Online enrolment for 112 Mainland higher education institutions to begin
According to the detailed arrangements for the Admission Scheme in 2019 announced by the Ministry of Education, 112 Mainland higher education institutions (listed in the Annex) will consider the admission of Hong Kong students based on their results in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination, thus exempting them from taking the Joint Entrance Examination for Universities on the Mainland. Candidates sitting for the HKDSE Examination in 2019 are eligible for enrolment in the Admission Scheme.
A spokesperson for the EDB said that, similar to last year's arrangements, the enrolment process of the Admission Scheme will consist of online application and subsequent on-site confirmation of application. The Ministry of Education has commissioned the Co-Office of the Mainland Chinese Universities and Colleges of the People's Republic of China for the Joint Examinations and Enrolment of the Students from Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and Overseas Chinese-Resident Areas and Countries (the Joint Enrolment Office) to handle online application and admission screening. It has also commissioned the China Education Exchange (HK) Centre for on-site confirmation of applications, eligibility vetting and admission publicity.
"Eligible Hong Kong students enrolled in undergraduate programmes of designated Mainland institutions can apply for a means-tested subsidy or a non-means-tested subsidy under the Mainland University Study Subsidy Scheme (MUSSS). Application details for MUSSS for the 2019/20 academic year will be announced in mid-2019," he added.
Students should file their online applications and make online appointments for on-site confirmation from March 1 to 20 at the website of the Joint Enrolment Office (www.eeagd.edu.cn) by clicking on "Admission of Hong Kong Students" under the menu of "Application and Examination". In addition, applicants can choose to upload Student Learning Profiles via the online application system during the period from March 1 to May 31. Students who have completed online applications and made appointments for on-site confirmation should attend in person from March 11 to 29 at one of the following venues:
1. On-site confirmation centre in Hong Kong Island district
(Monday to Saturday 1000 to 1800)
Function Room 3, 38/F,
Holiday Inn Express Hong Kong Soho,
83 Jervois Street, Sheung Wan
Enquiry hotline: 2542 4811
2. On-site confirmation centre in Kowloon district
(Monday to Friday 1000 to 1800)
4/F, West Block,
Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre,
Education Bureau, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong
Enquiry hotline: 3698 4466
Candidates should bring along the following documents in order to complete on-site confirmation:
(a) Hong Kong identity card and valid "Mainland Travel Permit for Hong Kong and Macau Residents" or "Residence Permit for Hong Kong and Macao Residents" and their copies;
(b) a printed copy of the completed online enrolment form;
(c) a digital photo (format: JPG; size in pixels: 168(W) x 240(H), within 35KB) (candidates can either upload their photos to the online application system or take photos during on-site confirmation free of charge); and
(d) relevant original documents of proof if they have filled in activity or award information via the online application system.
Candidates should, after completing online application, attend on-site confirmation in person at the time and place confirmed by the online application system. They should also pay an enrolment fee of HK$420 in cash during on-site confirmation.
All applicants enrolling in the Admission Scheme should complete the on-site confirmation process before entering the admission stage. In case applicants cannot attend on-site confirmation at the time and venue previously confirmed by the online application system, they should log in to the online application website (www.eeagd.edu.cn) again and reserve another time and venue for on-site confirmation.
According to the admission procedure for 2019, institutions may arrange interviews based on the application information submitted by candidates and will announce admission results on the website in late July. As some institutions may advance the practical examinations, interested candidates should pay attention to the institutions' related arrangements for interviews or practical examinations. Institutions will also, based on their admission results, arrange on-line supplementary enrolment (offer of surplus admission quotas) in late July and announce the clearing admission results via the web.
Jointly compiled by the EDB, the China Education Exchange (HK) Centre and Hok Yau Club, a Chinese handbook on the Admission Scheme provides comprehensive information on the Scheme and further study on the Mainland, including information on all institutions participating in the Scheme, programmes offered, strategy on programme choices, and sharing by graduates of Mainland universities. The e-version of the handbook and details of the Scheme have been posted on the website of the EDB (www.edb.gov.hk/expo18).
Ends/Monday, February 25, 2019
Issued at HKT 11:00
Issued at HKT 11:00