CONTACT:
National Education Examinations Authority Ministry of Education
People's Republic of China
Address: Li Ye building, Tsinghua Science Park, Haidian District, Beijing, 100084
People's Republic of China
Web: http://www.neea.edu.cn

An introduction to The National Education Examinations Authority

¡¡¡¡According to The Education Law of the People¡¯s Republic of China, ¡°the State practices the system of national education examinations. The national education examinations are expected to be defined in terms of their types by the education administrative units of the State Council, and to be undertaken by the institutions that have been approved by the State to carry out education examinations.¡± The Higher Education Law of the People¡¯s Republic of China prescribes that ¡°the State practices the system of self-taught higher education examinations, and issues corresponding proficiency certificates or other educational certificates to those who have passed the examinations.¡±
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¡¡¡¡The National Education Examinations Authority of the People¡¯s Republic of China, including the State Office of the Self-taught higher education examinations and the Office of the Self-taught higher education examinations of the Ministry of Education (abbreviated as NEEA in the following), is an institution directly under the supervision of the Ministry of Education (MoE) and appointed by the MoE to exclusively undertake educational examinations and to practice some administrative authority. The State Office of the Self-taught higher education examinations and the Office of the Self-taught higher education examinations of the Ministry of Education were established in 1983; NEEA was founded in 1987. They merged in 1994.