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Young Scientist Scheme (YSS)


For JUPAS applicants

Students admitted to 6901 BSc programme with a total score of 35 or above in their best 5 HKDSE subjects (Category A subjects and M1/M2) and those admitted to 6688 Science Master Class programme are automatically accepted to YSS. No interview is needed.


The HKDSE 'level to score' conversion

Category A: Core and Elective Subjects and Extended Module 1 or Module 2 of Mathematics



For Non-JUPAS applicants

Selected Non-JUPAS applicants will be invited to enrol in YSS.


Eligibility: For JUPAS students: Best 5 Category A subjects/M1/M2 larger than or equal to 35 scores. For NON-JUPAS students: selected applicants will be invited to enrol in YSS. Note: New "level to score' conversion will be adopted.


  1. 6901 BSc students not admitted to YSS on entry but show excellent talent afterwards would still have a second chance to enroll in YSS after the completion of Year 1 study. 
  2. Students who are not admitted to YSS can still compete for the SRF, ORF and/or international exchange during their study.