Matric 2020 results: How to check Results And Pass Rate Per Province
The Matric Results 2020 are set to be released in February 2021 by the department of basic education (DBE). So learn all about where to get your matric results and your study options after completing matric.
The matric examination 2020 was marred with challenges, ranging from longer holidays caused by covid-19 exam leakages in most districts in South Africa.
National Matric Results 2015-1019
The national matric pass rate has increased steadily over the past five years. It is 10% higher than the rate achieved 5 years ago. the class of 2020 is expected to achieve a higher rate than 2019 class.
- 2019: 81.3%
- 2018: 79.4%
- 2017: 76.5%
- 2016: 76.2%
- 2015: 70.7%
Expectations in the Matric 2020 Results
Schools all over South Africa were brought to a halt by corona virus pandemic and lockdown. Teachers however devised alternatives to ensure continued learning during the pandemic. Many virtual and online platforms were used to keep students up to date with their work. Although many expect low marks for the final exams, we know that the class of 2020 can beat the odds and come out on top.
How to get my Matric 2020 Results
SMS and USSD
You can have your Matric 2020 Results sent to you via SMS or request it via USSD. Just follow the steps below:
- Send an SMS to 35658, with your ID number and student number. SMSs cost R1,50.
- For USSD, dial *120*35658#. Enter your ID number and student number.
At the School or Exam Centre
Go to the school or exam centre where you wrote your matric exam, to receive a statement of your matric results. Your matric certificate will only be made available later.
In the Newspaper
One of the easy ways to get your results is getting it in the newspaper. The examination number of the student will be placed in major newspapers such as The Sowetan, Cape Argus and Huffington Post. Names of learners will not be included.