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Other Academic Results (Language Subjects)

1 How can the applicants be certain that the copies of the certificates of their other academic results (language subjects) have been received by the JUPAS Office? 

Applicants who have submitted copies of their certificates to the JUPAS Office can log in to their JUPAS accounts to check the verification status 2 working days after the relevant documents are received by the JUPAS Office.  Applicants will also receive email from the JUPAS Office upon verification.

School applicants who have presented their certificates to their schools for verification via the JUPAS online application system need not submit supporting documents to the JUPAS Office.  They can log in to their JUPAS accounts to check the verification status once the qualifications have been verified by their schools.

Please refer to the section on Other Academic Results (Language Subjects) for more details.

2 Will the other academic results (language subjects) without verification be deleted after the deadline of 24 April 2024?  How will the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and the SSSDP institutions consider these other academic results (language subjects)?

NO.  The other academic results (language subjects) without verification will not be deleted after the deadline of 24 April 2024 (11:59 pm).

However, qualifications not verified by schools (for school applicants) or the JUPAS Office on or before the deadline of 24 April 2024 (11:59 pm) will NOT be taken into consideration by the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and the SSSDP institutions.

3 Some applicants might have HKALE and / or HKCEE results.  Will the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and the SSSDP institutions take their HKALE and / or HKCEE results into consideration when assessing their JUPAS applications?

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

Applicants with past HKALE and / or HKCEE results on language subjects can enter such results in the section of "Other Academic Results (Language Subjects)" in their JUPAS accounts on or before the deadline of 17 April 2024 (11:59 pm).  Supporting documents of other academic results (language subjects) entered by applicants must be submitted on or before the deadline of 24 April 2024 (11:59 pm).

Applicants' other academic results (language subjects) are collected for reference only by the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and the SSSDP institutions, and it will be entirely up to these institutions to decide whether and how the qualifications will be taken into consideration for admission purposes.

Please refer to the section on Other Academic Results (Language Subjects) for more details.

4 Do applicants need to submit copies of the certificates of other academic results (language subjects) to the JUPAS Office if they have been verified by their schools via the JUPAS online application system?

NO.  School applicants who have presented their certificates to their schools for verification via the JUPAS online application system need not submit supporting documents to the JUPAS Office.  They can log in to their JUPAS accounts to check the verification status.

However, qualifications not verified by schools (for school applicants) or the JUPAS Office on or before the deadline of 24 April 2024 (11:59 pm) will NOT be taken into consideration by the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and the SSSDP institutions.

5 Can applicants enter qualifications other than those listed in the List of Other Academic Results (Language Subjects)?

NO.  Applicants can only enter other academic results (language subjects) listed in the List of Other Academic Results (Language Subjects).

In the consideration of other academic results (language subjects), the following will NOT be accepted:

  1. "equivalent" qualifications;

  2. qualifications not shown on the List of Other Academic Results (Language Subjects);

  3. online results / reports; and

  4. provisional results.

Please refer to the section on Other Academic Results (Language Subjects) for more details.

6 If applicants have IELTS results which are no longer valid, can they enter these IELTS results?  How will the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and the SSSDP institutions consider these IELTS results?

It is up to applicants to decide whether or not they wish to enter these IELTS results.

Applicants' other academic results (language subjects) are collected for reference only by the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and the SSSDP institutions, and it will be entirely up to these institutions to decide whether and how the qualifications will be taken into consideration for admission purposes.

7 Will the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and the SSSDP institutions consider IELTS, SAT and / or TOEFL results as a substitution of HKDSE Examination results in English language?

Applicants' other academic results (language subjects) are collected for reference only by the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and the SSSDP institutions, and it will be entirely up to these institutions to decide whether and how the qualifications will be taken into consideration for admission purposes.

8 If applicants have undergone name changes but the names contained in the certificates are the previous ones, what should they do?

Applicants must inform the JUPAS Office immediately and submit copies of Deed Poll and / or identity documents containing the previous names for its necessary actions.

Please refer to the section on Personal Profile for more details.