On October 16, 2013, the application process for public servants was launched. The total number of open positions in 2014 is 19,538, which is 1,301 lower than 2013. As of October 17, 80,000 applications had been received and had passed the employers’ verification process. Among the departments with open positions, the Administration of Taxation and Custom had the most applicants. However the most competitive position was with the State Ethnic Affairs Commission where there are 2,033 applicants applying for just two openings. The ratio is 1,017:1.
Source: People’s Daily
October 16, 2013 http://edu.people.com.cn/n/2013/1016/c1053-23219517.html
October 18, 2013 http://edu.people.com.cn/n/2013/1018/c1053-23247273.html