Test-takers in Yinchuan, in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, check a board directing them where to sit the exam. Photo: Xinhua Test-takers in Yinchuan, in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, check a board directing them where to sit the exam. Photo: Xinhua
Test-takers in Yinchuan, in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, check a board directing them where to sit the exam. Photo: Xinhua

Record numbers flock to take civil service exam

More than 1.5 million, mostly university graduates, pursue 20,000 posts that offer the prospect of a job for life

Test-takers in Yinchuan, in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, check a board directing them where to sit the exam. Photo: Xinhua Test-takers in Yinchuan, in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, check a board directing them where to sit the exam. Photo: Xinhua
Test-takers in Yinchuan, in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, check a board directing them where to sit the exam. Photo: Xinhua
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