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Foreign students sit for university entrance exams

In Uncategorized on July 2, 2010 at 6:18 pm




Foreign students sit for university entrance exams


QĐND – Friday, July 02, 2010, 21:55 (GMT+7)

Fifty-one foreign students, mostly from the Republic of Korea, sat for university entrance exams on July 1 at HCM City Social Sciences and Humanities University.


Seven visually impaired students will also take the exam, four more than the previous entrance exam period.


Candidates who do not pass the Vietnamese-language test will be able to retake it next year.


The visually impaired students will take their tests in Braille in a separate room.


Universities nationwide have completed preparation for the tests, including selection of rooms, supervisors, security and health offices.


Although Hanoi Power Corporation has promised not to cut power during exams, the Vietnam Academy of Traditional Medicine has set aside electric generators at the test sites.


Many universities around the country could face power shortages during exams. They are working with local power companies and others to ensure that power is maintained.


Thai Nguyen University, for example, said Thai Nguyen Power Company would ensure power during the exams.


Thai Nguyen University has also received financial support from the departments of Transport and Health as well as other relevant authorities.


Because of the large number of candidates, in large cities like Hanoi and HCM City, universities have rented high schools and primary schools for the examinations.

Source: VNA

Source: QDND

Students refuse to sit exams, others cheat

In Uncategorized on June 5, 2010 at 6:19 pm




Students refuse to sit exams, others cheat


QĐND – Saturday, June 05, 2010, 23:18 (GMT+7)

Approximately 5,000 of Vietnam’s one million high school students failed to take their graduation exams this week due to illness and traffic accidents, while scores of others cheated their way through the tests. 


In Ho Chi Minh City, some 540 students fell ill, 52 students had traffic accidents on the way to their exams and 35 learners showed up too late to take their tests, said the Ministry of Education and Training, adding that 62 graders were not allowed to take the exam after they violated test regulations.


Senior high school students underwent in literature and chemistry tests on June 2 and geography, history, mathematics and foreign language on June 3. The weather was cool after it rained in some parts of the country on June 3, creating favorable conditions for students to take their tests.


But students were found to have thrown various sized cheat sheets into trash bins outside classrooms and restrooms after the examinations.


Some Hanoian students were caught writing details about historic events on their hands so they could cheat in the exams.


Dinh Ngoc Binh, deputy chairman of the examination council at Phan in HCMC, said that although it was against the rules, it was normal that students brought cheat sheets because supervisors couldn’t search the students. Dang Luu High School


Binh’s counterpart Le Hong Son said a supervisor found a student carrying a mobile phone on him the Thu in HCMC’s district Thu Duc. The twelfth grader was then prohibited from taking the exam. Khoa Huan High School


Many students have complained that the history test is too difficult because it is too long and they are given too much information to memorize. Of the six compulsory subjects, foreign language and chemistry are administered in a multiple-choice format.


The Department of Education and Training of the central province of Quang Nam said that more students failed to take the exams this year because they were ill.


Ministry regulations allow students with good records to obtain exemptions from taking the tests if they are confirmed to be ill by a local hospital.


The Red Cross Society of the central province of Thua Thien – Hue provided free meals for over 500 poor students from remote districts who participated in the examination in the City Hue on June 3.


The Department of Education and Training in the Mekong delta province praised student Tran Thanh Lien who tried to sit for geography and history tests on June 3 although her right hand, thigh and hip were burned and blistered in an accident that morning. of Soc Trang


Source: VNN


Source: QDND

Students refuse to sit exams, others cheat

In Uncategorized on June 4, 2010 at 10:12 am

Approximately 5,000 of Vietnam’s one million high school students failed to take their graduation exams this week due to illness and traffic accidents, while scores of others cheated their way through the tests.


In Ho Chi Minh City, some 540 students fell ill, 52 students had traffic accidents on the way to their exams and 35 learners showed up too late to take their tests, said the Ministry of Education and Training, adding that 62 graders were not allowed to take the exam after they violated test regulations.

Various siized examination floats or cheat sheets scattered in school ground, rest room and roads after the examination

Senior high school students underwent in literature and chemistry tests on June 2 and geography, history, mathematics and foreign language on June 3. The weather was cool after it rained in some parts of the country on June 3, creating favorable conditions for students to take their tests.


But students were found to have thrown various sized cheat sheets into trash bins outside classrooms and restrooms after the examinations.


Some Hanoian students were caught writing details about historic events on their hands so they could cheat in the exams.


Dinh Ngoc Binh, deputy chairman of the examination council at Phan Dang Luu High School in HCMC, said that although it was against the rules, it was normal that students brought cheat sheets because supervisors couldn’t search the students.


Binh’s counterpart Le Hong Son said a supervisor found a student carrying a mobile phone on him the Thu Khoa Huan High School in HCMC’s district Thu Duc. The twelfth grader was then prohibited from taking the exam.


Many students have complained that the history test is too difficult because it is too long and they are given too much information to memorize. Of the six compulsory subjects, foreign language and chemistry are administered in a multiple-choice format.


The Department of Education and Training of the central province of Quang Nam said that more students failed to take the exams this year because they were ill.


Ministry regulations allow students with good records to obtain exemptions from taking the tests if they are confirmed to be ill by a local hospital.


The Red Cross Society of the central province of Thua Thien – Hue provided free meals for over 500 poor students from remote districts who participated in the examination in the City Hue on June 3.


The Department of Education and Training in the Mekong delta province of Soc Trang praised student Tran Thanh Lien who tried to sit for geography and history tests on June 3 although her right hand, thigh and hip were burned and blistered in an accident that morning.

Source: SGGP

70,000 young volunteers to serve university exams

In Uncategorized on May 20, 2010 at 5:10 pm




70,000 young volunteers to serve university exams


QĐND – Thursday, May 20, 2010, 21:0 (GMT+7)

A program to help students in the coming university exam season will be launched in 10 big cities and provinces of Hanoi, Hai Duong, Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho, Binh Dinh, Da Nang, Hue, Nghe An, Thai Nguyen and Dac Lac.


The program, which is jointly held by the Ministry of Education and Training, Thanh Nien newspaper and the Thien Long Corp, draws the participation of about 70,000 young volunteers.


The volunteers will be ready at public places such as train and coach stations, roads, gates of universities to provide timely support to examinees whenever it is needed.


They will give necessary information about exams, places, accommodations, means of transportation as well as studying experience to candidates to help ease difficulties for the examinees.


Source: Ha Noi Moi newspaper


Translated by Duy Minh


Source: QDND

Nearly 600,000 students take university exams

In Uncategorized on July 4, 2008 at 4:46 pm

Closets 600,000 students are sitting for two day university entrance exams which begin on July 4 around the country.

They are applying for the “A” group schools which require tests in mathematics, physics, and chemistry.

The tests for school in groups B,C and D will be held from July 8 to 10 and for three-year colleges school in – from July 14 to 16.

The Ministry of Education and Training said 2.2 million candidates have applied this year – the last year that these exams are being held – an increase of 18 percent over last year.

The universities receiving the largest number of applications are National University with 43,274, the Hanoi University of Industry with 36,400, Banking Academy of Vietnam with 25,000, and HCM City Economic University with 30.000.

The Ministry said this year’s enrollment target is 232,634, 12 percent higher than last year.

The ministry has instructed exam councils to ensure candidates find it convenient to take the tests.

Permanent Deputy Minister of Education and Training Banh Tien Long has asked all universities and colleges to ensure security for exams sites.

In a message sent to the educational institutes he asked that exam questions be kept confidential. No one present during the exams- including proctors, supervisors, policement, medical staff – would be allowed to bring mobile phone in.

Long also directed exam organisers to be prepared for any eventuality during an exam, such as blackouts, storms, floods, fires or students falling sick.

The weather was forecast to support students during their exams, said the National Centre for hydrometeorological Forecasting.

The temperature for the next two days has been forecast to be between 26 and 36 Celsius degree with showers only expected late at night.