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2024 Applications

There are no 2nd semester applications at CUT.

The application cycle for 2024 will open on 08 May 2023 and close on 30 September 2023.

Programmes Offered

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

2024 Programmes Offered

What documents should I have ready for the application cycle?

  1. Current Matriculants: upload Final Grade 11 results or Grade 12 June results.
  2. Already Matriculated applicants: you will have to upload your certified ID and Senior Certificate.
  3. Higher Qualifications than matric: you will have to upload your certified ID, Senior Certificate, your qualification(s) and study record.
  4. Postgraduate Applicants: Visit the Head of the Department / Assistant Deans, Research Innovation and Engagement to discuss research project for Masters or Doctorate study before applying online. For more information, Postgraduate Studies.

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.

Getting ready to apply?

Apply Online

New Students

You have never applied to study at the Central University of Technology. This is your first application.

When should you Re-apply?

Applications at the Central University of Technology work in cycles. Each year there is a new application cycle, and your previous year’s application status does not carry over. Thus, you must re-apply for consideration in the next academic year. You re-apply because you have a record on the system, which you will now update with your current information. If you cannot update/change a field, it is required that you attach a document.

If you did not complete a year of study, you also re-apply.

CUT Continuing Students

You are currently a registered student and plan to start with a new programme of study, you must apply to do so.

New Application  Re-apply CUT continuing students

Need more information?

Need help with your application?

Have trouble with the system PIN or student number?

We have been receiving several enquiries about PIN and/or Student number for the application system. A guide has been created to assist. 

Download the Retrieve CUT PIN and/or Student nr steps.pdf (PDF)

Change or update Address and/or contact information

Having trouble updating your address or contact information? Download the how to change contact details guide (PDF) | 10 May 2023

Watch: How to Apply Online for 2024

Step-by-step system guide 2024 – Download the How to Apply Online – A System Guide (PDF) | 05 May 2023

Read each step in the guide carefully before you complete it. It is important that you set aside time and do this slowly and carefully. Making changes to your application is a complicated process. Take care.

E-mail enquiries to apply@cut.ac.za

Application feedback

Allow for 6 – 10 weeks for feedback from the date of application. Use the online system to check your application status.

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