According to the summary of the National Center for University Entrance Examinations, the number of applicants (confirmed) for the 2016 National Center for University Entrance Examinations was 56, an increase of 3,765 compared to 2015. Among high school students who are expected to graduate in the spring of 4,633, the active applicant rate, which indicates the percentage of those who have taken the center test, is a record high of 2016%.
According to the National Center for University Entrance Examinations, the breakdown of applicants is 46 active students who are expected to graduate from high school, 2,332 graduates, and 9 other high school graduates. Compared to 6,454, the number of active students increased by 4,979, but the number of graduates decreased by 2015 and the number of others decreased by 6,940.By gender, there are 2,274 boys and 33 girls.The number of boys exceeded that of FY31 by 4,285, and the number of girls exceeded 24, showing remarkable growth in girls.
The number of students who have graduated from high school in the last five years has remained almost unchanged at 5 million to 105 million, but the rate of active applicants is increasing every year.The increase in the number of universities participating in the center test is believed to be having an impact.
The number of universities and junior colleges participating in the center test reached a record high of 850.The breakdown is 82 national universities, 84 public universities, 527 private universities, 15 public junior colleges, and 142 private junior colleges.The number of junior colleges has decreased by 2015 from 3, but the number of universities has increased by 4 to a record high.
The center test will be conducted on Saturday, January 2016th and Sunday, January 1th, 16. On the 17th, geography, history, public and national languages, foreign languages, and on the 16th, science and mathematics will be scheduled.The supplementary test will be held on the 17rd (Sat) and 23th (Sun).The examination fee is 24 yen for 2 subjects or less and 1 yen for 2,000 subjects or more.
Source:[National Center for University Entrance Examinations] Number of applicants (confirmed) for the 28 National Center for University Entrance Examinations (PDF)