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9.33 million sit for Gaokao across China

2011-06-07 04:02:26 GMT2011-06-07 12:02:26(Beijing Time)  China Daily

Students are seen in a testing room in the first day of the national college entrance examination in the Guiyang No 9 middle school in Guiyang, capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province June 7. This year, about 9.33 million students will take the exam in China, with a 15 percent decrease compared with last year. The admission rate is reported to be 72.3 percent.[Photo/Xinhua]

A security guard checks an examinee’s personal data before he enters a testing room of the national college entrance examination, known as Gaokao in Chinese, in Beijing on June 7. This year, about 9.33 million students will take the exam in China, with a 15 percent decrease compared with last year. The admission rate is reported to be 72.3 percent. [Photo/Xinhua]

An injured student is helped by others to enter a testing room in Beijing on June 7. [Photo/Xinhua]

Parents and relatives of examinees wait outside a school gate in Beijing on June 7. [Photo/Xinhua]

A bus waits to drive students to their destination after the exam in Beijing on June 7. [Photo/Xinhua]

An ambulance waits outside a school ready to give medical assistance during the exam in Beijing on June 7. [Photo/Xinhua]

This year, about 9.33 million students will take the national college entrance examination in China, with a 15 percent decrease compared with last year. The admission rate is reported to be 72.3 percent.

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