All set for 2017 post­grad­u­ate en­trance test

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - PAGE TWO -

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.

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