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2024 Registration

2024 Term Dates

2024 Registration Booklet

2024 1st Year Brochure

2024 Registration Dates

The ability to register for the 2024 intake would not be possible before 15 January 2024. Refer to the 2024 registration booklet once published. Also refer to the above term dates and the information below.

First Year Undergraduate intake students:

  • Off-campus and online registration: Monday, 29 January 2024 – Friday, 9 February 2024

Students who wrote their Final Grade 12 Exams in 2022 (or earlier), and have final acceptance, can register from Monday, 29 January 2024

  • Applicants who wrote their Final Grade 12 Exams in 2023 and is pending final evaluation:

Final evaluation (screening) of the 2023 NSC results will be conducted from Monday, 22 January 2024 until Friday, 26 January 2024 (subject to change). Any NSC results obtained will be verified against the official results as published by the Department of Basic Education and Training.

Acceptance will be confirmed via an automated SMS to your cell phone number provided during your application to the university.

  • Also frequently track your acceptance status via the link Track application status.
  • Please be reminded to register within 48 hours from receipt of the automated SMS. If not, your space may be allotted to the next deserving student. Please be reminded that you can only commence with registrations from 29 January 2024 and onwards.

Returning Students (Returning Undergraduate Studies including Advanced Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma programmes)

  • Faculty registration timelines vary (refer to the registration booklet for detailed timelines)
  • Online and off-campus academic registrations with online assistance: Monday, 15 January 2024 – Friday, 2 February 2024

Postgraduate Studies

  • Faculty registration timelines vary (refer to the registration booklet for detailed timelines)
  • All returning Postgraduate Students (Masters and Doctoral studies) and New students for Course-Based Master qualifications:

Online and off-campus academic registrations with online assistance: Monday, 15 January 2024 – Friday, 1 March 2024

  • New students Full Research Studies (Masters and Doctoral studies)

Online and off-campus academic registrations with online assistance: Monday, 15 January 2024 – Friday, 31 May 2024

Online Assistance

Online assistance capacity has been increased for all online registration processes. Students who wish to receive off-campus assistance can contact the Call Centre on 086 123 2788 / 021 959 6767 or visit the following link for detailed contact information https://www.cput.ac.za/enquiries.

Off-Campus Financial Clearance

Students with outstanding debt will not be able to proceed with the registration process unless the financial clearance indicator has been removed from your record regardless of any other clearances obtained. Students will only be able to proceed with registrations once financially cleared.

For further details, please consult the 2024 registration booklet.

Off-Campus Payments Only

Payments can be made at any branch of ABSA bank or via Internet banking. For further details, please consult the 2024 registration booklet.

Off-Campus International Clearance Process

International registration clearance is compulsory to the following students (excluding South African citizens and/or Permanent Residency students):

  • Refugee Permit holders
  • Asylum Seeker permit holders
  • Non-SA citizen Passport holders with a study visa (i.e. no SA ID number)

IMPORTANT: Please download the International Pre-registration checklist here, complete and submit to the contact persons as indicated in the 2024 registration booklet prior to commencement of registrations.

For further details, please consult the 2024 registration booklet.

Registration Guide

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There is an online registration support document for your convenience and is available on our website - http://www.cput.ac.za/sos.

Academic Registrations

You can register online from the comfort of your own home, or wherever you have Internet access by using a smart phone, tablet or a computer.

Specifications for your computer: Internet Explorer 7 or higher, with Adobe Acrobat Reader 7 or higher. No other browsers are certified for online registration at CPUT.

Students who wish to receive off-campus assistance can contact the Call Centre or visit the following link for detailed contact information https://www.cput.ac.za/enquiries

Residence Registrations

Students will not be able to conduct residence registrations unless academically registered. The residence registration related information will be communicated to you by the Residence Division or consult the 2024 registration booklet.