Prospective engineering students (either Grade 12 learners or applicants who already completed Grade 12) who do not meet the minimum admission requirements and already applied for engineering at the NWU are invited to write the Engineering Test. 

Applicants who meet the following requirements are invited to write the test:

  • 60% for Mathematics, Physical Science and Afrikaans / English
  • 31 APS

When can you write the Engineering Test?

Prospective students who have to write the engineering test, will be contacted to schedule a suitable time slot. The engineering test is written online for your safety and comfort. You may write the test at your home, at a school or at any venue where you can arrange for a computer and internet access. You may use a desktop or laptop if you can ensure the following: 
  1. A quiet room - not you or anyone else is allowed to enter or leave
  2. A stable network
  3. A webcam
  4. Enough data (at least 5 GB)
  5. Cellphone with data

Prepare to be busy for at least 3 hours. We will communicate via e-mail how the test will be conducted.

Contact Sonette Becker via (018) 299 1318 or for any further information.