CUT Online Application

CUT Online Application

Admission of new applicants for the 2024/2025 academic year into the Central University of Technology (CUT) bachelor’s degree, diploma and certificate programmes is currently in progress. Interested and qualified persons are to access the CUT online application portal to submit applications for their programmes of interest.

In this post, we will guide our readers through the online application process, admission requirements, and important deadline dates.

Central University Of Technology Admission Requirements

Below are some CUT general admission requirements

  • A candidate for a University of Technology degree, diploma, or certificate must be in possession of at least the National Senior Certificate (NSC)
  • An equivalent qualification approved by the Senate
  • A candidate must score at least 27 or more points on the CUT scoring scale for admission to CUT
  • The admission point score is an accumulation of grade points needed for admission into the University

CUT Online Application Process 2024/2025

Below is a guide on how to apply for Central University Of Technology admission online ;

  • Go to the CUT website at
  • Click CUT Continue Student
  • Select New Applicants if you have never applied to study at CUT before
  • Follow the instruction to complete your application form
  • Upload all the required documents and review your entries for any errors
  • Submit your application online
  • You can track your application status online
  • Congratulations, you have successfully applied to CUT

CUT Cost of Application 2024

The cost of  application fees at the Central University of Technology is as follows;

ApplicationSouth African ApplicantInternational Applicant

Central University Of Technology Payment Details

South African Citizen Payment

Bank: First National Bank

Account Name: Central University of Technology FS Student Fee Account

Branch Name: Bloemfontein

Branch Code: 230134

Account Number: 62684987418

Account Type: Cheque account

Reference: Student Number or ID number must be provided*

International Payment

Bank: First National Bank

Account Name: Central University of Technology FS Foreign Account

Branch Name: Bloemfontein

Branch Code: 230134

Account Number: 62684988036

Account Type: Cheque account

Reference: Student Number or passport number must be provided*

How to Check CUT Application Status

Below is a guide on how to check your  Central University Of Technology application status

  1. Visit the CUT official status checker portal via
  2. Enter your ID or Passport
  3. Click on Check 
  4. Check the table below if a status code is displayed

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Central University Of Technology (CUT) Status Codes

Status CodeDescription
ASelected for an instructional programme (senior students)
ATAcademic transcript or previous qualification outstanding
BHESA/SAQA Certificate outstanding, see
CCancelled Application
DEApplication Deferred and will be re-evaluated after your final Grade 12 results are released
DInstructional programme: No decision taken – Senior students
EConditionally Accepted postgrad – pending prerequisite qualification
GAdmission for instructional programme (new students – ALL campuses)
HAdmitted based on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
IInstructional programme testing (selection test required: interview), see
KNot selected for instructional programme: No prerequisite subjects
LInstructional programme testing (selection test; no interview), see
NInstructional programme: No decision taken – New students
PNot selected for instructional programme: Failed final selection
PFProgramme Full
QProvisional acceptance for instructional programme (new students – ALL campuses)
TInstructional programme (Provisionally accepted International)

Note: selection requirements met but need to comply for permit, passport and medical aid.

UResults outstanding
WInstructional programme: Waitlisted Students
XUnsuccessful for instructional programme: Insufficient marks
ZNot selected for instructional programme (alternative choice)
5Prospective students: Selection for Extended Curriculum Programme (ECP)
8Prospective students: Selection for PGCE
EPPostgrad application pending HOD’s review
TEAwaiting Teaching Experience (We require Higher Education teaching experience and must be emailed to Mrs Edem: [email protected]
ARYour Application has been received.
ODRequired Documents have not been uploaded.
DUOutstanding documents uploaded by student, application is being attended to.
AWPrev Year Appl Withdrawn, Your previous year’s application is withdrawn because you never registered with CUT for the current year, therefore you must re-apply for the next academic year.

CUT Admission Deadline Date

Closing date for the Central University Of Technology (CUT) admission for 2024/2025 academic year is 30th September 2024.

Central University Of Technology Contact Information


The Registrar
Central University of Technology, Free State
Private Bag X20539

For enquiries about applications and/or registration


  • +(27) 051 507 4152
  • +(27) 051 507 4153
  • +(27) 051 507 4154/5/6/7

Bloemfontein Campus: +27 (0) 51 507 3911

Welkom Campus: +27 (0) 57 910 3500

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