2021 Northwestern Polytechnical University Undergraduate Program for International Students

Date of issue:2021-04-16 14:15:58 Article source:国际教育学院 Article source:张琪 Hits:


Welcome to NPU

In this rapidly innovating era, only those with a thirst for knowledge and seek for excellence can lead the trend of the times. Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) provides world-class education and research platform for all motivated young people. Located in Xi'an, Shaanxi, NPU is a multidisciplinary and research-oriented university with 82 years of glorious history. As one of the leading research institutes of P.R. China, NPU offers wide range of high-quality disciplines and spares no effort to help students get the best overall development. With NPU's recur­rent progress in global rankings, vast faculty consisting of highly sought professors and Alumnus in over 100 countries; NPU is on the path to become a globally leading research-oriented university of future.

We are committed to provide innovative education to train broad-minded and responsible professional elites. As an NPUer, you'll be part of a dynamic community composed of outstanding peers and top-class faculty. You will be constantly inspired by this community and enjoy a challenging and rewarding college life. I would like to welcome you all to NPU. By choosing to study with us, you will give yourself a solid foundation for a brilliant future.

Dean of International College

Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU),


Spellbinding Xi’an: Where Ancient & Modern Collide


Xi’an, a city that holds the origin of Chinese nation and 

oriental civilization; is one of three internation­al metropolises in China with refreshing & moun­tainous country side and high-life of metro city. A hospitable multicultural place offers diversity of culture, religion and appetite. With its substantial industrial system, mature urban growth and scenic tourism based on tradition, science and technolog­ical strength, Xi'an has become a key research, education, technology, industrial and tourism base of China.

Xi'an experiences year round pleasant weather ranging from a blooming spring, a bright summer, a crisp autumn to a shivery winter with moderate rainfalls and occasional snowfall. With its massive shopping centers, delicious food streets, spacious parks, historical monuments and colossal moun­tain ranges; the exquisiteness of Xi'an will mesmerize you to build memories of a lifetime.


Application and Selection Procedure

1. Complete online application at NPU Admission Portal1.

2. Review of applica­tion documents by Admission Committee2.

3. Interviews and/or qualifying tests will be conducted in 

batches. Special dates will be notified through email3.

4. Admission Notice and other relevant documents will be 

dispatched to selected candi­dates.

5. Registration of selected candi­dates at Admission Office 

before deadline4.

1 Online application through Admission Portal is the only acceptable method to apply at NPU. Applicants should upload all the documents carefully and submit 

the filled application form before deadline.

2 Students will be notified for missing documents and will be required to 

submit before shortlisting. Only shortlisted applications will be forwarded to academic schools.

3 ALL the correspondence between NPU and candidate will be done through email 

address used for portal registration.

4 Those who fail to register before prescribed deadline in Admission Notice

 without prior approval from Admission Office will be considered to forfeit

 the admission

Admission Requirements


1. Must hold valid foreign (outside P.R. China) citizenship.5

2. Possess good physical and mental health.

3. Aged between 18-30 years with cut-off date on 1st September 2021.6

4. Have either completed or will complete final year of high school before registration at NPU.

5. Possess good academic results.

5 Must hold Passport / Citizenship certificate from at least 4 years and 

2-year "Proof of Residence" at their country in recent 4 years.

6 Applicant under 18 years of age needs to produce valid certificate of 

guardian residing in China.

Cut-off academic requirement for different grading systems is:7

Maximum Score












7 For Nepal, the cut-off requirement is (3/ 5).

Language Requirements

Applicant meeting following criteria does not need to fulfill language requirements:

1. Chinese Language Programs:

a) Native Chinese speakers or have completed high school 

education in China.

2. English Language Programs:

a) Native English speakers or have completed high school 

education in native English-speaking countries8.

For other applicants, specific language proficiency requirements are as follows:

Medium of   Instructions






HSK Level-4

(above 200 points) and


(above   Intermediate)


HSK Level-4







PTE   Academic 55


Cambridge   Advanced Level English: B or above





PTE   Academic 50


Cambridge   Advanced Level English: C above

8 Native English speaking countries:


Mandatory Documents9


1. Filled application form (generated after submission of 

online application).

2. Clear copy of passport.

3. Notarized highest diploma or hope certificate.

4. Academic transcripts.

5. Applicant's self-introduction on prescribed form.10

6. Certificate of language proficiency as per above 


7. Non-criminal record certificate (produced within Last 5


8. Copy of physical examination certificate.

9 Documents should be in English/ Chinese OR supplemented by notarized

English /Chinese translations.

10 Available at http://npuinternationalcollege.nwpu.edu.cn/info/1370/4956.htm

Optional Documents

1. Notarized copies of academic achievements.

2. Applicants under the age of 18 are required to provide:

Guardian's authorization letter (original and notarized).

Guardian's citizenship certificate or identification 


Application Period

Scholarship Applicants11


1st November 2020 - 15th April 2021


15th April - 15th May 2021

Self-supported Applicants:

1st November 2020 - 30th June 2021

11 Early applications will be given merit-based priority for Scholarship.

Fee Structure

Application   Fee: 600 CNY (Non-refundable)

Tuition   Fee:

20000   CNY/Year

Programs   offered in Chinese Language

22000   CNY/Year

Programs   offered in English Language

Insurance   Fee: 800CNY/Year (Mandatory)

Dormitory   Fee: 7200CNY/Year

Scholarship Opportunities




Application Procedure

Chinese   Government Scholarship - Bilateral   Program (TYPE A)

Agency   No. 10699

Full Scholarship

l Tuition

l Insurance

l Dormitory

l Living   Allowance

The   scholarship is offered by China Scholarship Council (CSC) through embassy of   parent country. Please refer to CSC website for more information: 

http://studyinchina. csc. edu. cn/#/login

NPU President




l Tuition

Apply   on NPU Admission



l Dormitory

l 1500 CNY / Month   (Living allowance)

Full Scholarship

l Tuition



l 50% Tuition

Xi'an Belt and



Stipend based

l 100% Tuition +

15000 CNY/year

l 50% Tuition+

15000 CNY/year

l 15000   CNY/year

12 Shaanxi Provincial Government Scholarship and Alumna Wu Yajun Scholarships are offered to self-supported students based on their on-campus performance in academia and extra-curricular activities.


List of Offered Programs


Programs Offered (4 years)


English | Chinese

School of Aeronautics

Aerospace Engineering

School of Astronautics

Aerospace Engineering

School of Marine Science   and Technology

Naval Architecture and   Marine Engineering

School of Materials Science   and Engineering

Materials Science and   Engineering *

School of Mechanical   Engineering

Machine Design Manufacture and Automation

School of Mechanics, Civil Engineering   and Architecture

Civil Engineering

School of Electronics and   Information

Electronics and Information   Engineering

School of Automation

Electrical Engineering and   Automation

School of Computer Science   and Technology

Computer Science and   Technology*


Artificial Intelligence

School of Management

Business Administration


School of Life Sciences


School of Foreign Studies

English Language

German Language

School of Physical Science and Technology

Applied Physics

Materials Physics

Optoelectronic Information Science and Engineering

School of Humanities,   Economics and Law

International Economics and   Trade

Science of Law

School of Software

Software Engineering

*Accredited by IEA - Washington Accord

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