English Language Chinese Language Mathematics Liberal Studies Two Elective Subjects
4 3 2 2 3
Specific Elective Subject Required Additional Subject Required
Level 3 or above in one of the following subjects: Chemistry, or Combined Science with Chemistry component. -
A good working knowledge of Cantonese is required.
Main Selection Principle Remarks
(The selection principles in general consider the Category A subjects only, M1/M2 are excluded, unless otherwise specified)
Subjects That will be Given Heavier Weightings, Ranges from 1.1 to 2
Best 6 The score of Mathematics compulsory part (MA) or the combined score of MA and M1/M2 calculated as below, whichever is higher, will be taken into consideration.

Interview Performance Bonus for 5** / 5* Additional Electives Student Learning Profile
- -

Others: Bonus for Category C Subjects

Consideration of Previous / Combined Sittings Penalty
Latest Results in 2 or More Sittings of HKDSEPenalty will be imposed on subjects which were retaken
Upper Quartile Median Lower Quartile Lowest
40 39 38 37

* 'Science elective subject' refers to one of the following subjects, namely Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Combined Science and Integrated Science.

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(November 2018)