University of The Free State NBT

By | December 29, 2021

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University of The Free State NBT

University of The Free State NBT, The National Benchmark Tests are compulsory for all University of the Free State (UFS) applicants.


The last opportunity for all students to write the NBT’s is:

      • 2 July 2016 for students who have applied to the Faculty of Health Sciences (School of Medicine or School of Allied Health Sciences).
      • 3 December 2016 for all other students who have applied to the UFS (Bloemfontein and Qwaqwa campuses).

To book for the test, visit For more information on the NBTs at the UFS visit; or contact Ms Lerato Masisi at,, 051 401 2448 or Benito Khotseng Building room LG 5 (basement).

NBT General Information

It is COMPULSORY for all prospective UFS students to write the National Benchmark Tests (NBTs) BEFORE registration in 2016. We thus recommend that prospective students write the NBTs during their Grade 12 year or in 2016.

The UFS has an NBT registration station, where students can register for the tests. This service is available at the Benito Khotseng Building, room LG5 between 14:00 and 16:00 daily from 1 April 2016.

What information can I acquire from the NBT website,  / what can I use the site for?

      • Information on the content of the tests
      • NBT National Office contact details
      • Register for the test(s)
      • Request NBT results
      • See venues and dates across the country
      • and more.

Please contact the NBT call centre at 021 650 3523 should you:

      • experience any problems with the registration process, or
      • need to verify registration or information.
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For more information on exemptions and about the UFS NBT requirements, email your enquiry to:

      • To download a short presentation showing the steps to register for the NBTs online, click here. (Pdf format)

Test venue details

Bloemfontein and Qwaqwa Campus dates and venues

      • Venues and dates are subject to change; please consult the NBT website at
      • Please note that you need to register to take the tests. Registration for 2015 cycle/test sessions opens on 1 April 2015.  Register for the tests at

NBT Results

 To request your NBT results you need:

      • Your ID number (as on your “NBT answer script” and your “NBT test registration form”),
      • Your full names (As provided on the “NBT answer sheet”), and
      • Your surname (As provided on the “NBT answer sheet”)

For your NBT results: Click here

NBT Contact Details

National Benchmark tests

NBT Website:

Call centre: 021 650 3523

UFS Health Sciences Faculty (HSC)

  • Prospective students applying for admission to the Faculty of Health Sciences should contact Me Anandi Mynardt at 051 401 7517 or .

    UFS Information Centre:

    051 401 3000