Supervisors shoulder the primary responsibility in cultivating postgraduate students and the important task of nurturing high-end and innovative talent, the Ministry of Education said.
Should not present speeches or actions that go against the Party's theories and policies, violate State laws and regulations, damage the image of the Party and the State, or deviate from the core socialist values.
should not organize or participate in any activity that may compromise the fairness and impartiality of examination and admissions
should not neglect to supervise and advise graduate students on their academic progress and the academic problems they face
should not ask students to do things irrelevant to their academic study, scientific research and social service
should not purposely delay students' graduation
should not violate the academic standards or harm the academic research rights and interests of graduate students
should not submit dissertations that do not meet academic standards and quality requirements for review and defense
should not make misrepresentation, fraudulent claim, or misappropriation of research funds or other expenses in the name of graduate students
should not humiliate students
should not have inappropriate relationships with students
准则强调，对违反准则的导师，培养单位要依规采取约谈、限招（limit the number of students they can supervise）、停招直至取消导师资格（disqualify them from supervising any students）等处理措施；对情节严重、影响恶劣的，一经查实，要坚决清除出教师队伍（be banned from teaching）；涉嫌违法犯罪的移送司法机关处理（transferred to judicial authorities）。