On March 22, the Working Group on Research of College Competition Evaluation and Management System of China Association of Higher Education (CAHE) released the 2022 List of National Competitions for General University Students. Our university ranks 11th in the "2022 List of National Competitions for General University Students (Undergraduate, TOP100)" with 508 awards and 87.27 points, 30 places higher than the 41st on the 2021 List; and ranks 31st on the "2018-2022 List of National Competitions for General University Students (Undergraduate, TOP300)" with 1,211 awards and 80.99 points, 15 places higher than the 46th on the 2017-2021 List; and ranks 46th on the "Overall List of 7-round National Competition for General University Students (Undergraduate, TOP300)" with 1,348 awards and 77.46 points, 3 places higher than the 49th on the Overall List of 6-round Competition. In the above three lists, our university has achieved the best results in history, and remains top among universities in Hebei Province and among the universities of its kind in China.
China Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition is an important part of innovation and entrepreneurship education of college students and an important media of cultivating their innovation and entrepreneurship awareness and ability. The List of National Competitions for General University Students has received high public attention since its publication. It is one of the most influential evaluation systems of academic competitions in China and has become an important criterion for testing the quality of talent cultivation in colleges and universities. In 2022, the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education and Instruction Center continuously optimized the competition organization and management system, and offered major support to the college in organizing the participation in first-class competitions. There are 10 additional new tracking competitions and 26 recorded competition micro-courses, providing great convenience for students to sign up for competitions, and further expanding the popularity and coverage of these competitions. 311 undergraduates were given bonus points for postgraduate exemption of examination by attending first-class innovation and entrepreneurship competitions, and 3 undergraduates were qualified for exemption of examination through the "Technology Innovation Program for Postgraduate Exemption of Examination".
Our university attaches great importance to the cultivation of innovative ability of undergraduates, gives full play to the leading role of first-class competitions in innovation and entrepreneurship education, and achieves a good situation of promoting innovations through competitions, combining competitions with innovations and integrating professional education and innovation and entrepreneurship education. The outstanding achievements indicate that our whole competitiveness in the high-level competitions is on the way to the advanced level of domestic universities, and demonstrates the comprehensive improvement of our cultivating ability of innovative and entrepreneurial personnel.