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About JUPAS

Eligibility

1 Will the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and the SSSDP institutions consider applications from non-school applicants in the same way as school applicants?

ALL applicants (school and non-school applicants) applying via JUPAS on the strength of their HKDSE Examination results are considered on the same basis by the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and the SSSDP institutions.

2 Should applicants with both HKDSE Examination and other academic results apply for admission to the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and the SSSDP institutions via JUPAS or non-JUPAS?

Below are applicants who CAN apply either via JUPAS or non-JUPAS, but not both and applicants who SHOULD apply via non-JUPAS:

Applicants who can apply either via JUPAS or non-JUPAS, but not both

Applicants with a combination of HKDSE Examination AND other academic results whose HKDSE Examination results ALONE will make them eligible for application for admission to the programmes offered under JUPAS can apply either via JUPAS or non-JUPAS, but NOT both.  Assessment of such applicants applying via JUPAS will be based mainly on their HKDSE Examination results, while other factors will be considered as appropriate.

Applicants who choose to apply via JUPAS should ensure that they are ELIGIBLE to apply via JUPAS before submitting their JUPAS applications.  Any fees paid will not be refunded or transferred to another year / other application.

Applicants who should apply via non-JUPAS

Applicants with a combination of HKDSE Examination AND other academic results which TOGETHER may make them eligible for application for admission to the programmes offered under JUPAS are NOT ELIGIBLE to apply via JUPAS.  They should consult individual institutions concerned for further information.

Please refer to the section on Eligibility.

3 Can applicants with HKDSE Examination results only apply via JUPAS as well as to the individual institutions directly?

NO.  Applicants with HKDSE Examination results only MUST apply via JUPAS.

Only those applicants with a combination of HKDSE Examination AND other academic results whose HKDSE Examination results ALONE will make them eligible for application for admission to the programmes offered under JUPAS can apply either via JUPAS or non-JUPAS, but NOT both.  Assessment of such applicants applying via JUPAS will be based mainly on their HKDSE Examination results, while other factors will be considered as appropriate.

Please refer to the section on Eligibility.

4 Can applicants who are currently studying outside Hong Kong apply via JUPAS?

Applicants who are currently studying outside Hong Kong can apply via JUPAS provided that they have past and / or current HKDSE Examination results and that they are NOT enrolled in full-time bachelor's degree programmes offered under JUPAS at the time they submit their JUPAS applications.

Applicants who apply via JUPAS will be considered mainly on their HKDSE Examination results, while other factors will be considered as appropriate.

Please refer to the section on Eligibility.