2018 Matric Results Release Date And How to Check Online

Matric south Africa : Check 2018 Matric Results

In South Africa, matriculation (or matric) is a term commonly used to refer to the final year of high school and the qualification received on graduating from high school, although strictly speaking, it refers to the minimum university entrance requirements.

The 2018 Matric Results are NOT available at this time.

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The NSC results will be released on January 4, 2019, while the 2018 Independent Examination Board matric results will be made public on January 3.

Matric 2018 News

Umalusi has approved the 2018 national senior certificate (NSC) exam results, saying there were no leaked exam papers this year.

The quality assurance council was briefing the media on the approval of the latest matric results in Pretoria on Friday.

Umalusi says 796 542 students wrote the NSC examinations in 2018.

The body’s chief executive, Dr Mafu Ramoketsi, said it had a duty to ensure the “high quality of education is maintained”.

Ramoketsi was also pleased to announce that there was a marked improvement in the overall quality of question papers across the assessment bodies.

Steps To Check Matric Results Online 2018

Ways to Check your Matric Results 2018

There are a few different ways of obtaining your results. Choose the method which is easiest for you and follow the guidelines we provide here ?

TAKE NOTE : The 2018 Matric Results are still unavailable at this time, we will update as soon as they becomes available.

1. Department of Basic Education

One of the first ways to obtain your results is to log onto the Department of Basic Education’s website below. If you attended a public/government school, then your results will definitely be available on this site.

You will need the following to log in:

  • Exam number (don’t misplace this during the holiday!)
  • Home Language
  • Your personal details (name, surname, etc.)

2. The Newspaper

Your results will be published in the Newspaper on the day of the results release. It will be in all of the big Newspaper brands, like The RapportThe Argus and The Star. News24 will also have it available online.

Remember it will not be your full results. It will just state whether or not you passed and with what symbol you passed – B for Bachelors PassD for Diploma, etc.

3. Your High School

Two days after the initial results are released, your school will give you your results. This is not the official matric certificate, it is just your results for each subject. You will be able to fetch your official matric certificate in a few months – once it has been printed in full. If you are eager about exact dates you should contact your school to find out further information.

4. Your Cellphone

You can use your cellphone (or someone else’s) to receive your results. SABC has a News Break Matric Results Service which allows you to receive your results as soon as they’re released.

Follow these steps to sign up for the service:

  • SMS your exam number and ID number to 35658
  • There is a once-off cost of R3 when you register
  • As soon as the Department releases the results – you will get your results via sms immediately

5. Make a Call

You could also opt for the old-school method by giving the department a call on the day that the results are released. Just take note that a lot of matric students will be phoning to find out their results so you might wait for quite a while to get your results.

Dial 082 152 for your results.

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If you end up not passing matric or didn’t receive the results you wanted – don’t worry. There are many options for you. You can use an alternative route to obtain your NQF 4, do a bridging course, study an extended degree programme or take a gap year to figure your options out.