Central University of Technology (CUT) Online Applications


Central University of Technology (CUT) Applications

Central University of Technology (CUT) encourage prospective students (Undergraduates) to apply online or paper-based application forms as soon as possible for this academic year.

You’ll find a breakdown of how to apply to the Central University of Technology below.  We’ve got instructions on the online application process AND the hardcopy application.  Tertiary education is just a few steps away!  Ready to apply to CUT?  Cool, let’s make it happen.

Applications Open: May

Applications Close:  29 November

End of August (Late Applications)

Application deadline is end of 31 August

Course Cost Range Per Annum


Step 1:  Get your application form.

  • Online Application:
    Undergraduate and postgraduate applicants use the same online application process.
  • Hardcopy Application:

You can post your application to:

Private Bag X20539

Step 2:  Complete your application form in full. 

Step 3:  Attach all supporting documents.

Step 4:  Complete a student accommodation form.

Step 5:  Find Funding.

Apply to CUT using the online application

Things to note before applying online to Central University of Technology:

  1. You’ll need an email address to complete the application. Don’t have one? Get an email address first.
  2. You will need to first register as a user before you can apply online.
  3. Make sure you complete the application in full (just to make sure there is no delay from CUT).
  4. If you have any further questions about the online application process, CUT has more information.

How to Apply Online

The CUT online application portal requires applicants to register first. Once you are ready to apply, you can follow the link below. Allow 4 to 6 weeks before checking your application status.

You can check your application status using the CUT application status portal.

Apply to CUT using the hardcopy application

Please note: 2020 applications open in May/June and close at the end of August. TBC.

Things to note before applying with a hardcopy form:

  1. Submitting a hardcopy application may take a bit longer than the online application. Please be patient.
  2. Make sure that you attach all relevant documents to your application form.
  3. Make sure you pay your application fee and submit proof of payment.

You may send your completed application form to the following address:


Private Bag X20539




Have questions about your application?

Email: ssepeng@cut.ac.za
Tel: (+27) 51 507 3725

Need to find the institution?

Physical Address: (Bloemfontein Campus)

1 Park Road



9300, South Africa 

Tuition costs at CUT ranges anywhere from R1300 to R25640.


The Central University of Technology offers a wide range of under- and post-graduate qualifications that fall under the following categories:

  • Engineering and Information Technology
  • Health and Environmental Sciences
  • Management Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Short Courses

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