All set for 2017 postgraduate entrance test
The 2017 national postgraduate admission exam will take place on Dec 24. Last year, more than 1.7 million candidates signed up for the exam, up 7.3 percent compared with 2015, according a survey by the China Education Online website. The number who have signed up for the 2017 examination is expected to be around 17-20 percent higher than 2016, the survey said. Meanwhile, half of the candidates surveyed said that they expected to improve their job prospects after completing their master’s courses. mainland. According to the National Bureau of Statistics, the number of citizens older than 60 hit 222 million in 2015, and the figure is expected to cross 400 million by 2035.