Duties and responsibilities:
i. Implementing Regulations of the People's Republic of China pertaining to Academic Degrees;
ii. Drafting reform and development plans for national academic degrees and postgraduate education;
iii. Guiding and managing postgraduate student education; guiding the development and management of academic disciplines;
iv. Implementing and coordinating schemes such as the “Double First-Class Universities and Disciplines” project;
v. Conducting day-to-day work of the Office of the State Council Academic Degrees Committee.