Applicants will meet key dates of the 2020 Admission Process

While the venues for the surrender of the University Selection Tests will be published on Thursday, January 2, 2020, the PSUs will be held on Monday, January 6 and Tuesday, January 7.

The executive vice president of CRUCH, Aldo Valle, stated that those who surrender the PSUs will participate in "a civic act that fills us with pride."

After the end of the year holidays, 295,935 people will take the University Selection Tests (PSU), within the framework of the 2020 Admission Process of the Single Admission System (SUA) of the Council of Rectors of Chilean Universities (CRUCH).

The executive vice president of CRUCH, Aldo Valle, highlighted that the surrender of the PSUs is “a civic act that fills us with pride, because it is a milestone that involves a nationwide deployment, in which several thousand students will participate simultaneously. , to carry out an impartial and transparent process that guarantees public faith in access to higher education ”.

In this scenario, on Thursday, January 2, 2020, the Department of Educational Evaluation, Measurement and Registration (DEMRE) of the University of Chile will publish the places of surrender of the PSUs throughout the country. In those same venues, the recognition of rooms will take place on Sunday, January 5, between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Subsequently, and as announced in November, on Monday, January 6, the PSU of Language and Communication will be given, at 9:00 am, and the elective test of Science, from 14:30. The next day, Tuesday, January 7, it will be the turn of the PSU of Mathematics (9.00 am) and the elective test of History, Geography and Social Sciences (2.30 pm).

Rector Valle made a call to those who will apply to inform themselves in advance about the admission process. “It is important that the students can review in advance the official publications related to the process on the official sites of SUA and DEMRE; as well as to collect available information on the careers and universities of their choice on the same web pages and on the official channels of the 41 institutions that participate in the 2020 Admission Process ”, he stated.

Recommendations for rendering PSUs

Applicants must present themselves to take the PSU carrying only their identification document, their identification card (downloadable from the Student Portal,, a No. 2 graphite pencil or HB mechanical pencil and eraser.

Optionally, you can also enter with a highlighter and a bottle of water. It is recommended to print the identification card in advance and have your identity card updated and in good condition. In case of loss of the identification card on the days of the PSU surrender, the situation should be raised with the head of the premises and request a free copy of the document.

It is important that they go to the recognition of rooms, in order to know the precise place where the PSU will be rendered and to calculate travel time and means of transport to get to the venue; along with clarifying any doubts or solving problems in front of the local manager.

The entry and use of cell phones, cameras, tablets, or other electronic devices is strictly prohibited, as well as the entry with bags, backpacks, wallets and any other item during the performance of the tests.

Application, selection and enrollment

After the surrender of the PSUs, on Tuesday, January 28, at 08.00 hours, their results will be published on the Applicant Portal.

That same day, from 09.00 hours, the stage of applications to the careers offered by the 41 universities that make up the SUA will begin. This process will last until 6:00 p.m. on Friday, January 31.

The results of applications and student selection will be known on March 2, on the Applicant Portal and on the websites of the institutions attached to the SUA. Meanwhile, from March 3 to 5, the first stage of enrollment will take place and the second stage of enrollment will be between March 6 and 12; While the withdrawal period will run between March 3 and 12, 2020.