In order to migrate to Hong Kong as skilled migrants, all applicants must apply for the Hong Kong Quality Migrant Talent Scheme. As a part of the assessment, all candidates must undergo a Points Based Test. There are two types of this test. These are:
All applicants are free to choose the desired test, provided they clear all the pre – requisites. Under the General Test, all the pre – requisites are awarded certain points based on the level of the eligibility satisfaction. Also, they must score a minimum of 80 points to qualify for the next level. The various factors considered are:
On the other hand, if the candidate has two or more Bachelor’s Degrees and one Master’s Degree, he can score around 30 points.
Also, the candidate can earn up to 20 points if he has only a Bachelor’s Degree along with other professional qualification which is from a recognized university.
Thus, the maximum points that an applicant could score is 165 points. The current pass mark is 80 points. However, the minimum pass mark is subject to change without prior notice. Thus, it is suggested that an applicant should with check the applicable pass-mark before actually applying for the visa under the Hong Kong Quality Migrant Talent Scheme.
On the other hand, the Achievement Based Points Test is meant for those candidates who are highly skilled and qualified in a specific field of work proven with outstanding laurels. The eligibility criteria for this are highly stringent with a lot of scrutiny maintained.
The assessment is completely dependent on the achievements of the applicant. Thus, the candidates would score only under one scoring factor aiming for 165 points directly. Thus, they would either score the maximum points or no points at all. All those applicants who score no points under this test are rejected instantly.
There are only two instances under which a candidate can score points under this test:
To know more about which test to take, contact an Immigration Specialist today. He would be acquainted with all the terms and conditions for the same. So contact one today!
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