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Local Students (Non-JUPAS Year 1 Admissions)

Application Schedule (2017 Entry)

Advance Offer

To facilitate outstanding candidates in making informed decisions among all early offers they receive from various universities, candidates who apply to CUHK on or before 15 November 2016 will be considered for an advance offer. In this round, applicants may be considered for either a firm or conditional offer depending on individual merits, and those selected for advance offers will be notified by mid-January 2017.


Applicants who are not given an advance offer will compete on equal footing with all other applicants in the Regular round, the application deadline of which is 4 January 2017.


Application Deadlines

Advance Offer Deadline: 15 November 2016
Regular Deadline: 4 January 2017
Late Application Deadline: 31 March 2017

Thereafter, applications may be accepted subject to availability of places.

Application Timeline
2016 15 November Deadline for submission of Advance Offer applications
2017 4 January Regular deadline for submission of applications (2)
By mid-January Notifications to successful applicants with Advance Offers (1)
31 March Late Application deadline for submission of applications (2)
February– July Notifications to successful applicants in regular round (1)
August Notifications to successful applicants in clearing round (1)
Mid August-September Registration and course selection for new students
Early September 1st teaching term commences


(1) Successful applicants should pay the first instalment of composition fees of HK$10,000 and complete offer acceptance procedures by a specified date; otherwise the admission offer will become null and void.
(2) Only one application is required for admission purposes. Those who have submitted their applications are not required to submit a separate application for subsequent selection round(s).