Under the plan, the exam is scheduled to take place on July 17 and 18. Hanoi’s Department of Training and Education would hold a general high school entrance exam for all public middle-schools with three subjects, including mathematics, literature and foreign language.
Regarding foreign language, students can choose from English, French, German and Japanese. Additionally, they can choose a different language from the one taught at secondary schools.
Mathematics and literature would be tested in the form of essay for the duration of 120 minutes each; and foreign language in form of multiple choice test in 60 minutes.
The exams would be based on the simplified content of the secondary education teaching program under the instruction of the Ministry of Training and Education, focusing on the 9th grade program.