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PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATION (PDE)

PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATION DATES FOR 2022,2023 AND 2024:

 

PDE exam date

 

PDE exam opens on the PPRA portal

 

PDE exam closing date (this closing date applies to both portal/manual applications and payments must be done on or before the closing date)

Possible dates for the release of PDE results and important note on the appeal and script review procedure

17           November 2022

03 October 2022 

28 October 2022

Professional Designation Examination (‘PDE’) registration or enrolment:

 

PDE registration/enrolment is done strictly via the PPRA Portal.

No registration /enrolment forms (including those used in the past) will be issued to prospective PDE candidates for the purposes of enrolment or registration for the examination.

No PDE registration/ enrolment submitted by the prospective PDE candidate will be regarded.

Payment for PDE registration /enrolment must be made using the correct Reference number and by the closing date.

No need to email payment proof to PPRA as this will reflect on the PPRA Bank statement.

Property Practitioners must note that the PPRA links PDE payments to the PDE registration/ enrolment made on the portal to generate an Exam Seat Number and allocate on the Property Practitioner’s profile on the portal. This therefore means that the PPRA will not send seat numbers but Property Practitioners must check for these by logging-in onto t their profile on the portal.

Property practitioners may check their seat numbers at least from two weeks before the actual exam date.  at least

PDE Results:

PDE results are released at least eight (8) weeks after the actual exam date.

To check results, Property Practitioners are requested to logon their profile on PPRA Portal which is on www.theppra.org.za.  

Exam results are updated on the profiles of Property Practitioners at least within two weeks of the release of the exam results to property practitioners.

PDE results Appeals:

Appeals against the results and or the request for a virtual review of examination scripts must be lodged via the Query Management Portal which is on www.theppra.org.za and within 10 – 14 days after release of exam results.

 

Payment proof must be attached to the request for appeal and strictly sent to resultsappeal@theppra.org.za

02 March 2023

09 January 2023

03 February 2023

18 May 2023

03 April 2023

28 April 2023

17 August 2023 03 July 2023 28 July 2023
16 November 2023 02 October 2023 27 October 2023
29 February 2024 08 January 2024 02 February 2024
 
No appeals or requests for review of scripts will be processed post the appeal lodgement prescribe period and payment made for appeal can thus be requested for use for other PPRA transactions by the property practitioner or refund request may be made via the Portal Query Management system.

 

 

 

 


 

COMMUNICATION TO ALL AFFECTED EXAM CANDIDATES WHO COULD NOT WRITE THE EXAM ON THE 17TH AND 30TH NOVEMBER 2022
December 9, 2022
The PPRA is aware that some stakeholders who successfully registered for PDE scheduled for the 17th and 30th November 2022 could not undertake the examination due to various reasons. As a result, the PPRA will allow all these candidates to write the exam on 9 February and 23 March 2023

PLANNED PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATIONS FOR 2023
December 6, 2022
The PPRA recently issued a notice informing all property practitioners who failed to comply with the Education Regulations that the new extended compliance date is 30 June 2023

FINAL PDE VENUES FOR 30 NOVEMBER
November 29, 2022
Please be informed that the following venues will be used to host the venue-based and hand-written Professional Designation Examination scheduled for 30 November 2022:  

AN IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE EXAMINATION RESULTS FOR PDE WRITTEN ON 17 NOVEMBER 2022
November 29, 2022
It is a pleasure to inform all the examination candidates for the Professional Designation Examination conducted on the 17 November 2022 that the results have been released. Exam Candidates are requested to check their inboxes, including Spam or Junk inboxes for results letters. Property Practitioners who wrote and passed are requested to be...

COMMUNICATION REGARDING REWRITING OF THE PDE
November 22, 2022
Once again, the PPRA would like to apologise profusely to all affected candidates for the unfortunate experience wherein the Online Exam platform of our service provider malfunctioned causing a myriad of challenges for the candidates. While the PPRA is addressing contractual and technical issues with the service provider, the Board has resolved...

TO ALL PDE CANDIDATES: NOTICE REGARDING THE ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATION WRITTEN ON 17 NOVEMBER 2022
November 17, 2022
Regrettably, it has been brought to the attention of the PPRA that some candidates who were scheduled to write the Professional Designation Examination (PDE) experienced various challenges in relation to receiving login details to access exams and that those who managed to login were kicked-out of the exam platform and were not able to continue...

AN IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE EXAM VENUE OF SANDTON ON EXAM SEAT NUMBER CONFIRMATIONS
November 14, 2022
The PPRA is aware that seat number confirmation letters to exam candidates contain the Online Venue of Sandton, PPRA Offices, which is our standard practice. However, to provide clarity, the PPRA wishes to inform all exam candidates who have received such letters that exam venues are created by the PPRA when the exam is opened for enrolment /...

AN IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATION SCHEDULED FOR 18 AUGUST 2022
August 16, 2022
  Due to unexpected technical and system challenges, the PPRA has been compelled to postpone the online Professional Designation Examination (PDE) scheduled for 18 August 2022.     We profusely regret the inconvenience that will be caused. We wish you all the best in the upcoming examinations.  

AN IMPORTANT NOTICE TO CANDIDATES WHO WILL BE TRAVELLING OUTSIDE OF SOUTH AFRICA AND ARE REGISTERED FOR THE ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATION SCHEDULED FOR 23 JUNE 2022
May 18, 2022
Following the PPRA’s decision to postpone the exams to 23 June 2022, it was brought to our attention that some candidates will not be in the country due to various reasons.  

AN IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE EXAMINATION RESULTS FOR PDE WRITTEN ON 17 NOVEMBER 2022
February 21, 2022
It is a pleasure to inform all the examination candidates for the Professional Designation Examination conducted on the 17 November 2022 that the results have been released. Exam Candidates are requested to check their inboxes, including Spam or Junk inboxes for results letters. Property Practitioners who wrote and passed are requested to be...

THE EAAB ON-LINE EXAMINATION SYSTEM READINESS FOR PDE 4 & 5
November 13, 2020
AN IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL STAKEHOLDERS AND EXAMINATION CANDIDATES  ON THE EAAB ON-LINE EXAMINATION SYSTEM READINESS All stakeholders and examination candidates are advised that the EAAB On-line Examination System is ready and examination candidates, in particular, are advised to check their provided emails (i.e. email addresses provided on...

POSTPONEMENT IN THE CONDUCTING OF THE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATION SCHEDULED FOR 21 MAY 2020
April 21, 2020
The EAAB Education and Training Department wishes to inform all stakeholders and potential Professional Designation Examination candidates who wish to enroll, or have already expressed interest to enroll and to write the examination scheduled for 21 May 2020, that these scheduled examinations have, due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus and...

AN IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION EXAMINATION SCHEDULED FOR 19 MAY 2022
November 30, -0001
Following persistent concerns that some candidates have not been able to secure study guides despite ordering them, the Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority (“the PPRA”), wishes to announce that the Professional Designation Examination scheduled to take place on 19 May 2022 will now be conducted on 23 June 2022....



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