Late applications

Please note

No 2024 late applications are available.

4th Choice - Dean’s Discretionary process

No 2024 late applications are available.

Important Notice

No 2024 late applications are available.

Only completed applications will be considered. Please consult the list of supporting documentation.

Only applications that followed the outlined application processes above will be considered as an application.

Manual application submission will not be considered except otherwise stated in the list provided i.e. few non-degree purpose progammes.

Postal Services (including courier services) will not be considered.

Due to limited residence space, the residence department does not accept late applications. Academic acceptance to CPUT do not constitute residence acceptance or placement. It is therefore recommended that students make alternative arrangements for accommodation.

Online assistance

Online assistance capacity has been increased for online applications and registrations processes. Applicants and prospective students who require off-campus assistance can contact the Call Centre on  086 123 2788 / 021 959 6767 or visit the following link for detailed contact information:

The official CPUT Facebook page regularly posts updates. Please like the page for updates. Also consult the online application step-by-step guide downloadable from

2024 CACH DHET Circular

Who may apply?

No 2024 late applications are available.

Applications are welcomed for the following applicants:

  • 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.
  • National applicants (with an SA ID) with international qualifications who already have SAQA certificates.
  • Refugee/Asylum Seeker status applicants with international qualification who already have SAQA certificates.
  • Permanent residency applicants with SA ID with international qualification who already have SAQA certificates.
  • Regretfully no RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) applications will be considered.

Late application timeframe

No 2024 late applications are available.

Please note

The following programmes are still open for applications regardless of the late application timeframe:

  • Full Research Masters and Doctoral programmes - closes 15 March 2024

Click here to access the list.

List of identified programmes with available spaces

No 2024 late applications are available.

Application outcome

Selections will be conducted within the respective Faculties and the outcome will be communicated via SMS to the applicant. Please track your outcome frequently and/or download your acceptance letter by accessing the CPUT website link: