• Kyodo


The education ministry plans to scrap the unified test for university admissions and instead establish a new achievement test for high school students, ministry sources said Thursday.

Currently, high school students who want to go to a university must take the exam known as the national center test. The National Center for University Entrance Examinations organizes such tests over two days each January. In addition, students need to take another round of tests at the university of their choice.

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