Faculty of Health Sciences
All applicants to the Faculty of Health Sciences are required to write the National Benchmark Test (NBT) - except applicants who have completed an undergraduate degree, or who are currently in their final year of an undergraduate degree. Applicants to the Graduate Entry Medical Programme (GEMP) only, are not required to write the NBT.
The NBT should be written by 14 August 2022.
Wits Additional Placement Test – WAPT (GEMP applicants only)
Applicants will be notified of their eligibility to write the WAPT as and when documentation for the application is complete. The WAPT will be scheduled to take place on the designated date only. No alternative dates are available. Please note that no applicant may request a test. If documents are not submitted by the end of July 2022, no further consideration will be given to your application. Applicants will need to start preparing well in advance of notification. All information about the content and nature of each of the components of the test is given on the GEMP website www.wits.ac.za/health/gemp
Faculty of Humanities
Bachelor of Audiology and Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology applicants are required to write the National Benchmark Test (NBT) - www.nbt.ac.za.
Click here for the NBT Test Dates. NBT results are valid for three years and Wits only considers the first attempt of the NBT within the year.
The NBT should be written by 14 August 2022 for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology applicants.
Faculty of Science
Applicants to the Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree are required to write the National Benchmark Test (NBT). The tests were designed to measure students’ levels of proficiency in Academic Literacy, Quantitative Literacy and Mathematics. There are two tests of three hours each. The first test is the Academic and Quantitative Literacy test (AQL), the second test is the Mathematic test (MAT).
Science applicants are required to write both these tests. Science applicants need to ensure that they write the NBT by no later than 31 October 2022.
Click here for the NBT Test Dates. NBT results are valid for three years and Wits only considers the first attempt of the NBT.