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Centre for Access Assessment & Research

Centre for Access Assessment Testing

At CAAR, we aim to enhance student access by giving students who do not meet the direct admission requirements for an academic programme, but who meet testing requirements AND they have Mathematics as a high school subject, the best chance for academic and professional success.

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Access Assessment Test

The Access Assessment Test is the name given to the group of measures used in the Nelson Mandela University Access Testing, to admit and place applicants into the Nelson Mandela University programmes. The assessment consists of multiple choice questions, has no time limit and is computer-based or paper-based.

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Access Routes

There are many ways one can get into the Nelson Mandela University and CAAR is just one part of that entire process. Here is a better understanding of how we fit into that process of allowing you a second chance at being a successful Nelson Mandela University student.

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Developmental Recommendations

At CAAR we do our best to help applicants as much as we can and still offer our assistance in cases where applicants are not admitted. We have consultants who are willing and readily available to give a list of recommendations best suited for the applicant.

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“I was also invited to write the AAT and I was accepted at the Nelson Mandela University. It gave me one more chance to come and study; it could do the same for you”.

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