Which Universities Require NBT For 2023/2024?

Last Updated on June 15, 2022

Which Universities Require NBT

Which universities require NBT for 2023? The NBT is an exam that is given to first-year candidates in colleges and universities. The test is designed to assess your ability to apply your language, numerical, and mathematical knowledge to the challenges of higher education coursework.

Universities South Africa’s Nationwide Benchmark Test Project is a national project (formerly known as Higher Education South Africa: HESA).

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Some universities in South Africa utilize the NBTs and the National Senior Certificate (NSC) to determine admission to higher education. In contrast, others use the tests to indicate the type of learning help a student will require during their studies.

The NBT is crucial for your admission into any South African University. It is important to pay special attention to the dates provided and to do due diligence before beginning your application process.

NBT Registration 2023/2024

NBT Registration for 2023 is strictly online. To register follow the steps below:

  • Go to NBT Registration website: https://nbtests.uct.ac.za/ for 2023
  • Read the registration instructions before you proceed
  • Then, click on “Book a Test”
  • Enter your “Personal Information” in the spaces provided
  • Provide your “Contact Information”
  • Select your Test / Venue
  • After that, take the “Survey”
  • Submit your registration for review

Your registration confirmation and account details will be sent to the email address you provided. Make sure your cellphone number and email address are active.

NBT Registration Requirements

  • Your official ID book (if you are not a citizen of South Africa, you will need your passport)
  • City and site where you want to write
  • NBT requirements from the institutions where you plan to apply
  • Date when you want to write (allow 4 weeks to receive results)
  • Pen and paper to record your username and EasyPay number

Take note of the following:

The NBT Project does not determine which test you must write nor the deadline for submitting results. Most higher education institutions in South Africa post their requirements on their website and in their prospectus.

Your username (ID or Passport number) and password are used to:

  • Complete the registration process if you did not finish
  • Correct personal information
  • Request change to test date or site

The EasyPay number assigned to you during registration is used to:

  • Verify payment so that your results may be released

Which Universities Require NBT For 2023/2024?


Public Universities that require National Benchmark Tests (NBT) for the 2023 Academic year

  • Central University of Technology
  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • Durban University of Technology
  • Mangosuthu University of Technology
  • Nelson Mandela University
  • North-West University
  • Rhodes University
  • Stellenbosch University
  • Tshwane University of Technology
  • University of Cape Town
  • University of Fort Hare
  • University of the Free State
  • University of Johannesburg
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • University of Limpopo
  • University of Pretoria
  • University of Venda for Science and Technology
  • University of the Western Cape
  • University of the Witwatersrand
  • University of Zululand
  • Vaal University of Technology
  • Walter Sisulu University
  • Sol Plaatje University University of Mpumulanga

Private Universities that Require National Benchmark Tests (NBT) for the 2023 Academic year

  • Monash South Africa
  • The Independent Institute of Education (IIE)
  • Vega School of Brand Leadership
  • Rosebank College
  • Design School of Southern Africa

For more information, visit the official website: https://www.nbt.ac.za

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