According to Article 10 of "Regulations Regarding Study and Counseling Assistance for Overseas Chinese Students in Taiwan," overseas compatriot students studying in Taiwan at junior high school level or higher in accordance with the provisions of Article 6 or 9 shall be given preferential treatment in the following ways when they take entrance exams for the next level of their education in their graduation year. The admission quota for these students is in addition to and does not affect the admission quotas already approved for the respective educational institutions, departments, or sections by the competent education administrative authority at each level:
1. For senior secondary schools, five-year programs at a junior college, a five-year program at a junior college division affiliated with a university:
a. Students applying for non exam-based admission shall have 25% added to their total accumulated score to be used for over-quota comparison and ranking procedures.
b. Students applying for admission through a selection procedure shall have 25% added to their score.
2. Four-year or two-year programs at an institute of technology or two-year programs at junior colleges:
a. Students applying for admission by registering to be assigned a place shall have 25% added to their score. Applicants whose scores are below the minimum required to enroll in a 4-year program in any department of an institute of technology may attend the NTNU Division of Preparatory Programs for Overseas Compatriot Students which prescribes its admission standards.
b. Each educational institution shall exercise its own discretion regarding preferential treatment for overseas compatriot students applying for admission through avenues other than registration and being assigned there.
a. Students applying for admission by examination shall have their examination results increased by 25%. Those with scores below the minimum required for admission to a particular department may enroll in the NTNU Division of Preparatory Programs for Overseas Compatriot Students. The admission standards shall be stipulated by the NTNU Division of Preparatory Programs for Overseas Compatriot Students.
b. Each university shall exercise its own discretion regarding preferential treatment for overseas compatriot students who apply for admission through avenues other than taking an examination and then being assigned there.
Overseas compatriot students can only receive the preferential treatment referred to in Paragraph 1 once when they are entering the next level of their education and in their graduation year. They will not be given preferential treatment for examinations into any subsequent study program.