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Types of Selection:

 

  • Paper / Academic selection: Selection is done on academic achievement of Gr 11 or Gr 12 marks and the best candidates are selected. Average performance is also taken into account.
  • Selection tests: Selection is done on the basis of academic achievement based on Gr11 or Gr 12 marks as well as a psychometric assessment. The psychometric evaluation includes personality, aptitude and other questionnaires, as required by the specific studying direction. Some courses also require subject specific tests such as Mathematics or Chemistry and Physics. When appointments are made for the tests, students will be notified if they also have to write a subject-specific tests and what to study for these.
  • Faculty selection


Courses that require selection tests:

Engineering

Once you have applied you will be invited by the Faculty of Engineering to make an appointment to write the selection test.

Available dates for Engineering tests in 2017 are:

Potchefstroom

  • 3 April 
  • 4 April
  • 6 May -  Open Day
  • 3 July
  • 4 July
  • 7 July 
  • 10 July
  • 11 July 
  • 19 August
  • 9 September 
  • 14 October

Other

  • 13 May - Pretoria
  • 29 July - Nelspruit
  • 12 August - Pretoria
  • 2 September - Namibia
  • 16 September - Pretoria
  • 30 September - Swellendam
  • 5 October - PE

 

Contact Sonette Becker to make an appointment once you have been invited:

Tel: 018 299 1318
Fax: 0865212622
sonette.becker@nwu.ac.za

Other courses that require selection tests

  • BArt et Scien (Town and Regional planning)
  • Law (LLB, BA Law and BCom Law)
  • BSc Consumer Sciences
  • BCur Nursing
  • B Social Work

 

In order to book a selection test, the appointment form can be completed electronically or appointments may be made telephonically using any of these numbers 018 299 4028/2890/2896/2893. Be sure to contact us to obtain information about the venue. 

PLEASE DO NOT MAKE AN APPOINTMENT IF YOU HAVE NOT YET APPLIED.

Available dates are:

Potchefstroom

  • 29 May
  • 2 June
  • 19 June
  • 20 June
  • 10 July
  • 11 July

Other

  • 30 May & 1 August - Bloemfontein
  • 12 June - Beaufort-Wes
  • 4 August - Bredasdorp
  • 31 July - Durban
  • 26 July - Ellisras
  • 20 July - Ermelo
  • 26 May & 31 July - George
  • 3 July - Keetmanshoop (Namibie)
  • 24 May & 28 June - Kimberley
  • 30 June & 28 July - Mafikeng
  • 19 July - Middelburg (Mpumalanga)
  • 21 July - Nelspruit
  • 28 July - Polokwane
  • 28 July - Port-Elizabeth
  • 20 June & 7 Aug - Stellenbosch
  • 26 May & 30 June - Upington
  • 26 May / 9 June / 23 June / 7 July / 21 July / 4 Aug - Vanderbijl
  • 25 May & 29 June - Vryburg
  • 5 July - Walvisbaai (Namibie)
  • 7 July - Windhoek (Namibie)

 


Courses that are subject to faculty selection: