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ND: Engineering: Industrial

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In addition to the relevant General Rules pertaining to Registration (e.g. Rules G3, G4, G5, G6, G7, G8, G9 & G10); persons must, as a minimum, have obtained the following Senior Certificate, or equivalent subject
results:

  • MATHEMATICS – HG E or SG C
  • PHYSICAL SCIENCE – HG E or SG C
  • ENGLISH – Pass

In addition a learner must obtain a minimum of a total score of 35 when using the following scoring system for Senior Certificate subject results in order to be accepted into the programme.

SCORING SYSTEM : Using the table below, determine the scores associated with each Senior Certificate subject result obtained, multiply the Mathematics and Physical Science scores by two (2) and add all the scores together to obtain a total.

Symbol A B C D E F
HG 8 7 6 5 4 3
SG 6 5 4 3 2 1

Thereafter selection is made at the full discretion of the Head of the Industrial Engineering Department, based on the senior certificate or equivalent results and the number of students, which the department can accommodate. An interview may also be required.

For students who matriculate with the NSC Rating:

In addition to the relevant General Rules pertaining to Registration (e.g. Rules G3 to G10); learners must, as a minimum, have obtained the following NSC, or equivalent subject results:

Subjects Result  
Mathematics 4 (Adequate achievement)
Science 4 (Adequate achievement)
English (home language) 4 (Adequate achievement)
English (first language) 4 (Adequate achievement)

In addition, a learner must obtain a minimum of a total score of 28 when using the following scoring system for NSC subject results in order to be conditionally accepted into the programme.

Scoring system: using the following table, determine the scores associated with each NSC subject result obtained, multiply the mathematics and science scores by two and add all the scores together to obtain a total.

Note: It is compulsory for all students to have either completed the Maths Paper 3 (Geometry) module at school or to have registered it during their first semester in addition to Maths I.

NSC Rating Code 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Score 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

A student having an N4 with passes of 50% or higher in four (4) subjects, two of which must be Mathematics and Mechanotechnics, plus a pass at senior certificate level in English and one other language, will be accepted
provided there is sufficient space.

Note: No subject done within the department at a level other than IV or any B.Tech subject pre-requisite may be used as a B.Tech credit.