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), and/or Graduate Entry Physiotherapy Programme (GEPP) only, are not required to write the NBT.
The NBT should be written by 13 August 2023.
Wits Additional Placement Test – WAPT (GEMP and GEPP 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 2023, 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 and GEPP websites - www.wits.ac.za/health/gemp and www.wits.ac.za/health/gepp
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 from the most recent year.
The NBT should be written by 13 August 2023 for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology applicants.
Faculty of Science
All Faculty of Science applicants must write the National Benchmark Tests (NBT) before being considered for admission. There are two tests. The Academic and Quantitative Literacy Test and the Mathematics Test. Your test results are used in addition to your Grade 12 results to identify students who may need additional support during their studies.
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 2023.
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 most recent year.