Registration to the centralized testing will start in Belarus on May, 2. The period of the entrance campaign will remains the same, but the terms of admission to the higher learning facilities and vocational schools will change. The applicants will have an opportunity to pass 4 exams instead of 3, with the validity period of certificates extended to 2 years. The ministry of education noted, that the last year's certificates will not be valid in 2017. Those after a college, will have to pass 2 profile tests instead of 3, as before. Graduates of pedagogical classes in secondary schools with high scores may enter a university just after a placement interview.