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The Process of National High School Exam and University Entrance Examination 2017

  • Th2 08, 2017

In 2017, the Ministry of Education made a new adjustment for the national high school exam and the 2017 university and college examination in terms of exam registration documents, exam aspirations, exam format as well as the method of admission of aspirations. The 6 simple steps below will help you understand the whole process:

Step 1: Students make registration for the National High School Examination and apply for university admission

  1. Register to choose which exams to take. This year, each candidate can choose up to 5 exams (Math, Literature, Foreign Languages, Science, Science and Technology), depending on their needs, students will have to choose the number of exams or corresponding subjects.
  2. Students apply from April 1 to the end of April 20
  3. In 2017, students must register for university entrance examination along with the application for the 2017 National High School Exam
  4. Candidates are not limited in their wishes when applying for admission

Step 2: Take the National High School Exam (June 22, 23, 24)

  • Math test: 90-minute multiple-choice (50 questions)
  • Literature test: 120 minutes essay
  • Foreign Language Test: 60-minute multiple-choice (50 questions)
  • Natural Science Exams: 150 minutes – 120 questions
  • Social Science: 150 minutes – 120 questions

Step 3: Announce the National High School Exam scores and issue Certificates of Exam Results

According schedule of, the test scores will be announced by the Ministry of Education and Training on July 7, 2017

On July 17, 2017, the Certificate of Exam Results of the 2017 National High School Exam will be sent

For candidates whose purpose is graduation recognition, the process of the 2017 National High School exam ends at Step 3.

For students who wish to apply for university admission, continue to the next steps.

Step 4: Admission to universities and colleges

Accordingly, students need to watch the entrance scores to universities and their scores to consider and decide whether to adjust their aspirations or not. Universities will have announced their entrance scores before July 15.

Before the schools start their admission, from July 15 students can adjust their aspirations only once in one of two ways: Online (until July 21) or Written on paper submitted at their high school (until July 23).

Step 5: The first Admission

Before 5:00 p.m. on August 1, 2017, universities and colleges announce the results of the first round of admission, which means that students will know the 2017 benchmark as well as know that they were accepted into which schools and majors or failed.

If the student is admitted, he/she should immediately submit the original Test Result Certificate and will not be considered for the next round of admissions. This must be done before 5:00 p.m. on August 7, 2017 (according to the postmark if submitted by post).

Step 6: Additional Admission

From August 13, schools that still lack students begin to consider additional admission rounds.

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