The number of university entrance exam takers in Hong Kong who met its minimum requirement this year dropped nearly 6 per cent from 2019. Photo: Handout The number of university entrance exam takers in Hong Kong who met its minimum requirement this year dropped nearly 6 per cent from 2019. Photo: Handout
The number of university entrance exam takers in Hong Kong who met its minimum requirement this year dropped nearly 6 per cent from 2019. Photo: Handout

Competition for Hong Kong university spots dips as 1,100 fewer entrance exam takers meet minimum requirements

  • Nearly 6 per cent fewer than last year will contend for city’s 15,000 subsidised first-year degree placements
  • Number of perfect scores also drops, with seven students earning a 5** rating – the highest possible – across the exam’s seven subjects

Topic |   HKDSE - Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education
The number of university entrance exam takers in Hong Kong who met its minimum requirement this year dropped nearly 6 per cent from 2019. Photo: Handout The number of university entrance exam takers in Hong Kong who met its minimum requirement this year dropped nearly 6 per cent from 2019. Photo: Handout
The number of university entrance exam takers in Hong Kong who met its minimum requirement this year dropped nearly 6 per cent from 2019. Photo: Handout
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