thinking beyond

This information is relevant for prospective students who were identified to write the selection test for and planning to commence studies in January of 2023.

If it was not communicated to you that you should write the selection test, it is not necessary.

The Central University of Technology via the Wellness Centre administers the selection for prospective students. Selection/ Admissions tests are conducted to give an alternative opportunity to students who do not meet the minimum admission requirements as determined by the faculties. 

The selection testing combines a series of tests which assesses aptitude and proficiency in English. Other courses will have departmental tests and interest questionnaires. This will be advised during the testing process.

Can I prepare for an aptitude/proficiency test?

  • There is no work you can study for an aptitude or a proficiency test. The tests are designed to assess knowledge and skills you already have.
  • The test takes about 3 ½ hours to complete.

What to bring to the testing centre:

  • Proof: CUT letter permitting you to write a selection OR the online status message
  • Copy of Matric certificate /Grade 12 Results
  • Copy of FET qualifications if applicable
  • Copy of ID document
  • You will be provided with a pencil and eraser.
  • Cell phones and calculators are not permitted.

How do I access the results?

After taking the test, Wellness Centre will process results within a week of writing and send them to faculties for the final decision.
You are welcome to contact the relevant person in your programme for the outcome. Faculties contact details per programme (PDF)

Selection tests are not NBT’s, the National Benchmark Test information can be found here.

Selection Test Schedules

Bloemfontein Campus

  • Prospective students will receive a confirmation e-mail that they can write on the chosen date or moved to an alternative date.
  • To register choose a date from the schedule below and register on e-form below, or e-mail Ms Philile Phungula on pphungula@cut.ac.za. A confirmation e-mail will be sent to you to attend or choose an alternative date.
  • Due to logistical issues-Online Testing options are NOT available.

DATE

TIME

VENUE

PROGRAMMES

The selection tests for 2022 at the Bloemfontein campus have concluded. 

More dates will be announced in January 2023.

Welkom Campus

  • The selection tests will commence at 09h00. 
  • Students who are late will have to write on an alternative date. 
  • Students must please confirm their booking with Ms Mpuru, mmpuru@cut.ac.za  or on 057 910 3619.

Students are requested to bring along the following:

  1. A pencil  and eraser (stationery will not be provided)       
  2. CUT student number        
  3. Copy of matric results        

DATE & TIME

VENUE

COURSES

9 January 2023

08h30

N116, THUTONG BUILDING

All Courses for WELKOM. NO Hospitality or Tourism for BFN

11 January 2023

08h30

N116, THUTONG BUILDING

All Courses for WELKOM. NO Hospitality or Tourism for BFN

13 January 2023

08h30

N116, THUTONG BUILDING

All Courses for WELKOM. NO Hospitality or Tourism for BFN

16 January 2023

08h30

N116, THUTONG BUILDING

All Courses for WELKOM. NO Hospitality or Tourism for BFN

18 January 2023

08h30

N116, THUTONG BUILDING

All Courses for WELKOM. NO Hospitality or Tourism for BFN

20 January 2023

08h30

N116, THUTONG BUILDING

All Courses for WELKOM. NO Hospitality or Tourism for BFN

23 January 2023

08h30

N116, THUTONG BUILDING

All Courses for WELKOM. NO Hospitality or Tourism for BFN

25 January 2023

08h30

N116, THUTONG BUILDING

All Courses for WELKOM. NO Hospitality or Tourism for BFN

27 January 2023

08h30

N116, THUTONG BUILDING

All Courses for WELKOM. NO Hospitality or Tourism for BFN

Book your date

No dates not indicated above can be booked. Make sure when you complete the form, the date you indicate is from the table above.

Uploaded: 19 November 2022
Bloemfontein Campus
  • Philile Phungula
  • Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3713
  • pphungula@cut.ac.za
  • View details
Welkom Campus
  • Liesl Hoare
  • Tel: +27(0)57 910 3656
  • lhoare@cut.ac.za
  • View details
Welkom Campus
  • Mpho Mpuru
  • Tel: +(0)57 910 3619
  • mmpuru@cut.ac.za
  • View details
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