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Advisory for Indian Students seeking admission in Universities in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s Universities offer a variety of programmes ranging from degree to doctoral levels. The Universities adopt international standards in curriculum design and quality assurance. Qualifications granted by the universities in Hong Kong are internationally recognized.The academic session in Universities of Hong Kong starts in September and finish in June.

Publicly-funded Programmes

Following seven are the most prominent universities funded by the University Grants Committee (UGC), which provide curriculum and course design of international standards.

  1. The University of Hong Kong (HKU)

    https://www.hku.hk/

  2. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)

    https://www.ust.hk/

  3. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

    http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/english/index.html

  4. City University of Hong Kong (CityU)

    https://www.cityu.edu.hk/

  5. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)

    https://www.polyu.edu.hk/web/en/home/index.html

  6. Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)

    https://www.hkbu.edu.hk/eng/main/index.jsp

  7. Lingnan University (LU)

    https://www.ln.edu.hk/

As these universities admit students at their own discretion, prospective students may refer to the institution websites for admission criteria. The universities also offer liberal scholarships to meritorious students.

Ranking

According to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2018, among the eight universities funded by UGC, five universities, namely The University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong , City University of Hong Kong and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University are ranked top 100 in the world.

Two of the universities are ranked in the world’s top 50 and four are ranked in Asia’s top 10 by the Quacquarelli Symonds University Rankings 2015-16. In academic year 2015-16, the Times Higher Education survey ranked two of the universities within the top 100 in the world, and three in the “100 under 50” rankings (top 100 universities less than 50 years of history).

According to Financial Times surveys in 2015, Hong Kong universities also host some of the world’s best business administration and executive business management programmes.

Some institutions also join hands with other prestigious universities worldwide to offer joint academic programmes. The EMBA programme offered by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, in collaboration with Kellogg School of Management of the Northwestern University, was ranked 1st from 2009 to 2013 and 2nd in 2014 and 2015 by the Financial Times.

QS World University Rankings

Institution

2014/15

2015/16

2016/17

2017/18




The University of Hong Kong

28

30

27

26




The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

40

28

36

30




The Chinese University of Hong Kong

46

51

44

46




City University of Hong Kong

108

57

55

49




The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

162

116

111

95




Hong Kong Baptist University

318

281

278

299




Lingnan University, Hong Kong

601-650

601-650

601-650

551-600





Times Higher Education World University Rankings

Institution

2014/15

2015/16

2016/17

2017/18

The University of Hong Kong

43

44

43

40

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

51

59

49

44

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

129

138

76

58


City University of Hong Kong

192

201-250

119

119

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

201-225

201-250

192

182

Hong Kong Baptist University

301-350

351-400

351-400

401-500


QS University Rankings: Asia

Institution

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

1

5

5

4

3

The University of Hong Kong

2

3

2

2

5

City University of Hong Kong

12

11

9

7

8

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

7

6

6

8

10

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

25

27

27

29

27

Hong Kong Baptist University

43

45

51

64

64

Lingnan University, Hong Kong

115

128

142

109

100


QS World University Rankings by Subject

Institution

2016 (Top 20)

2017 (Top 100)

2018 (Top 20)

2018 Best subject of this institute

The highest ranking of this subject in Hong Kong (2018)

The University of Hong Kong

29

37

10

1st?Dentistry

The University of Hong Kong (1st)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

17

30

1

20th?Communication & Media Studies

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (20th)

City University of Hong Kong

7

18

0

26th?Linguistics

The University of Hong Kong (11th)

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

12

16

4

14th?Computer Science & Information Systems

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (14th)

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

8

16

3

3rd?Hospitality & Leisure Management

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (3rd)

Hong Kong Baptist University

0

2

0

51-100th: Communication & Media Studies

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (20th)

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

0

1

0

50-100th?Performing Arts

The University of Hong Kong (44th)


Weekend/Holiday/After Office Hours Emergency Hotline
The Consulate General of India, Hong Kong in the interest of the public has a Weekend/Holiday/After Office Hours Emergency Hotline. Please note that this number is only for emergency humanitarian cases and not for routine passport/consular/visa or similar enquiries or services. The Hotline No. is: 9077 1083.

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