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3.4 m Chinese to sit for 2020 postgraduate admission exam

Beijing

18-December-2019

More than 3.4 million Chinese have signed up for the 2020 national exam for postgraduate enrolment scheduled from December 21 to 23, the Chinese Ministry of Education has said.

The ministry has invited public oversight and tip-offs of exam-related wrong doings including organised cheating and the peddling of so-called answers, reported Xinhua news agency.

In accordance with the latest interpretation of applicable legal provisions, those acts will lead to criminal penalties, according to a statement by the ministry.

A total of 2.9 million Chinese students took the entrance exam for postgraduate studies last year, the highest number in the past 40 years, statistics from the Chinese Ministry showed.IANS