- For Undergraduate programmes: 10 + 2
- For Graduate programmes: 16 years of education required (10 + 2 + 4)
- Strong academic background
- Good scores in entrance exams like SAT, TOEFL, GRE, GMAT, IELTS etc
- Concise & informative statement of purpose / personal statement, essays & resumes
- Strong financial background or good grades to get a scholarship
Arriving at the University
You should always inform your international student adviser of your expected date and time of arrival. Also provide him or her with other pertinent information, such as the airport at which you will arrive (or train station or bus terminal), your flight number, name of airline, and last point of departure. Sometimes the international student adviser, a representative from the university, or a member of the community can come to meet you.
Scholarships in South Africa
Admin Procedure for Study in South Africa
Once you have chosen your course and university, you can get your application forms in any one of the following ways:
- Via email :
One can request application forms from the universities website. Most universities have a form on their website, which can be completed and submitted online.
- Downloading from the university website:
Many universities have provided Downloadable Application Forms option on their respective websites. Print outs of the forms can be taken and used as regular application forms.
- Get in touch with the South African Embassy:
students can ask them to send you information about the university you wish to pursue education from.