NRF rating resources


Useful NRF Links





Useful Downloads




  • NRF UCT application guide and template

    This document has been prepared by the UCT Research Office and aims to provide applicants with a quick overview of the NRF evaluation and rating system, including the application. Applicants are requested to please consult the NRF Guidelines, available at, in conjunction with this document.


  • NRF Instructions for completing a ratings application via the online system

          Download the Instructions






Guides to Citation Reports and Impact Factors




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