According to the National Center for University Entrance Examinations, the active application rate, which indicates the percentage of students who applied for the common test for university admission, among those who are expected to graduate from high school, is 45.1%.While the 18-year-old population is declining due to the declining birthrate, it increased by 0.8 points from the previous year to a record high.
The reason is thought to be that the spread of the new coronavirus infection and the accompanying economic downturn reflected the growing public orientation.In addition, the 2021 Common Test for University Admissions was used in place of the individual entrance exam for the spread of the new corona, so in case the individual entrance exam cannot be taken due to the re-spread of the infection, the common test for university admission. There are also movements to take the exam as insurance.
The Common Test for University Admissions was first conducted in January 2021 in place of the conventional National Center Test for University Admissions, and January 1 was the second.The number of universities, junior colleges, and professional universities used is 2022, which is two less than the previous year.The test will be held on January 1th and 2th, 2, and the final announcement of the retest and retest will be on the 864th and 2022th, two weeks later, and the average score will be announced on February 1th.
reference:[National Center for University Entrance Examinations] Number of applicants for the Common Test for University Admissions in Reiwa XNUMX (PDF)