CUT Admission Requirements 2022

Before applying applicants must meet up with the Central University of Technology Admission Requirements listed below.

Pass levelMatric pass level and options explained
CertificateA certificate pass requires a 40% pass in your home language, 2 subjects above 40%, 4 subjects above 30% and you may fail 1 subject. This pass allows you to study for a higher certificate.Programmes at CUT
DiplomaA diploma pass requires 40% in four higher credit subjects, 30% in three lower credit subjects, and you may fail one subject.With this pass, you can enrol for a bridging course at a Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college or a diploma course at a university of technology.To receive a diploma pass, a student must:Pass 6 of the 7 subjects offered;

Of which 4 Subjects must be at least a 40% (level 3) achievement;Subjects include Home Language at 40% Compulsory Pass /excluding Life Orientation;30% Pass in Language of Learning and Teaching (LOLT).If the student opts for TVET college and would like to transfer to CUT at a later stage, the requirements for N level qualifications can be viewed here.Programmes at CUT
Bachelor’s DegreeA bachelor’s pass means you can apply for a degree course at a university or university of technology and can study for a higher certificate, diploma or bachelor’s degree.

To achieve a bachelor’s pass, you must:Pass 6 of the 7 subjects offered;Of which four Subjects must be at least a 50% (level 4) achievement;Including Home Language 40% Compulsory Pass /excluding Life Orientation;30% Pass in the Language of Learning and Teaching (LOLT);

The Department of Basic Education has revoked the list of designated subjects with effect from September 2018;The minimum admission requirements for a Bachelor’s degree programme remain the same, namely, a NSC with a minimum of 30% in the language of learning and teaching of the Higher Education Institution (HEI), coupled with an achievements rating of 4 (50-59%) or better in any four (4) NSC subject except Life Orientation. Programmes at CUT