China's 2018 military recruitment will run from Aug. 1 to Sept. 30, focusing on recruiting people with a higher educational background, according to a national conscription teleconference on Friday.
The Ministry of National Defense has told recruiters to take in more graduates and freshmen. In municipalities, provincial capitals and regions where higher learning institutions are concentrated, only young people with a high school or higher education background will be accepted.
The military will only recruit female soldiers with high school or higher education background.
Young people aged between 18 to 22 are eligible to join the military, with the maximum recruitment age for college graduates extended to 24.
Applicants can enroll online via www.gfbzb.gov.cn.