Circular 8/2002 Instructions regarding registration of students/pupils for all examinations conducted by SANC

19 August 2002


To All Nursing Schools


Registration of Students / Pupils for all Examinations Conducted by South African Nursing Council


All Nursing Education Institutions are hereby reminded to adhere to the following provisions for the writing of examinations as stipulated in Government Notice No. R.7 of 8 January 1993 as amended.



1.1    The submission of the original examination application form must be accompanied by a covering letter.  (Faxed applications will not be accepted.)

1.2    The application forms and fees must be submitted by the head of the Nursing Education Institution and not by the individual students (except for direct entries).

1.3    Payment must be made by cheque or postal order.  You are kindly requested not to use the South African Nursing Council’s bank account for examination fees.



You are expected to:

2.1    Adhere to the closing date for the submission of examination entry forms;

2.2    Remember that no submissions beyond the late entry closing date will be accepted; and

2.3    Submit the oral / practical sheet on or before the last day of the month in which the written examination takes place.


It has been noted that some nursing education institutions do not comply with the abovementioned requirements.


Your co-operation will be appreciated.


Yours faithfully

Ms H Subedar
Registrar and Chief Executive Officer