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2021 Second Semester Applications Open: CUT’s Faculty of Built Environment, Engineering and Information Technology

Prospective students may apply to CUT for the second semester in a select number of programmes (Higher Certificates) offered by the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology.

No other faculties or programmes are accepting applications for the second semester of 2021.

Applications should reach us on or before 30 July 2021 

2022 Applicants

Applications for 2022 are now open.

International Applications should reach us on or before 29 October 2021.
South African Applications should reach us on or before 30 November 2021.


Programmes Offered

Visit Programmes Offered for a full A to Z list of programmes at CUT. 

What documents should I have ready for application?

  1. Current Matriculants: starting your application will not require any documents.
  2. Already Matriculated applicants: you will have to upload your ID and Senior Certificate.
  3. Higher Qualifications than matric: you will have to upload your ID, Senior Certificate, your qualification(s) and study record.

Application to the CUT is free

Individuals are promoting that they can assist prospective students in applying. The Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) would like to warn all prospective students that there is no way other than the process described here for application.

If you are asked for money to assist you with your application, you are being swindled by scammers.

No application fee. No authorised consultants to assist with the application.

Ready to apply?

Need more information?

Application feedback

  • Allow for a 4 to 6 week period for feedback from date of application.
  • You can use the online system to Check Application Status.

Apply Online

Go to Online Application

Need help?

Download the How to Apply Guide (PDF)

Watch: Step-by-step How to Apply


Have trouble with the system PIN or student number?

We have been receiving several enquiries about student number and/or PIN for the application system.

A guide has been created to assist. Download the CUT PIN and/or student nr guide (PDF)


E-mail enquiries to apply@cut.ac.za

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