A place that holds all information of the candidate and connects the students with the Chinese Scholarship Council authorities said to be known as CSC Portal. It connects both parties where students get all the notifications and alerts of their admission procedure. The Scholarship council gets all the information about students from different parts of the world.
From all the procedures of Scholarship, this step needs full attention and maturity from students. Because in CSC login any small mistake can waste the chance of a Scholarship; for example, if the Academic Background record you entered doesn’t match your original document, it means you are out of the race.
How to Apply CSC Portal-Categories
Scholarships are divided into three categories. Their package facilities requirements and methodology are different from each other. All three Categories of Chinese Government Scholarship are bellowed.
They are named as:
Chinese Government Scholarship has A-Category type, which directly correlates with the Embassy of the country. Chinese Government Scholarship sends several Scholarships to the Embassy of every country. Then the country makes it possible for their nationals to get this Scholarship from any country institution through a direct Embassy.
Like in Pakistan Higher Education Commission direct links with the Embassy of the Chinese Council, it covers all the details, requirements, and procedures of A-Category. Higher Education Commission charges 500 rupees through the bank and needs Chalan receipt in hard form.
In this type, any student who fulfills the criteria can apply online and pay the fee but doesn’t need to send hard copies of application documents. After the online Application, students selected for the interview are directed to bring hard copies of Application documents.
Universities deal with this type of Category students are directed to contact Universities for the scholarship. Category-B has a special road map for students and Universities, and they follow it according to how CGS rules.
Sources meet this Category. It means this type of Category direct links with sources. If the university has any project related to Science, Engineering, Arts, and Economics, it will go to the department head from any of them. Head department send this project to the top working or top illegible Professor of the department.
Now the boll is in the court of Professor, and he will have to find the student who will work on that project and complete his degree. The professor will find the student for the project through sources like his/her old students or advertisements, or any other colleague. This type of condition occurs with category-C and this Scholarship if the student is under Professor.
Two Universities in a same city of China had been example of last two categories. Gansu Agricultural University China gave scholarships but they are in Category-C. On the other hand Lanzhou University China is in same city but offering Category-B scholarship under China Scholarship Council.
Difference between Scholarship Categories
The major difference between these Categories is the difference between facilities for the student. Category-A has some handsome facilities and offers than the other two. For example, this Category offers Air ticket free to the student and more lab facilities.
The second category covers free hostel free electricity at the hostel and all the education semester with lab work. It concluded free lab facilities with all types of equipment, chemicals, machinery, and software. B-Category hasn’t free tickets and direct link with Embassy.
The last category in the list is also known as Bilateral Scholarship or Partial Scholarship. Name showing their facilities like this Category hasn’t free hostel and a handsome monthly stipend. This Category covers only free education and lab; the scholarship duration depends on the Supervisor’s decision.
The supervisor has the authority to cancel this Scholarship at any time, and it renews every year based on Students’ behavior and work.
Category Falls in CSC
Now the question is above mentioned which Category of Scholarship falls in the Chinese Scholarship Council?
B-Category of CGS falls in the Chinese Scholarship Council.
All Scholarships come from China and under the Chinese Government, but they have many types or are categorized into different types. The best Scholarship with facilities and numbers is the Chinese Scholarship Council under CGS.
Agency Number in CSC Portal
The first step of filling Application on the CSC Portal is to fill Agency number of the University you are applying to. As mentioned above, every University has given a number for recognition to Portal is the university’s Agency number.
With this system can easily access that University. Sometimes CSC Portal doesn’t recognize the Agency number you entered, and the number is also correct. Don’t worry. In this situation, give some time to the system or try again after a while, and this problem will resolve.
Why Portal is Important or Necessary
Can you believe the world’s top technology and Artificial Intelligence is in CSC Portal? China has a project to become a superpower of the world, and obviously, education is a major part of being a superpower. They started a Scholarship program for Internationals to come to China and see what is going on and do their best for China in favor of Scholarships.
For this great purpose, they need a platform to collect information about students and stay updated students with their progress.
In the 21st century, data is everything, and the Portal also a place where the Chinese can get data from thousands of students every year. Another important aspect of Portal is to connect all people in one place, and this will be beneficial for authorities who are scrolling down applications day by day.
CSC Portal Opening and Closing Date
Many educational websites open whole a year for students, but this site isn’t. There is a specific fix time of CSC Portal, and it is only open when the Application started and closes at the end of the session.
Usually, at the end of the year, this site opens for Applicants and closes at the end of March for Applications. One thing that is important to understand here that Portal is open for two reasons. Firstly it opens for CSC Application, which generally from December to the end of March.
Secondly, it is opened from March to mid May to June for the candidates’ CSC Application Status. Onward June to approximately mid of December the CSC Portal is closed.