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  • In considering the unforeseen circumstances in Hong Kong and safety issues these entail, the Institute has decided to call off the Cross-straits, Hong Kong and Macau Accounting Profession Conference 2019 which was scheduled to be held on 27-28 October 2019 at the Kowloon Shangri-la Hotel. We are closely monitoring and reviewing the situation and any further announcements about rescheduling the Conference will be made in due course.
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Structure and syllabus

Examination papers


Mock Examination

HKDSE BAFS examination

Paper 1 Compulsory part
Paper 2A Elective part – Accounting module
Paper 2B Elective part – Business Management module


Method of assessment

The assessment for Paper 1, Paper 2(A) and Paper 2(B) will be based solely on close-book written examinations.  It adopted the assessment framework of HKDSE BAFS subject. Candidates can choose to sit for the examination in either English or Chinese.


Examination format

The examination format and duration for each paper are shown as follows:


Paper 1
(Time allowed - 1 hour and 15 minutes)

No. of questions Marks
Section A: Multiple-choice questions 30 60

Section B: Short questions

  • Compulsory questions
  • Optional questions


3 to 4

1 out of 2









Paper 2(A) and Paper 2(B)
(Time allowed - 2 hours and 15 minutes)

Paper 2(A)

No. of questions

Paper 2(B)
No. of questions

Section A: Compulsory short questions 3 to 4 4 to 5 24
Section B: Compulsory questions

2 to 3 application

2 case studies 36
Section C: Optional questions

1 out of 2 case/theory


1 out of 2 essay


Total 80