CPUT Late Application 2024

2024 Late/Walk-in application process at Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) for programmes with available spaces



WALK-IN APPLICATION TIMEFRAME:

Please see the list of available courses here



PLEASE NOTE: The lists will be amended as registration continues and spaces are being filled up.

WHO MAY APPLY

  1. Applicants who exhausted only 1 or 2 options out of the maximum of 3 choices for applications submitted during the normal application timelines (Refer to Categories A and B below)
  2. Applicants who did not apply during the normal application timelines (maximum of 3 choices) (Refer to Categories A and B below)
  3. Applicants who has exhausted their 3 choices but meets the entry requirements for a programme with available space may submit an appeal to the Dean of the relevant Faculty for consideration of a 4th choice. A manual application form must be completed and delivered in person to the Faculty Manager (Refer to Category C process below)
  4. National applicants (with an SA ID), including Refugee/Asylum Seeker and/or Permanent Residency applicants with a National Senior Certificate (NSC) / SC (Senior Certificate) / NCV (National Vocal Certificate) / National Qualification.
  5. National applicants (with an SA ID) with international qualifications who already have SAQA certificates
  6. Refugee/Asylum Seeker status applicants with international qualification who already have SAQA certificates
  7. Permanent residency applicants with SA ID with international qualification who already have SAQA certificates
  8. Regretfully no RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) applications will be considered

APPLICATION PROCESS

BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO APPLY DO THE FOLLOWING:
  • STEP 1: Consult the list of programmes with available spaces and for submission during above timeframe (refer to list provided)
  • STEP 2: Ensure that you meet the minimum admission and subject requirements for your programme of choice.
  • STEP 3: Scroll down to your specific programme of choice for any additional (programme-specific) supporting documentation and/or any other requirements.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Only completed applications will be considered. Please consult the list of supporting documentation
Only applications that followed the outlined application process will be considered as an application.
Incomplete and manual applications submissions (including those received via Postal Services (courier) will not be considered for this category of applications
Being accepted academically does not guarantee a space into residences due to limited residences space.



HOW TO APPLY

MODE OF APPLICATION

CATEGORY A APPLICANTS – ONLINE APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS ONLY 

  • The primary mode of application is online and therefore no manual application will be considered for the following category of applicants:
  1. National applicants (with an SA ID) with
    • 1.1 National Senior Certificate (NSC) / SC (Senior Certificate ) / NCV (National Vocal Certificate) / National Qualification for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies 
    • 1.1.1 i.e. first-year applicants, returning students, applicants transferring from other institutions, CPUT students with gap in studies
  2. who meets the minimum requirements
  3. Refugee/Asylum Seeker and Permanent Residency applicants must follow the manual application process below (CATEGORY B APPLICANTS)
  4. Applicants are encouraged to apply from the comfort of their home, or wherever they have Internet access
  5. Applicants are required to scan any additional supporting documentation required prior to applying online
  • Submit your application online here
  • No late application fee chargeable (free of charge)   
  • PLEASE NOTE: No incomplete and manual application submissions (including those received via Postal Services (courier) will not be considered for this category of applications

CATEGORY B APPLICATIONS – MANUAL APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS ONLY

  1. Manual applications will ONLY be allowed for the following categories of applications:
    • National applicants (with an SA ID) with International qualifications who already have SAQA certification
    • All Refugee/Asylum Seeker status applicants
    • Permanent residency applicants with SA ID 
  2. who meets the minimum requirements
  3. Download and complete the application form here
  4. Fee chargeable: R150 late application fee. Click here for banking and payment details
  5. Hand deliver (by applicant only) your manual application directly to the ARC department click here for more details

PLEASE NOTE: Incomplete applications (including those received via Postal Services (courier) will not be considered.

CATEGORY C APPLICATIONS – MANUAL APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS ONLY (4th choice)

Applicants who have exhausted their 3 choices but meets the entry requirements for a programme with available spaces may submit an appeal to the Dean of the relevant Faculty for consideration of a 4th choice. A manual application form must be completed and delivered in person to the Faculty Manager.

No application fee chargeable.

APPLICATION OUTCOME

Selections will be conducted within the respective Faculties and the outcome will be communicated via SMS to the applicant.



In addition, applicants can access the online tracking facility to:

  • track the outcome of the selections online and
  • download an Acceptance Letter from this facility
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