WITS Status Check 2023 | University of the Witwatersrand

Last Updated on January 20, 2023

WITS Status Check

Have you applied to study at the University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) and would like to complete the WITS Status Check to find out the status of your application for your degree programme? In this article, we will show you how you can check your University of the Witwatersrand application status, as well as what possible University of the Witwatersrand status results could mean.

Possible WITS Admission Status Results

The University of the Witwatersrand admission status page displays a number of different statuses associated with applicant applications and the process by which they are evaluated. Let’s look at what the admittance status signifies in more detail

  • Pending Review: Suggests that the University of the Witwatersrand has received the application. Before establishing what documents, if any, are required to complete the application, it is necessary to evaluate it. Applicants should check back for developments; until an admission decision is announced, the application status will remain Pending Review.
  • Requires Action: Indicates that parts of the application are lacking. Applicants should revisit their WITS online application tool for updates on Unresolved Items.
  • Admitted: Indicates acceptance into the selected program. Some admissions offers may come with caveats.
  • Provisional Admission: Under this term, students are admitted to a program that has a faculty-specific requirement. This program requires you to submit all outstanding To-Do List items as well as complete any other requirements set forth by your instrwitsor.
  • Cleared Provisional Admission: Indicates that all of the admission’s faculty-specific requirements have been met. Admission to the chosen program has now been confirmed in its entirety.
  • Ineligible: This status indicates that admission to the specified program has been denied. The bare minimums for admission consideration have not been reached.
  • Quota Filled: Admission to the program indicated has been rejected because the quota has been filled. Despite meeting the program’s basic admission requirements, the application was not successful.
  • Canceled: Withdrawn applications are indicated by this status.

WITS Status Check 2023

Here’s How To Check Your WITS Application Status

Once you have applied, you can check your application status using the log-in details supplied during the initial application process.

  1. Go to the WITS Application status Portal via: https://self-service.wits.ac.za
  2. Log in with your Application Details, i.e Your username and password or index number.
  3. Applicants – Your Password is your date of birth in (YYMMDD) format eg. 861224
  4. Navigate to the Admission Letter section to download and print your admission letter.
  • Protect Your Password. Do not divulge your password to anyone. Do not leave a PC unattended if you are logged in. You and only you will bear the consequences if there is damage or loss arising from abuse of your User ID and Password. Please be careful.


What can I do as an Applicant?

  • Upload your supporting documents.
  • View Academic Applications and their statuses.
  • View your Financial Aid Application.
  • View your Residence Status.
  • View your Personal Information.

What can I do as a Student?

  • Access and print your Fee Statement.
  • Check your timetable and venues.
  • View and amend Personal Information.
  • Check your application status.
  • Pay your fees online.
  • View final examination results.
  • View the examination timetable.
  • View graduation dates.

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