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Make-up Examination

Who can apply?


Student absent from an examination due to extenuating circumstances can apply for make-up examination, such as: 


  • illness 
  • injury 
  • other personal emergencies

However, if student absent from an examination due to the following situations would normally NOT be considered for make-up examination:


  • Elective surgery scheduled to be held on an examination day
  • Public examinations such as HKDSE Examination, TOEFL, SAT, GRE, GMAT, etc., held on an examination day
  • Having forgotten or misread the examination schedule

Application Procedures


  • Student may submit a completed Application Form for Make-up Examination together with supporting document(s) to the Academic Registry.
  • In case of illness or injury, the application should include a medical certificate recommending for sick leave on the date of the missed examination by a qualified medical practitioner.
  • Applications must be made within 5 working days (for Semester 1/2) or 1 working day (for Summer Programme) after the missed examination.
  • The make-up examination application will be considered by the relevant Department/Programme Office and the Academic Registry.
  • Students will be notified of the result of their applications for make-up examination in early January for Semester 1 and in early June for Semester 2 via email.



  • Make-up examinations timetable for Semester 1/2 will be announced 1 week before the make-up examination period stated on the Academic Calendar.  Students should check the details by themselves.   
  • No other arrangements will be made if the students is unable to attend the make-up examinations.
  • For details, please refer to the General Regulations for Make-up Examination.



Make-up Examination Timetable