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Third Examination Opportunity

Only FINAL year students, who need to pass ONE module to graduate, will be considered to complete the third opportunity examination/ final assessment opportunity on 31 August 2021, strictly following the Academic rule stipulations about this matter.

Contact details of faculties

Students writing sit-down examinations/assessments must apply for permission letters

All students must apply well in time for a permission letter (if they do not have one yet) to enter the campuses to write the sit down examinations/assessments. It takes approximately two days to receive your permission letter after you have applied. Read more


Notices to students

  • Please check timetables regularly, as they are continuously amended and updated (remember to refresh your page, and clear your caches).

  • Instructions on how to clear your webpage caches (do so regularly to ensure that you always receive the latest versions of timetables):
  • You will not be allowed entry to test or examination venues without your student card. Distance learning students will gain entry to examination venues with a drivers license or ID document.
  • Personal exam timetable
  • Exam services are rendered by the Timetables and Assessment Section
  • Distance (UODL) students must have a participation mark of at least 40% to write the examination 

Exam and assessment timetables 2021

Second semester 2021

Contact details

Use the following email address regarding examination timetables for contact students: Exam-Timetable@nwu.ac.za

Use the following email address regarding examination timetables for Unit for Open Distance Learning students: DistancePotch@nwu.ac.za

Mid-semester assessment timetables 2021