Some articles on system, examinations, examination, examination system:
... Sui Dynasty's example, the Tang abandoned the nine-rank system in favor of a large civil service system ... Students of Confucian studies were potential candidates for the imperial examinations, the graduates of which could be appointed as state bureaucrats in the local ... There were two types of exams that were given, mingjing ('illuminating the classics examination') and jinshi ('presented scholar examination') ...
... the time of the Han Dynasty (206 BC to AD 220) until the implementation of the imperial examination system, most appointments in the imperial bureaucracy ... Wu of Han started an early form of the imperial examinations, in which local officials would select candidates to take part in an examination of the Confucian ... exams in terms of advancing people to higher positions, the initiation of the examination system by emperor Wu had a cultural significance, as the state ...
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