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Based on the infection status of the new coronavirus, the Japan Association of National Universities held a press conference after the first general meeting on June 14, to secure opportunities to take the individual examinations of this year's national universities, such as setting additional examinations. He showed a policy to continue to implement the device from last year. Details are expected to be announced at many universities by the end of July.
Regarding infection control measures for conducting tests, Masao Oka, Chairman of the Entrance Examination Committee of the Japan Association of National Universities (President of Yamaguchi University) said, "While referring to the guidelines for infection control provided by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology and the National Center for University Entrance Examinations, based on the experience of the previous year. I want to work hard. "
The schedule for this year's university entrance exams is January 15th and 16th next year for the common test for university admissions, and January 29th and 30th, two weeks later. There will be no special "second schedule" set this spring. For individual entrance examinations at each university, the first semester schedule for general selection is from February 25, and the second semester schedule is from March 12. Applications for comprehensive selection will start on September 1, and school-recommended selection will start on November 1.
In the common test for university admissions held last year, examination venues were prepared in all prefectures on the second schedule, but this year the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology will decide the number of venues and locations for additional examinations around September when the application begins. policy. In response to this, Chairman Okairi requested, "In rural areas, especially national universities are playing a central role in running common test venues. I want you to be informed of the policy as soon as possible."
At the general meeting on the same day, the guidelines for the university entrance examination to be held next year were also approved. The first half of the general selection schedule will be from February 25, 2011, and the second half will be from March 12, and there will be no major changes from the schedule that will be held this year. The application period for comprehensive selection and school-recommended selection is as usual.
Kyosuke Nagata, President of the University of Tsukuba, who was reappointed as the chairman of the Japan Association of National Universities at this general meeting, said, "Corona is an urgent issue. I want to contribute as much as I can to the national university. "