Contestants came to the exam venues to make necessary procedures for the exam yesterday and today, they sat for a the first subject, Vietnamese literature
Some 71,000 candidates in Ho Chi Minh City took the examination in 111 exam venues. According to the municipal Department of Education and Training, more than 10,000 teaching staffs were mobilized to do their work as supervisors.
The weather was favorable for students in schools where volunteers were willing to help candidates while their peers in the central provinces were suffering hot weather.
Candidates in the Mekong delta were eager to enter the first day of their important examination. Education managers in Soc Trang province where Khmer students live most requested schools to provide timely assistance to ethnic minority students in disadvantaged districts.
This year, 8,761 high schoolers registered for the examination in Soc Trang Province.
Education Minister Phung Xuan Nha yesterday visited a school in Hoai Duc District in Hanoi. Lauding the school’s good preparation for the examination, Minister Nha noted that school managers should pay attention to keeping exam paper and students’ papers.
On the same day, Deputy Education Minister Nguyen Van Phuc led a mission team to supervise examination preparation in the southern provinces of Ba RIa- Vung Tau and Dong Nai. He reminded schools about checking cameras before the examination to prevent cameras being hacked during examination.
Authority in Dong Nai province spent VND1 billion ($42,954) in rooms to keep exam papers, students’ papers and centers for printing exam papers and rooms where teaching staffs correct and asses students’ papers.
Two other vice education ministers Nguyen Huu Do and Nguyen Thi Nghia toured to Hai Phong Province in the north and Da Nang in the central Vietnam respectively.
Prior to the exam, more than 217 candidates in Phu Quy Island in the central province of BInh THuan arrived in mainland to participate the examination. They received much assistance of residents in the mainland.
76 candidates in Con Dao District of Ba Ria – Vung Tau did their test in High School Vo THi Sau
Police officers had taken exam questions and paper to Ly Son Island and 35 supervisors were sent to the island to popularize regulation and necessary procedures for 236 candidates .