[In Pictures] Ho Chi Minh City students enter 10th-grade entrance exam

More than 96,000 students in Ho Chi Minh City registered to attend the entrance exam for the 10th grade. From early in the morning on June 6 and 7, a large number of students were present at exam venues, waiting in long lines to take the exam.
On June 6 and 7, as many as 158 exam venues in Ho Chi Minh City begin to carry out exam procedures for candidates.
On June 6 and 7, as many as 158 exam venues in Ho Chi Minh City begin to carry out exam procedures for candidates.
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Hundreds of candidates are present very early at Trung Vuong High School in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, to wait for their turn to conduct exam procedures.

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Students arrive at the test sites to check their registration information and listen to the exam rules.

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More than 12,300 teachers and 2,370 workers are mobilised to work at test sites

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According to the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Education and Training, the city has nearly 114,000 9th-grade students graduating from junior secondary schools this year. Of the total, more than 96,300 students register for public schools.

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This year, a room is set aside at each test site for students to store their personal belongings, before entering the exam room.

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At 7:30 am, students take attendance before entering the exam room. They are required to take off their masks while showing their exam cards and citizenship identification.

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Each exam room has about 20 candidates and two proctors. The first test starts at 8 am and lasts 120 minutes. Candidates who arrive more than 15 minutes late will not be allowed to take the test. Students can only leave the exam room after two-thirds of the test time has passed.

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Most students feel relaxed after finishing the Literature exam, at the Colette Junior High School test site in Ward 6, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City.

NDO/ Photo: THE ANH