Rules and Regulations of the 16th Chinese Crown Jewel (International Test of Chinese) for Higher Education Level

Competition for Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn's Trophy and Somdej Phra Maha Ratchamongkol Muni Scholarship Academic Year 2019


Admission

  • Application is open from 10 June to 12 July 2019 (Online application will be automatically closed before the closing date if the limit for the number of applicants is reached).
  • Download the details and apply for competition at http://www.dpu.ac.th/chinese
information contact

Trimitwitthayalai School

  • Address : 661 Tri Mit Rd, Khwaeng Talat Noi, Khet Samphanthawong, Bankok 10100

Dhurakij Pundit University

  • Address : 110/1-4 Prachachuen Rd., Laksi, Bangkok 10210
  • Telephone :0-2954-7300 ต่อ 899
  • Email: petch@dpu.ac.th
  • Line ID: @xlv7204w
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How to Apply

Applicants must be teacherswho represent the contestants’ institution. The steps are outlined below(Walk-in application is not accepted)

  1. See details and rules at our website http://www.dpu.ac.th/chinese
  2. Click on the menu item“สมัครผู้ใช้งาน” (the applicant must be institution’s teachers only) to enter “the management system of 16th Chinese Diamond Crown Jewel (International Test of Chinese) : ระบบบริหารจัดการการแข่งขันภาษาจีนเพชรยอดมงกุฎ ครั้งที่ 16 (นานาชาติ)” Then select "สร้างบัญชีผู้ใช้งาน" and fill out the form by providing all required information. Select "ยินยอม" to disclose the information and then click on tab “ยืนยันการสร้างบัญชีผู้ใช้งาน” The email will be sent to the applicant’s account. (Every applicant must set up a new user’s account.)
  3. Open up the email sent by “cjw.noreply or Crown jewel Contest # 16: Verify Email (cjw.noreply@dpu.ac.th)” and to complete your sign up, please verify your email by click on “Click HERE”. The user’s account and password will be delivered to the applicant via email.
    *** Please click confirm in the email before logging in the system. One institution can have more than one account. Users in the same institution can edit / add / check each candidate’s profile. ***
  4. To enter the system, log in http://www.dpu.ac.th/chinese and select “เข้าสู่ระบบภาษาจีนเพชรยอดมงกุฎ” จาก http://www.dpu.ac.th/chinese Then enter the username and password confirmed via the email. (If the application is not confirmed, go back to the item 3).
  5. To add applicant’s personal information, click “ลงทะเบียนผู้เข้าแข่งขัน” Select “สร้าง” and provide all required information. For Thai students, the national ID number is required. For foreign national students, select “นานาชาติ” and fill in passport number. For the students without Thai national ID cards or passports, select “นานาชาติ” and fill in the number on Non-Thai ID card issued by Thai Government. In case that students do not have any kinds of ID cards or passport, the institution can issue the student verification letter with a document number and that number will be keyed into the system. The letter must also be shown on the test date to be eligible to take the exam.
  6. For the teacher accompanying the student, click “ผู้ติดตาม” Select “สร้าง” to fill in personal information or “แก้ไข” to change or add more information.
  7. The users (institution’s teacher) are able to change or add more information before 12:00 p.m. (midnight) of July 12, 2019. (Online application will be automatically closed before the closing date if the limit for the number of applicants is reached.)
  8. For more information, click on the tab “วิธีการใช้งานระบบ”or click “ติดต่อผู้ดูแลระบบ” to Contact system administrator, Line ID: @xlv7204w, Email: petch@dpu.ac.th or Tel: 02-954-7300 extension 899.
  9. Online application will be automatically closed before the closing date if the limit for the number of applicants is reached. (In previous years. it was closed within 2 weeks after the first day of application for Upper Secondary (Mathayom 4-6) level and within 3 weeks for Lower Secondary (Mathayom 1-3) and Basic Education level.
  10. From 17 July 2019 onwards, the applicants are able to
    • Check the status, the seat numbers, and the room numbers.
    • Print out the application documents “ใบตอบรับการแข่งขัน” (consisting of lists of caretakers, accompanying teachers and contestants) for the institution administrator’s endorsement. The documents must be submitted at the administration center located in front of the elevator of Chalermprakiat Building (building 7) on the event day (18 August 2019).
    • Print the confirmation document “ใบยืนยันการสมัครแข่งขัน” according to the number of candidates (one per each candidate) in order to use it as the evidence, together with the contestants’ national ID cards, passports, or the student verification letter issued by the institution, to enter the examination room. (If you do not have the printed confirmation document, the exam committee reserves the right to deny your entry to the examination room.)
  11. On the test date, the system is closed at 9.30 in the morning to process examination results. The system can be accessed again from 12.00 to 13.00 when the results of the second round of the competition (Diamond Cutting Round) are announced.
  12. Teachers and students who want to examine the scores of the examination can access the website http://www.dpu.ac.th/chinese and click on the menu item “ตรวจสอบผลการแข่งขัน” or click on the link https://resultcjw.dpu.ac.th

    Note:
    User (ผู้ใช้งาน) means the teacher who is responsible for adding student name list into the system. He/ She may or may not be the one who takes the students to the competition.
    Caretaker (ผู้ดูแล) means the teacher who is eligible to be the user of the institution and also responsible for adding student name list into the system. He/ She may or may not be the one who takes the students to the competition.
    Accompanying teacher (ผู้ติดตาม) means the teacher who is responsible for taking the students to the competition. His/her name must be listed in the reply document. The number of accompanying teachers can be added as necessary by the “user’ of the institution.

Requirements for the contestants

  1. Contestants must be currently studying in higher education level in Thailand.
  2. Contestants must be the representatives nominated by their universities, and the application documents must be endorsed by the Dean / the Program Head. Each institution is able to submit an unlimited number of students.
  3. Contestants must wear proper student uniform that complies with their educational institutions’ dress codes.
  4. Contestants must show their “national ID cards or passport, together with the confirmation document (ใบยืนยันการสมัครแข่งขัน)” to the proctors on the test date.

Competition Rules

  1. The competition is an individual competition and the competitions are divided into two categories: Competition for Thai national contestants and Competition for International contestants.
  2. An unlimited number of students may apply for the competition as long as an endorsement is officially given by the Dean / the Program Head.
  3. The competition is divided into three rounds as follows
    3.1 Diamond Selecting Round (Round 1): Institutions select students for the competition.
    3.2 Diamond Cutting Round (Round 2): All students selected from Round 1 will attend the Chinese proficiency test, subject to the scope of HSK examinations. The top ten students with the highest scores will be listed to compete in the Diamond Crown Jewel Round (Round 3).
    Thai national contestants who rank from 11th to 20th places will receive consolation awards and scholarships of 2,000 baht and no certificates for International contestants.
    3.3 Diamond Crown Jewel Round (Round 3): Students must demonstrate the ability to write an essay and deliver a speech in Chinese without use of notes. The topics of the essay and the speech will be assigned by the committee on the test date. (The essay must be completed within 1 hour with at least 2,000 characters and the speech is expected to last for a maximum of 5 minutes.)

Schedule and Venue

Sunday 18 August 2019, starting from 08.30, at Dhurakij Pundit University, Prachachuen Road, Lak Si, Bangkok

Prizes and Scholarships are as follows

Diamond Cutting Round (Thai national contestants)

No. Prizes Ranks Number of awards Awards
1 Consolation 11th –20th 10 Certificate, Medal, and 2,000 baht Scholarship

Diamond Crown Jewel Round(Thai national contestants)

No. Prizes Ranks Number of awards Awards
1 Consolation Diamond Crown Jewel 4th–10th 7 Certificate, Award medal, and 4,000 baht scholarship for the student
Certificate and Commemorative medal for the teacher
Certificate for the parent
2 2nd runner-up
(Bronze medal)
1st–3rd 3 Award plaque, Certificate, Bronze Medal, and 7,000 baht scholarship for the student
Certificate and Commemorative medal for the teacher
Certificate for the parent
3 1st runner-up
(Silver medal)
1st–3rd 3 Award plaque, Certificate, Silver Medal, and 10,000 baht scholarship for the student
Certificate and Commemorative medal for the teacher
Certificate for the parent
4 Winner
(Gold medal)
1st–3rd 3 Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn's Trophy, Certificate, Gold medal, and 15,000 baht scholarship for the student
Certificate and Commemorative medal for the teacher
Certificate for the parent

Diamond Crown Jewel Round(International contestants)

No. Prizes Ranks Number of awards Awards
1 Consolation 4th – 10th 7 Certificate
2 2nd runner-up 1st - 3rd 3 Certificate and Award plaque for the student
Certificate for the teacher
3 1st runner-up 1st - 3rd 3 Certificate and Award plaque for the student
Certificate for the teacher
4 Winner 1st - 3rd 3 Certificate and Award plaque for the student
Certificate for the teacher

Awards for Chinese learning support (Thai national contestants)

  1. The institutions of the students who get the winner award (gold medal), 1st runner-up award (silver medal), or 2nd runner-up award (bronze medal) will also receive the honor plaque.
  2. The teachers of the students who enter The Diamond Crown Jewel Round (Round 3) will receive a certificate and a commemorative medal.
  3. The parents of the students who enter the Diamond Crown Jewel Round (Round 3) will receive a certificate.

Awards for Chinese learning support (International contestants)

The teachers of the students who enter The Diamond Crown Jewel Round (Round 3) will receive a certificate.

Date and Time of the Competition

Sunday 18 August 2019

07.00 - 08.00 Contestants report to the examination room with ID cards and the confirmation evidence.
08:00 - 08.30 Contestants are ready in the examination rooms.
08:30 - 09.30 Diamond Cutting Round Competition
12.30 - 13.00 Diamond Cutting Round winners’ announcement
13.00 - 13.30 The winners report to the examination room for Diamond Crown Jewel Round
13.30 - 14.30 Diamond Crown Jewel Essay Competition
14:30 - 15.30 Diamond Crown Jewel Speech Competition
16:30 Diamond Crown Jewel Round winners’ announcement and presentation of Somdej Phra Maha Ratchamongkol Muni scholarship

Competition Venue

Dhurakij Pundit University

  • Address : 110/1-4 Prachachuen Road, Laksi, Bangkok 10210, Thailand
  • Telephone :0-2954-7300 ต่อ 899
  • Email : petch@dpu.ac.th
  • Line ID : @xlv7204w
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Note

  1. Every contestant will get a commemorative medal and a certificate.
  2. The teachers of the contestants will receive a certificate.