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Updating of Programme Choices (before Release of HKDSE Examination Results)

Applicants may update their programme choices before the release of the HKDSE Examination results during the period 2 December 2016 (9:00 am) – 23 May 2017 (11:59 pm) in any of the following options:

  • REPLACE a programme choice with another one / ADD new programmes to the original programme choice lists (as long as the total number of programme choices does not exceed 20)

  • CHANGE the preference order of the programme choices

  • DELETE programmes from the programme choice lists

Preparation for Updating the Programme Choices

Applicants should:

Channels and Procedures for Payment of Amendment Fee

Before updating the programme choices, applicants are required to pay amendment fees of HK$80 for each submission via one of the following channels.  Applicants can update and submit their programme choices for consideration by the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and / or the SSSDP institutions only after they have successfully paid amendment fees.

CREDIT CARD
VisaMasterCard

Applicants can pay the amendment fees by VISA / MasterCard (issued by any bank).

Note:

  • Applicants are advised to go through the Guide to Payment for online credit card payment before paying the amendment fees.

  • Applicants MUST log on their JUPAS accounts to make the payments via credit cards, after which they can update their programme choices.

  • Applicants should check the details on the confirmation pages shown after successful payments and print copies for their own record.

PPS (online payment)
PPS Online

Applicants can pay the amendment fees via PPS online.

Note:

  • Applicants are advised to go through the Guide to Payment for PPS (online payment) before paying the amendment fees.

  • Applicants MUST log on their JUPAS accounts to make the payments via PPS online, after which they can update their programme choices.

  • PPS by phone will NOT be accepted.

  • Applicants should check the details on the confirmation pages shown after successful payments and print copies for their own record.

E-BANKING (for personal account only)
Applicants can pay the amendment fees via e-banking (only e-banking services provided by HSBC, Hang Seng Bank and The Bank of East Asia (BEA) are accepted).
HSBC

HSBC https://www.hsbc.com.hk

  • Choose from the following after logging on the HSBC Personal Internet Banking account:
    Merchant : JUPAS
Heng Seng Bank

Hang Seng Bank https://bank.hangseng.com

  • Choose from the following after logging on the Hang Seng Personal e-Banking account:
    Category : Education Institutions
    Payee : JUPAS
BEA

BEA https://www.hkbea.com

  • Choose from the following after logging on BEA Cyberbanking account:
    Merchant / Organisation Category : Education: Post-secondary or Specialised Institution
    Merchant / Organisation Name : JUPAS

Note:

  • Applicants are advised to go through the respective Guide to Payment (HSBC / Hang Seng Bank / BEA) for e-banking payment services before paying the amendment fees.

  • The APPLICANTS' HKID CARD NUMBERS must be used to register payments as the Bill Payment No. (e.g. applicant with an HKID card number of A123456(A) should input A123456A as the Bill Payment No.), otherwise the JUPAS Office will not be able to identify the applicants' fee payments.

  • It will take at least 1 working day before the payments via e-banking can be processed, after which applicants can log on their JUPAS accounts to update their programme choices.

  • Applicants should check the details on the confirmation pages shown after successful payments and print copies for their own record.

  • The deadline for paying amendment fee via e-banking is 22 May 2017 (7:30 pm).

CASH (BEA)
BEA

Applicants can pay the amendment fees in CASH at any branch of BEA to the following account:

  • Account Name
    Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS)

  • Account No.
    176-40-03002-6

Note:

  • The APPLICANTS' HKID CARD NUMBERS must be produced and used in making the payments, otherwise the JUPAS Office will not be able to identify the applicants' fee payments.

  • Payment by cheque or ATM transfer will NOT be accepted.

  • Account Deposit Forms will be issued by BEA for applicants' retention.  Applicants should check the information printed on the Account Deposit Forms carefully before leaving the bank counters.  If inaccurate information is found, applicants should inform the bank staff immediately, otherwise the JUPAS Office will not be able to process applicants' fee payments and they will be required to make new payments.

  • It will take at least 1 working day before the payments via the Bank can be processed, after which applicants can log on their JUPAS accounts to update their programme choices.

  • Please refer to the respective branches of BEA for business hours.

CASH (JUPAS Office)
JUPAS Office

Applicants can pay the amendment fees in CASH at the JUPAS Office.

Note:

  • Applicants MUST log on their JUPAS accounts to print copies of their payment slips and bring them to the JUPAS Office in making the payments, after which they can log on their JUPAS accounts to update their programme choices.

  • Payment by cheque, credit card or EPS will NOT be accepted.

Please note that the JUPAS Office has no access to the bank account information for making the payment.

Applicants paying via e-banking / cash at BEA should note that as it will take at least 1 working day before the payments can be processed, please make the payments earlier in order that they can update their programme choices in time.

The amendment fee is collected by the JUPAS Office on behalf of the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and the SSSDP institutions, and is not refundable or transferable to another year / other application.

Notification of Successful Payment of Amendment Fee

Applicants will be notified of the successful payments of the amendment fee via the following means and schedule:

  1. Email;

  2. SMS; and

  3. Updated "Payment History" in the JUPAS account

Payment Channels Payment Date and Time Notification Schedule
Credit Card Sundays – Saturdays Immediately after successful payment
PPS (online payment) Sundays – Saturdays Immediately after successful payment
E-banking
HSBC
Hang Seng Bank
Sundays 12:00 midnight – 11:59 pm Following day
(10:30 pm) onwards
Mondays – Fridays 12:00 midnight – 7:30 pm Same day
(10:30 pm) onwards
7:31 pm – 11:59 pm Following day
(10:30 pm) onwards
Saturdays 12:00 midnight – 5:00 pm Same day
(10:30 pm) onwards
5:01 pm – 11:59 pm Following Mondays
(10:30 pm) onwards
E-banking
BEA
Sundays 12:00 midnight – 11:59 pm Following Tuesdays
(9:00 am) onwards
Mondays – Saturdays 12:00 midnight – 11:59 pm Following day
(9:00 am) onwards
Cash
BEA
Mondays – Saturdays Note Following day
(9:00 am) onwards
Cash
JUPAS Office
Mondays – Fridays 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Immediately after successful payment
Saturdays 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Note Please refer to the respective branches of BEA for business hours.

It is applicants' responsibilities to check for such messages.  Applicants should enquire at the JUPAS Office immediately if they do not receive such messages after completing the relevant procedures.

Confirmation of Successful Updating of Programme Choices

After successful updating of programme choices, there will be confirmation pages showing the programme choices selected and saved into applicants' JUPAS accounts.  Applicants should print out the confirmation pages as record of the programme choices selected and submitted.

Applicants will also receive emails and SMS from the JUPAS Office upon successful updating of programme choices.

It is applicants' responsibilities to check for such messages.  Applicants should enquire at the JUPAS Office immediately if they do not receive such messages after completing the relevant procedures.

Applicants should retain copies of the confirmation pages and confirmation emails as proof that their programme choices have successfully been updated.  In the event of any disputes or queries, the JUPAS Office will ONLY accept these printed pages as official evidence.  No other documentation in hard copy or electronic form will be accepted.

Applicants are also advised to log on their JUPAS accounts again to check and confirm that their programme choices have successfully been updated and saved.

Deadline for Updating of Programme Choices

The deadline for updating of programme choices is 23 May 2017 (11:59 pm).

Late submission / updating will NOT be entertained.

Any fees paid will not be refunded or transferred to another year / other application.

Applicants are advised to update their programme choices earlier to avoid heavy internet traffic near the deadline.