Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province, has moved its high school entrance exam from June 20 to June 22 to July due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. The exact date for the exam will be announced later.
The rescheduled high school entrance examination in Gunagzhou city will not affect high school enrollment, the start of the next semester, as well as the exam arrangements in other cities, Gu Zhongpeng, deputy head of Guangzhou’s education authority, said at a press briefing on COVID-19 epidemic prevention and control on Monday.
In 2021, graduating students from 491 junior high schools will take the high-school entrance examination. 90,544 will take the exam, with 1,898 of them non-students. The numbers of examinees, staff and venues have greatly surpassed the scale of the college entrance exam in the city.