Chinese high school students study late at night for the annual gaokao exam. Photo: EPA-EFEChinese high school students study late at night for the annual gaokao exam. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese high school students study late at night for the annual gaokao exam. Photo: EPA-EFE

China roots out its ‘gaokao migrants’ as university entrance exam nears

  • Crackdown on students registering to take the exam in a different province to improve their prospects, sometimes by faking residency status
  • Competition is less fierce in sparsely populated regions

Topic |   China Society
Chinese high school students study late at night for the annual gaokao exam. Photo: EPA-EFEChinese high school students study late at night for the annual gaokao exam. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese high school students study late at night for the annual gaokao exam. Photo: EPA-EFE
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