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48-hour special coverage of national exam

2012-06-07 12:36

By (chinadaily.com.cn)

Once again, it's time for Chinese students to sit the National College Entrance Exam or gaokao as it is known in Chinese. For many, this annual examination will shape their future. It is a national event across China with parents, teachers, police and other social groups all getting involved. China Daily online will provide 48-hours of special coverage from June 7 to 8 including all the news and events surrounding it. We encourage you to share your photos, stories and ideas with us. Our email is photos@chinadaily.com.cn. We wish all the candidates the best of luck and hope they get into their dream college!

 

48-hour special coverage of national exam

A students who just finished the National College Entrance Exam receives a bouquet from her mother in Tianjin, June 8, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

48-hour special coverage of national exam

A student hugs his teacher after finishing the National College Entrance Exam in Hohhot, capital of north China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, June 8, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

 

48-hour special coverage of national exam

A student sings the national anthem prior to the National College Entrance Examination at Yuwen middle school in Jilin province on June 7, 2012. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

48-hour special coverage of national exam

A teacher sings the national anthem with students prior to the National College Entrance Examination at Yuwen middle school in Jilin province on June 7, 2012. The exam, or gaokao, is scheduled for June 7-8. Gaokao is considered a life-changing test in China. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

 
 

48-hour special coverage of national exam

Students in Changchun, Jilin province, get good wishes before taking the national college entrance exam on June 8, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

 

48-hour special coverage of national exam

Students in Changchun, Jilin province, get a high-five prior to taking the national college entrance exam on June 8, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

48-hour special coverage of national exam

National College Entrance Exam takers pose for photos after finishing sessions on the first day in Guyuan, northwest China's Ningxia Hui autonomous region, on June 7, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

 

48-hour special coverage of national exam

Bai Jindou, a disabled driver, talks with a woman whose child took part in this year's National College Entrance Exam in Harbin, Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, on June 7. Bai is the vice-chairman of a disabled drivers' association and his team has been picking up disabled candidates since 2011. [Photo/Xinhua]

 

48-hour special coverage of national exam

A student and her parents leave the Shanghai No 1 High School during the first day of the China's annual national college entrance exam in Shanghai June 7, 2012. [Photo/Agencies]

48-hour special coverage of national exam

A student reacts as she leaves the Shanghai No 1 High School during the first day of the China's annual national college entrance exam in Shanghai June 7, 2012. [Photo/Agencies] 

 

48-hour special coverage of national exam

Parents greet students coming out of a high school after the first test of the National College Entrance Exams in Nanjing, Jiangsu province June 7, 2012. [Photo/Agencies]

 

48-hour special coverage of national exam

A parent prays outside a high school as parents wait for students during the first test of the National College Entrance Exams in Nanjing, Jiangsu province June 7, 2012. [Photo/Agencies]

 48-hour special coverage of national exam
Some parents and candidates go to the temple to pray for good results in the National College Entrance Exam in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, June 6, 2012. [Photo/CFP] 

 48-hour special coverage of national exam
Family members watch as candidates go into examination hall in Taiyuan, Shanxi province on June 7, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua] 
 48-hour special coverage of national exam
A candidate with a leg injury is wheeled into an examination hall in Nanjing, Jiangsu province on June 7, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua] 
 48-hour special coverage of national exam
Parents wait for their children while they take the exam in Wuhan, Hubei province on June 7, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua] 
 

48-hour special coverage of national exam

Police patrol outside an examination hall in Beijing on June 7. A special police patrol team has been set up to maintain order during the exam. [Photo/Xinhua] 
 

48-hour special coverage of national exam

A candidate reads the examination paper in Korla, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on June 7, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua] 

 

48-hour special coverage of national exam

Candidates offer cheers outside the examination hall before their exam starts on June 7, 2012, in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. [Photo/Xinhua]  

48-hour special coverage of national exam

Parents watch their children go into the examination hall in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region on June 7, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

48-hour special coverage of national exam
Candidates study and wait outside the examination hall on June 7, 2012, in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. [Photo/Xinhua]

48-hour special coverage of national exam

Candidates walk into the examination hall in Suzhou, Anhui province on June 7, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

48-hour special coverage of national exam

Students wait for the start of the exam in Bozhou, Anhui province on June 7, 2012. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

48-hour special coverage of national exam

A policeman directs traffic outside an examination hall in Hefei, Anhui province on June 7, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

 

 

48-hour special coverage of national exam

Students wait for the start of the national college entrance exam at a test center in Golmud, Qinghai province, June 7, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua] 

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