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Applicants with Previous JUPAS Applications

Submission of Application via JUPAS


1 Can local applicants apply via JUPAS if they enter the HKDSE Examination as private candidates?

YES.  Applicants can apply via JUPAS even if they enter the HKDSE Examination as private candidates.

Applicants who are current secondary school students MUST apply via JUPAS as school applicants regardless of whether they may be sitting for the 2020 HKDSE Examination as private candidate.

Applicants CANNOT apply via JUPAS if they are currently enrolled in full-time bachelor's degree programmes offered under JUPAS nor if they are without any HKDSE Examination results.

Please refer to the section on Eligibility.

2 Can local applicants with JUPAS applications in the previous cycle(s) apply via JUPAS again in the current cycle or should they apply directly to the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and / or the SSSDP institutions?

Applicants with JUPAS applications in the previous cycle(s) can apply via JUPAS again in the current cycle on the basis of their past and / or current HKDSE Examination results, provided that they are NOT enrolled in full-time bachelor's degree programmes offered under JUPAS at the time they submit their JUPAS applications.

For the details on the eligibility for application via JUPAS, please refer to the section on Eligibility.

3 If local applicants who are currently enrolled in associate degree / higher diploma programmes offered under JUPAS wish to apply via JUPAS in the current cycle, do they need to withdraw from these programmes?

NO.  Applicants who are currently enrolled in associate degree / higher diploma programmes offered under JUPAS NEED NOT withdraw from these programmes in order to apply via JUPAS.

If they wish to apply via JUPAS, they will be considered mainly on their HKDSE Examination results, while other factors will be considered as appropriate.

If they wish to apply for admission to the programmes offered under JUPAS on the strength of the results they obtained in their associate degree / higher diploma programmes, they should apply to the individual institutions directly.  However, they CANNOT apply for admission to the programmes offered under JUPAS via both channels (i.e. JUPAS and non-JUPAS) in the same academic year.  If they apply via JUPAS and to the individual institutions directly, their direct applications to the individual institutions will NOT be considered.

Applicants who are currently enrolled in full-time bachelor's degree programmes offered under JUPAS or who are without any HKDSE Examination results CANNOT apply via JUPAS.

Please refer to the section on Eligibility.