In February, the robot scored 93 on one math test, slightly higher than the passing grade of 90.
China's Ministry of Science and Technology plans to build AI robots by 2020 that would be smart enough to gain admission to leading universities through the entrance exam, the state- run news agency Xinhua reported.
"This is not a make-or-break test for a robot. The aim is to train artificial intelligence to learn the way humans reason and deal with numbers," said Hui.
AI may be faster than humans in dealing with numbers, but they are not good at processing language.
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