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12 Jun to 16 Jul 2024

Application for AY 2024/25 Full-time Degree, Higher Diploma, Diploma of Foundation Studies, Diploma of Vocational Education and Diploma programmes

Principal’s Nomination Scheme (PNS) - June 2024 Update

  • The Vocational Training Council (VTC) introduces Principal’s Nomination Scheme (PNS) to provide flexible admission criteria for S6 students who have made outstanding achievements in non-academic areas such as STEAM projects, sports, music, creative art and writing, social services, leadership, etc. or VPET / trade-related subjects / activities.
  • For nominations submitted in March 2024, successful nominees will receive firm offers in their preferred HD programmes in late June 2024, before the announcement of HKDSE results.
  • Taking into account the positive reception of the scheme among secondary schools, VTC decided to invite additional nominations from school principals.


How to apply

  • Applicant should have completed application procedure - submitted online application for FTS6 programmes via the “VTC S6 Admission Portal” and paid application fee (verified payment).
  • School Principal to submit online nomination(s) via the “VTC Web-based Principal’s Nomination Scheme System” (PNS System) during 24 June to 10 July 2024. For each nomination, please write a few lines to give your recommendations.


Nomination Quota

  • Disregard the number of nominations submitted in March 2024, each secondary school can submit a maximum of 5 nominations this time.


Results Announcement

  • Based on school’s recommendations and subject to the availability of admission quota, PNS nominations will be reviewed on special consideration.
  • Successful nominees will receive firm HD programme offers on 17 July 2024.


Applicants not recommended under PNS will continue to be considered for admission under the general procedures, on the basis of their public examination results and / or other academic qualifications.