Electronic Advance Application System for Post-secondary Programmes

Electronic Advance Application System for Post-secondary Programmes (E-APP) (http://www.eapp.gov.hk) is a one-stop internet-based online application system developed by the Education Bureau since February 2012.  It facilitates current year Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination candidates to lodge advance applications for locally-accredited sub-degree and undergraduate programmes not covered under the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS) before the announcement of HKDSE Examination results.

About 61,600 applications from over 23,400 HKDSE applicants were processed by E-APP launched in the 2015/16 academic year. Moreover, there were over 675,000 visitors browsing the E-APP website within the seven months from December 2015 to June 2016.

Benefits of using E-APP

E-APP provides an application channel for the HKDSE Examination candidates to lodge advance applications for locally-accredited sub-degree and undergraduate programmes not covered under JUPAS. Through E-APP, applicants will only have to submit one online application form to lodge advance applications for programmes offered by different institutions, which is simple and fast, to plan their studies. E-APP includes most of the locally-accredited sub-degree and undergraduate programmes not covered under JUPAS that can be applied before the announcement of HKDSE Examination results. E-APP synchronises with the Information Portal for Accredited Post-secondary Programmes (iPASS). Programmes in E-APP can be sorted by institutions or areas of study. Applicants may also make use of the searching function in E-APP to facilitate their programme selection.

Participating institutions will process applications from E-APP. Where applicable, they will arrange interview with applicants and/or give applicants conditional offer(s). On the date of HKDSE Examination results announcement (i.e. 12 July 2017*), E-APP will pass applicants’ HKDSE Examination results directly from the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA) to their appplied institutions so that those institutions can confirm their offers as soon as possible. Therefore, applicants do not need to notify the institutions of their examination results in person.

In addition to facilitating HKDSE Examination candidates’ programme application, E-APP can also be used by secondary schools. Teachers may upload School Reference Report onto E-APP. They may also view their students’ application status and progress on E-APP so as to provide guidance to students who are in need.

Operational Flow of E-APP
Eng operation flow

List of E-APP participating institutions (as at January 2017)

  1. Caritas Bianchi College of Careers
  2. Caritas Institute of Community Education
  3. Caritas Institute of Higher Education
  4. Centennial College
  5. Chu Hai College of Higher Education
  6. City University of Hong Kong – Community College of City University and School of Continuing and Professional Education
  7. Gratia Christian College
  8. Hang Seng Management College
  9. HKCT Institute of Higher Education
  10. HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education and HKU SPACE Community College
  11. HKU SPACE Po Leung Kuk Stanley Ho Community College
  12. Hong Kong Art School (a division of the Hong Kong Arts Centre)
  13. Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)
    HKBU College of International Education and School of Continuing Education
  14. Hong Kong College of Technology
  15. Hong Kong Institute of Technology
  16. Hong Kong Nang Yan College of Higher Education
  17. Hong Kong Shue Yan University
  18. Lingnan Institute of Further Education
  19. SCAD Foundation (Hong Kong) Limited
  20. The Chinese University of Hong Kong – School of Continuing and Professional Studies
  21. The Education University of Hong Kong1
  22. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University – Hong Kong Community College
  23. The Open University of Hong Kong – Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional and Continuing Education
  24. Tung Wah College
  25. Vocational Training Council2
  26. Yew Chung Community College
  27. YMCA College of Careers

Notes

1. Self-financing programmes only
2. Include self-financing and subvented programmes

Details about the launch of E-APP

DateEvent
2 December 2016 Commencement of E-APP main round application
16 May 2017 Deadline for E-APP main round application
23 May 2017 Commencement of E-APP second round application
30 June 2017 Deadline for E-APP second round application
12 July 2017* Announcement of the 2017 HKDSE Examination results by HKEAA
7 August 2017* Announcement of the 2017 JUPAS Main Round offer results
                *Please refer to the HKEAA and JUPAS webiste for the latest updates.


Enquiry
Email:eapp_post_sec@edb.gov.hk
Telephone:3104 2560

January 2017

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E-APP Statistics
Last Review Date: 08/02/2017