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November 2015 
We admit the BEST STUDENTS
INDICATOR HKU PERFORMANCE 2015 DATA#
Number of HKDSE top scorersG admitted (% of total number of HKDSE top scorers)
Highest number of any JUPAS-participating institution
Source : JUPAS
12 (100%)
Number of JUPAS applicants admitted with 2 to 6 5** in HKDSE (% of total number of JUPAS applicants with 2 to 6 5**)
Highest number of any JUPAS-participating institution
Source : JUPAS
HKDSE Results
6 5**: 15  (79%)
5 5**: 42  (75%)
4 5**: 76  (63%)
3 5**: 122  (51%)
2 5**: 228  (47%)
Average HKDSE score
Best score of any JUPAS-participating institution
Source : JUPAS
Chinese Language : 4.71
English Language : 5.13
Mathematics  : 5.38
Liberal Studies  : 5.05
Average combined HKDSE score
4 core subjects+ : 5.07
Best 2 elective subjects : 5.53
Best 5 subjects : 5.51
4 core subjects+ and best 2 elective subjects : 5.22
Percentage of applicants admitted with Level 5**
Highest percentage of any JUPAS-participating institution
Source : JUPAS
Chinese Language : 47%
English Language : 62%
Mathematics : 42%
Liberal Studies : 47%
Percentage of applicants admitted with a combined average of Level 5**
4 core subjects+ : 70%
Best 2 elective subjects : 48%
Best 5 subjects : 65%
4 core subjects+ and best 2 elective subjects : 75%

   # Conversion of Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE) levels / grades into scores:
      Category A ( 5**=7, 5*=6, 5=5, 4=4, 3=3, 2=2, 1=1, Others=0 )
      Category C ( A=7, B=5.5, C=4, D=2.5, E=1, Others=0 )

   G Level 5** in 7 subjects, or Level 5** in 6 subjects and Grade A in one Category C subject

   + Core subjects include Chinese Language, English Language, Mathematics and Liberal Studies


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