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Government recruitment examination (CRE & BLT)(Professional Grades) on 6 and 13 June 2020

20 - 26 MAY 2020

Dear final year students,

Candidates (who have applied for taking the CRE/BLT in April) are informed that the coming Common Recruitment Examination and Basic Law Test (Degree / Professional Grades) (CRE and BLT) in Hong Kong will be held on 6 and 13 June 2020. Candidates will be arranged to sit the examination on one of the above examination dates mainly according to their choice of examination papers.

An e-mail will be sent to candidates between 21 and 26 May 2020 notifying them of the relevant examination details.  Candidates should immediately contact the Civil Service Examinations Unit (CSEU) by phone at 2537 6429 or by e-mail to if they do not receive the e-mail by 27 May 2020.  Any requests for change of examination date / venue will not be considered.  Examination results will be issued to candidates by post within one month after the examination.

In the light of the evolving situation regarding the COVID-19, the CSEU may make new arrangements on the examination if the situation warrants and announce them on the webpage of the Civil Service Bureau (CSB) at  Candidates should visit the said webpage regularly for the latest information.

General enquiries regarding the CRE and BLT may be directed to the Civil Service Bureau (CSB) of the HKSAR government by phone at 2537 6429 or by e-mail to

Preparatory workshops on CRE & BLT
In order to help students to familiarize with the CRE/BLT format, Career Centre have organized a series of training workshops in late May and early June. The schedule have been uploaded onto the Centre’s website (online enrollment: , please click ‘workshop’ page)

For enquiries related with preparations and trainings, please contact Career Centre via email at or hotline at 3411-7440.

Good luck!

Career Centre