About 773,600 people have passed the qualification examination for basic requirements after registering online for the national civil servant exam as of Tuesday, according to the State Administration of Civil Service.
As of Tuesday, the most sought-after position came from the State Archives Administration, as 1,372 applicants have passed the qualification examination to compete for it, and more than 400 vacancies at remote areas or in the grassroots saw no applicants.
In 2020, the nation plans to recruit about 24,000 civil servants at 86 central agencies and 23 subsidiary institutions, up from 14,500 vacancies in 2019, according to the administration.
People can apply for available positions until 6 pm on Thursday, since online applications started on Oct 15. Applicants who pass the qualification examination will take the written examination on Nov 24.