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APS Calculator

APS Calculator

Calculate Your Admission Point Score (APS Score)

Since All Subjects Weigh The Same, You Can Leave Those Fields Blank

Your APS Score is:

Admission Point Score Weightings

Percentage
APS Points
0%-29%
1
30-39%
2
40-49%
3
50-59%
4
60-69%
5
70-79%
6
80-100%
7

NSC Pass Requirements

There Are Four Pass Levels:
  1. Bachelor’s Degree Pass 

  2. Diploma Pass 

  3. Higher Certificate Pass 

  4. Special Needs Education Pass (SNE)

The matric pass requirements for each of these levels are as follows:

 

Bachelor’s Degree Pass Requirements
  1. Must obtain at least 40% in Home Language

  2. Must obtain at least 50% in four subjects, excluding Life Orientation

  3. Must obtain at least 30% in one other subject

  4. Must pass at least six out of seven subjects

With this pass requirement, you can apply to study for a diploma at a Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college or university of technology.

Diploma Pass Requirements
  1. Must obtain at least 40% in Home Language

  2. Must obtain at least 40% in three other subjects, excluding Life Orientation

  3. Must pass at least six out of seven subjects

With this pass requirement, you can apply to study for a diploma at a Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college or university of technology.

Higher Certificate Pass Requirements
  1. Must obtain at least 40% in Home Language

  2. Must obtain at least 40% in three subjects

  3. Must obtain at least 30% in three other subjects

  4. Must pass at least six out of seven subjects

SNE Pass Requirements

Will obtain an NSC with an endorsement if learners comply with the following promotion requirements:

  1. 30% in the required official language at either Home Language or First Additional Language level

  2. A minimum of 30% in four other subjects

Please note: Candidates who offer a minimum of five subjects for the NSC with an endorsement must achieve at least 30% in all five subjects to obtain the NSC SNE endorsed certificate.

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