are required to hand in their mid-term assessment reports and thesis proposals before 10th Dec. 2014. And 25th Dec.2014 is the deadline for every college to finish students’ assessments.
Three-year schooling postgraduates admitted to the university in 2013 must hand in their midterm assessment reports before 15th March 2015. And 30th March 2015 is the deadline for every college to finish students’ assessments.
The schools should schedule time reasonably and finish the above-mentioned assessments timely on the basis of the requirements of midterm assessment, the time of opening report and announcements from gradate school in training program. The midterm assessment will be conducted at the end of this semester and the inspection of opening report completion will be carried out in the next midterm among the relevant graduate students and the results will be announced.
Those graduate students who fail in the midterm assessment will be suspended and not allowed to continue their dissertation and will not be able to graduate.
Attachment: Trail Methods of Midterm Assessment for Graduate Students of Jinan University
November 19, 2014