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DkIT Maths Entry Examination

Details of the additional Maths Entry Examination at Dundalk Institute of Technology.

DkIT is running an additional Maths Entry Examination to allow applicants to pass the Additional Maths Entry Requirements on the following level 8 programmes:

If you have met the basic maths entry requirement for a level 8 programme at DkIT but have failed to meet the additional Maths Entry Requirements for the above programmes, we may be able to help. We are running an additional Maths Entry Examination to allow applicants to have a second chance at meeting these additional Maths Entry Requirements.

Please see more information in the Maths Entry Requirements document and a sample paper for you to see what the exam will look like.

Who is the Exam for?

The DkIT Maths Entry Examination is aimed at candidates who:

  • have either sat the Higher Level Maths paper for the Leaving Certificate or
  • have studied the Higher Level Maths syllabus to an advanced level during their senior cycle and may have opted for the Ordinary Level Maths paper.

When will the exam be held?

The 2022 DkIT Maths Entry Examination will take place on Monday the 12th of September 2022 (subject to change).

How to Register

All participants must pre-register by 5 pm on Tuesday the 6th of September and must participate in the preparation sessions which will take place from the 7th-9th of September.

To register please email

Preparation for the exam

In advance of the DkIT Maths Entry Examination, you will be required to participate in a short preparation course on the 7th/9th of September (further details will be provided after registration).

How do I register to sit the exam?

Pre-Registration for the Maths Entry Examination and the Preparation Course is essential and must be done by emailing before 5pm on the 6th September.

The Entry Examination will be conducted in accordance with Government guidelines – if you have any questions/ concerns on this please contact

How much does the exam cost?

The fee for the Maths Entry Exam is €30. The Preparation Session is included in this price.

Results of the exam

The final results from the Maths Entry Examination will be taken into account for second and third-round offers. Results will be available within a week of the examination.

Enquiries about this exam:

The entrance exam is being organised by the Department of Computing Science and Mathematics at DkIT.

For all enquiries relating to the exam. Please contact Fiona Lawless (E.; T. +353(0)429370200) or

Additional Supports

If you have a learning difficulty, disability or medical condition and need any reasonable accommodations for the exam such as separate room, extra time, reader and/or scribe, etc., you may request exam supports once the Leaving Certificate results are issued.

Please contact the Disability Office, email and include your CAO number in this correspondence. Please note any request will need to be backed up by documentation.

  • Fiona Lawless
  • Department of Computing Science and Mathematics



  • Geraldine Kneel
  • Disability Office
  • Disability and Student Quality Officer