2013 JUPAS (HKDSE) Admissions Scores

For applicants who have fulfilled the minimum entrance requirements, admissions scores are calculated for use in admission selection.

The information contained here is based on the admissions scores (with weighting applied where appropriate) of offered applicants in the JUPAS main round admission exercise. Sample cases of students having the same median and lower quartile scores are presented for reference. Students admitted through special admission routes (principal's nominations, sports talents and disabled applicants) are not included in the calculation of scores.

Students are reminded that because of the different weightings adopted, the admissions scores are not comparable across colleges/schools and different admission years. The sample cases are for reference only and should not be used to predict the chance of admission. The selection criteria vary each year, and many types of scores are used in the selection process. In addition to public examination results, other factors (such as band choices, interview performance, etc.) may also be considered.

 


JS1001 - College of Business (Bachelor of Business Administration)
Weighted
Admissions
Score
Sample
Cases
HKDSE Results Score Calculation
(4 core + 1 elective with the
highest weighted score)
Chinese
(Weighting:1)
English
(Weighting:2)
Maths
(Compulsory
Part)

(Weighting:1.5)
Liberal Studies
(Weighting:1)
Elective Subjects
(Weighting:1)
Subj.
1
Subj.
2
Subj.
3
Median 29 Student
A
4 5* 4 3 4 4 4 4x1+6x2+4x1.5+3x1+4x1=29
Student
B
4 3 5* 4 5* 5*   4x1+3x2+6x1.5+4x1+6x1=29
Student
C
4 5 4 4 5 5   4x1+5x2+4x1.5+4x1+5x1=29
Lower
Quartile
28 Student
A
4 4 5* 4 3 3   4x1+4x2+6x1.5+4x1+3x1=28
Student
B
3 5* 4 3 4 3   3x1+6x2+4x1.5+3x1+4x1=28
Student
C
4 3 4 5 5** 5* 5 4x1+3x2+4x1.5+5x1+7x1=28

 


JS1011 - College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (Bachelor of Arts /
Bachelor of Sciences)
Weighted
Admissions
Score
Sample
Cases
HKDSE Results Score Calculation
(4 core + 1 elective with the
highest weighted score)
Chinese
(Weighting:1)
English
(Weighting:2)
Maths
(Compulsory
Part)

(Weighting:1)
Liberal Studies
(Weighting:1.5)
Elective Subjects
(Weighting:1)
Subj.
1
Subj.
2
Subj.
3
Median 29.5 Student
A
4 5* 4 3 5 4   4x1+6x2+4x1+3x1.5+5x1=29.5
Student
B
4 4 3 5 5** 4   4x1+4x2+3x1+5x1.5+7x1=29.5
Student
C
5* 3 3 5** 4 4 4 6x1+3x2+3x1+7x1.5+4x1=29.5
Lower
Quartile
29 Student
A
3 5** 2 4 4 3   3x1+7x2+2x1+4x1.5+4x1=29
Student
B
5* 4 3 5* 3 3   6x1+4x2+3x1+6x1.5+3x1=29
Student
C
4 4 4 4 5** 5   4x1+4x2+4x1+4x1.5+7x1=29

 


JS1021 - College of Science and Engineering (Engineering)
Weighted
Admissions
Score
Sample
Cases
HKDSE Results Score Calculation
(4 core + 1 elective with the
highest weighted score)
Chinese
(Weighting:1)
English
(Weighting:2)
Maths
(Compulsory Part)
(Weighting:1.5)
Liberal Studies
(Weighting:1)
Elective Subjects: Biology,
Chemistry,
Physics,
Combined Science or Information and Communication Technology

(Weighting:1.5)
Other Elective Subjects
(Weighting:1)
Subj.
1
Subj.
2
Subj.
3
Subj.
1
Subj.
2
Subj.
3
Median 29 Student A 4 3 4 4 5* 5         4x1+3x2+4x1.5+4x1+6x1.5=29
Student B 4 3 5* 4 4     4     4x1+3x2+6x1.5+4x1+4x1.5=29
Student C 3 5 4 4 4     5     3x1+5x2+4x1.5+4x1+4x1.5=29
Lower
Quartile
28.5 Student A 3 3 5 3 5* 5         3x1+3x2+5x1.5+3x1+6x1.5=28.5
Student B 3 3 5** 3 4     3     3x1+3x2+7x1.5+3x1+4x1.5=28.5
Student C 3 5 5 2 4 4   4     3x1+5x2+5x1.5+2x1+4x1.5=28.5

 


JS1031 - College of Science and Engineering (Science)
Weighted
Admissions
Score
Sample
Cases
HKDSE Results Score Calculation
(4 core + 1 elective with the
highest weighted score)
Chinese
(Weighting:1)
English
(Weighting:2)
Maths
(Compulsory Part)
(Weighting:1.5)
Liberal Studies
(Weighting:1)
Elective Subjects: Biology,
Chemistry,
Physics or Combined Science

(Weighting:1.5)
Other Elective Subjects
(Weighting:1)
Subj.
1
Subj.
2
Subj.
3
Subj.
1
Subj.
2
Subj.
3
Median 30 Student A 3 3 5** 3 5 4         3x1+3x2+7x1.5+3x1+5x1.5=30
Student B 4 4 4 3 5* 3 3       4x1+4x2+4x1.5+3x1+6x1.5=30
Student C 3 5* 4 3 4 4         3x1+6x2+4x1.5+3x1+4x1.5=30
Lower
Quartile
29.5 Student A 4 4 4 4 5     5* 5   4x1+4x2+4x1.5+4x1+5x1.5=29.5
Student B 4 4 5 3 4     5**     4x1+4x2+5x1.5+3x1+7x1=29.5
Student C 3 3 5* 4 5 4   4     3x1+3x2+6x1.5+4x1+5x1.5=29.5

 


JS1041 - School of Creative Media (Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science /
Bachelor of Arts and Science)
Weighted
Admissions
Score
Sample
Cases
HKDSE Results Score Calculation
(4 core + 2 electives with the
highest weighted scores)
Chinese
(Weighting:1)
English
(Weighting:2)
Maths
(Compulsory Part)

(Weighting:1)
Liberal Studies
(Weighting:1)
Elective Subjects
(Weighting:1)
Subj.
1
Subj.
2
Subj.
3
Median 28 Student
A
4 4 4 4 4 4   4x1+4x2+4x1+4x1+4x1+4x1=28
Student
B
4 5 3 3 4 4 3 4x1+5x2+3x1+3x1+4x1+4x1=28
Student
C
3 4 3 4 5* 4   3x1+4x2+3x1+4x1+6x1+4x1=28
Lower
Quartile
26 Student
A
3 5 4 3 3 3 3 3x1+5x2+4x1+3x1+3x1+3x1=26
Student
B
4 3 5 3 4 4   4x1+3x2+5x1+3x1+4x1+4x1=26
Student
C
3 3 4 4 5 4   3x1+3x2+4x1+4x1+5x1+4x1=26

 


JS1051 - School of Energy and Environment (Bachelor of Engineering
in Energy Science and Engineering)
Weighted
Admissions
Score
Sample
Cases
HKDSE Results Score Calculation
(4 core + 1 elective with the
highest weighted score)
Chinese
(Weighting:1)
English
(Weighting:2)
Maths
(Compulsory Part)
(Weighting:2.5)
Liberal Studies
(Weighting:1)
Elective Subjects: Biology,
Chemistry,
Physics,
Combined
Science or
Integrated
Science

(Weighting:2.5)
Other Elective Subjects
(Weighting:1)
Subj.
1
Subj.
2
Subj.
3
Subj.
1
Subj.
2
Subj.
3
Median 39.5 Student A 3 5 4 4 5 5   4     3x1+5x2+4x2.5+4x1+5x2.5=39.5
Student B 4 4 4 5 5 4   4     4x1+4x2+4x2.5+5x1+5x2.5=39.5
Student C 3 3 5* 3 5     4     3x1+3x2+6x2.5+3x1+5x2.5=39.5
Lower
Quartile
39 Student A 3 4 5* 3 4 4   5     3x1+4x2+6x2.5+3x1+4x2.5=39
Student B 4 3 5* 4 4 4         4x1+3x2+6x2.5+4x1+4x2.5=39
Student C 4 3 4 4 5*     5     4x1+3x2+4x2.5+4x1+6x2.5=39

 


JS1061 - School of Law (Bachelor of Laws)
Weighted
Admissions
Score
Sample
Cases
HKDSE Results Score Calculation
(4 core + 2 electives with the
highest weighted scores)
Chinese
(Weighting:1)
English
(Weighting:1)
Maths
(Compulsory Part)

(Weighting:1)
Liberal Studies
(Weighting:1)
Elective Subjects
(Weighting:1)
Subj.
1
Subj.
2
Subj.
3
Median 31 Student
A
5* 5** 4 4 5 5 4 6x1+7x1+4x1+4x1+5x1+5x1=31
Student
B
5* 5* 4 4 5* 5 5 6x1+6x1+4x1+4x1+6x1+5x1=31
Student
C
4 5* 5 5* 5 5 5 4x1+6x1+5x1+6x1+5x1+5x1=31
Lower
Quartile
30 Student
A
4 5** 5* 4 5 4 4 4x1+7x1+6x1+4x1+5x1+4x1=30
Student
B
5* 5* 4 5 5 4 4 6x1+6x1+4x1+5x1+5x1+4x1=30
Student
C
4 5* 4 5 5* 5 4 4x1+6x1+4x1+5x1+6x1+5x1=30

 


JS1091 - Associate of Science (Architectural Studies/ Building Services
Engineering/ Construction Engineering and Management/ Surveying)
Weighted
Admissions
Score
Sample
Cases
HKDSE Results Score Calculation
 (Chinese, English and 3 other subjects with the
highest weighted scores)
Chinese
(Weighting:1)
English
(Weighting:1)
Maths
(Compulsory Part)

(Weighting:1)
Liberal Studies
(Weighting:1)
Elective 1
(Weighting:1)
Elective 2
(Weighting:1)
Median 17 Student
A
2 5 4 3 3 2 2x1+5x1+4x1+3x1+3x1=17
Student
B
3 4 4 3 3 3 3x1+4x1+4x1+3x1+3x1=17
Student
C
2 3 4 2 4 4 2x1+3x1+4x1+4x1+4x1=17
Lower
Quartile
16 Student
A
4 4 3 3 2 2 4x1+4x1+3x1+3x1+2x1=16
Student
B
2 3 5 3 3 3 2x1+3x1+5x1+3x1+3x1=16
Student
C
3 3 3 2 4 3 3x1+3x1+3x1+4x1+3x1=16

Scoring Scale:

Core and Category A Elective Subjects
Level 5** 5* 5 4 3 2 1
Score 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Category C Elective Subjects (Other Language Subjects)
Grade A B C D E
Score 5 4 3 2 1

Category B Applied Learning subjects are not considered in the above score calculations.

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