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

Updating of Programme Choices: My DRAFT Programme Choices

Applicants may update their programme choices before the release of the HKDSE Examination results from 8 December 2023 (9:00 am) – 29 May 2024 (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)

  • REARRANGE the order of the programme choices

  • DELETE programmes from the programme choice lists

Before updating the programme choices, applicants are required to pay amendment fees of HK$100 for each submission via one of the channels listed in the section Channels and Procedures for Payment of Amendment Fee.

Preparation for Updating the Programme Choices

Applicants should:

Notes on Submission of Programme Choices

Applicants should note that any programme choices contained in "My DRAFT Programme Choices" are their working drafts only and would NEITHER be:

  1. considered by the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and the SSSDP institutions; nor

  2. automatically submitted to "My CONFIRMED Programme Choices" under any circumstances.

Applicants are therefore strongly reminded that they must submit their programme choices contained in "My DRAFT Programme Choices" to "My CONFIRMED Programme Choices" in order to be considered by the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and / or the SSSDP institutions.

Channels and Procedures for Payment of Amendment Fee

Before updating the programme choices, applicants are required to pay amendment fees of HK$100 for each submission via one of the following channels.

After successful payment of amendment fees, applicants can proceed to update and submit their programme choices for consideration by the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and / or the SSSDP institutions.

CASH (BEA)
BEA

Applicants can pay the amendment fees in CASH at any branch of BEA.

It will take at least 1 working day for the payments via the bank to be processed, after which applicants can log in to their JUPAS accounts to update their programme choices.  Please make the payments in advance in order that they can update their programme choices in time.

  • Account Name
    Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS)

  • Account No.
    176-40-03002-6

  • Bill Type
    02 Amendment Fee

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' 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' payments and they will be required to make new payments.

  • Please refer to the business hours for respective branches of BEA as they may differ.

CREDIT CARD
Visa
MasterCard

Applicants MUST log in to their JUPAS accounts to pay the amendment fees via VISA / MasterCard (issued by any bank), after which they can update their programme choices.  Applicants need not be the credit card holders.

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

Note:

  • JUPAS Office has no access to the bank account information for making the payment.

  • Please refer to the respective online payment channels for their system maintenance schedule.

E-BANKING (for personal account only)

Applicants can pay the amendment fees via e-banking of HSBC, Hang Seng Bank and The Bank of East Asia (BEA).  Applicants need not be the bank account holders.  The deadline for paying amendment fee via e-banking is 28 May 2024 (7:30 pm).

It will take at least 1 working day for the payments via e-banking to be processed, after which applicants can log in to their JUPAS accounts to update their programme choices.  Please make the payments in advance in order that they can update their programme choices in time.

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

HSBC

HSBC

https://www.hsbc.com.hk

  • Select and enter the following after logging in to the HSBC Personal Internet Banking account:
    Payee : JUPAS
    Bill Type : 02 AMENDMENT FEE (HK$100)
    Bill Payee Account No. : Applicant's HKID Card No. Note
    Amount : 100
Hang Seng Bank

Heng Seng Bank

https://www.hangseng.com

  • Select and enter the following after logging in to the Hang Seng Personal e-Banking account:
    Category : Education Institutions
    Merchant : JUPAS
    Bill Type : 02 AMENDMENT FEE (HK$100)
    Bill Account No. : Applicant's HKID Card No. Note
    Amount : 100
BEA

BEA

https://www.hkbea.com

  • Select and enter the following after logging in to BEA Cyberbanking account:
    Merchant / Organisation Category : Education: Post-secondary or Specialised Institution
    Merchant / Organisation Name : JUPAS
    HKID Number : Applicant's HKID Card No. Note

Note:

  • 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' payments.

  • JUPAS Office has no access to the bank account information for making the payment.

  • Please refer to the respective online payment channels for their system maintenance schedule.

FPS
FPS

Applicants MUST log in to their JUPAS accounts to pay the amendment fees via FPS QR Code, after which they can update their programme choices.  Applicants need not be the FPS registrants.

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

Note:

  • JUPAS Office has access to the FPS registrant’s full name and bank name after a successful payment.

  • Please refer to the respective online payment channels for their system maintenance schedule.

PPS by Internet
PPS Online

Applicants MUST log in to their JUPAS accounts to pay the amendment fees via PPS by Internet, after which they can update their programme choices.  Applicants need not be the PPS account holders.

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

Note:

  • PPS by Phone will NOT be accepted.

  • JUPAS Office has no access to the bank account information for making the payment.

  • Please refer to the respective online payment channels for their system maintenance schedule.

Please note that 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. Message box in the JUPAS account;

  3. SMS^; and

  4. Updated "Payment History" in the JUPAS account

Payment Channels Payment Date and Time Notification Schedule
Cash
BEA
Mondays – Saturdays Note From 10:30 pm on the same day
Credit Card Sundays – Saturdays Immediately after successful payment
E-banking
HSBC
Hang Seng Bank
Sundays / Public Holidays 12:00 midnight – 11:59 pm From 10:30 pm on the following working day
Mondays – Fridays 12:00 midnight – 7:30 pm From 10:30 pm on the same day
7:31 pm – 11:59 pm From 10:30 pm on the following working day
Saturdays 12:00 midnight – 5:00 pm From 10:30 pm on the same day
5:01 pm – 11:59 pm From 10:30 pm on the following working day
E-banking
BEA
Sundays / Public Holidays 12:00 midnight – 11:59 pm From 10:30 pm on the following working day
Mondays – Saturdays 12:00 midnight – 7:30 pm From 10:30 pm on the same day
7:31 pm – 11:59 pm From 10:30 pm on the following working day
FPS Sundays – Saturdays Immediately after successful payment
PPS by Internet Sundays – Saturdays Immediately after successful payment

Note Please refer to the business hours for respective branches of BEA as they may differ.

It is applicants' responsibilities to check for such messages.  If they do not receive these confirmation messages according to the above schedule after completion of steps above, they should contact the JUPAS Office immediately.

Confirmation of Successful Updating of Programme Choices: My CONFIRMED Programme Choices

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

Applicants will also receive emails#^ (containing their CONFIRMED programme choices) and SMS^ from the JUPAS Office upon successful updating of programme choices.

It is applicants' responsibilities to check for such messages.  If they do not receive these confirmation messages after completion of steps above, they should contact the JUPAS Office immediately.

Applicants should retain copies of the confirmation page and confirmation emails as evidence that their programme choices have been successfully 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 in to their JUPAS accounts again to check and confirm that their programme choices have been successfully updated and saved.

Deadline for Updating of Programme Choices

The deadline for updating of programme choices is 29 May 2024 (11:59 pm).

Late submission / further updating will NOT be accepted.

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

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

As email is one of the channels that the JUPAS Office, the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and the SSSDP institutions will use to contact applicants, applicants must ensure that the setting of their personal email accounts will not filter out or place such correspondence in the trash / junk / spam folders.

^ Emails and SMS are delivered via third party network providers and therefore the JUPAS Office is not responsible for any delay, loss, transfer, amendment or damage arising from the transmission process via third party network providers.

Should there be any discrepancies between information contained in emails and SMS and applicants' JUPAS accounts, the information contained in the latter (i.e. the JUPAS accounts) shall prevail.

Applicants are strongly advised to log in to their JUPAS accounts to double-check the related information.

Since important messages and correspondence from the JUPAS Office, the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and the SSSDP institutions will be sent via applicants' mobile phone numbers and / or mailing addresses, applicants SHOULD NEVER share their mobile phone numbers or mailing addresses with other applicants in order to protect any information related to their JUPAS applications.