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I guess what you are refering to is "college entrance exam".
Until now, it's proved to be the most fair approach to screening out the unqualified candidates. Given the serious problems of corruption and abusing power, the students from ordinary families, especially poor families or suburban families, have oppotunities to enter the colleges because the criteria is the same. It's the most relatively fair system proved to be effective in China.