The Japan Kanji Aptitude Testing Foundation conducted a survey of universities and junior colleges nationwide on the status of use of the "Kanji Aptitude Testing (Kanji Kentei)" in entrance exams, etc., and announced the results of the survey.

 The purpose of this survey is to understand the actual situation of the utilization of the test in entrance examinations, to refer to the selection of career paths for students, parents, and teachers, and to disclose information to actively utilize the qualifications held by universities nationwide.・ It was held from August 1,078st to October 2015st, 8 for 1 junior colleges. (The answers were 10 universities and 31 junior colleges.)

 According to the survey results, the number of universities and junior colleges that evaluate and utilize Kanji Kentei in entrance examinations has risen to 1,078 out of 532, increasing for the fourth consecutive year.By type of entrance exam, 4 schools for recommended entrance exams, 388 schools for AO entrance exams, and 338 schools for general entrance exams.The most common reason for this is "Proof of basic academic ability (109 schools)", followed by "Index of motivation to learn (190 schools)" and "Kanji / Japanese proficiency is required after enrollment (144 schools)".Looking at the types of utilization, "Consideration / Reference (73 schools)", "Application requirements (344 schools)", "Point addition (113 schools)", "Special student conditions / Financial assistance at the time of admission (110 schools)" So, of the 36 schools that answered "Consideration / Reference", 344 schools do not have a class setting, and if it is set, Level 253 (2 schools) and Level 100 (2 schools) are available. It was a tendency to be set.

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