Selection procedure

The registration period for the 2021-2022 academic year is closed.

The bachelor degree programme Computer Science and Engineering at TU Delft has a Matching & Selection (Numerus Fixus) procedure, which means that all candidates will be selected. We can welcome 500 new bachelor students for the academic year 2021-2022. Please apply before January 15, 2021.

Matching & selection procedure

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for students who are inquisitive problem solvers, pro-active team workers and thorough analytical mindset, capable of obtaining a BSc degree in Computer Science and Engineering within three to four years. Moreover, students need to adhere to and identify with the core values: Diversity, Integrity, Respect, Engagement, Courage and Trust (DIRECT), as embodied in the TU Delft Code of Conduct.

Matching & Selection Procedure in short

All applicants must meet the admission requirements and participate in the Matching & Selection procedure, which is held in English. The matching and selection procedure consists of three different parts, which all need to be completed:

  1. Non-Cognitive Skills Assessment (NCSA) 
  2. Cognitive Skills Test (CST)
  3. Self-Reflection Assessment (SRA)

Timeline Matching & Selection Procedure

Please check the Timeline Application and Matching & Selection BSc CSE that can be downloaded from the relevant documents list below. Note that all dates are listed as dd/mm/yyyy and times are according to CET (Central European Time/ UTC +1). 


After the registration deadline has closed on January 15 at 23:59 CET, you will receive the first communication regarding the matching and selection procedure on Monday 25 January at latest. This will be in the form of an email send to the email address you have submitted in Studielink. Keep checking you (spam) inbox for our email in this period.

The first Matching & Selection email has been sent out on Friday 22 January 2021. Check your inbox and spam folder!

Steps Matching & Selection Procedure

The steps below offer a brief overview of the Matching & Selection Procedure. For more detailed information, please check brochure 2 which can be found in the relevant documents list below. You can also find the regulation that governs this procedure there. All applicants with a completed registration, will be kept informed about the various steps in the procedure through email. Applicants are responsible for checking messages in their inbox and spam folder during the entire matching and selection procedure.

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