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You will receive an sms inviting you to write the AAT. It is therefore very important to ensure that the Nelson Mandela University's Admissions Department has your correct cellphone number. You may also be notified via an official letter from the Admissions Department.
No. You may only write the AAT if you have received an sms or letter from the Admissions Department referring you to write the test.

You may be referred to write the AAT if: Your APS falls within the testing band indicated AND you have met the minimum subject requirements*.

*Please Note: Please consult your Admissions Officer for further information on the specific minimum subject requirements for your programme.

No. It is best to write the AAT as soon as possible after receiving the SMS or letter referring you for the test. Special testing dates have been set where groups of applicants referred for testing are all tested on the same day.
You can phone the CAAR offices on 041 504 2918. When you call, have your student number or reference number from your SMS or letter, and a pen and piece of paper handy to write down all the details. Alternatively, you can also book online.