What is NBT all about?

What is NBT all about?

The National Benchmark Tests (NBT) measure your academic readiness for University. Each university and faculty determines which tests must be written and the deadline to receive results. A Friday or Sunday session is offered each month at major test sites to accommodate applicants who cannot write on Saturday.

What should I study for NBT test?

There are no past papers or special study materials to prepare for the tests. The NBT assesses your prior knowledge – what you know and what you are able to do. Go to the NBT website to find out what is covered in the tests. Even if you’re applying to more than one university, you need only write the tests once.

How many questions are in the NBT?


What is a good NBT score for medicine?

What NBT results do I need

Degree Recommended Test Date NBT result to aim for
Medicine Before 1st July 90%
Engineering & Built Environment Before 1st July 80%
Business Science Before August 75%

Is the NBT test compulsory?

The National Benchmark Tests are compulsory for all University of the Free State (UFS) applicants. The last opportunity for all students to write the NBTs is: 1 December 2019 for all other students who have applied to the UFS (Bloemfontein and Qwaqwa campuses). …

Does UCT require NBT?

The National Benchmark Tests (NBTs) have been a requirement for undergraduate admission at the University of Cape Town. Given the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the NBT testing programme, the NBTs will not be part of the admission criteria for admission to UCT in 2021….

How do I pay my NBT bill online?

Take your NBT registration letter with you to an EasyPay Paypoint near you to pay. You may also pay on the EasyPay website and then print out your receipt. EasyPay Paypoints are found across South Africa at food stores including Pick N Pay, Shoprite, Checkers, and Spar, as well as many other merchant sites.

How do I write the NBT test?

You NEED the following to register:

  1. Your official ID book (if you are not a citizen of South Africa, you will need your passport)
  2. City and site where you want to write.
  3. NBT requirements from the institutions where you plan to apply.
  4. Date when you want to write (allow 4 weeks to receive results)

What happens if you miss your NBT test?

If you miss your scheduled test, you must re-register and pay again. You will be able to access your results only if you have paid for any tests for which you were registered. Two days before the test for which you have registered, you will receive an sms and an email confirming your test venue.

What is NBT username?

To log in to your account: Your username is your ID number and your password is the one you created when you registered. If you have forgotten your password, use the password reminder link on the login page.

How does NBT test help?

The National Benchmark Tests (NBTs) are assessments for first-year applicants into higher education institutions. The NBTs were designed to measure a writer’s ability to transfer understanding of Academic Literacy, Quantitative Literacy and Mathematics to the demands of tertiary coursework.

How long does it take for NBT results to be released?

approximately four weeks

How do I prepare for the NBT?

Ultimately, the best way to adequately prepare for the MAT NBT is to start in Grade 10 with a dedicated problem-solving approach to mathematics. To this extent, the first section of the freely downloadable workbook is broken into topic and grade-level areas….

Does UJ require NBT for 2021?

In the case of applicants re-writing Grade 12 subjects, applications will be processed on the current results available. The National Benchmark Tests (NBTs) are not part of UJs admissions requirements and applicants are not required to write the NBTs in order to apply or gain admission to UJ.

How can I reschedule my NBT test?

You may change your test date and venue by logging into your NBT account and clicking on “Edit details”. However, you can only do so if registration for your test is still open….

How much is the NBT Test Fee?

NBT cost

AQL only R110
AQL & MAT R220
Re-mark R250

Does UJ require NBT tests?

NBTs are COMPULSORY for all new entrants and you should write the test by the last date for application at UJ for 2016, i.e. by 30 September 2015.

How much is UJ application fee?

Online applicants are exempted from paying an application fee, whereas hardcopy applicants are expected to pay a non-refundable application fee of R200.

Does UJ accept diploma?

Applying at UJ The University of Johannesburg offers internationally respected and accepted certificates, diplomas and degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

What is the minimum APS score for a bachelor degree?

21 points

What is the highest APS score?


Can I go to university with diploma?

If you passed with a diploma pass, you can go to any college to get a diploma certificate or to a university which offers diplomas. Some universities, like Cape Peninsula University of Technology , offer diploma courses with an optional year to get a degree if you did well academically with your diploma certificate….

Which diploma course is best?

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How many subjects do you need to pass matric?

According to the Department of Higher Education, to pass the NSC you need: To get 40% minimum for your home language and 40% for another 2 subjects. You can fail a subject – even your first additional language – but you must then get 30% or more for the other 6, making a total of 6 passes….

What is the NBT pass mark?

There is no pass mark for the NBTs. Your scores tell universities how ready you are for university education and each university uses your NBT scores differently.

Do you need to write NBT for wits?

Applicants to the Faculty of Health Sciences are required to write the National Benchmark Test (NBT). Wits requires the NBT to be written by 14 August 2021. Only the first attempt of the NBT is considered and NBT results are valid for three years.

The National Benchmark Tests (NBTs) have been a requirement for undergraduate admission at the University of Cape Town. Given the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the NBT testing programme, the NBTs will not be part of the admission criteria for admission to UCT in 2021.

What is your NBT username?

How do you get accepted into UCT?

To be eligible for admission to degree study, applicants need to meet minimum requirements for eligibility: Applicants holding a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) need to pass a minimum of 4 subjects at a rating of 4 (Adequate Achievement, 50-59%) or better in any four 20-credit NSC subjects.

How is UCT APS calculated?

To calculate your APS, add the six best subject percentages, excluding Life Orientation and scores for “Advanced Programme” (AP) subjects, but including English and any other required subject(s) for the relevant programme.

What can I study at UCT?

UCT offers a full range of postgraduate programmes in its 6 faculties:

  • Commerce.
  • Engineering & the Built Environment.
  • Health Sciences.
  • Humanities.
  • Law.
  • Science.

What is UCT known for?

Renowned for its striking location at the foot of Table Mountain, UCT is a microcosm of the city in its title. It is home to a vibrant, cosmopolitan community of over 27 000 students and 5 000 staff members from over 100 other countries in Africa and abroad.

What are the entrance requirements for a doctor?

A degree in medicine is essential for entry into this profession. Doctors (GPs) must undergo full-time study in medicine, followed by an internship and community service. A National Senior Certificate that meets the requirements for a degree course is a prerequisite.

Can I apply with Grade 12 marks?

No, you may not. Applicants currently in grade 12 must either enter their final grade 11 results online or fill it in on the Hardcopy application form. Selection for applicants who completed grade 12 will be done based on their final grade 12 results.

Do Grade 11 marks matter?

One of the most common questions I’m asked is, “Do grade 11 marks matter?” The short answer is yes, they matter. This is a “real” conditional early acceptance; however, the more important set of grades is the Grade 12 first semester finals.

Do universities look at Grade 11 or 12 marks?

Most universities will use your overall Grade 12 U/M grades in calculating your admission average. Often this will include your best six 4 U/M courses or equivalent.

Can I get into university with a 70 average?

Most universities require a 70 minimum for their programs , and some universities like York University allow anyone with a 75 average to get admitted on a “last chance” basis to programs that still have space in them, which includes virtually all of the Bachelor of Arts programs and many of the Bachelor of Science …

Is 70 good in university?

70-79% is pretty good. 60-69% is OK, you’ll definitely want to try harder next time.